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  • 3 Days Delights Of Coolum, Noosa & Mooloolaba

    This Sunshine Coast trip will leave you wanting more. Perfect for a group of friends to have an absolute ball! Early booking is required. Enquire today.

    If you’re after sophisticated seaside relaxation or you just want to immerse yourself in the stunning natural scenery of the great outdoors, the Sunshine Coast is the place to be. Spend three days unwinding and taking in the unique atmosphere on and around the gorgeous golden beaches of Noosa, Coolum & Mooloolaba. Enjoy a visit to the famous Eumundi markets, an unforgettable cruise down the spectacular Noosa Everglades, lunch and dinner at quality restaurants along the coast, and much more.

    YOU PAY FROM $873pp $489 AFTER GCASH TRAVEL CREDITS

    G'day, ready to go? Request a travel plan and pricing for your preferred dates. Send a booking enquiry or call 1800 669 579.

    BOOKING ENQUIRY

    Trip Highlights

    There are so many highlights on this trip but possibly the stand-out is the Noosa waterfront dinner. Beautiful scenery and delicious food.

    Visit the famous Eumundi markets for the food, stalls and experience

    The famous Eumundi Markets are a must-visit for anyone visiting the Sunshine Coast. No matter how many times you've been here before, there is always more to see. Even if you don't buy anything, the atmosphere is worth the visit.

    Have a wonderful evening out at a waterfront restaurant

    This waterfront dining experience will be a lasting memory of your time spent on the Sunshine Coast.

    More trip highlights:

    Discover Noosa's hidden treasures

    Uncover many things about Noosa and it's surrounds that only the locals know about.

    Free time to relax on Noosa's Main Beach or do some shopping

    One of Australia's most fashionable resort towns, it's lush, low-rise centre backs onto pristine subtropical rainforest and relatively calm, crystalline waters. The town of Noosa is brimming with attractions just begging to be explored.

    Explore beautiful Mooloolaba and enjoy lunch near the beach

    Let the holiday vibes wash over you as you relax into Mooloolaba's beach vibe. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a beach-side restaurant. Later enjoy free time in Mooloolaba and visit The Wharf precinct for some top-quality seafood to take home.

    Drop in to beachy and relaxed Coolum for a stroll

    You'll have some time to explore Coolum, a surfing mecca with a carefree holiday atmosphere. Browse the stores and take in the stunning outlook. Walk across and down to the beautiful surf beach.

    Global Escapes Travel

    In the style of most Global Escapes Independent Traveler itineraries, this is a perfect blend of self-guided adventure and forward-planning to ensure that the main elements are organised in advance allowing for plenty of time to relax and take in each place you visit.

    Member Pricing

    Getaway Cash (GCash) travel credits reduce the price of your trip from retail down to industry-wholesale. Free Flights Vouchers further discount your holiday.

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    Not yet a member? Submit a booking enquiry for any package and we'll automatically register you to receive $3,000 in GCash travel credits and 90 days to book a trip. There's no obligation to book and you can cancel any time.

    Silver star package

    Fully-guided group charter

    Perfect for a club or special interest group. Great value charter tour with tour director.

    • 3 days of touring and sight-seeing
    • 5 towns/places of interest visited
    • 2 nights' Silver standard accommodation
    • 2 lunches
    • 1 dinners
    • 3 excursions/activities

    Detailed inclusions

    RETAIL VALUE

    $873pp

    GETAWAY CASH CREDITS APPLIED

    -$384

    YOU PAY*

    $489

    DISCOUNT OFF RETAIL VALUE: 44%

    * All prices are per-person on a twin-share basis and bookings are subject to availability. Price, Getaway Cash travel credit usage, Free Flights Voucher usage and deposit amount varies according to travel date. All prices are estimates only. A firm quote (travel plan) with payment terms will be submitted for consideration prior to agreement to proceed. Full booking terms and conditions are available here.

    Not yet a member?

    Simply submit a booking enquiry and we'll automatically provide you with a 3-month Travel Club Trial account. No payment is required and you get instant access to member prices.

    Inclusions

    "Queensland's sunny Sunshine Coast is a place you can visit time and time again."

    Our aim with this trip is to give you and your group a taste of the Sunshine Coast's highlights and provide exceptional value while keeping the dollars as low as possible. Ideally this might be a trip you could do more than once a year.

