Queensland Discovery

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Fly to Australia’s sunshine state for a 3-week mega holiday along the country’s Queensland coastline.

You can travel as you please in your own fully equipped holiday home on wheels. Our go-as-you-please motorhomes have air conditioning, showers and toilets and include unlimited mileage during your trip.

Look out for these attractions and more as you discover Queensland:

  • Queensland's sunny capital of Brisbane 
 
  • Noosa's main beach and headland National ParkCruising the Whitsunday Islands
  • 4WD adventure on Fraser Island
  • The Capricorn Caves
  • Australia Zoo
  • The golden sands of Mission Beach 
  • A cable car ride to the village of Kuranda
  • Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef
  • A stroll along the Cairns Esplanade
  • The Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

  • The rainforest of Daintree National Park

You can stop and stay wherever you like along Australia's beautiful east coast, but a suggested itinerary would be:

Day 1 - Depart UK
Fly from Manchester or London Heathrow on a scheduled Singapore Airlines flight to Brisbane. Enjoy meals, drinks and inflight entertainment on your journey, plus stop at Singapores award winning Changi airport.

Day 3 - Brisbane
Arrive into Brisbane where there is no hurry to pick up your motorhome. We suggest you spend a night in the city to explore Queensland’s sunny capital. Climb the Story Bridge, relax on fashionable Southbank, and enjoy the vibrant café culture

Day 4 - Noosa
Collect your motorhome this morning and head north on the Bruce Highway. Enjoy spectacular views of Glass House Mountains and maybe stop off at Australia Zoo as you head to the trendy seaside town of Noosa. Take a refreshing swim on the Main Beach, or walk along the lush bushy headlands through the Noosa National Park to witness an abundance of wildlife with stunning views along the way.

Day 5 - 6 - Hervey Bay 
This morning continue north to the coastal town of Hervey Bay. Often referred to as Australia's whale watching capital, Hervey Bay is the departure point to the iconic Fraser Island. You may spot some whales on the journey as you head to the world’s largest sand island for a thrilling 4WD tour, before heading back to Hervey Bay for a second night.

Day 7 - Agnes Waters
This morning head back north along the Isis Highway, through Bundaberg and the lush green cane fields, before arriving in the quaint town of Angus Water. This is the ideal place to spend the afternoon, relaxing on the water’s edge and enjoying the welcoming hospitality.

Day 8 - Rockhampton 
Soak up the Queensland scenery as you make your way to Rockhampton. Here you can visit the Botanical Gardens, Capricorn Caves and Keppel Bay or, if time permits, explore the Eungella National Park. Enjoy a night in Rockhampton before making your way to the palm fringed shores of Airlie Beach.

Day 9-11 - Airlie Beach 
The popular seaside resort of Airlie Beach is gateway to Australia's beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Catch a ferry and head out to one of the islands or enjoy a cruise around the most remote, including the stunning Whitehaven Beach. Airlie Beach, itself, is buzzing with al fresco cafes and restaurants, and great for a couple of night's stay.

Day 12 - Townsville
Leave the crystal waters of Airlie Beach behind you as you make your way to Townsville, Townsville is a modern, tropical city and is the administrative capital of North Queensland. Here you can visit the world’s largest aquarium or get up close to some of Australia’s great wildlife at the Billabong Sanctuary. In the evening be sure to enjoy the long beach front esplanade known as the ‘Strand’.

Day 13 - Mission Beach 
Continue this morning following the picturesque Queensland coast line to Mission Beach. Stretching 14 kilometers, this beachside town is made up of golden beaches and will be the perfect base to explore this unspoilt natural environment. Here you can enjoy fine eateries, boutiques and art galleries nestled against lush tropical rainforest, and the tumbling Wallaman and Millaa Millaa Falls and Lake Barrine.

Day 14 - 16 Cairns
Today your drive will take you through the country town of Innisfail to the tropical seaside town of Cairns for the next 3 nights of your Queensland adventure. Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and a trip out there is a must. You'll have the opportunity to snorkel and dive amongst the brightly coloured marine life or view it all from the comfort of a glass bottom boat.

Another Cairns essential is the Sky Rail cable car ride over the rainforest to the historic town of Kuranda with its animal experience and heritage markets.

Day 17 - 19 - Port Douglas
After time in Cairns, head North past the beach resort of Palm Cove to the small coastal town of Port Douglas. This holiday town bustles with trendy restaurants and bars as wel as having a superb 6 mile long beach. From here you can explore the wonderful rainforest of the Mossman Gorge or Daintree National Park.

Day 20 - Farewell 
Bid the sundrenched shores of North Queensland farewell as you make your way to the Cairns Airport to catch your Singapore Airlines flight back to the UK.

Optional Stopover 
Finish your holiday to Australia with a magical 2 or 3 day stopover in Singapore, from just £58 per night.

21 day Queensland Discovery holiday from £625

with flights from £1495

Fly to Australia’s sunshine state for a 3-week mega holiday along the country’s Queensland coastline.

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing a standard 2-berth motorhome and double/twin accommodation and include full ABTA/ ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. To plan your own holiday Downunder call Freedom Australia on 0333 234 2889.

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