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Gold Coast to Airlie Beach Express East Coast Package!! -14 days

$1,175.00$1,345.00

Transport:
Mixed (Bus, 4X4, Boat)
Difficulty:
Easy
Accom:
Mixed(Dorm Share and Camping)
Duration:
14 Days, 13 nights
Food:
Some Meals
Guided?:
While on activities/tours
Departs:
Daily
Arrives:
Airlie Beach on day 14
Explore Queensland in a short time visiting Fraser island and the Whitsunday Islands

Surfer Paradise is a great place to start your East Coast journey with all of its beautiful beaches, National parks and high adrenaline activities! If you are in Australia for a short time, you also don’t want to miss the amazing Fraser Island where you’ll drive a four wheel drive on a tag along tour on the world’s largest sand island and sail on the Whitsunday Islands for 2 nights on an action packed maxi racing yacht!

If you are travelling solo or are looking for meeting new people, these 3 day tours are the best option!

This great value package includes all accommodation, tours and most meals while on tours! What are you waiting for? Explore Queensland  Today!

Includes –

  • 3 nights accommodation in Surfer Paradise, Gold Coast
  • 3 nights accommodation in Rainbow Beach
  • 3 day-2 nights FRASER ISLAND Tag Along Safari *$20 levy to pay on board click here to check it out
  • 2 nights accommodation in Airlie Beach
  • 2 day 2 nights on a sailing boat in the Whitsundays  on the Adventure Boat
  • Premier bus pass Gold Coast to Airilie Beach ( optional)

**Simply choose below if you would like to drive between destinations yourself or add  Premier Bus Pass

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“Our East Coast Packages offer the best tours, trips and accommodation at an amazing price! We’ve been sending people up and down the East Coast of Australia for years and are 100% confident you will have an amazing time on any of our packages. You can keep all your tours, buses and accommodation open dated or give us the date you want to start and we’ll book everything for you! If you want to add or take anything out just contact us for a custom quote!”  – Paul – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert

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  • Explore the stunning Gold Coast with its beaches, parks and party!
  • Explore Fraser island in a Tag Along Tour!
  • Sail and cruise around the Whitsundays over 2 nights!

Below is an example calendar and written itinerary. However your itinerary will depend on availability of tours and accommodation from your start date.

One Stop Adventures will always endeavour to make sure you have the best itinerary and time possible.

Brisbane to Cairns Tour

Day 1 - Gold Coast

Arrive in Gold Coast, Surfer Paradise where you will have 3 nights of accommodation included. Visit your hostel and see all the possibility of activities you can do on the Gold Coast.

Day 2 - Gold Coast

Today is free to explore Gold Coast at your leisure. An optional surf lesson or visiting one of the theme park could be a great way to start your holiday!

Day 3 - Gold Coast

Last day in this beautiful city, make sure you make the most of it!

Day 4 - Gold Coast to Rainbow Beach

It is time to change destination and make your way to Rainbow Beach. You can drive yourself to Rainbow, or if you have chosen the bus option, you will depart at 10:00am, will have a stop over Brisbane for 2 hours and arrive at night around 7:00pm. The bus stop will be near your accommodation where you will spend a total of 3 nights ( 2 nights before Fraser, and 1 night after).

Day 5 - Rainbow Beach

Explore Rainbow Beach during the morning, but make sure to be back at the hostel for a safety briefing at 4pm for your Fraser island Tour.

Day 6 - Fraser Island (Lunch, Dinner)

Today you begin your Fraser island tour! The morning of departure is a pretty hectic time, with excitement everywhere, we will again split you up into your groups and ask you to work together in checking off all your food to make sure it is all there before you go. You will pack your food into the eskies, alcohol into cool boxes, do a full vehicle inspection including checking all camping and cooking equipment is provided and then do a full driver briefing outlining the most important aspects of driving on soft sand and how to use the gears. Then it’s off you go!!

Day 7 - Fraser Island (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Due to tide times and changing conditions, the itinerary of the tour will forever change in terms of where you go, on what days but know that the experience of the lead driver will ensure you get to see the most important and beautiful sights on Fraser Island. Some of these should include Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby, Eli Creek, Champagne Pool, Indian Head and The Maheno Shipwreck to name but a few. You will only set up camp the one time and travel back to this area every evening so you can sit down, relax with a drink and cook your evening meals without the hassles of having to relocate every time.

Day 8 - Return to Rainbow beach (Breakfast, Lunch)

Due to tide times and changing conditions, the itinerary of the tour will forever change in terms of where you go, on what days but know that the experience of the lead driver will ensure you get to see the most important and beautiful sights on Fraser Island. Some of these should include Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby, Eli Creek, Champagne Pool, Indian Head and The Maheno Shipwreck to name but a few. You will only set up camp the one time and travel back to this area every evening so you can sit down, relax with a drink and cook your evening meals without the hassles of having to relocate every time.

On the third and final day you will arrive back into Rainbow Beach approximately around 4pm (depending on tides).

Day 9 - Rainbow Beach to Airlie Beach

Make your way to Airlie Beach, or if you have chosen the bus option, enjoy the day relaxing in Rainbow Beach before hopping on the overnight bus to Airlie Beach

Day 10 - Airlie Beach

Arrive in Airlie Beach early, check into your accommodation and check in for Whitsundays tour

Day 11 - The Whitsundays (Dinner)

Begin 2 days 2 nights Whitsundays sailing, Sleep on the boat itinerary will depend on the boat you choose, click the Whitsunday boat options tab to check out the boats and their itineraries

Day 12 - The Whitsundays (Breakfast, Lunch Dinner)

Whitsundays sailing, Sleep on the boat itinerary will depend on the boat you choose, click the Whitsunday Boat Options tab to check out the boats and their itineraries

Day 13- Return to Airlie Beach (Breakfast)

Return to Airlie Beach this day and celebrate being back on land. You also have a last night of accommodation included

Day 14- End of your journey!

Your journey is complete, you are free to checkout of your hostel and travel onward anytime this day

 

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The Adventure Boat

A Maxi Sailing adventure on the British Defender, Condor, Boomerang, Broomstick with 28 guests maximum

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Click here to learn more about the Adventure Boat 

 

Click here to check out all the Whitsunday Boat Options

*All bookings Subject to Availability

**To Drive on Fraser Island You Must be 21 years of age or older**

What you need to bring: Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, flashlight, toiletries, rain jacket, camera, towel, insect repellent, and a sense of adventure!

Luggage restrictions: 20 kg max

Itinerary will depend on availability of tours and accommodation from your start date.

One Stop Adventures will always endevour to make sure you have the best itinerary and time possible.

You can also purchase this package open dated and organise the tours and accommodation at your own leisure while you travel.

Q: Is this a Fully Guided Tour?

A: No, This is a combination of accommodation and separate tours that we organise for you. You need to choose how you travel between your destinations whether by bus or driving. You can then choose to have open dated tickets or elect a starting date and we’ll organise everything and send you an itinerary!

Q: Can I change anything?

A: Of course, Just call or email us and we can organise a custom package in no time and set you on your adventure.

Q: Will I meet lots of people this way?

A: Definitely, this is the most popular way of travelling and experiencing Australia’s East Coast, so no matter if you’re on tour or on a bus or in a hostel you’ll make lots of new friends.

 

Q: What Accommodation will i be staying at? 

A: You will be staying in dorm rooms at accommodation we book for you, we use accommodation that we know are awesome because we've been sending people there for years. If you would like to  stay somewhere in particular just let us know and we will do our best to make it happen.

If you would like to stay in private rooms, get in touch with us and we can make a custom package for you.


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