Short breaks away for over 50s
Superb views, the vast array of birdlife, waterfalls and rugged escarpments all attract visitors to this first class venue right on our own door step. A short walk with a rainforest guide, a 4-wheel drive morning tea adventure, spotlighting at night for nocturnal animals and lashings of food are all part of your visit to the guesthouse – surrounded by World Heritage listed Lamington National Park.
Get away to the gorgeous Granite Belt, renowned for the fresh produce grown in the region and as Queensland’s premier wine producing district. Learn about the science that goes into creating award winning wines, tour and taste a selection of fruits and jams that the region is famous for and relax at Aloomba Lavender.
Young, known as the Cherry Capital of Australia, is the place to find the ultimate cherry pie, cherry jam, cherries and ice cream during the National Cherry Festival. Staying in nearby Cootamundra for three nights, pick and buy your own choice cherries, enjoy the annual parade, fudge factory, visit Bradman's Cottage and the Japanese and Chinese Gardens.
The Lions Road is unique as a privately built road that traverses the State Border through picturesque Richmond Gap. View the engineering marvel of the Border Loop, visit the car boot markets in Lismore, Summerland House Farm in Alstonville, Cape Byron Lighthouse and Ballina Manor.
Celebrate the season on this relaxed break away, staying at Kondari Resort in Hervey Bay. Tour the South Burnett countryside, taking in a number of Fraser Coast highlights. Drive through fertile, agricultural land around Nanango, Goomeri, Brooweena and Aramara. Breathe in the fresh, sea air during your visit to the fishing village of Tin Can Bay and the golden beaches of the Sunshine Coast. Image courtesy Tourism and Events Queensland.
Indulge yourself and be thoroughly pampered this Christmas. Join in with all the fun and soak up the luxury at the Stamford Plaza Hotel in Brisbane. Ideally located beside the City Botanic Gardens and right on the river, this tour has been especially designed for those who are unable to take long coach tours.
Join All Australian Journeys as we travel to our nation’s capital for the Tate Down Under. This year the exhibition showcases exclusive masterpieces from its unsurpassed collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings.
Only a short boat ride from Brisbane lies Moreton Island, where the natural beauty and encounters with wildlife are just part of the everyday experience. Your stay at Tangalooma Island Resort, with its superior facilities and optional activities, offers the perfect base for you to explore the unspoilt beauty of this island.
Come and shout yourself to an Easter break in Yamba staying three nights at the one resort. A short drive from the resort is the friendly, wee Scottish town of Maclean nestled along the banks of the beautiful Clarence River. Join us for the 115th Maclean Highland Gathering and see just how much the tartan connection means to the community, with many street signs carrying a Gaelic translation and the light poles painted in tartan clan colours.
Escape to the Gold Coast Hinterland and discover the beauty and tranquillity of the Tamborine Mountain Plateau. This tour has so much to offer, from the crisp mountain air, superb views, unique experiences and culinary delights, it is sure to be a perfect short break away.
Join us on this beautiful tour to Queensland’s Granite Belt area staying two nights at the stunning Happy Valley Retreat, nestled amongst the hills surrounding the Queensland border town of Stanthorpe. The highlight of this tour is the premier cultural event - Opera in the Vineyard.
Take a break to Port Macquarie - visit the Koala Hospital, discover local convict history and relax on a luncheon cruise on Hastings River. Spot the new Snow Leopard and Eric the Crocodile and enjoy the tastes of strawberries, tomatoes and wine tasting.
Since 2012, the rails have been silent, but after an extensive upgrade and restoration, the Mary Valley Rattler now steams along the rails once more. Travelling from the historic Gympie station through the scenic Mary Valley, after arriving in Amamoor the C17 class Steam Engine will then turn around on the restored turntable.
Come and enjoy this short break away in the heart of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Stay three nights at Noosaville’s 5 star RACV Noosa Resort, set on six hectares beside Weyba Creek overlooking a pristine wetlands sanctuary and visit some of the Sunshine Coast’s favourite attractions.
Explore this beautiful area by land and sea on board the unique, pink, amphibious vehicle —The ‘LARC’. This award winning day tour will take in the most amazing unspoilt coastal estuaries, steep sand hills and pristine creeks including Jenny Lind below Bustard Head with its sentinel lighthouse.
Known as the ‘Sapphire City’ and nestled beside the Macintyre River, Inverell has many gems waiting to be discovered. Inverell boasts a proud pioneering history, beautifully restored buildings, friendly locals, picturesque scenery, country cooking and so much more. Our touring also visits the town of Gilgai for wine tasting and travels through the Southern Darling Downs.
The Childers Festival of Cultures has grown from 6,000 to more than 50,000 visitors over the two days of festivities. It is the only festival in Queensland where they close the Bruce Highway for a day! Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of different cultures from around the world and enjoy the colour and excitement of the festival.
This time of year, the countryside is bright with colour as a profusion of native wildflowers and wattle put on their spectacular annual show. Visit Girraween National Park with its massive granite outcrops where the large angular boulders and precariously balanced rocks are a sight that continues to draw travellers to this beautiful part of the Granite Belt. Other highlights include visits to a berry garden, jam factory and winery – all specially chosen to tempt your taste buds.
For a limited season, you can walk among the spectacular Field of Light art installation, created from more than 50,000 stems of light, with the shadow of Uluru as your backdrop. Seemingly reflecting the stars in the night sky, the explosion of colour will take your breath away.
If you are searching for a relaxing short break away then this tour is for you. Start with a scenic drive through the ever expanding Glasshouse Mountains enjoying stunning views of the range along the way. Continue on to the 4½ star Oaks Oasis Resort at Golden Beach, Caloundra. Enjoy a visit to Parrots in Paradise, the Bulcock Street Markets and take a sunset dinner cruise on the beautiful Maroochy River.
The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Festival is a garden lover’s delight and we are proud to be bringing this 3 day tour back again. The festival is a celebration of flowers as well as food, wine and all things spring. Stop and smell a rose or two at the National Rose Garden, visit stunning award winning exhibition gardens, view splendid displays in the public parks and be entertained by the colourful and creative Grand Central Floral Parade.
Christmas holidays 2018 in Australia with All Australian Journeys
Christmas lights, Christmas carols and festive season events, including New Year's Eve celebrations