Adventures and Theme Parks
Tangalooma and Moreton Island
Tangalooma Island Resort is only a 75-minute catamaran cruise from Brisbane. Experience the exhilaration of being at one with nature at Tangalooma Island Resort. With lots on offer and plenty of ways to discover and connect with the natural wildlife and environment of Moreton Island, it is not hard to see why Tangalooma is known as nature’s theme park.
Wild Dolphins Hand-Feeding at Dusk
Each evening at 6pm, resort guests and island visitors get a chance to hand-feed wild bottlenose dolphins which swim up to its shore – a truly unique experience!
ATV Quad Bike Tour
Experience the thrill of riding on an ATV quad bike along the beach and through the bushland at Tangalooma. Our professional guides will assist you through the tour, regardless of your experience.
Desert Safari Tour With Sand Tobogganing
Feel the need for speed? Take a journey to the scenic Tangalooma Desert region as part of this thrilling 4WD bus tour. Participate in the exhilarating sport of sand tobogganing, reaching speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour!
Ever wanted to learn more about this iconic Australian bird and meet them up close? Join our Eco Rangers for the daily Kookaburra feeding, just meet outside The Eco Centre!
Northern Safari 4WD Bus Tour
Journey along the Western Beaches on the bay side of the island, passing through the townships of Cowan Cowan and Bulwer. Explore North Point before heading to the oldest lighthouse in Queensland at Cape Moreton.
Illuminated Wrecks Tour
Join us for a unique and captivating evening of discovery aboard our purpose-built glass-bottom boat to the world-famous Tangalooma Wrecks.
Venture into Gold Coast’s playground for endless fun. Whether you spend your days at a theme park, the golf course, shopping, learning to surf, dining al fresco or just soaking up the sunshine, one thing is for sure: life has never been so much fun.
Warner Bros. Movie World
The young (and young at heart) will not want to miss this Gold Coast’s legendary theme park. Be sure to ride the southern hemisphere’s longest, tallest and fastest hypercoaster “D.C. Rivals’.
One of Australia’s favourite theme parks on the Gold Coast with a huge variety of rides and attractions, heaps of food, beverage and retail outlets, plus daily entertainment shows all in one place. For 40 years, Dreamworld has helped millions of families create happy memories that last a lifetime.
Adrenaline junkies will revel in the Paradise Jetboating. Not for the faint-hearted, this high-speed ride on pristine waters is a must-do in Gold Coast.
Highest external climb in Australia. Start the climb on the 77th floor of Q1 building and climb to the very top of the world’s tallest residential tower!
Feel like you are at the top of the world with Hot Air’s sunrise balloon with Champagne breakfast.
Whale Watching (June-October)
Get up close with migrating humpback whales on a whale-watch cruise. These majesty whales are a sight to behold!
The Gold Coast is known for its white sandy beaches and enchanting hinterland so why not marvel the views while free – falling from 12,000 feet.
Just an hour north of Brisbane, Sunshine Coast is blessed with over 100 kilometres of stunning coastline along with a rolling-green hinterland. A Sunshine Coast holiday is all about relaxation, scenic views and fabulous food and fresh produce.
Home of the Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo offers a full day of wildlife action and adventure, where you can check out all the amazing wildlife, set on over 70 acres of natural Australian bushland. Visit the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, and take in the exciting main wildlife show in the Crocoseum at 12 noon.
Nestled on top of the Blackall Range, the quaint mountain village of Montville boasts glorious views of the Sunshine Coast hinterland with its rolling greens and stunning vista. Montville is known for its artistic flair with quaint tearooms, galleries and craftsworks.
Open daily with free admission, enjoy educational tours and fun rides. Be ready to shop for world’s finest ginger products that come in all shapes, forms and types.
The Great Beach Drive
Accessible only by 4WD, the Great Beach Drive is no ordinary road trip. You’ll be spending most of your driving hours cruising along the beach highways of the Great Sandy National Park and K’gari (Fraser Island).
The Noosa Everglades
The Noosa Everglades, one of only two everglades systems on Earth, is a world of water, wilderness and wonder. It is a 60km stretch of pristine waters, magnificent flora and fauna and narrow waterways. Experience breathtaking beauty and tranquility with guided or self-guided kayak tours or on a guided boat tour.
Cairns and The Great Barrier Reef
Connect with nature in a place unlike anywhere else – fringed by the Great Barrier Reef and enveloped by world heritage rainforest. Get your heart racing in Australia’s adventure capital.
Overnight at the Great Barrier Reef
Start your adventure on a 2-day / 1-night sleepover on the Great Barrier Reef – an intimate, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sleep under the stars. Sunlover by Starlight gives you 48 hours of wanderlust-inducing experiences. Get ready for sun-kissed days, epic sunsets and starry nights amongst your marine life favourites.
Sign up for a full-day or half-day white water rafting trip down the Tully or Barron River depending on how adventurous you are. For adrenaline junkies, opt for the Xtreme Tully River White Water Rafting for a speedier ride and extra adventures such as jumping off cliffs into the river, swimming down the rapids and raft surfing.
Soar Sky High
If there is anything worth dragging yourself out of bed at 4am for, it is hot air ballooning. Romantic, scenic, loads of fun – it is all of this and more. The view of the lush rainforest, sprawling farmlands and meandering streams is simply stunning. You may even spot a couple of hopping kangaroos. Round it off with a hearty champagne breakfast!
The Cairns Wildlife Dome
Located above The Reef Hotel Casino, this all-weather wildlife exhibit lets you interact with animals such as turtles, pythons and lizards amidst a rainforest environment of parrots, cockatoos and other birds native to the Wet Tropics region. Try the Cairns Zoom, the world’s first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife immersion exhibit, featuring over 50 crossings and ziplines, one of which lets you zip over a 4m saltwater crocodile!
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
An eco-tourism award winning attraction, Hartley’s is just 40 minutes north of Cairns. Simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in the North. Daily programme presents hourly Crocodile Farm Tour, Cassowary Feeding, Snake Show, Crocodile Attack Show and Koala Talk. Wildlife exhibits includes komodo dragons, wombats, koalas, emus, kangaroos and wallabies.
Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walks
Be taken on a journey steeped in heritage, ancient culture and traditions.
A must-do for every visitor to Mossman Gorge are the Indigenous-guided Dreamtime Walks, conducted by the local Indigenous people. Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) meaning stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language, takes visitors on a journey along private, easy graded tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over meandering cool rainforest streams.