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Sunshine Coast Hinterland and Noosa Small Group Tour

1. Sunshine Coast Hinterland and Noosa Small Group Tour

Depart Brisbane and journey past small villages and farms as you venture into the mountains of the Blackall Range. Get stunning views of the coastline of Queensland and stop at Mary Cairnscross Scenic Reserve for panoramic vistas of the majestic Glass House Mountains from the lookout. Continue past Gerrard's Lookout and marvel at the views of Coolum, Maroochydore, Caloundra, and Bribie Island along the coast. Arrive at Montville and get some free time to explore the quaint mountain village before going to Eumundi Markets to experience Australia’s premier artisan outlet for art and food. You can purchase lunch at Eumundi Markets before visiting the pristine beaches of Noosa Heads, where the rich and famous come to unwind by the sea. Return to Brisbane with a short comfort stop at the Ginger Factory at Yandina, where you can try their delicious ginger ice cream.

Sunshine Coast & Noosa Scenic Food & Wine Tour with Tastings

2. Sunshine Coast & Noosa Scenic Food & Wine Tour with Tastings

Embark on a transformative journey through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, where extraordinary landscapes meet culinary delights, promising a day of awe-inspiring experiences, from award-winning cheese tastings in Maleny to the symphony of wine-tasting notes at The Barrel @ Clouds Vineyard, all led by exceptional guides in a 5-star-rated immersive adventure that transcends the ordinary. This Scenic Day Tour is available every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. For those seeking an escape from the ordinary, this tour is a ticket to a day filled with awe-inspiring landscapes and culinary marvels. Travellers are transported to a world where rolling hills meet the sky, and the air is filled with the sweet aroma of artisanal creations in the dairy region of Maleny. Imagine the experience: Sampling award-winning cheeses at Maleny Food Co or Maleny Cheese Factory, immersing oneself in the irresistible allure of Maleny Chocolate Co, and curating a delightful Chocolate Sample pack. As the journey unfolds, the majestic Glass House Mountains emerge on the horizon, standing as sentinels to a world waiting to be explored. The adventure continues with a visit to The Barrel @ Clouds Vineyard or Flamehill Vineyard, offering a symphony of wine-tasting notes and a satisfying lakeside lunch at Secrets on the Lake. Montville, the charming hinterland village, invites travellers to stroll through its quaint streets, discovering handcrafted treasures and breathing in the invigorating mountain air. Scenic lookouts at Gerrard's and Mapleton Falls elevate the journey, providing breathtaking views that linger in the memory. A group lunch at Montville Village becomes a shared moment of stories and laughter, while door-to-door pick-ups ensure convenience. A 2-course gourmet lakeside lunch at Secrets on the Lake, a flight of wine tasting, and hand-selected chocolates to take home are not just extras; they are the crescendo of an exceptional day. Led by exceptional local guides, and rated 5 stars by previous guests, this tour is an immersive experience crafted for those who seek the extraordinary. Travellers can escape the ordinary; booking now promises a day etched in memory as a symphony of flavours, landscapes, and unparalleled moments.

From Brisbane: Day Trip to Noosa, Glass House Mtns and Zoo

3. From Brisbane: Day Trip to Noosa, Glass House Mtns and Zoo

Small group tour usually around 7 people. Prepare yourself for an extraordinary day trip that will take you through the very best of the Sunshine Coast. From the majestic Glass House Mountains to the vibrant Noosa Beach, this whirlwind adventure promises a taste of the region's most enchanting destinations. So buckle up and get ready to explore these remarkable highlights, all in just one day. Kick off your day with the awe-inspiring beauty of the Glass House Mountains, where you'll witness breathtaking views of these ancient volcanic peaks. Drive through the iconic village of Maleny and Montville where you’ll experience both how the locals live and a visual taste of European influences. Experience the engaging Wildlife HQ with a brief but unforgettable encounter with its fascinating residents. Snap a selfie with a koala, feed a kangaroo, or simply observe the exotic animals as you make your way through the zoo. This is one experience you won't want to miss. Feel the sun on your skin as you arrive at Noosa Beach, the perfect spot for a refreshing dip or a leisurely stroll along the shoreline. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere and enjoy the golden sands before venturing into the nearby Noosa National Park. Indulge in a quick visit to Nutworks, where you can sample a delectable array of nuts and chocolates. Treat your taste buds and learn a fun fact or two about nut production before continuing on to the final stop of your day trip. End your day with a visit to the famous Ginger Factory. Take a brief tour of the facility, savour a scrumptious ginger treat, and experience the lively atmosphere of this unique destination.

