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7D6N The Great Sunshine Way Self Drive

7D6N The Great Sunshine Way Self Drive
  • 7 days
  • Land Tour
  • Oct 2017 - Mar 2018
  • SGD 1378
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133 New Bridge Road Unit 03-03/04/05/06, Singapore 059413

7D6N The Great Sunshine Way Self Drive​
Travel validity: 01 Oct’17 – 31 Mar’18

Visit Southern Queensland & Sunshine Coast Hinterland, a haven for tourists looking for fantastic beaches, adventure sports, ecotourism, and one fantastic photo opportunity after another! This itinerary begins in Brisbane and ends in Gold Coast. On this fantastic drive, you will visit the world’s largest sand island – Fraser Island !!
  • Accommodation at Rainbow Beach, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Hinterland and Gold Coast (or similar)
  • Fraser Island 4WD Tour with Lunch
  • Ginger Factory & Train Tour
  • Maleny Botanical Garden & Aviary
  • 6D Hertz Car Hire
  • Free Dreamworld Ticket (While Stock Last)

DAY 1: Singapore – Gold Coast/Brisbane .
Please note that no meals will be provided
Meals Plan: Lunch

DAY 2: Arrive Gold Coast/Brisbane – Noosa – Rainbow Beach
Upon arrival, pick up your car at the airport and set off to the Sunshine Coast. Visit the Strawberry Farm to enjoy strawberry picking and the beautiful landscape. Drive north to Noosa – the hub of the Sunshine Coast, boasting one of Australia’s most elegant shopping strips. Walk down Hastings Street, with its designer boutiques, cool cafes, bustling bars and alfresco restaurants. This evening, enjoy the spectacular sunset at Carlo Sand Blow. (If time permits). The scenery from the top is just stunning with views of Double Island Point, Tin Can Bay and the coloured sands.
Meals Plan: Breakfast

DAY 3: Rainbow Beach – Fraser Island
This morning, meet your experienced guide from for an eco-adventure tour to World Heritage Fraser Island in a 4x4 vehicle. Fraser Island, the "World's Largest Sand Island" is a unique paradise of golden beaches, rolling surf, crystal clear lakes, and ancient Rainforests. This will be the highlight of your Australian experience. Fraser Island also boasts to having the purest breed of Dingo (dog) in the world. Relax on Lake McKenzie sandy white beaches or take a dip in its crystal clear blue waters, picture perfect is the best way to describe Fraser's most photographed lake. A drive on 75 mile Beach will simply take your breath away as we soak in the freedom and magnificence of driving on the de facto highway of this island 2.5 times the size of Singapore. Discover the incredible beauty of Fraser Island’s rainforests and marvel at how ancient trees can grow out from pure sand. Visit Maheno Shipwreck and stretch your legs and imagine the grandeur of a bygone passenger liner, washed ashore in 1935 that has been reduced to a magnificent rusting wreck.  Stop and the Pinnacles Coloured Sands to take a picture of these heavenly dunes and hear the Dreamtime story of how these hued sand cliffs where formed.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Meals On Board

DAY 4: Rainbow Beach – Caloundra
Today, drive inland towards the quaint towns of Maleny and Montville. Stop at Maleny Diaries where tours are conducted twice daily. Visit Maleny Botanical Garden & Aviary, for a stunning gardens and walk through the bird aviary. Immerse yourself in nature and explore Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, a subtropical rainforest. With its small village charm the town of Montville is appreciated for its many different architectural styles representing Tudor, Irish, English, Bavarian, and Swiss. On weekends and during holiday periods the town is abuzz with activity, with visitors from all over coming to enjoy the many different sights and sounds of the town. 

DAY 5: Caloundra – Sunshine Coast Hinterland
This morning, drive north and you will find the town of Eumundi. Emmundi Market (every Sat & Wed)is a Queensland icon and the life-blood of the town, offering a colourful array of designer and retro clothing, organic produce, arts and crafts and live music. Drive south towards Yandina, the home to the Ginger Factory, where you can sample all things ginger and taste the delights of the award winning Spirit House Restaurant. Hop on the "Ginger Train" and enjoying on a leisurely tour through the beautiful subtropical gardens. Pop across the street to Nutworks & the Chocolate Factory where you can stock up on hand made chocolates and assortment of macadamia nuts.Continuedrive south towards Glasshouse Mountains. Tonight, enjoy the peaceful and relaxing eco-friendly accommodation in the heart of the Glass House Mountains. Join the orchard tour wander amongst the 60 tropical and exotic fruits and experience the local organic wine tasting.
Noted: Accommodation type are various, room will be allocated by owner. Once assigned, no changes is allow.

DAY 6: Sunshine Coast – Brisbane – Gold Coast
After breakfast, drive south to Gold Coast. Make a photo stop at the Brisbane Lookout. This scenic lookout provides a remarkable vantage point to view Brisbane and beyond. On a clear day, you can take in striking views of Brisbane City and right out to Moreton Bay. Continue driving to visit the special event in Brisbane “Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe”. It will be the first major Marvel-related exhibition to be staged in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum. Including original artwork, film props, costumes and more, the exhibition will bring to life the interconnected Marvel Cinematic Universe with characters including Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Black Panther etc. Alternatively, you may do some shopping at the Queen Street Mall. This vibrant shopping and lifestyle precinct lies at the heart of Brisbane City and is arguably Australia's most successful pedestrian mall.

DAY 7: Gold Coast
Today, enjoy you full day at the theme park. Only at Dreamworld can you experience so much fun all in one massive location. With over 50 rides and attractions within 8 different ‘worlds’, Dreamworld has the biggest and fastest thrill rides in Australia as well as precincts dedicated to DreamWorks™ and The Wiggles™, offering experiences for people of every age. Visit the favourite characters from Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda in the DreamWorks Animation experience. Dreamworld is also home to Tiger Island - the largest interactive tiger facility in the world and the newly opened Dreamworld Corroboree – the first Indigenous attraction to feature in a theme park, featuring over 400 Australian animals. Thereafter, visit Harbour Town, a large outlet shopping centre that features various brand outlets and speciality stores offering great savings on fashion apparel, accessories and more. Later today, make your way to SkyPoint, located on top of the iconic Q1 Building, one of the world's tallest residential towers takes you to the highest point above the Gold Coast and offers spectacular 360 degree views from the surf to the hinterland and beyond. 

DAY 8: Gold Coast - Singapore
If time permits, you can do some last minute shopping before drive to airport and drop off your car for your departure flight.  

Sequence of itinerary is subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Itinerary is a suggested self-drive programme only.