Nature's Coastal Drive

14 day Holiday Idea - from £835

Journey along Australia’s beautiful coastline with the freedom of a motorhome; perfect for relaxing on deserted sandy beaches, exploring National Parks and discovering the rural scenery of this epic country.

Highlights:

  • Explore the beautiful Whitsunday Islands
  • Fraser Island touring & stay
  • Queensland’s pristine beaches
  • Soak up the Nature Coast’s surf culture
  • A comfortable and fully equipped motorhome
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Brisbane

When you arrive in Brisbane, there’s no hurry to pick up your motorhome. Spend a night in a central hotel to explore Queensland’s capital. Climb the Story Bridge or relax on fashionable Southbank, enjoying the vibrant café culture.

Day 2 to 3 - Caloundra & Mooloolaba

This morning, pick up your fully-equipped motorhome to begin your journey to the Sunshine Coast. Be seduced by the golden beaches, laid back atmosphere and endless scenery on this short stop. Visit the renowned Australia Zoo or Underwater World. Nature lovers can head inland to explore the wonderful national parks and bush walks that will provide you with fantastic views overlooking the Sunshine Coast.

Day 4 - Hervey Bay

Continue along the coast to the jewel in Queensland’s crown – Hervey Bay. Take the chance to dip your feet in the warm waters that surround the town, you may even spot some whales before departing for Fraser Island.

Day 5 to 7 - Fraser Island Explorer

Leave your motorhome on the mainland while you enjoy three nights at the Kingfisher Bay Resort to explore the largest sand island in the world, on your Fraser Island Explorer. Teeming with wildlife, long uninterrupted white beaches, tall majestic rainforests and crystal clear freshwater lakes, this island is not something to be missed.

Day 8 - Rockhampton

Travel further north through the sugar cane fields to Rockhampton. Enjoy the Botanical Gardens and historical buildings it has to offer, or take a visit to the ancient Capricorn Caves and Koala Park before you move on. If you are feeling adventurous, explore the Eungella National Park before continuing your journey to the palm white sands of Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands.

Day 9 to 12 - Airlie Beach

With sensational scenery, this is the perfect stop for a couple of days. Head out on a day cruise to take in the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, relax on deserted sandy beaches, beautiful bays and visit the famous heart reef, or unwind with a day on romantic Whitehaven Beach.

Day 12 to 14 - Townsville & Mission Beach

Today’s journey will take you to the tropical town of Townsville. Here you can visit the world’s largest aquarium, hike the trails, or enjoy the picturesque views across the lush green tropical hinterland, before travelling onto Mission Beach. From here you can discover the tumbling Wallaman and Millaa Millaa Falls and Lake Barrine as you travel though the rural scenery and country towns of the beautiful Atherton Tablelands.

Day 14 - Cairns

Continue on to the popular Cairns, where you can drop off your motorhome and extend your stay to explore the fabulous palm fringed beaches at Palm Cove and Port Douglas or board the Skyrail for a scenic ride over the rainforest to the village of Kuranda. Cairns is the nearest access point to the Great Barrier Reef and you can take a full day cruise to snorkel amongst the colourful coral and marine life.

14 day Holiday Idea - from £835

With flights from £1595

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Nature's Coastal Drive 2 Week

HOLIDAY IDEAS

This itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Destinations. You can change it to suit your individual needs.

Your holiday includes:

  • Overnight accommodation in Brisbane
  • 13 days motorhome hire
  • 3 night Fraser Island experience including touring , accommodation and ferry transfers.

You can:

  • Choose the style of accommodation you prefer
  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
  • Extend your stay in any of the locations
  • Add other destinations or visit family and friends

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