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Whether you are new to skydiving or an old hand, this is a great opportunity to try out 3 different jump locations in a single convenient package. Following a full safety briefing, in which you get to know your instructor, set off with confidence for your jumps as you head to the first site of the day.
Fly above Coolum Beach, Toogoolawah, and Rainbow Beach, and launch out of the plane for a total of 4 jumps from thousands of feet in the air. Gaze out and admire the stunning views of Queensland's picturesque coastline, featuring beautiful beaches and distinctive islands.
Treat yourself to a fantastic skydiving safari and get to know the best Queensland landscapes from the air. After the adrenaline surge of each freefall, enjoy the gentle glide as you parachute down to land on the sandy beach. Read More close
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Make your way to Aquavue Café Watersports on the Esplanade and meet a friendly staff member who gives you a brief orientation. After putting on your life jacket, hop onto your jet ski and take to the sea, cruising past the postcard-worthy coastal scenery of Hervey Bay as you follow your guide out to Fraser Island. Keep an eye out for marine life like turtles, dolphins, and even the elusive dugong as you ride the waves of the Great Sandy Strait.
Reach Fraser and make a stop at Kingfisher Bay Resort for a delicious morning tea. Continue your journey along the island's stunning west coast, taking in the sights before arriving at Moon Point and eventually Pelican Banks, whose waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Put on a mask and fins and take some time to observe the bustling aquatic world that thrives just beneath the surface. Return to your starting point and enjoy a delicious lunch to end your experience. Read More close
Meet your guide at Aquavue Café Watersports on the Esplanade, where you can go over the basic operations of your peppy ride before putting on your life jacket and hopping onto your jet ski. Follow your guide out into the Great Sandy Strait, past the tranquil coastal scenery along Hervey Bay, with Fraser Island on the horizon. An abundance of oceanic wildlife calls this area home, so keep an eye out for turtles, dolphins, and gentle dugongs as you hit the throttle and take on waves.
Arrive at Fraser and make your first stop at Kingfisher Bay Resort. Continue along the island's magnificent, beach-lined west coast toward Moon Point and eventually Pelican Banks, where the water is perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Don a mask and fins and jump into the refreshing sea to grab up-close looks at coral reefs and exotic fish that lie just beneath the surface. Afterward, make the trip back to your starting point, zipping through the water one last time before your adventure comes to a close.
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Meet your guide at Mount Ngungun, which rises to a height of 830 feet (253 m) with a flat-topped summit, where you can prepare for your adventure. Get familiar with your equipment, go over some techniques with your skilled guides, and then learn to master both the available abseiling routes: the smaller 65-foot (20-m) cliff face and a 164-foot (50-m) abseil.
Unlike some extreme activities where you only get one turn, abseiling lets you take the challenge as many times as you like within the allotted time. Learn to scale the mountainside like an old hand, and get a unique perspective of the beautiful country. Read More close
Meet your guide at Mount Ngungun, with a a flat-topped 830-foot (253-m) peak that forms the setting for your adventure. Go over the basics of rock climbing with your guide, take a walk up to the summit, choose your path, and start climbing.
Throughout your time on the mountainside, you can take on the climb as often as you like within the allotted time. Feel the adrenaline and the sense of accomplishment for yourself as you scale the mountain, and look down at the surrounding scenery from the summit. Read More close
After meeting your guide at Aquavue Café Watersports, listen to a brief safety orientation that goes over all of the basics you need to know in order to ensure a smooth and entertaining ride. Jump on a jet ski and head out into the water, departing Hervey Bay as you follow an expert guide forging the path ahead.
Move through the Great Sandy Strait, taking in the views of the coast on either side, before arriving to explore Fraser Island at Moon Point. Circle back and forth around the island's peninsula, taking in the beautiful views of the lush foliage that lines the shores as you jet across the water's surface. Dock your jet ski and walk along the white-sand beaches. Consider going for a swim, lay down a towel to soak up some rays and then get back on your jet ski to look for graceful turtles, playful dolphins, and massive dugongs cruising through the water. After you've had an exciting jaunt out at sea, it's time to head back to the marina. Read More close
Hop aboard a luxury vessel and cruise in comfort around Moreton Bay's beautiful waterways on your way to Moreton Island. On arrival, your adventure starts immediately. Jump into a 4-wheel-drive vehicle and ride off the ferry directly onto the beach. Moreton Island consists of 98 percent protected national park land, and it is the world's third-largest sand island.
The location becomes your playground, as you travel along Middle Road. Take the scenic route past forests full of eucalyptus and 250-year-old trees on your way to the desert. Here, brave the giant sand dunes as you sand board and toboggan, reaching speeds of up to 30 miles per hour (50 km/h). After working up an appetite, enjoy a fresh picnic lunch prepared by your friendly guide.
Once lunch is finished, hop back on your vehicle and head to your next activity. Reach the Tangalooma Shipwrecks, 15 wrecked vessels located just 160 feet (50 m) off the beach. Snorkel here, among Queensland's most diverse marine creatures, including a wide range of life like parrotfish, wobbegong, and clownfish. Read More close
Depart from Brisbane's Holt Street Wharf on a luxury catamaran and cruise toward the pristine beaches of Moreton Island. Here you have full day of fun in the sun. Mix up your time with stand-up paddle boarding, outrigger canoeing, or even a fish-feeding tour and sightseeing cruise.
