Gray Line Brisbane – Gold Coast Hinterland

GOLD COAST + HINTERLAND

 

A giant aquatic playground of stunning surf beaches, winding residential canals and broad rivers all backed by rainforest mountains and waterfalls combine to create a day of exciting natural contrasts.

HIGHLIGHTS [B/G427]:

River Cruise

  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on Nerang River
  • Million dollar homes
  • Enjoy morning tea of scones with jam & cream and tea/coffee on board
  • Cruise around Chevron Island and under the Gold Coast bridge – officially marking the end of Nerang River
  • Mariners Cove – a commercial marina
  • The Spit
  • Seaworld.

Coach Tour

  • Sheraton Mirage & Palazzo Versace
  • The Esplanade in Surfers Paradise
  • Cross over Cavill Avenue
  • Beachside suburbs of Broadbeach, Burleigh Heads and Palm Beach
  • Take a lunch break in Coolangatta/Tweed Heads (own expense)
  • Cross the border into New South Wales passing sugarcane fields and fruit and nut plantations
  • Tour through Murwillumbah – reminiscent of a 30s and 40s movie set
  • Mt Warning – central volcanic remnant of an ancient shield volcano
  • Make your way through the crater and climb to the top of the north wall
  • Magnificent views of the surrounding ranges built by lava
  • Springbrook National Park World Heritage site – magnificent waterfalls, lush rainforest, ancient trees, extraordinary ecological importance and natural beauty
  • Take a guided rainforest walk
  • Natural Bridge – a naturally formed rock arch over Cave Creek
  • Look for glow worms in the cave
  • Return to the Gold Coast and Brisbane through Numinbah and Nerang.

Brisbane
Rates 01 April 2013 – 31 March 2014

Adult

$108.00

 

Child

$65.00

 

Operates

Friday

 

Departs Brisbane

08:45 am

 

Returns Brisbane

06:00 pm

Gold Coast
Rates 01 April 2013 – 31 March 2014

Adult

$108.00

 

Child

$65.00

 

Operates

Friday

 

Departs Gold Coast

10:45 am

 

Returns Gold Coast

05:00 pm

Fare Includes:
Canal cruise, morning tea and guided rainforest walk

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O’REILLY’S GREEN MOUNTAINS

 

A mountain top forest wonderland of vine clad vegetation in the damp cool of ancient tree species, waterfalls and wildlife in a sub tropical rainforest. Distant city and coast views and its inherent natural beauty make this World Heritage National Park one of Australia’s unique and most desirable locations to visit.

HIGHLIGHTS [B/G433]:

  • Head inland into the mountain range of Eucalypt forest
  • Mt Tamborine in the Gold Coast hinterland
  • Gallery Walk – premier art and craft centre
  • Time to walk and browse this picturesque strip with its cluster of galleries and craft shops
  • Perhaps enjoy a local specialty at Granny Mac’s… tantalising fudge and confectionary made on the premises! What a treat!
  • Wind your way through the forest to ‘The Goat’s Track’ – original logging route and the only road to O’Reilly’s
  • Spectacular scenery of ancient beech trees and sub tropical rainforests
  • Pass the Kokoda Army Barracks – Jungle Warfare Training Centre
  • Lamington National Park – gazetted in 1944 and heritage listed for its significant species of flora and fauna
  • Hear the stories of the heroic rescue by Bernard O’Reilly of the Stinson plane crash survivors and the fascinating life of these early pioneers
  • Immerse yourself in the surrounds of the sub tropical rainforest of the Green Mountains
  • Visit O’Reilly’s on top of the mountain
  • Orientation tour through this mountain village
  • Perhaps feed Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots (own expense)
  • O’Reilly’s Mountain Cafe – enjoy spectacular views of the mountain range while dining from the balcony (own expense)
  • Visit an Alpaca Farm on the return journey.

Brisbane
Rates 01 April 2013 – 31 March 2014

Adult

$102.00

 

Child

$63.00

 

Operates

Daily

 

Departs Brisbane

08:45 am

 

Returns Brisbane

06:00 pm

Gold Coast
Rates 01 April 2013 – 31 March 2014

Adult

$102.00

 

Child

$63.00

 

Operates

Daily

 

Departs Gold Coast

08:45 am

 

Returns Gold Coast

05:00 pm

Fare Includes:
Coach touring and wine tasting

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