4. Sunshine Coast: Camels, Gin, and Beer Guided Tour
Situated in South East Queensland, 70mins North of Brisbane’s CBD, Caloundra is the gateway to Queensland’s stunning Sunshine Coast. Renowned for it’s laidback lifestyle, surf beaches and pristine waterways and with views stretching from the Glasshouse Mountains to Bribie and Moreton Islands, Caloundra is the perfect location to begin your Sunshine Coast experience. After a quick stop at our favourite café to pick up a freshly brewed coffee, you'll meet Lauren and her camel family at QCamel Dairy. She will take you on a guided tour of the dairy farm explaining its history, her absolute love of camels, passion for ethical farming and focus on providing premium health care products and produce including the only Certified Organic Camel Milk in the world. You'll get the opportunity see a live milking demonstration, then meet the camel family, where hugs are encouraged and welcomed by the affectionate camels. Morning tea will then be served offering you a range of gluten free crackers, chemical and spray free seasonal fruit, freshly made warm damper, cheeses including camel cheese, organic tea, percolated coffee and camel milk. For thousands of years, Indigenous Australians have been using native Australian flora as part of bush tucker. This includes extraordinary botanicals. The team at Beachtree Distilling Co. follow our ancestors by using ethical and sustainable methods to source and produce world-class products. And it shows, with them bringing home gold in the 2022 World Gin Awards. Each Beachtree product tells a story through its aromatic native botanicals. Not only are native Australian botanicals bursting with tasty flavours, but they also provide many health benefits for us too. Often referred to as ‘superfoods’, they contain tons of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. Using these native botanicals, along with classic gin ingredients such as juniper berries. The base spirit used in our tasty gin and vodka is made from certified organically grown sugar cane. No pesticides, no chemicals and harvested with sustainable practices. Experience an informative distillery tour & tasting of vodka & gin. Moffat Beach Brewing Co. Since opening their Beachside brewpub in 2015, Moffat Beach Brewing Co. has quickly become one of the most popular destinations on the Coast, a place to enjoy a great beer, delicious meal, and live music. The craft beer world started to notice as well, with Moffat Beach picking up numerous critically judged Awards, including Champion Small Brewery (2018 Indies), Champion Independent Brewpub (2020 Indies); as well as Grand Champion Beer, Champion Brewpub and Champion IPA at the 2020 Queensland Food & Wine Show Beer Awards. To meet increased demand, the Moffat Beach Brewing Co Production House & Taproom was opened in late 2020. Here you’ll go behind the scenes of the brewery and learn about the brewing process. Then enjoy a beer tasting paddle of four beers and lunch.