Activities for Family and Friends

Green Island Tour

Cost: starting from $85.00 per person

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Green island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – a premier world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Aboard Great Adventures’ fast catamaran from Cairns, your journey to the Great Barrier Reef takes only 45 minutes! Surrounded by reef filled with diverse marine life, and home to a unique rainforest environment, Green Island awaits to provide you with a memorable holiday experience. Take part in all the activities that the island has to offer or relax on the beach and let your day unfold in this tropical paradise. Stroll through magical rainforest, laze on white coral sand beaches, swim, dive or snorkel.

Kuranda Scenic Railway

Cost: approximately $76.00 return per person

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Experience one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia. Discovering the living colour and natural beauty of a world heritage-listed rainforest. This famous railway winds its way on a journey from Cairns to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, with Freshwater situated along the line with views of the surrounding mountains. Rising from sea level to 328m, the journey to Kuranda passes spectacular waterfalls and into the stunning Barron Gorge. The journey includes an English commentary and all passengers receive a commentary companion which includes information on the history of the railways construction, a trip map and a map of Kuranda. Upon reaching the village of Kuranda a rich assortment of interesting attractions and unique shopping experiences awaits you.

Walkabout Cultural Adventures

Cost: from $165.00 per person

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Cultural tours are based around the Mossman, Mossman Gorge, coastal habitats & the Daintree river area. Discover the Kuku Yalanji people’s environment, learn about different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices. Have a go at boomerang and spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Take a guided rainforest walk through the southern Daintree rainforest and visit the Mossman Gorge.

Brisbane City Full sightseeing tour

Cost: starting from $116.00 per person

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Explore the Queensland capital with a sightseeing tour and river cruise adventure. Brisbane’s vibrant CBD precinct is a bustling centre for all things trends, from it’s popular café scene to its historic sandstone buildings. With this package you’ll be given a range of incredible sightseeing opportunities first, a cruise on the Brisbane River with a delightful morning tea followed by a visit to XXXX Brewery, and finally finish the day off with some downtime at the Southbank Parklands.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Cost: approximately $38.00 per person

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Situated within the Brisbane suburb of Fig Tree Pocket, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is home to over 130 koalas since 1927, it’s the oldest and largest koala sanctuary in the world! While conservation of koalas was the Sanctuary’s initial goal it has accumulated several other animals over the years. You’ll get to see and learn about dingos, Tasmanian devils, bats, echidnas, wombats and even the ever shy platypus. You can even get a photo taken as you cuddle a koala. There are school excursion and other educational vocational programs for children to learn about Australia’s unique native wildlife.

Queen Street Mall

Cost: Free

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The 500 metre long Queen Street Mall sits in the heart of the CBD and is the central hub of Brisbane’s city shopping district. You’ll find all the popular Australian chain stores and if you wander off down through quieter streets and arcades you’ll come across one-off boutiques with great Australian and international designers.
Myer which is located on Queen Street Mall and is a premier shopping destination for luxury and high street brands. George Street, located at the end of the mall, is another great location and is home to the Treasury Casino.

Jellurgal Aboriginal Culture tours

Cost: starting from $30.00 per person

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Designed for international travellers, interstate visitors and locals wishing to learn more about the Aboriginal history of the region. Jellurgal Tours includes an informative overview in the “Dreaming Amphitheatre”. You begin your Jellurgal trek with a live Aboriginal Dance Performance and ochre anointment, performed by traditional custodians of the Yugambeh Language Group . Visit the midden and other significant Aboriginal sites along the way. The Jellurgal trek takes one hour but there is an option to return to the Centre at the Midden, 15 minutes into the tour.

Go ride a wave

Cost: approximately $72.00 per person

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Go Ride A Wave is Australia’s largest and most professional learn to surf organisation. Enjoy a 2 hour surf lesson for beginners every day at several locations along the Gold Coast including Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Kirra near Coolangatta. There is also a Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and Kayak Lesson and Hire location at Palm Beach on Currumbin Creek. They can get you started and standing up in no time at all, and offer lesson packages to help you progress quickly.

Southern Cross Day Tours

Cost: from $68.00 per person

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Southern Cross Day Tours offers small group luxury tours from Gold Coast to various destinations including Mount Tamborine, Springbrook, Lamington National Park. Experience the Tamborine Skywalk, Glow Worm Caves, Waterfalls, Breweries, Cheese factories, Wild Bird feeding, Wineries, Nocturnal Wildlife and more.