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Glow Worms, Stars & Nocturnal Trek
On our nocturnal walk into the rainforest to the base of a waterfall we will search for wildlife and other critters lurking in the wilderness. Ever heard of a Pademelon? Or a Tawny Frogmouth? Maybe we'll see one if we are lucky! We'll definitely see lots of Glow Worms and learn some fun facts about them! Guaranteed Glow Worm Sighting! (Free return trip if none are seen). This experience is designed to avoid other people and see as many new things as possible, most nights we wont see any other people near the Glow Worms at this secret spot. If the sky is clear it is a beautiful spot to see the stars and the night sky or watching the sunrise over the Gold Coast from a beautiful viewpoint if you would prefer an early morning. Other things to note Subject to weather conditions, will be cancelled if considered unsafe, but will continue in light rain. For Private Charters or any date that isn't listed, group bookings or any enquires please message or email
Rainforest & Waterfalls Extravaganza
Be amazed by the natural beauty that is to be experienced at the 6+ stops throughout multiple sections of the Springbrook National Park each with varied walking distances, only a low level of fitness is required, but some locations we visit are not wheelchair accessible. Total duration from is approx 7-9 hours. If you are concerned with the distance, please contact for more information. Get ready to experience breathtaking waterfalls, surrounded by ancient flora and walk as dinosaurs once did through the World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests. Explore subtropical, warm & cool temperate rainforest types and a experience a diversity of natural vegetation including the oldest trees on the Australia's mainland! Generally we are in the rainforest before the larger tour groups arrive, so we will have the best chance to see some native animals, as well being able to enjoy the natural serenity of the rainforest! We are always a small group, which means we can see more waterfalls in less time compared to large tour groups. A homecooked meal is provided at the top of one of the many beautiful waterfalls that we will visit. Door-to-Door Pick-up included from Gold Coast locations. The group is always a maximum of 7 people! For any group bookings, or to request a date that isn't listed or any enquires please message or email: gcrainforesttours@gmail.com
Paddleboard on the iconic Talle Creek
Learn the basic and correct paddle techniques from a qualified and experienced instructor. I will share with you everything I have learnt over the last 10+ years about the water, conditions, safety as well as paddling techniques to save you sore muscles that you may encounter from paddling incorrectly. Build up your confidence and maybe even turn pro ! Thats what I am here for xx
Award Winning Experience, Kayak with Stingrays
2022 Winner of Australia's Most Magical Experience: We meet 5 mins from Noosa Junction and away from the crowds and hustle of Noosa. You'll suddenly find yourself in nature at the edge of Lake Weyba. This lake is connected all the way through to the Everglades. Once we've got you comfortable in the kayaks, we'll launch and start our adventure onto the lake to find the hidden creeks. As you paddle, look to the skies for chances to see the local Sea Eagles climbing the thermals whilst they hunt for their lunch. As the only tour group within this section of Noosa's waterways you'll have it all to yourself. Once we’ve got you to the secret spots, you’ll get to encounter BEAUTIFUL stingrays. There are several different kinds and with the shallow water, we have a good chance of spotting them It's a calming, relaxing trip as you listen to nature and effortless glide through mangroves and bush. The whole experience lasts around 2hours. Other things to note It's a really gentle, calm experience and amazing for relaxing along with some exercise. You'll have a lovely time but expect to get wet, even if you don't go for a swim you'll get a few splashes so wear something you're comfortable in and that's fine to get wet
Stand Up Paddle Board and Snorkel