    This is a first-class travel itinerary that's fully flexible. Want more or fewer days or you want to include a special destination or activity? No problem, we’ll customise a travel plan for you.

    Fully-guided group charter

    Travel Type

    Perfect for a club or special interest group. Great value charter tour with tour director.

    Australian Escapes tour

    Tour Type

    This tour is organised and/or operated by Australian Escapes and is designed for clubs/groups of all sizes.

    Tour director optional

    Tour Director

    A professional tour director is optional, subject to preference and group size. A tour director handles all the details.

    Audio tour-guide equipment

    Audio Tour-guide

    Audio tour-guide equipment is optional for groups. Dramatically improves guided walking activities

    BOOKING ENQUIRY

    Perfect for clubs/groups. This trip is fully flexible and can be easily customised to suit any group size and interests.

    Tour director optional:

    Tour Director

    A professional tour director is optional for charter groups. For small to medium-sized groups this tour can be managed by the trip co-ordinator (a "Tour Manager Notes & Guide" manual is supplied), however an experienced tour director is recommended for a group of 20 or more.

    Silver star package $489 (+ $384 GCash credits)

    Luxury coach transport with flexible pickup

    Your group will be picked up from a central Brisbane location to suit your requirements and head off towards the Sunshine Coast. Luxury coach supplied with professional driver.

    Visit Eumundi Markets

    The largest on the Sunshine Coast and one of the largest in Queensland, the famous Eumundi Markets are a must-visit for anyone looking to snag a bargain or come away with a keepsake of your time spent on the Sunshine Coast.

    Explore Coolum

    You have some time to explore Coolum, a surfing mecca with a carefree holiday atmosphere. Browse the stores and take in the stunning outlook. Walk across down to the famous and beautiful beach.

    2 nights accommodation Noosa

    Your resort is just across the road from the Noosa Marina and only minutes away from the bustling hub of Noosaville, perfect for strolling along Noosa River and enjoying the holiday atmosphere.

    Noosa Everglades cruise with lunch

    Take in a leisurely cruise through the Noosa Everglades before returning to Habitat Noosa, where you will enjoy an antipasto banquet overlooking magnificent Lake Cootharaba.

    Dinner at a Noosa waterfront restaurant

    Enjoy a decadent dinner filled with seafood and much more at the luxurious riverside restaurant Noosa Waterfront Restaurant & Bar.

    Discover Noosa's hidden treasures

    Uncover many things about Noosa and it's surrounds that only the locals know about.

    Explore Mooloolaba

    Let the holiday vibes wash over you, relax, and start living on coastal time with a visit to Mooloolaba. There are so many things to do; shop and dine along Mooloolaba’s glamorous beachfront esplanade, visit The Wharf precinct for top-quality seafood, and enjoy a coastal walk on Mooloolaba Beach.

    Lunch in Mooloolaba

    The Surf Club at Mooloolaba is the ultimate beachfront location to enjoy a cold beer or a coffee and cake and a delicious meal from the all-day dining menu. Dine in the spacious Boathouse Restaurant or soak up the sun on the outdoor deck.

    Exclusions and options:

    • Other meals can be arranged at an affordable price
    • Flights can also be arranged including transfers to and from the airport
    • A professional tour director is available for medium to large groups

    Other:

    • Add extra nights wherever you want and pay the lowest member rates
    • Hand-picked, top-rated hotels, all tried and trusted
    • Variety of optional excursions and tours
    • Tour director notes supplied for great organisation and more fun
    • Flexible group size (6 or more)
    • Self-drive package available for couples

    All packages include:

    • No fees to alter the itinerary (you just pay for the adjusted itinerary)
    • Extra nights at industry wholesale price (using GCash travel credits)
    • Google Drive folder with soft copies of all travel documents
    • Personal travel consultant to help plan and customize your holiday
    • Comprehensive, printed itinerary and travel documents

    This tour package is entirely flexible and can be customised to suit your group's interests and number of participants. Flights can be arranged from almost anywhere to Brisbane and you pay the lowest possible price.

    Carefully selected accommodation:

    Hotel standards

    Read about our accommodation rating standards and the methods used to assess quality.

    Fully customisable:

    This itinerary is fully customisable to suit your requirements. Your personal travel consultant is available to discuss changes and additions that will enhance your travel experience.


