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7-Day Surf Adventure from Brisbane to Sydney Including Bondi Beach, Byron Bay and the Gold Coast

7-Day Surf Adventure from Brisbane to Sydney Including Bondi Beach, Byron Bay and the Gold Coast
Duration:
7 days
From:
USD 763.01
<p>Surf, party and explore Australia on this 7-day surfing trip from Brisbane to Sydney. Become a surfer and cruise the Australian coast in search of some of the best waves and fun in the sun. The great Australian surf trip awaits. You and your new surfy mates will tour the coast visiting iconic destinations where you'll surf, explore, party and relax. Your tour takes fun loving travelers on a true surf trip of Australia. All tours are flexible enabling clients to surf the waves when they are at their best whilst still ensuring you experience Australia&rsquo;s beach culture, landmarks, wildlife, nightlife, and a guided tour at every new location. All tour guides are qualified surf instructors, taking beginners and intermediates from the foundations to stoked capable surfers. Make your dream to see Australia, and surf Australia a reality.</p>

Australia Zoo by Croc Express Coach

Australia Zoo by Croc Express Coach
Duration:
6 hours
From:
USD 106.59
Spend the day at Australia Zoo, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's living legacy. With return hotel transfers from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, you'll travel on the air-conditioned Croc Express coach service and enjoy plenty of time exploring this fabulous wildlife theme park.

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Things to do in Brisbane if you have a Brisbane Airport Layover or Extended Brisbane Airport Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Brisbane Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Brisbane.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Airport Brisbane is the place to be if you have to be stuck at an airport for any length of time. Being one of the busiest airports both domestically and internationally, Layover options are something they have taken quite seriously.



The Departure Lounge


This area has won awards for its consideration of passengers on a short layover. If you have a couple of hours, head to the departures lounge where you can indulge in local television whilst reclining on comfortable sofas, you can write a few postcards to keep friends and family up to date on your travels at one of the writing desks provided or you can enjoy duty free shopping at very competitive prices.



Brisbane Airport Village


If you have a little more time you can catch the No 1 bus from the International Terminal on Level 4 at the Airport Village bus stop and take the 10 minute journey to the Airport Village. There you can shop at Direct Factory Outlets and then grab a bite to eat at the Transit Tavern before heading back for your connecting flight.



Heading Downtown


The Airtrain, for AUD 27 per adult and free for children, will whisk you right into downtown Brisbane in less than 30 minutes. Queen Street Mall in the centre of Brisbane offers some of the best shopping experiences in Queensland. This mall offers shopping, dining, entertainment, spas and Visitor Infomation areas so it is sure to appeal to everyone in the family. If you are looking for something more adventurous you can also visit the nearby Brisbane Botanical Gardens, South Bank Parklands and the Brisbane River. Catch a City Cat on the Brisbane River and you will get a whole new perspective of this city even in the limited time you have available.



In Brisbane for the day?


Why not take in the Brisbane Zoo and explore the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, before heading off to the beach for a few hours of sun, sand and sea, before catching your connecting flight. You can also get a personal tour guide with whom you can arrange a tour of all the best sights in Brisbane.



So don’t hang around the airport, get out and experience a piece of your transit city and make your travels part of your trip rather than something that must be overcome in order to get to your final destination.

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Sirromet Winery Supa Golf

Sirromet Winery Supa GolfDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 13.80
<p>SUPA GOLF&trade; is a modified form of golf using oversized golf clubs and oversized colored balls. SUPA GOLF is situated at Sirromet Winery at Mt Cotton, only&nbsp;30 minutes from Brisbane CBD and 40 minutes from the Gold Coast. Enjoy a game on the 9-hole golf course with wallabies as your main spectators in the picturesque surrounds. The brightly coloured ball is also oversized and softer, making it a game the whole family can enjoy! All these unique design features make SUPA GOLF&trade; easier to play than that of the traditional game, encouraging an enjoyable family outing. Children as young as 5 years can play SUPA GOLF.<br /><br /></p>

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Sirromet Wines Tour and Tasting

Sirromet Wines Tour and Tasting Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 15.34
<p>Located at picturesque Mount Cotton, just 30 minutes from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Sirromet's state-of-the-art facilities include the fully operating Winery, Cellar Door, Restaurant Lurleen's and Tuscan Terrace, set against breathtaking natural scenery overlooking Moreton Bay. The experience starts when you enter the winery. The magnificent rolling vineyards and breathtaking view out to Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island greet you on arrival and form a spectacular backdrop for the rest of the day.</p>

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Brisbane Bike, Rollerblade or Scooter Rental

Brisbane Bike, Rollerblade or Scooter RentalDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 15.34
New to town or just want to take an easy ride through Brisbane&rsquo;s inner city hot spots’ Cycle, Rollerblade, Scooter or Kickbike your way around the city with any one of these hire options.

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Puzzled Room Escape: Puzzle Tech Murder

Puzzled Room Escape: Puzzle Tech MurderDuration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 16.87
It was just a typical late night at Puzzle Tech...until the CEO was found murdered in his office. Seeing how after-hours access requires an employee card, the police have locked down the building and is now treating everyone that was still inside as a possible suspect. You are now locked inside the building and the only way out is to prove your innocence by help solving the murder. But be careful, the real culprit might be among you.

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Puzzled Room Escape: Haunted Academy

Puzzled Room Escape: Haunted AcademyDuration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 16.87
There is a old school tale passing from one student to another at Puzzled Academy. As the tale is told, an evil is lurking in the prestigious academy. Someone, or some'thing', insidious, dark and sickening is lusting for blood. On 31 October when the moon is high above the school, the evil returns for its next prey. It was a tale only meant for scaring the faint-hearted ones. But after another disappearance of a young school girl, things just spiral out of control

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Brisbane Self-Guided Audio Tour

Brisbane Self-Guided Audio TourDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 19.99
This mesmerizing audio guided tour will take you through the bohemian River City of Brisbane where you will see sights such as the incredible Old Windmill and the stunning Shrine of Remembrance

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Abseiling the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in Brisbane

Abseiling the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in BrisbaneDuration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 23.01
Experience the rush of abseiling the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in Brisbane. Let your experienced instructor&rsquo;s help you conquer your fears and guide you safely over the edge while you experience the extreme rush of abseiling. With trust overcoming natural instinct, you will be abseiling down the 20 metre high cliffs in no time.

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Brisbane River Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Brisbane River Stand-Up PaddleboardingDuration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 23.01
Experience an exciting paddleboard adventure on the Brisbane River. Your experienced instructors will teach you the techniques to confidently paddleboard at your own pace while exploring Brisbane&rsquo;s iconic river.&nbsp;No experience is necessary.

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Last Updated: 14 Sep 2016