Noosa: Maleny & Montville Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

4. Noosa: Maleny & Montville Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

Our all-inclusive luxury Maleny and Montville Tour is delightful day out in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, where you’ll feel like you’re riding on a cloud as you look out at the panoramic views from mountain top all day long. By the days end you will have looked out at the entire Sunshine Coast coastline from Noosa to Caloundra, around to the Glass House Mountains, and on a clear day, Moreton Island. This tour has it all, from an old-growth rainforest walk, sightseeing and scenic ridgeline drives to novelty shops and the indulgence of the local produce, including lunch with a drink, chocolate tasting and wine tasting with ocean views. You will start the day with a nice country drive to our first stop where you will enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee alongside the picturesque view atop Mapleton Falls. A lovely ridgeline drive atop the Blackall Range will then land us in Montville Artisan Village, the prettiest and most unique little village on the hinterland. You will begin your Montville experience by indulging in some of the finest artisan Belgian chocolates in the region with a chocolate tasting included at Montville's favourite chocolate factory. You will have over an hour to explore the wonderful Montville Artisan Village and its many novelty shops, galleries and artisan delights. We will then go to a charming hinterland cottage cafe for your included lunch and drink. Attached to this cafe is shop filled with local produce, art and crafts. Next, a ridgeline drive will take us to a panoramic lookout with views of the entire Sunshine Coast coastline, from Noosa to Caloundra and as far as Moreton Island on a clear day. We then journey further along the ridgeline to the Maleny region where we will take you on a guided nature walk through a mesmerising remnant old-growth rainforest with giant native trees, many singing birds, pademelons (wallabies) and more. This walk is 1.2km and relatively flat. For those who don't feel comfortable doing this walk, you can joyfully spend your time at the entrance, where there is a discovery centre and cafe with views of the Glass House Mountains. Following our nature walk we take a short drive to another panoramic lookout where you will experience one of the most stunning and photographed views in Australia, with unimpeded views of the picturesque Glass House Mountains. A drive through the Maleny village and back along the ridgeline will get us to our last stop, where you can reflect on this amazing day as you participate in a mountain top wine tasting with ocean views at the local’s favourite winery and vineyard. You can now recline your seats and enjoy the journey back down the mountain in comfort, and we will have you back to your accommodation no later than approximately 5:30pm, in time for sunset and dinner.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Cheese, Wine, Food Tour

5. Sunshine Coast Hinterland Cheese, Wine, Food Tour

The first stop is at the beautiful Flame Hill Vineyard to enjoy a private wine tasting with a platter of local cheeses, while you take in the spectacular views of the estate and the coastline. A quick stop at Maleny Cheese Factory, where you can purchase a range of local cheeses made exclusively from local milk suppliers, before heading to Brouhaha Brewery & Restaurant in Maleny for lunch. The last stop of the day at Clouds Vineyard at the Barrel for your choice of a flight of wine or paddle of beer. Full itinerary We take in some beautiful scenery as we make our way up the range to our first stop at Flame Hill Vineyard, which is situated in the cooler climate region on the Blackall Range in Montville. Enjoy a private wine tasting with a platter of local cheeses while you take in the spectacular views of the estate and the coastline. The next stop is the Maleny Cheese Factory, where you can purchase a range of local cheeses made exclusively from local milk suppliers, along with a range of other tasty local produce from the region. We then take in the beautiful views of the Sunshine Coast and Glass House Mountains as we drive across the range to our lunch destination in Maleny. At Brouhaha Brewery & Restaurant you will enjoy a delicious two-course lunch with a glass of wine or beer, and relax in their beautiful restaurant. The final stop of the day is at the iconic Big Barrel which is home to the Clouds Vineyard cellar door where you have the choice of a tasting flight of wine or paddle of beer to enjoy. We then make a slow journey back down the range to the coastline to drop you back from an amazing day out with Creative Tours!

