Pacific Motorway, Gold Coast hinterland, Lamington National Park, lookouts, Tree Top Walk, Springbrook National Park, waterfalls . Self-Drive Tour with Hotels Car Hire (unlimited kms) Bonus Vouchers. Departs from Gold Coast. Themes include: Queensland, Departs from Gold Coast, Fly-Drive Car, Returns from Gold Coast. + Show more
3 days Car Hire, "no worries" unlimited kms, comprehensive insurance
2 nights good standard Lamington hotel (luxury upgrades available)
Queensland Bonus Voucher Book ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants & attractions)
Relax all the hard work has been taken out of your Self-Drive Holiday. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and the security of this popular DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Itinerary.
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Enjoy the high life of the Gold Coast hinterland; take in amazing vistas across lookouts at Springbrook NP; walk in the canopy of the rainforest and view bowerbirds and other rare Australian wildlife strut or hide in the dense undergrowth; perhaps allow your Self-Drive package car to follow the food and wine trail of the friendly mountain villages of the Lamington National Park before returning to the world famous beaches of the Gold Coast.
Self-Drive Tour from Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
DAY 1 Gold Coast - Lamington
Drive the Pacific Motorway and then experience the winding roads to the high plateaux dominating the Gold Coast hinterland skyline to the west of the Gold Coast; Lamington National Park and Springbrook National Park - with lookouts, cascades, the Natural Bridge and spectacular waterfalls or take the winery trail through the valleys of the Gold Coast hinterland.
Today you could experience Inna Burra and the Green Mountains, Canungra, amazing waterfalls, Green Mountain Botanical Gardens, the Tree Top Walk above the canopy of the rainforest, the Natural Bridge, and Canyon Outlook, Springbrook Falls, Indigenous Caves, Coomera Gorge, Echo Point, Picnic Rock, Mount Marino, see amazing birdlife (bowerbirds, and crimson rosellas), and hear the call of masked mountain frogs and enjoy the Best of All Lookout at the Springbrook National Park. Direct driving 103km (1.30 hour)
DAY 2 Discover Lamington
The place of the amazing Green Mountains behind the gold - the place of country towns and mountain villages, National Parks, splendid drives and walk trails through subtropical rainforests, mountains and lookout points with splendid vistas, waterfalls cascading down to fertile green valleys below, bushwalking and air walking along a fifteen metre high suspension bridge along a rainforest circuit, spotting brush turkeys and other fauna. Splendid rejuvenating spas, dairy farms and welcoming wineries, home-made lolly shops, breweries and village cafes and restaurants serving local produce and home-made fare. The hinterland is just a short distance but a world away from the glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast.
Lamington National Park (Green Mountains, walk trails, caves, glow worms after dark), Binna Burra (waterfalls, escarpment walks, creeks and exceptional views), Numinbah Valley (Natural Bridge or Arch), Tamborine Mountain (elevated walkway in the forest canopy, country town of cottage industries, restaurants, wineries and fudge shops), Springbrook National Park (rainforest plateau), Currumbin Valley, Gold Coast Food and Wine Trail (hinterland breweries, wineries growers and cafes, bring your appetite and enjoy!)
DAY 3 Lamington - Gold Coast
Take time over breakfast, perhaps planning to enjoy a long and winding road back to the Gold Coast, breathing in the beautiful air of the high plateau the amazing Gold Coast hinterland on Tamborine Mountain, or the Lamington National NP just 45 km from the Gold Coast or, when in Rome, why not do what the Romans do and take your bathers to the beaches of the Gold Coast?
Discover what makes the Gold Coast of Queensland Australia's iconic coastal tourist destination, see the beaches made world famous by the stupendous Australian Surf Life Savers; Burleigh Heads (brilliant right hand point break - watch the pros here), Coolangatta and Surfers Paradise, breathtaking scenery, Burleigh Heads National Park, international surfing tournaments), Coolangatta (the southernmost suburb of Gold Coast, on the state border of Queensland and New South Wales) and iconic Kingscliff, then if time allows, take in one of the Gold Coast theme parks, Dreamworld, White Water World, Sea World, Warner Bros Movie World or for many different ways to get wet, try Wet'n'Wild - and of course there is always the Gold Coast shopping. Direct driving 103km (1.30 hour)
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