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Great Beach Drive 4WD Tours

Noosa Heads, Australia
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About Great Beach Drive 4WD Tours
Capture the dramatic coastline, scenery and wildlife. Indulge in an unique once in a lifetime experience driving on over 70 kilometres of golden sandy beaches from Noosa to Rainbow Beach on Queensland's Great Beach Drive. From start to finish, our intimate and flexible tour offers you the freedom to explore, to stay a little longer and to make the most of this amazing experience. Tours depart daily and take in Double Island Point Lighthouse, Rainbow Beach for a coloured sands demonstration, Red Canyon, Double Island Point Lighthouse for 360 degree views from Noosa to Fraser Island, Honeymoon Bay Lagoon, Carlo Sandblow and the natural beauty and wildlife of this amazing coastline. For the ultimate indulgence, there is also the option to book your own private tour experience, giving you the freedom to design your own adventure.
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The long sandy beaches, dramatic sand dunes, and lush rainforest trails of the Sunshine Coast provide endless opportunities for an off-road adventure. On this tour, benefit from the undivided attention of your private guide as you explore the coast in a 4WD. Visit 40-mile Beach, the Red Canyon, and the Colored Sands; spot bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, and sting rays along the coast; and stop to swim in a saltwater lagoon.
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AlisonJoy1958 wrote a review 16 Nov
Gold Coast, Australia11 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic Day on 4wd tour to Double Island Point and Rainbow Beach. Craig is very knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed a beautiful lunch and a glass of wine. The coloured sands are truly amazing!
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Patricia S wrote a review Oct 2021
Brisbane, Australia11 contributions7 helpful votes
A fantastic half day private tour that is a must do - we highly recommend Craig and his company. Great vehicle and shared his local knowledge so willingly Pat n Rod Bribie Island
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Date of experience: October 2021
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TinaYogi wrote a review Sep 2021
Brisbane, Australia4 contributions
The most amazing beaches we have ever seen - better than the Bahamas or Hawaii. Craig, our tour guide was informative, humourous and passionate about nature. Seven fun-filled hours surrounded by beauty - the time went by far too quickly. Highly recommended experience. Thank you for making our day Craig!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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archangelosSydney wrote a review Jul 2021
sydney97 contributions77 helpful votes
Well, I was in a crabby and irritable old-man mood the day before this trip. Little did I realize that when Craig picked me up from my accommodation in his 4x4 Landcruiser the next morning , it would unexpectedly unfold into one of the best days I've ever had. On a weekday, when the crowds are absent, we had vast golden seascapes to ourselves as we drove on the wide beaches of Great Sandy National Park. Ospreys, sea eagles, Brahmin Kites and plovers soared all around the ochre hued cliffs and over the blue waters. At Double Island Point , where there is a stunning 1884 lighthouse, we witnessed the magnificent sight of humpback whales on their migration north. There was wild ocean, sky and blazing winter sunshine and not another soul in sight. It felt so surreal, like a Jurrasic Park movie set! Craig takes small groups so you never feel it's cramped. He's an excellent communicator with an impressive knowledge for the natural environment . There's ample time for morning tea, taking pictures of ridiculously instagrammable natural features and even swimming in the pristine waters of Rainbow Beach. My favorite part? The magical driving on those endless expanses of golden sands into the never never of distant horizons that seem to go on forever. If you love nature, learning about the local KABI KABI culture, fauna , flora, and lamingtons with giant lizards at morning tea, then this is a definite thing to do. Needless to say, I felt much better in spirit and body after this day.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Leafandflower wrote a review Jul 2021
Noosa, Australia24 contributions9 helpful votes
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Craig's tour is fabulous. We drove along beautiful Teewah Beach for about 50 klms, stopping occasionally to see the Ospreys' nest & watching them hunt for fish, the little Terns huddled together on the beach plus many more sea birds all the while keeping a sharp eye out for the migrating Humpback Whales. Once we arrived at Double Island Point, which Craig has permission to drive right up to the lighthouse, we saw Manta Rays, turtles, dolphins & big schools of fish and the occasional splash from a Humpback Whale. Superb! We then made our way down to the beautiful coloured sands via Paradise Point & Honeymoon Bay for lunch on the beach. This is a very relaxed and beautiful day out from Noosa. Thankyou Craig taking us on your very informative tour.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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