Welcome to Brisbane, gateway to the Sunshine State’s famous coastline. On arrival, collect your hire car and enjoy the day exploring.
OVERNIGHT: Mercure Brisbane King George Square
This morning, take the 80 kilometre drive to the stunning Gold Coast. It’s not just the legendary surf and sand that await – you’ll find relaxed beachside shopping and vibrant atmosphere as the sunny day turns to a starry tropical night. And when it’s time to turn in, your hotel is just minutes from the beach.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Mantra Circle on Cavill
It’s time to explore Queensland’s celebrated coast. Discover the golden beaches of Surfers Paradise, explore the Gold Coast’s renowned theme parks, indulge in the dining options of Main Beach, or head deeper into the lush green Hinterland — the choice is yours. From action-packed to laid-back, there’s something for every taste in this coastal destination.
Explore more of the stunning sunny Gold Coast and its many attractions before returning to your Surfers Paradise accommodation.
Check out of your accommodation this morning and head back to Brisbane, returning your hire car as your adventure in the tropics comes to an end.
Sign up to receive our e-newsletters featuring the latest news, exclusive offers and much more from Journey Beyond and Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions.