• Pricing From $6,695pp
  • Single Supplement FREE
  • From Hervey Bay
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Max Group Size 15
  • Activity Level Easy Going
  • Departs 26 Aug 2021
  • Returns 1 Sep 2021

Bill Peach Journeys invites you to escape the winter chill as we explore the warmth and natural beauty of Queensland’s Fraser and Sunshine Coasts. Beginning in Hervey Bay, we ferry across to Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island. We will explore this World Heritage-listed wilderness from the massive shifting sand blows, to the incredible indigo blue of Lake McKenzie. We will explore 75 mile beach by 4WD, enjoy a private whale watching cruise and a spectacular scenic flight. We tour Gympie then continue on to the spectacular azure waters and verdant greenery of the Sunshine Coast known for its pretty villages and renowned beaches.

You will enjoy the cosmopolitan holiday town of Noosa with its many fine dining experiences, fashion boutiques and hip cafés dotted along Hastings Street and also cruise the breathtaking beauty and tranquillity of the Noosa Everglades. Relax in luxury 5 star accommodation at the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort and enjoy Fraser Island’s eco-friendly Kingfisher Bay Resort while you make new friends during our delightful coastal Sojourn.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in a pristine wilderness for 3 nights at eco-friendly Kingfisher Bay Resort
  • Spend 2 nights in luxury accommodation in Noosa’s only 5 star resort, the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
  • Discover the pristine beauty of Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island including a scenic private flight over the island with breathtaking views of ancient rainforests and crystal clear lakes
  • Explore the beauty of the Sunshine Coast including its waterways as we cruise the breathtaking beauty and tranquillity of the Noosa Everglades, one of only two everglades systems on Earth
  • Marvel at the majesty of the humpback whale during a private whale watching cruise
  • Touring of Gympie including the Gold Museum
  • All meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Enjoy the comfort and privacy of your own room with no single supplement charge
  • Escorted throughout by a Journey Director

Tour Departures

Tour Code SF2100*
Departs 26 Aug 2021
Returns 1 Sep 2021
Price From $6,695pp
Single Supplement FREE
Day 1: Arrive Hervey Bay

Transfer from Hervey Bay airport to the stylish Mantra Hervey Bay, the only absolute marina-front accommodation in the region. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner hosted by your Journey Director, a perfect chance to meet your fellow travellers.

Overnight: Mantra Hervey Bay or similar

Day 2: Hervey Bay - Fraser island

Depart this morning for a tour of Hervey Bay, a popular and relaxed tourist destination which offers a colourful concentration of lifestyles famed for its waters which are home to turtles, dolphins, dugongs and humpback whales before boarding a ferry across to Fraser Island. We arrive at the award-winning Kingfisher Bay Resort, which was built to reflect its natural surrounds and enjoy a sunset cruise prior to a dégustation dinner accompanied by matching wines.

Overnight: Kingfisher Bay Resort

Day 3: Fraser Island

Today we enjoy an incredible 4WD exploration of this World Heritage listed island. Our ranger guide will explain the ecology of the island as we visit iconic beauty spots including the striking turquoise and navy blues of Lake McKenzie, Central Station and beautiful Wanggoolba Creek. We visit Pile Valley and Eli Creek which pours up to four million litres of clear, fresh water into the ocean every hour and we view the The Maheno shipwreck which was driven ashore during a cyclone in 1935. To enjoy an entirely different perspective, we board a scenic flight over Fraser Island gaining an aerial view of the largest sand island in the world which stretches over 123 kilometres along the southern coast of Queensland. Dinner at leisure within the resort.

Overnight: King sher Bay Resort

Day 4: Fraser Island

An exciting day awaits as we enjoy a private whale watching cruise in waters considered to be some of the most prolific whale spotting sites in Australia. Marvel at these majestic Humpbacks as they rest and frolic in the calm waters. This afternoon we have the opportunity to sample and learn during a bush tucker talk and taste experience prior to our dinner which features a bush tucker inspired menu.

Overnight: Kingfisher Bay Resort

Day 5: Fraser Island - Noosa

After breakfast we depart Fraser Island and ferry across to Hervey Bay then transfer to Gympie where we visit Memorial park and Miners Hill, and visit the Gympie Gold Museum. We continue on to Noosa checking into the luxurious Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort located in the heart of Hastings Street. The only 5 star hotel in Noosa, you will be welcomed by its warm, coastal chic style. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure

Overnight: Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

Day 6: Noosa

Today we will discover why Noosa is one of the most popular beachside destinations in Australia. We will explore stunning beaches, lakes and cruise the Noosa Everglades, one of only two everglades systems on Earth. Tonight will be our farewell dinner.

Overnight: Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

Day 7: Depart Noosa

Transfer to Maroochydore airport for our flight home where this delightful coastal sojourn concludes.


About Sojourns

Our Sojourn programmes are short break journeys put together in conjunction with themes, events or experiences. These programmes range from cruising New Zealand’s North Islands to world-class sporting events and unique experiences throughout Australia and New Zealand.

About Single Traveller Journeys

We recognise the specific requirements of single travellers and that’s why a number of our journeys are single supplement free, affording you the benefit of your own single room, without any, or with significantly reduced extra cost. In fact, over 40% of our guests travel alone and return to Bill Peach Journeys again and again. In this way, you can enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow travellers during the day, along with the safety and security of travelling with an escorted group, but still retire to your own personal room in the evening. Note: The single supplement free offer cannot be taken in conjunction with any other offer.

Fully inclusive

This journey includes accommodation, all meals as specified, touring throughout, transfers, services of a dedicated Journey Director.

Coaches

The coaches that we use for the ground component of this journey are fully air-conditioned.

Pre Tour

Flights from your home port to Hervey Bay are not included in the journey price. Should you require flights to and from Hervey Bay and / or Noosa, we can provide a competitive quote on airfares and pre and post tour accommodation in Hervey Bay and Noosa, at the commencement and conclusion of your journey.

Level of Fitness Required – Easy Going

These journeys are not physically demanding unless you want them to be. They include easy guided walks, which are mainly on flat ground. There will be times when you are required to board a launch for shore excursions. You must be able to walk up to 500 metres unaided and will not need any foreseen assistance throughout the journey. For all clients to fully enjoy this travel experience, excellent health and mobility is required by all.

We strongly urge you to consider the fitness rating before selecting your preferred journey, in respect for your fellow travellers. Bill Peach Journeys reserves the right to refuse travel to any client whose fitness level is below the recommended rating.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover you against such things as personal illness or accident, cancellation, loss of baggage etc. Please make sure you carry a copy of your Travel Insurance policy with you at all times.

Terms and Conditions

Please refer to the T&C’s for more information. Terms & Conditions (PDF)

* Free Single Supplement Offer – Conditions apply, please contact Bill Peach Journeys for details.

* Due to current travel restrictions, there may be operational / date changes required. We will continue to work with suppliers to monitor the situation.