    * All prices are per-person on a twin-share basis and bookings are subject to availability. Price and deposit amount varies according to travel date. If flights are shown as included then a flight cost provision (allowance) applies. Total price after Getaway Cash credits and Australian Escapes Free Flights Vouchers if applicable, is generally payable as follows: Deposit on booking, balance 120 days prior to departure. Packages can be priced for families and groups on request. All prices shown are estimates only. A firm quote (travel plan) with payment terms will be submitted for consideration prior to agreement to proceed. Standard (retail) price comparisons are with similar packages offered elsewhere or what would be payable by a non-member for the same package. Flight pricing included in packages or other estimates is based on travel from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. Travel can be arranged from any other major centre and for any number of people. Travel insurance included (if any) is a provision only. We will supply factual, comparitive information on requestTravel insurance pricing if stated is based on comprehensive travel insurance for two travellers aged 69 years or less as at the date of departure from Australia. Travel Directions Pty Ltd (t/as Australian Escapes Holiday & Travel Club) standard booking terms and conditions apply to all booking enquiries and bookings and are available here to view (or visit our website and go to either the "Booking Enquiry" or "About Us" menu item.)

    Your Itinerary

    Overview:

    Stunning coastal paths and well-maintained boardwalks allow daily life on the Sunshine Coast to unfold in a haze of blue ocean, golden sand beaches, enviably scenic walking trails, grassy picnic spots and endless opportunities to enjoy yourself. Spend 3 days relaxing in arguably the top holiday destination on the east coast. You'll have time to laze on the beaches, explore the area and create unforgettable memories. The gorgeous towns of Noosa, Coolum and Mooloolaba are just waiting to be explored.

    "Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." - Gustav Flaubert

    Logistics Start City/Location Brisbane: Your group meeting place. (Start time is flexible.)
    End City Brisbane: Your group meeting place.
    Meeting & Pick-up Arrangements* If there are multiple pickups, we will advise timing in advance.
    Duration 3 days
    Departure Time 8.30 am
    Return Time 4.00 pm

    * All charter tour packages are flexible. Talk to us about meeting and pickup arrangements that suit your group.

    Your Day-to-day Itinerary:

    DAY 1: EUMUNDI MARKETS - COOLUM - NOOSA

    We leave Brisbane early and head to the famous Eumundi markets. There you can enjoy a wide array of food-truck food for brunch before browsing through the stalls. Enjoy the free entertainment and relax. Later we reboard our luxury coach and head to Coolum for a stroll on the pristine beach while soaking up the sun.


    Visit the famous Eumundi Markets

    In the mid-afternoon we continue on the spectacular coast road to Noosa and where you'll check-in to your accommodation. The rest of the evening is free. Noosa has a fantastic range of restaurants and eateries where you can enjoy dinner. (Dinner tonight can be included at a very affordable price. See Options below.)

    DAY 2: NOOSA

    This morning we take in the views from Laguna Lookout then visit gorgeous Main Beach to take in more of the morning sun. Afterwards we head on up to famous Cafe Le Monde for arguably the best breakfast in Noosa. The rest of the morning is then yours to enjoy at leisure to browse the Hastings Street shops, or simply go for a walk and sit on the beach.

    In the afternoon, we embark on a serene ecosafari cruise that allows you to discover Noosa's Everglades while watching the afternoon sunset. After your cruise, you will enjoy a complimentary antipasto banquet in the new CootharaBar Bistro and Eco-Brewery which overlooks the magnificent Lake Cootharaba.


    An unforgettable 3-day Sunshine Coast shared experience

    This evening we head to the Noosa Waterfront Restaurant & Bar (or similar quality restaurant) for a lovely dinner filled with lots of fun.

    (Meals: lunch, dinner)

    DAY 3: YANDINA - MOOLOOLABA - HOME

    Another beautiful morning to endure on the Sunshine Coast! We start with a visit to Noosa Marina where you'll have plenty of breakfast options.

    Spend your morning enjoying a coffee overlooking the marina and soaking up last minute experiences before we head back south to Yandina to visit the famous Ginger Factory to pick up a few ginger treats to take home. Along the way, we'll make a stop-in at Mooloolaba and enjoy a delicious beachside lunch at The Surf Club. After lunch you'll have free time to explore the town before we head home. (An optional excursion to SeaLife Aquarium in Mooloolaba is available.)

