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Queensland Discovery

14-day tailor-made holiday from £5,205 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

The ultimate combination of Queensland's city, outback and beach

Highlights

  • Explore the city sights of Brisbane
  • Join a sunset dolphin watching experience at Moreton Island
  • Head into the wilderness for adventure and relaxation at an exclusive retreat
  • Explore the hinterland with car hire included
  • Relax on the idyllic Whitsunday beaches of Hamilton island

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Brisbane
  • 2 Nights Scenic Rim
  • 5 Nights Hamilton Island
  • 1 Night Brisbane

About

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Beach | City | History & culture | Spa

This is your chance to experience the best of northeast Australia, where luxury hotel stays and a raft of activities will see you among some of the state's most iconic attractions. It all begins in Brisbane where you'll contrast the city's attractions with a naturalist-led cruise to Moreton Island's Tangalooma Resort to watch pods of dolphins playing in the sea at sunset. You'll then swap city for outback as you head into the Queensland Hinterland for a stay at a luxury hideaway and the chance to experience everything from nature walks to whiskey tasting, before ending amid the pristine sands and azure seas of idyllic Hamilton Island.  

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-2
Depart UK

Begin your trip with complimentary airport lounge access before your flight to Brisbane, arriving on day three.

Days 3-4
Brisbane & Moreton Island

Arrive in Brisbane – Queensland’s sunny capital – and make your way to your luxury riverside hotel. With two days to explore, you’ll have plenty of time to take in the city’s vibrant sights, with everything from cafés and art exhibitions to botanic gardens and rooftop bars lining its pretty waterfront. You’ll also be able to sample Australia’s foodie renaissance with local markets and a thriving restaurant scene showcasing the best in farm-to-table produce. Wrap up your Brisbane experience with a full-day cruise, joining an expert local guide for a trip out to Moreton Island and its Tangalooma Resort. Enjoy some free time to relax and enjoy the resort's facilities including pools, bars and restaurants, then head out at sunset to watch pods of dolphins playing in the surf.   

Stay: Emporium Hotel South Bank (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 5-6
Spicers Peak Lodge at Scenic Rim

Collect your hire car and drive inland to Scenic Rim, the site of your luxurious Hinterland retreat. Set over a 1,000 metres above sea level, this spectacular hideaway is hidden away amid some of Queensland's most beautiful wilderness, from untouched rainforest to the soaring peaks of the Great Dividing Range. You'll have two days here to relax and enjoy the surroundings, heading into the Main Range National Park on self-guided hikes and mountain bike rides, tucking into campfire canapés, relaxing at the spa and joining whisky and gin masterclasses. You might even choose to splash out on the likes of 4WD adventures and even scenic helicopter flights. Whatever you choose, it's all set to a full spread of gourmet delights, from indulgent breakfasts to multi-course, wine-paired dinners.

Stay: Spicers Peak Lodge, Scenic Rim (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 7-11
Hamilton Island

Today, an included transfer will bring you to your flight hop to Hamilton, a slice of the Whitsundays paradise. With our recommended accommodation found right on the island’s white-sand coast, you’ll have five days to relax in the sun with beaches consistently recognised among the best in the world. There's even the chance to upgrade further with a stay at the ultra-luxurious qualia – speak to our specialists for details. Wherever you choose, you’ll also want to explore. Snorkel, kayak and cruise out through the archipelago’s azure waters to take in its green-dappled beauty with pretty hikes, or head out further afield to the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. It’s the chance to dive among rainbow coral animated by technicolour marine life. And don't miss a visit to One Tree Hill Lookout for spectacular island views.

Stay: Hamilton Island Resort (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 12
Brisbane

Spend a final morning on Hamilton Island before your flight to Brisbane. On arrival, you'll head to your city-centre hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing or exploring at your own pace.

Stay: Emporium Hotel South Bank (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 13-14
Depart for UK

A final included transfer will see you to the airport for your overnight flight home.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

14-day tailor-made holiday from £5,205 pp incl. flights

Deluxe

Low Season

from £5,205 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £5,830 pp. incl. flights

Includes:

  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return flights between London, Brisbane and Hamilton Island
  • 8 nights accommodation in 5* (Deluxe) hotels on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 5* (Deluxe) lodge on a full board basis including activities
  • Private airport transfers
  • 3 days car hire
  • Wild dolphin viewing day cruise to Tangalooma Resort, Moreton Island


 


Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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