Great Beach Drive 4WD Tour - Private Charter from Noosa to Rainbow Beach

Highlights

  • After pick up from your accommodation or centralized meeting location at 8am, begin your travels over more than 43.5 miles (70 km) of iconic beaches in your private 4WD vehicles traveling across the sand. Many of these beaches only accessible by 4×4, enjoy the views of white sandy beaches with the Pacific Ocean on one side and natural bush land on the other side. Enjoy the choice of a gourmet picnic lunch or lunch at Rainbow Beach Surf Club as a refreshing break before continuing your tour. Experience each of these locations as your tour progresses: 40-mile Beach: A pristine stretch of white sand with stunning headland views all the way from Noosa to Double Island Point Red Canyon: Here, red and yellow sands form a unique canyon in the sand dunes where you will enjoy magnificent views over Teewah Beach – a breathtaking beautiful landscape. Lighthouse: Double Island Point Lighthouse offers breathtaking 360-degree views across the Pacific Ocean and scenic surrounds of the Great Sandy National Park. This location often spots pods of dolphins, turtles, sharks, manta rays and Humpback Whales (June-October). Colored Sands: This world famous attraction has more than 40 different shades of color. The tour includes a demonstration of the traditional techniques used by the Aboriginal people to create artwork and decorate boomerangs.  Honeymoon Bay: This area boasts a saltwater lagoon with some of the most scenic landscapes in Australia. Here we stop for a refreshing break where you can swim in the protected waters of the bay, or body surf on the longest right hand breaks in Australia all year round. Rainforest: A beautiful and unique rainforest drive through sand dunes. Take advantage of the optional 8 mile (13km) detour through the freshwater track of Yuraygir National Park to Rainbow Beach. This track gives a full 4WD experience and travels through world growth hardwood timbers through a unique rainforest growing in sand dunes. Your day trip ends with return to your departure point at 3:30pm.

Summary

After pick up from your accommodation or centralized meeting location at 8am, begin your travels over more than 43.5 miles (70 km) of iconic beaches in your private 4WD vehicles traveling across the sand. Many of these beaches only accessible by 4×4, enjoy the views of white sandy beaches with the Pacific Ocean on one side and natural bush land on the other side. Enjoy the choice of a gourmet picnic lunch or lunch at Rainbow Beach Surf Club as a refreshing break before continuing your tour. Experience each of these locations as your tour progresses: 40-mile Beach: A pristine stretch of white sand with stunning headland views all the way from Noosa to Double Island Point Red Canyon: Here, red and yellow sands form a unique canyon in the sand dunes where you will enjoy magnificent views over Teewah Beach – a breathtaking beautiful landscape. Lighthouse: Double Island Point Lighthouse offers breathtaking 360-degree views across the Pacific Ocean and scenic surrounds of the Great Sandy National Park. This location often spots pods of dolphins, turtles, sharks, manta rays and Humpback Whales (June-October). Colored Sands: This world famous attraction has more than 40 different shades of color. The tour includes a demonstration of the traditional techniques used by the Aboriginal people to create artwork and decorate boomerangs.  Honeymoon Bay: This area boasts a saltwater lagoon with some of the most scenic landscapes in Australia. Here we stop for a refreshing break where you can swim in the protected waters of the bay, or body surf on the longest right hand breaks in Australia all year round. Rainforest: A beautiful and unique rainforest drive through sand dunes. Take advantage of the optional 8 mile (13km) detour through the freshwater track of Yuraygir National Park to Rainbow Beach. This track gives a full 4WD experience and travels through world growth hardwood timbers through a unique rainforest growing in sand dunes. Your day trip ends with return to your departure point at 3:30pm.

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8 hours
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Why take this tour?

Escape the city for this private 8-hour 4WD drive experience as you take in the constantly changing scenery and locations that will take your breath away, have you wondering when you can do it again. This tour can seat up to 4 adults and 2 children and with the itinerary fully customizable, you are given a more personalized, unique experience. Enjoy included pickup from your Sunshine Coast accommodation, lunch, morning tea, refreshments, National Park and entrance fees.

What’s included?

  • Private tour

  • Gourmet Picnic Lunch on Rainbow Beach in the Coloured Sands paired with a wine, beer or soft drink

  • Coffee and/or Tea

  • Bottled water

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Transport by private vehicle

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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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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