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From Brisbane: Bribie Island 4WD Nature Adventure

1. From Brisbane: Bribie Island 4WD Nature Adventure

Your guide begins the adventure by letting the tires down on the 4WD and hitting the surf beach. Make your way towards Fort Bribie WWII Bunkers along the sand. Stop to view wildlife and the various lagoons along the way. After an informative, historical tour of the WWII bunkers, this is when the real adventure begins! The scenery changes from rugged Australian bush to open forests, swampy wetlands and dirt roads, all in the blink of an eye as you head inland and hit the 4WD tracks of the Bribie Island National Park. Following a stop for lunch, enjoy the opportunity to see local kangaroos, goannas and other wildlife at Poverty Creek. Next enjoy the serenity and the stunning views of The Glass House Mountains. After a picnic lunch and group photo in front of the Pumicestone Passage, continue along the 4WD track to White Patch.

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Brisbane: O'Reillys Tree Top Walk

2. Brisbane: O'Reillys Tree Top Walk

After being collected from your Brisbane CBD accommodation, you will depart for O'Reilley's. Once having arrived, you'll begin with a visit to the Gallery Walk Retail Precinct. From there you can do the famous O'Reillys tree top walk, and can also visit the Kamarun Lookout. You will see natural flora and fauna, which will allow you to really experience the feeling of a natural rainforest. You can feel free to add some stops along the way of your choosing, with your itinerary flexible according to your interests. At the conclusion of your experience, you can choose to be dropped off back at your accommodation or another location of your choosing.

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Cycle Brisbane Valley Rail Trail & Hike Scenic Rim Trail

3. Cycle Brisbane Valley Rail Trail & Hike Scenic Rim Trail

Ride, hike, taste, and savor the sights and trails of south east Queensland. This is a fully guided tour, with quality accommodation, new bikes, experienced guides, gourmet meals, wine tastings, and transport all included. Sit back, cycle, hike, and enjoy this exclusive and unique experience. On the first day, you will arrive at your accommodation in Brisbane. Enjoy your first group meal, where you will meet your guide and get to know your fellow guests. The next morning, you will begin the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT). On day three, you continue on toward Ipswitch. Keep an eye out for wildlife including koala, echidna, and emu. The incredibly well restored rail stations on route make great photo opportunities. You will be transferred to the luxurious Hidden Vale Resort, complete with beautiful natural surrounds in the Lockyer Valley. On day four, after an early breakfast, commence with a gentle uphill hike. Keep your eyes peeled for wallabies as you cross open woodland forest to Spicers Canopy. A warm welcome from your Camp Host awaits you along with freshly made afternoon tea or cold beverages. There is now time to unwind, take a dip in the hot tub, and have a hot shower before your chef prepares an evening meal. After dinner, enjoy an outdoor fire as you gaze up to the amazing night sky. The next day, you will set out on a path that has only been travelled by a select few. You’ll have the opportunity to look for goannas, wedge tail eagles, wallabies, and the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo. You will continue climbing, as you break above the tree line and are rewarded with panoramic views of the Great Dividing Range. There is one final push before lunch, using a support rope to climb up to where the trail leads from a drier grass tree plateau. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch before pushing on for the last 2 hours of the hike. Finally, you will arrive at the luxurious Spicers Peak Lodge, where refreshing towels and beverages will be waiting for you. You are all transferred back to Spicers Canopy to enjoy a celebratory dinner and another night under the stunning stars in our luxury camp. On day six, you head back to Brisbane via Sirromet Winery, where you can enjoy a ‘Behind the Scenes’ winery tour and tasting followed by lunch on the Tuscan Terrace.

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What people are saying about Brisbane

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Exceptional!

Everything was perfect! We loved the tour course, Jason - our tour guide, and the lunch as well. I got to see quite a few kangaroos and wallabies around. We experienced a diverse range of wildlife which was much more fun than I expected. Lagoons were seriously the best. Jason was a thoughtful and informative guide, a good driver, and even better, an amazing photographer. He made our day. If I have a chance to visit Brisbane again, I would definitely come back for this:)

Best day trip out of Brisbane!

I had the best time on the Bribie Island tour! We chose the pick up option in the city and were so happy with the service. The tour itself was so fun. Our guide gave us a detailed history of the island and showed us tons of wildlife, including jellyfish and a sea snake. Lunch was amazing and the service was even better. I would highly recommend this tour for students looking for a fun weekend trip!

Wonderful day out

The name of the tour says it all, it was an adventure in nature. We loved it. Our guide was funny, super friendly and very knowledgeable.

Tour was fantastic. Guide was great. Very easy half day tour.

Cool and relaxed staff, was really nice ! Thank you