8 Day Chasing the Sun

  • Whitehaven Beach

An unforgettable adventure awaits for those who come “Chasing the Sun” with us. Visit the birthplace of Queensland which is one of the most picturesque, coastal environments in the State. During your stay, enjoy the comfort of your poolside villa in a 4½ star luxury resort. Join an amazing full day Larc Tour/Cruise from 1770 to see unspoiled coastal estuaries, steep sand hills and pristine creeks including Jenny Lind below Bustard Head with its sentinel lighthouse; these are just a few of the outstanding features worth photographing. Explore the serenity of the Capricorn Caves and spend a day in Paradise cruising the Whitsundays, including Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island. Come and revel in the beauty of unspoiled white sandy surf beaches, national parks, magnificent ocean views from the coastline, rocky headlands and pristine estuaries.

Departs:  Wednesday, 28th October

Fitness Level:  E – Easy

Meals:  B = Breakfast,  M = Morning Tea,  L = Lunch,  A = Afternoon Tea,  D = Dinner

Please note:  Single Supplement is waiting list only

DAY 1 BRISBANE—AGNES WATERS     LD

Wednesday 28th October 2020: Chase the sun northward for eight days of experiences shared with your travelling companions. Taste and tipple at the 1770 Distillery and enjoy an easy stroll along the Butterfly Walk trail before settling into Lagoons 1770 Resort for overnight.


DAY 2 LARCING ABOUT     BLD

Thursday 29th October 2020: Pack your sunscreen, hat and water bottle for a full day spent exploring the local National Parks, restored Light station and the pristine waterways of 1770 on board the amphibious LARC vehicles.

DAY 3 AGNES WATERS—ROCKHAMPTON    BLD

Friday 30th October 2020: Spend some time in Gladstone before arriving at the “Golden Mountain” of Mt Morgan, once Australia’s most productive gold mining area. After a visit to the Railway Museum and Information Centre, we’re back on board destined for Yeppoon then on to the welcoming Kortes Resort, Rockhampton.

DAY 4 ROCKHAMPTON—AIRLIE BEACH     BLD

Saturday 31st October 2020: This morning explore the serenity of the Capricorn Caves. Walkways and ramps allow us all to enjoy the wonders of this spectacular cave system. Finish the day at Airlie Beach. Stay Colonial Palms Motor Inn (2 nights).

DAY 5 WHITSUNDAY CRUISIN’     BLD

Sunday 1st November 2020: Spend a day in Paradise cruising the Whitsundays, including Whitehaven Beach & Hamilton Island.

DAY 6 AIRLIE BEACH—EMERALD     BLD

Monday 2nd November 2020: From the golden sands of the coast, head west to the mining areas of Dysart & Capella. Spend some time at the Capella Pioneer Village. Stay overnight Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn.

DAY 7 EMERALD—ROMA     BLD

Tuesday 3rd November 2020: This morning wander along the Centenary of Federation Mosaic Walk to view the Big Easel before departing for Roma. Visit Fairbairn Dam and The Big Rig before checking into the Explorer’s Inn for our last night on tour.

DAY 8 ROMA—HOME     B

Wednesday 4th November 2020: Homeward bound. Sit back and relax on our journey through mining and farming areas to arrive in Toowoomba with time to purchase lunch. Arrive in Brisbane mid-afternoon and the Fraser Coast early evening.

 

Adult:  $3613 pp
Pensioner:  $3597 pp
Past Passenger:  $3589 pp
Single Supplement:  $730 pp

Final Payment Due:  28th September 2020

 

Bookings Close on Wednesday October 28th, 2020