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Larc and 1770

Larc and 1770

An unforgettable adventure is an apt description for our 4 day Larc and 1770 tour. Travel from Brisbane through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland before settling in at Koorawatha Homestead for 3 nights. Explore this beautiful area by land and sea on board the unique, pink, amphibious vehicle—The ‘LARC’.

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4 days



  • Unpack and relax for three nights at Koorawatha Homestead

  • Explore the area where Captain Cook came ashore looking for water in 1770

  • All aboard the Larc for a fun day of touring

  • Learn the significance of Bustard Head Lighthouse

  • Take a guided tour of Agnes Waters Museum


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

  • 9 quality meals

  • Traveller's Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Morning Tea



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Day 1

Brisbane - Bororen
Your tour begins as we travel through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland stopping for morning tea along the way. Our journey then takes us via Gympie and on to the heritage city of Maryborough for lunch. Continue on through Childers and the grazing areas of Gin Gin before arriving into Bororen where we will settle in for the next three nights.

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Day 2

Larc Tour
Enjoy a full day of fun and adventure exploring the unspoilt coastline to Bustard Head Lighthouse on board the brightly painted Larc V "Sir Joseph Banks". Join us on a journey into history over vast sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Visit the Bustard Head Lighthouse with its 360 degree view of the pristine coastline and at the light-station, hear the tales of triumph and tragedy as early settlers and light-keepers tried to tame this remote wilderness. Morning tea, picnic lunch and billy tea beneath a canopy of shady trees is included. Take in some of the local sights around 1770 before returning to our motel.

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Day 3

Agnes Water - 1770 - Bororen
This morning we travel back to the Town of 1770 to spend time discovering some of the unique aspects of this area. There will also be opportunity to do some short walks to view the area, so make sure you wear your comfortable walking shoes. The Agnes Water Museum celebrates the landing with copies of Captain James Cook's journals, logs, charts and memorabilia from the Discovery Coast region. Enjoy some free time to purchase your own lunch at one of the cafes or take a stroll along the waterfront.

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Day 4

Bororen - Tilt Train - Brisbane
This morning farewell Bororen as your Coach Captain and Hostess transfer you to Miriam Vale Station, for the journey home aboard the Tilt Train. On arrival into Roma Street Station, you will be met by our staff who will have your transfers arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner


Adult: $1,859 per person

Concession: $1,837 per person

QLD Pensions using a voucher: $1,778 per person

Single Supplement available @ $166 extra


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