Sunshine Coast and Noosa Private Tour Experience Inc. Lunch

6. Sunshine Coast and Noosa Private Tour Experience Inc. Lunch

Sunshine Coast & Noosa Bespoke Private Tour – Your Day, Your Way Overview Dive into a personalised journey with our Sunshine Coast & Noosa Bespoke Private Tour. Whether you’re keen to plot your course or prefer us to tailor an itinerary that resonates with your interests, this tour guarantees an enriching experience. With a local expert as your guide, uncover hidden gems, minimize travel time, and soak in the deep knowledge offered for a day that stays with you forever. Discover the charms of Sunshine Coast and Noosa through a leisurely, comprehensive day tour. This excursion isn't just a tour; it’s a full-day immersion into the region's beauty and vibrant culture. Perfect for those seeking a more intimate and tailored touring experience away from larger groups, this private tour is ideal for families or friends looking for a uniquely personal adventure. Tour Highlights Tailored Itinerary: Create a tour that aligns perfectly with your interests. Exclusive Guided Experience: Enjoy personalised attention from your dedicated tour guide. Freedom of Exploration: Traverse the Sunshine Coast in your unique style. Flexible Scheduling: Arrange your day according to your time preferences. Comprehensive Pickup Service: Convenient pickup from any Sunshine Coast location, available 7 days a week. Inclusions Round-trip transport from your accommodation. Expert driver/guide at your service. Customisable itinerary design. Delightful 2-course lunch.

Sunshine Coast & Noosa Highlights Tour: Maleny and Montville

7. Sunshine Coast & Noosa Highlights Tour: Maleny and Montville

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the scenic wonders of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with our Sunshine Coast Hinterland Highlights Tour: Discover Maleny and Montville. This meticulously curated experience unveils the captivating beauty and cultural richness of Queensland's picturesque landscapes. Explore the Hinterland: Scenic Sights Unveiled! Join us as we venture into the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, beginning our expedition with panoramic vistas at the Mary Cairncross Scenic Rainforest Reserve, where the iconic Glass House Mountains majestically punctuate the horizon. Delve into the charming towns of Maleny and Montville, each offering a tapestry of artisan charm and natural splendor. Highlights of the Tour - Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve & Glass House Mountains: Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambience of a lush rainforest while beholding the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Glass House Mountains, a UNESCO-listed treasure. - Maleny and Montville Artisan Charm: Wander through the quaint streets of Maleny, known for its vibrant arts scene, and explore Montville's boutiques at your leisure, indulging in independent discoveries. - Gerrard’s and Mapleton Falls Lookout Panoramic Views: Revel in panoramic vistas from Gerrard's Lookout, spanning the expansive beauty of the Sunshine Coast, and admire the tranquil allure of Mapleton Falls Lookout, nestled amid verdant rainforest canopies. - Flexibility & Personal Exploration: Enjoy the freedom to tailor your culinary journey, whether opting for an optional lunch at Secrets on the Lake or relishing in Montville Village's unique character at your own pace. ** Booking the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Highlights Tour means you'll become part of an already scheduled journey, sharing the ride and guide with guests from our popular Scenic Food and Wine Tour. This collaboration uses the same vehicle and Tour Guide for an integrated experience. This tour is designed for those eager to immerse themselves in the splendid landscapes and cultural treasures of the area, without the specific focus on the local food trail. Please note that lunch is not provided as part of this tour, offering you the flexibility to explore dining options on your own. This setup ensures you have the liberty to customise your meal choices, making the experience adaptable to individual tastes and dietary needs. It's important to understand that since this tour merges with an existing one, the exact timing and sequence of activities may vary slightly from day to day. This flexibility allows us to provide a seamless and enriching tour experience, ensuring you can enjoy the Sunshine Coast's highlights in a way that best suits your interests.

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(64 reviews)

Our guide Bruce was great. His commentary was informative with a nice lighter side that made us all chuckle a time or three. He was very caring of all passengers wants & needs. The whole day was very enjoyable & nice to get out of the city & see the countryside. All stops had their interesting points. The Noosa Beach was very nice.

We saw a lot in 5 hours. The nice thing was that our guides gave us the impression that we weren't rushed. They gave us time to look around without making us feel restless. Daniel explained a lot about the plants and made the tour fun.

Our day trip was amazing. Small and fun group. Driver was fun and full of info and fun facts. Changed up the times to suit our group when we were enjoying our lunch location and wanted to take more time. Great day !!!!

We had a really great day with Joel learning all about the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. We all thoroughly enjoyed the tour and Joel’s hospitable nature.

Although it was a rainy day our guide Rob did his best to keep us entertained. Food on tour was beyond our expectations. Thankyou