Brisbane River - Moreton Bay Islands & Gold Coast Cruising
- Duration: 6 Days
- Location: Brisbane, QLD
Beginning with a welcome dinner in Hamilton and an overnight stay at the Airport International Hotel before making your way to Kookaburra Point where you will meet your boat crew and begin cruising down the Brisbane River enjoying the delightful scenery of the river suburbs as well as the bustling central city area and South bank complex. In the afternoon we leave Brisbane and arrive at our accommodation for the next two nights in the bay side village of Manly, the Manly Marina Cove Motel. Spend the next day exploring the waters of Moreton Bay travelling first to Peel Island and then North Stradbroke Island where you will take a tour of the island's main features and settlements. The following day we move south passing through the coastal villages of Cleveland and Victoria Point and the many island communities that make up the Brisbane area before reaching Canaipa Passage and Jumpinpin Pin Bar, the channel that opens to the sea. From here we reach the north end of South Stradbroke Island where we will pause for lunch at the fantastic 'Tipplers Resort' before continuing along for a stop at Couran Cove Resort, one of the few settlements on the island. Afterwards we enter the Coomera River and it isn't long until we arrive at Hope Island, our home for the next two nights is the Ramada Hotel located in the Hope Harbour Marina. Spend the next day exploring the original water courses of the Gold Coast before stopping for lunch alongside the Nerang River and a walk into Surfers Paradise. Highlights of the day include passing by Sea World, Marina Mirage and the mansions of Sovereign Island. Return home for your final dinner before coaches return you to Brisbane the following morning.