Surf, Sand & Sea
Covering the very best of Australia’s Nature Coast, this itinerary takes in the bright lights of Brisbane, the surf lifestyle in Noosa and then ups the ante with a very exclusive experience on Fraser Island. Finally, end your time with a stylish stay at the glamorous qualia on Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays islands, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.
Days 1-2 Stamford Plaza, Brisbane
Fly into Brisbane for a two night stay in Queensland’s vibrant city. Dissected by the Brisbane River, Brisbane is a collection of urban villages offering an eclectic mix of experiences combined with a superb dining scene. Spend two nights at the Stamford Plaza, a luxury hotel with fabulous views of the river in the heart of the city.
Stay: 2 nights at the Stamford Plaza, Brisbane on a room only basis
Days 3-4 Eliza Fraser Lodge, Fraser Island
Fly north to Hervey Bay for your Air Fraser Island flight to Orchid Beach on the northern tip of Fraser Island, where you will be met by Nick and Ellen, owners of Eliza Fraser Lodge, a beautifully hand-crafted eco lodge tucked above the coastal dunes of Orchid Beach. Your stay is all-inclusive and a typical two days here will be tailored to your interests and could include beach fishing, guided walks and 4WD tours.
Stay: 2 nights at Eliza Fraser Lodge, Fraser Island, including all meals and some excursions
Days 5-8 Netanya Noosa
Return to Hervey Bay, collect your rental car and head south to the beachside enclave of Noosa. Noosa’s fabulous location means you can easily combine water-based activities such as surfing and paddle boarding with terra-firma adventures in the hinterland region. Enjoy 4 nights at Netanya Noosa, right on the beachfront.
Stay: 4 nights at Netanya Noosa on a room only basis
Days 9-14 qualia, Hamilton Island
Drive to Brisbane for the short flight to Hamilton Island, where on arrival your private golf buggy will transport you from the ordinary to the extraordinary in the space of 10 minutes. qualia is one of Australia's most luxurious hideaways with spectacular views of the Whitsunday Islands. Take a trip out to the reef, sail around the island or take a seaplane to the famous Whitehaven Beach and of course indulge in Spa qualia if it all get too much.
Stay: 6 nights at Qualia Hamilton Island, Whitsundays on a room only basis.
Take me there
Prices from £4995 per person for 14 nights including 4 days fully inclusive car hire, 2 nights Stamford Plaza Brisbane (Room Only), 2 nights Eliza Fraser Lodge (Full Board), 4 nights Netanya Noosa (Room Only) and 6 nights at Qualia Hamilton Island (Room Only). Includes international and domestic flights, all transfers, 4 days fully inclusive car hire.