Sunshine Coast and Great Beach Drive four day luxury itinerary


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Sunshine Coast and Great Beach Drive four day luxury itinerary

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Day 1 - Hinterland escape

Day 1 - Hinterland escape

Arrive into Sunshine Coast Airport, and be met by your private car and a driver for your transfer to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland taking time to stop at Kondalilla Falls National Park. The falls (named after an Aboriginal word meaning 'running water') drop 90 metres through dense subtropical rainforest - an area that is home to 100 different species of birds. Visit the charming towns of Montville and Maleny for stunning views, rainforest walks and fresh local produce. Enjoy lunch at Flame Hill Vineyard while tasting some of south east Queensland's finest wines.

Next stop is Maleny Botanic Gardens, situated on 110 acres, surrounded by magnificent rainforest with spectacular views of the Glass House Mountains. There is also an aviary currently housing over 300 birds.

Check into your luxury accommodation at Spicers Clovelly Estate (Montville) or Spicers Tamarind (Maleny) and enjoy an afternoon of pampering in Spa Anise (Spicer's Tamarind) or for a luxury bed and breakfast experience, Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat, Montville. Spicers offers transfers between the two properties for dinner reservations. Choose from the degustation menu at the award winning Long Apron Restaurant at Spicers Clovelly Estate or The Tamarind restaurant at Spicers Tamarind, specialising in modern Asian cuisine that tips its well-deserved Chef Hats awards to presentation and palates.

Private car and driver hire

  • Four U transfers and tours
  • Con-x-ion tours and transfers

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  • Spicers Clovelly Estate
  • Spicers Tamarind
  • Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat


Day 2 - Rainbow Beach

Day 2 - Rainbow Beach

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast, check out and be met by your private car and driver for the drive north to Noosa and the start of your four wheel drive (4WD) personalised touring experience complete with gourmet hamper. Cross the Noosa River on the vehicle ferry at Tewantin and disembark at Noosa North Shore.

Let Great Beach Drive 4WD Tours take you on a tour up to Double Island Point and Rainbow Beach

Stop to view the coloured sands at Teewah and then onto Double Island Point. Head up to the lighthouse to look for humpback whales migrating along the Queensland coastline to Hervey Bay from July to November.

Drive into Rainbow Beach, nestled between Fraser Island, Cooloola National Park and the expansive Pacific Ocean. You will be unable to tear yourself away from the breathtaking 360 degree views that greet you from atop the massive Carlo Sandblow, a natural moonscape derived from Cooloola's ancient sands that have accumulated and eroded over thousands of years, creating a sandblow covering of over 15 hectares. Join your hosts from Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort as they take you on a guided sunset walk up to the Carlo Sandblow complete with sunset drinks and gourmet nibbles. Enjoy watching the spectacular sunset over Tin Can Bay. Return to Rainbow Ocean Palms and enjoy your into your penthouse accommodation. Alternative five star penthouse accommodation is also available at Plantation Resort.

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Day 3 - Noosa Experience

Day 3 - Noosa Experience

Wake up to the sounds of the local birdlife before being picked up for adventure activities by South East Events this morning. Choose from a ride along the beach with Rainbow Beach Horse Rides or join Epic Ocean Adventures for a dolphin kayaking tour or even learn to surf. Travel in luxury back along the Great Beach Drive or alternative road journey to extravagent Noosa.

From its stunning natural beauty, brilliant weather, amazing shopping, top restaurants, bars and eateries to the many fantastic outdoor activities and tours - there really is so much to explore and discover in Noosa and its surrounds.

Bliss out in the Fairy Pools in Noosa National Park

Spend the afternoon exploring Noosa National Park, shopping along trendy Hastings Street or soaking up the rays on Noosa Main Beach.

Check into luxury accommodation at Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort or Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas.

Travel in style this evening in a gondola along the Noosa River to dinner at award-winning Ricky's River Bar and Restaurant.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort - just steps from Hastings Street and Noosa Main Beach

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Day 4 - Breakfast overlooking Noosa Main Beach

Day 4 - Breakfast overlooking Noosa Main Beach

Soak up the brilliant views with breakfast overlooking Noosa Main Beach before transferring by private car to Sunshine Coast Airport for the next leg of your journey.


If you've a group of friends who'd like a personalised itinerary or special event created then please contact South East Events -  the Sunshine Coast’s premier Destination Management Company offering a complete range of event management services from venue finding, conference and incentive programs, special events, teambuilding, unique activities, partners programs, pre and post touring, Christmas parties and weddings.