Goldsborough Valley Tour- Half Day Tour 9am Pick up from your accommodation we arrive around 10 am to our destination at Wooroonooran National Park. We start with our safety brief, paddle and board breif. You will also have to demonstrate for safety a rescue and skills and lesson included before we set off. We hit the water, as we paddle upstream we stay on our knees till we find some depth, you will have plenty of time to get up as there is no rush on the river. You get skilled up, and safety being Allie's main priority, she does not paddle until she knows the group is safe. We paddle for about 40 min with a stop along the way as Allie talks about the history of the area, a water stop then we are off again. We hit some light rapids where we walk our boards through the water for about 10 mtrs, then we paddle to our morning tea site and Allie sets up morning tea and you can kick back and swim, sunbake and lap up the chilled vibes of Goldsborough Valley. We stay at the morning tea site for about 40 min then we drift back slowly to the car. This activity is great for all levels of experience, if your a beginner Allie will have you a pro in no time, if you have paddled before even better Allie will show you some tricks and different paddle technique. (kids under 8 are free and ride your paddle board) Along the way to the site there is time to stop for toilets, food if needed. Other things to note swimming and confidence in the water is a must (kids under 8 are free and ride your board) I can pick you up from your accommodation Winter is a 9 am pick up Summer is 8 am pick up Please bring water, hat and sunscreen

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Kangaroos, Rainforest & Waterfalls
Can't decide whether you want to see waterfalls, the rainforest or chill with kangaroos and koalas? We'll do it all! We'll start the day watching kangaroos grazing and sunbathing freely in their natural environment and try to find sleepy koalas in their native homes of eucalyptus trees. Next we'll visit breathtaking waterfalls, surrounded by ancient flora and walk as dinosaurs once did through the World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests. Explore subtropical, warm & cool temperate rainforest types and a experience a diversity of natural vegetation including the oldest ever carbon-dated trees on the Australia's mainland! Be amazed by the natural beauty that is to be experienced at the 5+ stops throughout multiple sections of the Springbrook National Park each with varied walking distances, only a low level of fitness is required, but some locations we visit are not wheelchair accessible. Total duration is approx 6-8 hours, if you have any queries about the walking condition, please ask! Lunch is provided at the top of one of the many beautiful waterfalls that we will visit. Pick-up included from most Gold Coast locations. For any group bookings, or to request a date that isn't listed or any enquires please message or email: gcrainforesttours@gmail.com Other things to note For any date that isn't listed or any enquires please message or email: gcrainforesttours@gmail.com That the area with kangaroos & koalas is not a zoo, but a conserved piece of land for the animals to live happily in their natural environment.
Glow Worms, Stars & Nocturnal Trek
On our nocturnal walk into the rainforest to the base of a waterfall we will search for wildlife and other critters lurking in the wilderness. Ever heard of a Pademelon? Or a Tawny Frogmouth? Maybe we'll see one if we are lucky! We'll definitely see lots of Glow Worms and learn some fun facts about them! Guaranteed Glow Worm Sighting! (Free return trip if none are seen). This experience is designed to avoid other people and see as many new things as possible, most nights we wont see any other people near the Glow Worms at this secret spot. If the sky is clear it is a beautiful spot to see the stars and the night sky or watching the sunrise over the Gold Coast from a beautiful viewpoint if you would prefer an early morning. Other things to note Subject to weather conditions, will be cancelled if considered unsafe, but will continue in light rain. For Private Charters or any date that isn't listed, group bookings or any enquires please message or email
Tropical rainforest, rich cultural significance Guided Hike
Get a touch of tropical rainforest & rich cultural significance on The Leap guided hike. The hike itself is a short 2.5km return hike, but it’s not shy of a challenge as you brush through native rainforest plants and climb rock boulders to reach the incredible view up top. There is rich Aboriginal significance to this hike which will be talked about along the way after we acknowledge the country & it’s traditional owners. The most magical part is taking a moment of silence in the heart of this hike where you’ll experience whispering palm trees, native birds & nature bliss that will leave your cup overflowing with a nature fix!
Enjoy the fun of surfing
Quality surfing instruction,Former pro surfer instructing.We meet at our surf truck,put a wetsuit on and conduct our 10 minute introduction.Our lessons are fun and safe,the guests can hire a board to. Other things to note Guests only need to bring towels,we supply wetsuits,rash vests and the soft safe surfboards.Any belongings the guests have can be locked up safely.There is a public toilet and showers nearby.
