Join us on this unique Christmas Tour to one of Australia’s MOST favorite destinations and enjoy a Christmas experience like no other at the Iconic Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise and Christmas Day Lunch at the Star Casino Gold Coast.
Visiting destinations such as Byron Bay, Mt Tambourine and Cruises on the Tweed River and Gold Coast Waterways to complete a wonderful festive tour
Departing Brisbane Central at 1pm, we make your way to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Surfers Paradise. After check in, please meet in reception at 4.30pm, where we then depart for our cruise of the Gold Coast Waterways including the Broad water, Marina Mirage and Palazzo Versace. Travel past the marinas which will be filled with visiting millionaires yachts from all over the globe that congregate on the Gold Coast over the festive season. Dinner is served on board our cruise
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Tour Starts and completes in Brisbane
If arriving from interstate, you have the option of joining the tour in Brisbane or meeting at the Crowne Plaza from 2pm
This morning we board The Golden Swan for a Tweed River Cruise. Enjoy this unforgettable 4.5-hour return trip to Stott’s Island, with a stopover at the riverside village of either Tumbulgum or Chinderah (tide dependant on which village we visit). Relax aboard the river cruiser the Golden Swan as you embrace the soothing surrounds of the resource rich Tweed River, lifeblood of an ecologically diverse former volcanic region known as the Green Cauldron, with the riverbank lined with sugar cane fields and lush rainforest. Under the watchful gaze of the ruggedly imposing Mt Warning you will be treated to a sumptuous on-board BBQ lunch.
After our cruise we will take in a City Sights Tour of the Gold Coast returning to accommodation in time to freshen up before dinner this evening.
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The big day has arrived !!!!!
This morning enjoy a relaxing breakfast with a build up to the Main Event, our wonderful Christmas Lunch. You will be seated at the specially themed Xmas Dinning Room and partake in a feast fit for Kings and Queens with all the trimmings including sumptuous Turkey and Christmas Pudding which will make this day a truly enjoyable one for all. We will then make our back as we will all need some free time to relax and digest our turkey before a light supper this evening!
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After breakfast this morning we will depart for a day of scenic touring. First stop will be The Walk of Remembrance and Centaur Memorial located right on the Qld / NSW border. We will visit the town of Murwillimbah overlooked by the awe inspiring might of Mt Warning stopping for morning tea. We will then depart for Byron Bay stopping for lunch exploring the local region, including the famous lighthouse. Byron Bay’s natural credentials are impeccable. With its gorgeous beaches and lush green hinterland, this paradise casts a spell over everyone who goes there. Watch hang-gliders ride the thermals above the Byron Bay lighthouse and take in the stunning views from Australia’s most easterly point. The group will then make our way on a scenic route back to the Gold Coast for another lovely dinner this evening.
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Following breakfast and check out procedures, we travel to Mt Tamborine. Enjoy your lunch at Saint Bernard’s Hotel overlooking the amazing views over the Gold Coast skyline. We will stop at Gallery Walk, visit the Cuckoo’s Nest and look at the clocks or maybe pop into Granny Mac’s and try some fudge. We then make our way back into Brisbane to complete our tour.
Interstate Guests return flights at own arrangements from 4pm. Please note that extra nights at the Crowne Plaza are not available.
Four Nights at Crowne Plaza Hotel Surfers Paradise and meals as per itinerary
Christmas Day Lunch Star Casino Gold Coast
Double/Twin, Single ADD $400