A perfect self drive for first timers to Australia with day trips to unique beauty spots from the Sunshine Coast to Surfers Paradise, Noosa and The Gold Coast. Create your own CheapTickets.sg free and easy self drive of Southern Queensland by booking your flights, hotels & car hire online with our itinerary guide. With 7 night self drives from only $1300 per person based on 2 adults travelling together you can get the best deal on your trip to Australia.
Key Self Drive Facts: Duration 7 Days, 6 Nights • DrivingDistance: 740 km • States covered: Southern Queensland • Flight Gateway: Brisbane • Highlights: Glorious Beaches & Holiday Atmosphere
From Brisbane city, travel north along the Bruce Highway to the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Make your way to one of the picturesque mountain villages such as Maleny or Montville, which overlook the stunning Glasshouse Mountains.
Drive to the town of Eumundi. Take time to browse the hundreds of stalls at the colourful Eumundi Markets, open on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.
Enjoy a day stationed on the sunshine coast. Sit back and relax in the sunshine or get some action with a host of outdoor activities for all ages and fitness levels.
Head back towards Brisbane, stopping along the way at the multi award-winning Australia Zoo. Owned by Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, it features all sorts of Australian wildlife including koalas, wombats, dingoes and of course crocodiles.
Drive to the Gold Coast, and visit one of the famous theme parks along the way. There are plenty of other attractions and activities you can enjoy in this bustling holiday paradise. Stay overnight at Surfers Paradise, renowned for its great surf beaches and its colourful shops many of which stay open until 9pm every night.
There are plenty of things to see and do on the Gold Coast. Options include Hot Air Ballooning, Jetboating, Whale-watching (Jun - early Nov), 4WD hinterland tours, etc.
Take a day trip to Mount Tamborine, the lush hinterland of the Gold Coast, made up of abundant rainforests, waterfalls and creeks. Enjoy the cool crisp mountain air as you take a walk along one of the many nature trails.