Rainforest & Waterfalls Extravaganza
Be amazed by the natural beauty that is to be experienced at the 6+ stops throughout multiple sections of the Springbrook National Park each with varied walking distances, only a low level of fitness is required, but some locations we visit are not wheelchair accessible. Total duration from is approx 7-9 hours. If you are concerned with the distance, please contact for more information. Get ready to experience breathtaking waterfalls, surrounded by ancient flora and walk as dinosaurs once did through the World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests. Explore subtropical, warm & cool temperate rainforest types and a experience a diversity of natural vegetation including the oldest trees on the Australia's mainland! Generally we are in the rainforest before the larger tour groups arrive, so we will have the best chance to see some native animals, as well being able to enjoy the natural serenity of the rainforest! We are always a small group, which means we can see more waterfalls in less time compared to large tour groups. A homecooked meal is provided at the top of one of the many beautiful waterfalls that we will visit. Door-to-Door Pick-up included from Gold Coast locations. The group is always a maximum of 7 people! For any group bookings, or to request a date that isn't listed or any enquires please message or email: gcrainforesttours@gmail.com
Aboriginal Guided Daintree Day Tour
The full day NGANA JULAYMBA DUNGAY: We All Going DAINTREE explores Kuku Yalanji country led by local Aboriginal tour guide, from Port Douglas to the world heritage Daintree rainforest including the Mossman Gorge. Spend the day learning about culturally significant areas and the relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. The history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people. Tour includes guided walks through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilised from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Complete the adventure by cooling off in a pristine freshwater stream. In order to provide more personalised tours, we operate each tour with a maximum of 11 passengers. All ages, all abilities. Walkabout Cultural Adventures is 100% Aboriginal owned and operated.
Whitsunday Islands & Heart Reef Scenic Flight
An amazing and unforgettable experience. Combining both the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one this scenic flight is one you will remember a lifetime! See Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and the world famous Heart Reef! Enjoy the iconic scenery as you soar above in our specially designed scenic flight light airplane, featuring high wings and large panoramic windows ensuring unobstructed sights. Your pilot, a local and expert in this region will point out land marks to ensure all on board have time to capture that special shot and take in the beauty. Includes: - The Whitsunday Islands and Whitehaven Beach, The Great Barrier Reef and Heart Reef! - Live commentary - Head set - Bottle of water All passengers are Guaranteed a window seat. Duration: 70 minutes. Other things to note Your pilot will make an assessment of the weather and flight conditions prior to the flight. If it is deemed unsuitable you will be contacted and either the flight will be postponed or a full refund organised.
Aboriginal Guided Daintree Half Day Tour
The half day NGANA JULAYMBA DUNGAY: We All Going DAINTREE explores Kuku Yalanji country led by local Aboriginal tour guide, from Port Douglas to the world heritage Daintree rainforest including the Mossman Gorge. Spend the day learning about culturally significant areas and the relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. The history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people. Tour includes guided walks through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilised from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Complete the adventure by cooling off in a pristine freshwater stream. In order to provide more personalised tours, we operate each tour with a maximum of 11 passengers. All ages, all abilities. Walkabout Cultural Adventures is 100% Aboriginal owned and operated.