Choose 3 or 4 of the following activities on Moreton Island:
- Beach Segway instruction and tour
- Stand-up paddle boarding
- Guided snorkel at the Tangalooma Wrecks
- Catamaran lesson and sailing
- Banana boat ride
- Outrigger canoeing
- Fish-feeding tour and sightseeing cruise
- 1-hour motorboat rental
- 3-hour kayak, snorkel gear, and wetsuit rental
- Full-day fishing rod rental
And after a full day of adventure, sit back and relax on a spacious catamaran that takes you back to the Holt Street Wharf.
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Pull on your wetsuit and grab a board; it's time to boost your surfing skills. With experienced and knowledgeable instructors providing personal guidance on how to master the art, you are soon on your way to riding the waves like a pro.
From Noosa's beautiful beach, paddle out and practice balancing on the board. If you're just a beginner, your coach takes you step by step through the basic fundamentals. Before long, you're standing up and experiencing the thrill of surfing. With insightful tips on safety, too, you leave armed with the knowledge to continue developing your skills the right way. Read More close
There's only 1 way to learn how to surf: Get in the water and give it a go. Zip up your wetsuit, hitch your board under your arm, and wade out into the swell. With your instructor close at hand, you are given the necessary theory required to master the basics.
Paddle out and try and couple of waves on your stomach to build your confidence and comfort. Then give standing up a try. Once you experience the thrill of riding a wave on your feet, there's no looking back. With a surf school that boasts more than 20 years of experience, you have every chance to achieve this in your very first lesson. Read More close
A decidedly more relaxing approach to enjoying the water than surfing, paddle surfing aims to get more people out on the sea. Accompanied by your expert instructor, carry your board down to the banks of the river and practice getting your balance on its calm, flat waters. With a long and stable board, it's not long before you master the basics and you're ready to hit the beach.
Wade out into the surf, using your paddle for support. Then enjoy a serene glide along the shore, admiring the idyllic surroundings as you cruise. After acclimating yourself to your new board and conditions, try riding a wave back to the beach and savoring your newfound talent. Read More close
For anyone new to skydiving, a tandem flight is the ideal introduction. After a full safety briefing from your expert instructor, you're ready to board the plane and ascend to the jump height of 14,000 feet (4,267 m). Following the final safety checks and a few deep breaths, step to the plane's edge ready to launch.
Feel the adrenaline surge through your body as you accelerate up to speeds of 136 miles per hour (220 kmh). Gaze out on the majestic panorama that includes Fraser Island, Double Island Point, and Carlo Sandblow. As the instructor pulls the cord, gently descend down toward the distinctive colored sand that Rainbow Beach is famous for. With your feet firmly on solid ground, reflect on this thrilling, unforgettable experience. Read More close
Choose from 3 daring heights and prepare yourself for a thrilling tandem dive. Meet your instructor for a full safety briefing, leaving you full of confidence as you board the place and ascend to your selected height. Make the final safety checks, take a deep breath, and launch.
The surge of adrenaline in your body as you fall through the sky provides a rush of excitement like no other. Admire far-reaching views of the beautiful coastline, Old Woman Island, Bribie Island, Moosa, North Shore, and more. After your instructor pulls the cord, parachute gently down to the sand and breaking waves of Coolum Beach.
Relive the experience by watching a video recording of your jump. It's sure to leave you hungry for more. Read More close
Begin with an introduction on how to operate your second-generation Segway, an easy-to-use machine. This does not take long and you are soon following your guide into the bush. Glide through dense mangroves toward the beautiful lagoon and stunning beach.
With 34 acres (14 ha) to explore, there is much to see and your all-conquering vehicle is an excellent travel method as it is easily maneuverable over the sandy and rocky paths. Your eco-friendly machine, moving quietly and effortlessly, is ideal for trying to glimpse species of local birds and other tropical animals nestling in the undergrowth. Read More close
Come prepared to get wet, as you jump into a tank with lovable seals in an entertaining swim session. The seal keepers are on hand to introduce you to the residents of Seal Island and help you shake flippers and really get to know the seals, with charming, fishy, whiskery kisses.
Having sealed the deal on your new friendship, climb out and enjoy a look at how their food is prepared and their habitat monitored in a behind-the-scenes look at what the keepers do on a daily basis. The rest of your day can be spent exploring the many tanks and aquariums of Sea Life Mooloolaba, as you discover reef fish, deep-water predators, shipwrecks, and even freshwater occupants. Read More close
Whatever your scuba diving experience level, you're welcome at Shark Dive Xtreme, as both certified and non-certified dive options are available. Following a full safety briefing and familiarization session with the equipment, you're ready to jump into the tank and start exploring.
In this vast tank there are over 30 species of shark. Swim through and get close to these ancient creatures of the deep. Also living here are large stingrays and hundreds of other fish, creating a realistic portrayal of a genuine marine environment. With a walk-through tunnel underneath the tank, your friends and family can even follow you on your adventure.
Following your dive, you're free to go and explore all the features and exhibits of the aquarium. Enjoy looking at reefs, shipwrecks, and freshwater habitats, all recreated for a fascinating display of underwater kingdoms.
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