The best of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales for the over 50's.
Saddle up for a remarkable journey as one of Australia’s most stirring true stories is reborn when Australian Outback Spectacular honours the Centenary of the ANZACS and the tale of the boys from the bush who became heroes
Pohlman’s Nursery is the largest independently owned plant producer and nursery in Queensland. Ride the Gum Tree Valley Express train to explore this wholesale nursery and find out how they use cutting edge technology or simply browse and purchase from the retail section.
Originally used as a prison, St Helena Island is a heritage listed island in Moreton Bay. Be entertained by the St Helena Theatre Troupe’s multi-skilled performers and qualified tour guide as they regale you with stories about the lives of the poor inmates in times gone by.
Nestled in Queensland’s Scenic Rim region we find the quaint family owned Scenic Rim Brewery and Café. While we indulge our senses with a taste of their delicious craft beers and ciders brewed on site, our friendly hosts will relate the history surrounding the brewery and the restored building it is housed in.
Camellias and winter flowers will take pride of place at this year’s expo. The show features inspirational speakers, entertainment, competitions, plant sale, floral art, jewellery, millinery demonstrations, craft and baked goods stall, Toowoomba Choral Society, speciality coffee outlet and much more.
An easy morning drive will bring us to The River Deck Restaurant at Tewantin for all the festivities of a traditional Christmas in July. This outstanding venue, located beside the Noosa River, offers a panoramic backdrop of glistening waters and sweeping views down the river.
The fertile Lockyer Valley in the Gatton Shire is a fast growing region. Join us at the annual Gatton Show for all things great and small including livestock, sheep, dogs, farm produce, fruit, vegetables, cookery, handicraft, spinning, weaving, horticulture, photography, woodwork and much more.
Travel today to Eumundi to discover the intriguing world of Bush Tucker with our local bush food expert. Taste, touch and smell the seasonal bush tucker, found in some of the lesser known rural areas of the Sunshine Coast hinterland and learn of their healing properties and their importance in Australian indigenous culture.
The Burleigh Heads Markets boast a fabulous atmosphere and a wonderful selection of stallholders selling a wide variety of local products from farm fresh fruit and vegetables, beverages and honey, gourmet foods, chutneys and sauces, fresh flowers, plants, arts and crafts, antiques, collectibles and more.
Join us for Monday Morning Melodies with The Baby Boomers Party Band at the Sandgate Uniting Church. Showcasing the best music of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s this highly entertaining morning will be followed by a tour with a local guide from the Sandgate Historical Society.
Enjoy a guided commentary as we cruise the Coomera River past Hope Island, the Sovereign Islands, Ephraim Island to the Broadwater. Continue along the calm waters of the south arm of the river and back to Hope Harbour via Sanctuary Cove.
Take a trip back in time and enjoy the entertainment and fun activities on offer at the Helidon Heritage Fair in the Lockyer Valley. There will be tug-of-war, billy cart derby, 100 yard dash for cash, pie eating competition and potato peeling competition along with a great variety of food stalls
The Handmade Expo is a market where the organisers want to share their passion for all things handmade. It’s a great outlet for local arts and crafts people where a huge range of products will surely cater for all tastes, young and old, trendy and traditional, male and female.
There is something to interest everyone during the Laidley Festivity Week with the Garden Festival and the Quilt and Craft Expo being held together. The Laidley Garden Club presents its annual Garden Festival with hundreds of plants on display and for sale.
Tea is always best when it is served in fine china, so join us for a glamorous experience visiting Teavine House. Enjoy a rustic Ploughman’s lunch followed by tea and patisseries served on the extensive range of exclusive fine china collected by the owners whilst travelling the world
Cherax Park Aquaculture is one of the biggest freshwater crayfish farms in South East Queensland. Today’s tour features all aspects of Redclaw Aquaculture and finishes with a delicious two course "Pond to Plate" Redclaw lunch served on the verandah of the family Queenslander.
Singer and multi-instrumentalist, Chris Cook has performed around Australia for over 35 years. Backed by his band he takes to the stage at Boonah Cultural Centre to present a variety of songs such as Duelling Banjos, Dear old Dixie, Lover’s Waltz and more.
Only in Kalbar could you find an annual day dedicated solely to carrot tossing, bush poetry and hay sculptures. Enjoy this fun-filled day of country hospitality with many stalls, vintage displays of cars and tractors, fashion parade and historical photography displays.
Located in Kilcoy, the Woongooroo Estate Winery is proud to announce its inaugural Commonwealth Games Fun Day. Come along and participate in games such as ball pass, ping pong shot put, straw javelin, paper discus throwing, paper plane making and much more.
Summertime means an abundance of cherries and other delicious stone fruits. Join in the fun and festivities of the ever popular National Cherry Festival in the bustling and picturesque town of Young, ideally located in ‘The Hilltops’ food & wine region.
Christmas Tours 2017