Express Jet Blast
Experience Australia’s Premier Jet Boat ride… on our 30 minute Jet Blast through the beautiful Broadwater Experience the thrills, spins, slides, drifting and other exciting manoeuvres that our jet boats are famous for….as well the beautiful scenery of the pristine waterland. It’s the ultimate adventure; full 360 spins, slide-stops, amazing sightseeing, dolphin spotting Come down and meet me my amazing work family at the picturesque Marina. We will get acquainted with each other whilst explaining everything to you in detail, assist you with anything that you need and explain all the excitement you will be in for whilst peeping you with life jackets, storing your belongings etc. We will then head out onto the water...we can start slow at your own pace and work up to the more extreme manoeuvres so don't fret if you have little ones or grandma and pa, we cater for everyone. Other things to note There will be no swimming, therefore it is not a necessary skill to have
Paddleboard on the iconic Talle Creek
Learn the basic and correct paddle techniques from a qualified and experienced instructor. I will share with you everything I have learnt over the last 10+ years about the water, conditions, safety as well as paddling techniques to save you sore muscles that you may encounter from paddling incorrectly. Build up your confidence and maybe even turn pro ! Thats what I am here for xx
Award Winning Experience, Kayak with Stingrays
2022 Winner of Australia's Most Magical Experience: We meet 5 mins from Noosa Junction and away from the crowds and hustle of Noosa. You'll suddenly find yourself in nature at the edge of Lake Weyba. This lake is connected all the way through to the Everglades. Once we've got you comfortable in the kayaks, we'll launch and start our adventure onto the lake to find the hidden creeks. As you paddle, look to the skies for chances to see the local Sea Eagles climbing the thermals whilst they hunt for their lunch. As the only tour group within this section of Noosa's waterways you'll have it all to yourself. Once we’ve got you to the secret spots, you’ll get to encounter BEAUTIFUL stingrays. There are several different kinds and with the shallow water, we have a good chance of spotting them It's a calming, relaxing trip as you listen to nature and effortless glide through mangroves and bush. The whole experience lasts around 2hours. Other things to note It's a really gentle, calm experience and amazing for relaxing along with some exercise. You'll have a lovely time but expect to get wet, even if you don't go for a swim you'll get a few splashes so wear something you're comfortable in and that's fine to get wet
Sip & Paint Mermaid Beach
Arrive at The Sweet Fine Artist Studio, and step into one of our two studios. All your material needs aprons, paint, paper and canvas and of course dirnking glass wear will be supplied. All you need to do is arrive with a bottle of your choice and nibbles. The class will start with introductions and some housekeeps (ie, where the toilets are, sink, fridge, etc) and the class will commence. Our first step is sketching out our masterpiece. Our resident host will show you all the techniques needed for creating your own artwork. Come alone or bring a friend, drink, giggle and create. We have a true understanding of brush techniques, the use of colour and how to have fun with art! Other things to note: This class is for all skill types, from novice to expert. We are here to help you with any questions, mixing paints, painting techniques.
Stand Up Paddle Board and Snorkel
Goldsborough Valley Tour- Half Day Tour 9am Pick up from your accommodation we arrive around 10 am to our destination at Wooroonooran National Park. We start with our safety brief, paddle and board breif. You will also have to demonstrate for safety a rescue and skills and lesson included before we set off. We hit the water, as we paddle upstream we stay on our knees till we find some depth, you will have plenty of time to get up as there is no rush on the river. You get skilled up, and safety being Allie's main priority, she does not paddle until she knows the group is safe. We paddle for about 40 min with a stop along the way as Allie talks about the history of the area, a water stop then we are off again. We hit some light rapids where we walk our boards through the water for about 10 mtrs, then we paddle to our morning tea site and Allie sets up morning tea and you can kick back and swim, sunbake and lap up the chilled vibes of Goldsborough Valley. We stay at the morning tea site for about 40 min then we drift back slowly to the car. This activity is great for all levels of experience, if your a beginner Allie will have you a pro in no time, if you have paddled before even better Allie will show you some tricks and different paddle technique. (kids under 8 are free and ride your paddle board) Along the way to the site there is time to stop for toilets, food if needed. Other things to note swimming and confidence in the water is a must (kids under 8 are free and ride your board) I can pick you up from your accommodation Winter is a 9 am pick up Summer is 8 am pick up Please bring water, hat and sunscreen
Donkey, Cow & Farm Animal Feeding
Come and meet our family donkeys! Each with their own name and personality. They love a good pat and a treat of bread, carrots and, or apples, which you can hand feed, while having a chat with them!
Gold Coast Jet Boat Adventure Ride
When you reach the Marina I will explain some safety instructions and provide life jackets. We will then depart on our adventure and be on the water for 55 minutes of exhilaration. Upon returning to our departure point you will see that we have taken personalized photos which you can purchase if you wish to.
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