Hire a car from Brisbane Airport, and discover the Capital City of Queensland. Enjoy the laid back pace, restaurants and bars along the banks of the River Brisbane. Follow the river 14miles down to it’s mouth and the resort of Morton Bay. Brisbane is the starting point for a Gold Coast holiday. The beaches and bays of the Gold Coast have all year round appeal due to the warm weather. Explore the rainforests, or alternatively visit the many family themed parks available such as Dreamland, SeaWorld, Wet & Wild and Movie World.
Enjoy a family day out at Australia Zoo, or drive your hire car to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary home to koalas and kangaroos, the iconic symbols of Australia. Part of the unique experience at theSanctuary is feeding the kangaroos and holding the Koalas, a great day out at any age. Drive to theEagle Street Pier and cruise the river, take in the sights of the city with live entertainment lunch or dinner. The cruise last 2-3hrs long and is a great introduction to the city.
Drive your rental car to Springfield National Park, enjoy bush walking through the heritage rainforest to make the most of this experience book on to a bush walk tour. The Antarctic Beechtrees in the rainforest are 2000 years old, learn the history of the Park and see the spectacularNatural Arch, a natural formation of a waterfall and a cave. Follow the tour to Tweed Heads for the best views of Byron Bay. Springfield National Park is home to a wide selection of wildlife, wallaby’s and rainforest birds. Indigenous to the rainforest are 10,000 glow worms. Visit the grottos to see the ceiling alight with these luminous insects. It is advises to take a raincoat in all seasons.
Drive your rent-a-car to the Noosa region, with miles of beautiful coastline, and lush green hinterland Noosa offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle with many art galleries bars and restaurants to visit. Noosa is home to many exclusive retreats and hotels, a perfect escape to relax and enjoy the tropical setting.
Drive your car rental to the holiday resort of Cairns, a hotspot for tourists visiting Australia, also attracting many cruise ships to stopover at the port. Attracting many tourists each year due to its close proximity to The Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest; the number one destination for scuba divers, snorkelers. Take a cruise along the reef; enjoy the visual spectacular of many species of tropical fish and coral without getting wet. Cairns is also a must for all types of fishing, hire a boat independently or join an organised excursion. Drive your hire car to Kuranda Village to theFreshwater Train Station to board the Kuranda Scenic Railway. The journey is one and half hours long and take you through the rainforest to Kuranda, visit the world famous markets and explore the village. There is a cable car available for your return journey to Cairns, or return on the train.
Brisbane Airport BNE, is the sole passenger airport serving Brisbane, and the third busiest inAustralia after Sydney and Melbourne. The award winning airport is located as the name suggests in the suburb of Brisbane. Presently there are 46 domestic flights and 32 international flights departing from Brisbane Airport. Virgin Australia is based from here and Brisbane is a secondary hub forQuantas. When checking into Brisbane Airport it is advised that passenger check with the operator how much time they should allow before boarding as times may vary. While waiting to board there are many shops, restaurants and cafes to enjoy at leisure.