    Once you return to Brisbane after this relaxing Sunny Coast holiday, there’s no doubt you’ll be quickly planning to return.

    (Meals: lunch)

    FAQ's for This Package

    Flights are not included in this package. If required, we'll happily price flights for you to suit your requirements along with transfers to and from the airport once the number of travelers is known. If you have accumulated Australian Escapes Free Flights vouchers, these can be used to reduce the overall price (limits will apply).

    All of our travel and tour packages are fully flexible. Each is a TEMPLATE to be used as a framework around which you can customise an itinerary to suit. The minimum numbers are flexible as well and groups can be as small as two people for a self-guided holiday. After discussion, we'll go away and prepare a tour plan (including best value pricing) to suit your ideas and preferences.

    Accommodation is supplied in Noosa area for 2 nights. It will be resort style rated Silver standard or above. This means, very high quality accommodation. Bedding is arranged to suit the number of persons staying. All accommodation is subject to change subject according to availability however it will be as central as possible and very high quality.

    We try to include as much as possible to avoid any surprises however some optional activities might be offered. Included activities are shown on each listing. Also shown are exclusions.

    All tours are flexible. In this case the base tour package has been designed for a club or other larger group on an "Exclusive group charter" basis. However it can be modified to suit a "Small group charter" to suit groups of as few as 6 people. Couples or small groups of say 3 to 6 could do this trip as a self-guided holiday.

    When you arrive at each destination on your trip your tour director will show you around and point out places of interest. A professional tour director is provided and recommended for exclusive charters of 20 or more people. A group trip organiser may also fill this role.

    General Tour Package FAQ's

    Yes, the idea of our tour packages is to get you to the destinations on the itinerary where you can stay with the main group or go off on your own if you prefer. Flexibility is the essential ingredient.

    Yes, however please ensure that you mention this requirement so we can be certain that arrangements are made where needed. You do need to be traveling with a person who will provide personal assistance.

    Yes, and if rain is forecast you should be prepared with a compact umbrella or rainproof jacket as preferred.

    Yes we do. Dietary requirements affect included set meals and will be taken into consideration during the planning process.

    All tours can be operated on a "Group-guided" basis. A complete "Tour Manager Notes & Guide" manual is supplied to the group leader (trip organizer). Included is a comprehensive daily itinerary, driver instructions and information about each part of your tour to enable you to provide entertaining commentary. Also included are checklists and reminders about daily tasks. The end-result is easy-flowing trip organisation, fewer issues and very happy tour participants. Overall it means less stress and a lot more fun for everyone.

    If a tour director is supplied in an example tour package it will be shown as an inclusion. But this is very flexible and if not included as standard, can be arranged if preferred. If you are part of a social group such as Probus, the trip organiser will often enjoy taking on this role. We provide comprehensive information and guidance for "hands-on" trip organisers. This includes a "how-to" guide and starter information about the places visited on the tour.

    Yes, definitely. All charter tour packages are simply "templates" as a starting point for customising a tour to suit. We then we apply the discounts available to you, your club or corporate group.

    All tour packages are flexible. Various options are already published. (See the Pricing section for the tour you are interested in.) Many will show "Join a departure" dates to suit couples and singles. If you represent a club or other group, please click the "Enquiry" button to request pricing for your group size as pricing is often affected by the number of people.

    We try to include as much as possible to avoid any surprises however some optional activities might be offered. Included activities are shown on each listing. Also shown are exclusions.

    "Self-guided" (self-drive) is a trip designed for couples and groups of up to 8 people (such as two to four couples) traveling together using a single car or 7 to 12-seater van. It means that you guide yourself on the trip. "Group-guided" means the tour is for a larger group on a bus with a driver and the group leader (trip organizer) as tour director. A professional tour director can be supplied if required.

    One of the challenges in managing tour groups is making sure everyone can hear what is being said. Audio-guide equipment enables the tour guide or manager to communicate via microphone and headset with all members of the tour group. For groups of 12 or more a tour-guide system is recommended.

    On multi-day tours where accommodation is supplied you will often have a choice of accommodation types at the same hotel or resort. We'll find out your preferences in the early stages of planning your trip.

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