Great Beach 4WD Tours (formerly Surf & Sand Safaris)

A Taste of the Great Beach Drive
Adults: $85.00 / Children: $52.00

More than just a drive, this tour is an unforgettable experience of the natural beauty and rich history of this unique coastline, with experienced and passionate guides. Small & intimate group sizes and family friendly, the tour takes in the famous coloured sands, Double Island Point Lighthouse and a secluded swimming lagoon. Take in constantly changing scenery over more than 50 kilometres of iconic beaches with our vehicles travelling on the sand. You will be amazed by what this tour contains, including stunning scenery, incredible wildlife such as dolphins, manta rays, turtles, birdlife and whales (June-October).

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 26DEC.

Departure Point:
Rainbow Beach.

Departure Time:
on demand.

Pickup:
Rainbow Beach accommodation houses or Rainbow Beach Surf Club car park.

Dropoff:
Rainbow Beach accommodation houses or Rainbow Beach Surf Club car park.

Duration:
3.5 hours.

Entrance Fees:
- National Park fees included.

Meals:
- Morning or afternoon tea.
- Refreshments.

Inclusions:
- Transport in an air conditioned 4WD wagon or 4x4WD mini bus, all with forward facing seats.
- Tour guide.
- Coloured sands demonstration.
- Vehicle access to Double Island Point Lighthouse.

What to Bring:

Adults $85.00
Children $52.00
The Great Beach Drive - Day Tour
Adults: $169.00 / Children: $106.00

The Great Beach Drive provides a tour like no other, showcasing not one Biosphere reserve, but two adjoining ones - a display of nature seen nowhere else in the world. Side-by-side, The Great Sandy and Noosa Biosphere Reserves present you with beautiful landscapes, local aboriginal interpretation and a uniquely rich and diverse natural experience. Small & intimate group sizes & family friendly, offering the experience of driving on some of the world's most stunning beaches and through some of the most idyllic National Parks, this is truly a once in a lifetime touring holiday experience. This region is home to an abundance of wildlife including kangaroos, whales, dolphins, manta rays, dugongs and a large variety of bird species. Highlights include 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 landscape you will never forget. Freshwater- a scenic and relaxing picnic ground in the Great Sandy National Park where you might be visited by Lace Monitors (Goannas), Double Island Point Lighthouse offers breathtaking 360-degree views across the Pacific Ocean and scenic surrounds of the Great Sandy National Park. It is here we often spot pods of dolphins, turtles, sharks, manta rays and the majestic Humpback Whales (season is June-October). Great Beach 4WD Tours are the only operators with access to the Lighthouse allowing you to see a parts of this popular spot otherwise missed. Colored Sands; this world famous attraction has over 40 differentshades of colour. Here your guide will demonstrate how the aboriginal people used the colours for artwork and decoration of boomerangs.Honeymoon Bay- This area boast s a saltwater lagoon with some of the most scenic landscapes in Australia. 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.

Departure Days:
Daily, except 25-26DEC.

Departure Point:
Noosa Marina, Parkyn Court, Tewantin

Departure Time:
08.00am (Clients are requested to contact Great Beach 4WD Tours for exact pick up time if accommodation is stated)

Pickup:
Mooloolaba to Noosa including Hastings St, Coolum and Noosaville or
Mooloolaba Wharf and Noosa Marina

Dropoff:
Mooloolaba to Noosa including Hastings St, Coolum and Noosaville or
Mooloolaba Wharf and Noosa Marina

Duration:
8 hours

Entrance Fees:
- National Park and ferry

Meals:
- Lunch Rainbow Beach Surf Club including glass of beer, wine or soft drink.
- Morning tea and refreshments

Not Included:
Items of a personal nature such as purchase of gifts Food and drinks unless specified Gratuities (optional)

Inclusions:
- Return transfers from accomodation houses from Mooloolaba to Noosa
- Professional drive/guide National Park

What to Bring:
- Hats
- swimming costumes
- towel
- sunscreen
- camera
- water bottles
- luggage restrictions; soft day bag preferred.

Adults $169.00
Children $106.00

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