Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and explore the road less travelled with The Adventure Network. Created by travellers, for travellers. Our experienced guides will show you the hidden gems that will have you falling in love with the real Queensland.

Forget the cookie cutter group tours. At The Adventure Network, we truly have a passion for authentic travel. Which is why we give you the option to customise your experience to make it as wild or as mild as you like. From scenic hikes, hang gliding and surfing, through to skydiving, horse riding and exploring charming country towns, there’s something for everyone.

Experience it our way
Take in all that Queensland has to offer during the day. By night, enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep in your very own swag. Forget the crowded hostels or roadside truckstops in the back of a hired van. Instead, delight in dinners by the camp fire, the company of new friends and nights under the stars.

Join us on a road trip of a life time and discover the spectacular coastlines, expansive mountains and lush rainforests of Queensland over 15 remarkable days.

We also offer tailored packages for private group tours. Call us to learn more about chartering a private tour for your whole group. Competitive group rates apply.

Further information about the tour.

DEPARTURE LOCATION

Pick up the journey along the way or stay longer! You can start and finish wherever you like.
Pick up options: Byron Bay, Gold Coast Airport, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Noosa Heads, Agnes Waters/1770 (Miriam Vale), Airlie Beach, Mission Beach, Atherton, Cairns Airport or Cairns city.
We have day rates available for shorter trips*.

DEPARTURE TIME  TBA
FINAL LOCATION

Choose between Cairns city and Cairns Airport as your drop off location.

TOUR DURATION 15 days
WEAR TBA
INCLUDED

Transportation*.

Camping and sleeping equipment*.

Free time – you’ll get the free time you need to fit in as many or as little activities as you want to enjoy. Ask us about your external activity options and we may be able to arrange up to 20% off your price with some providers!

Food* – We’ll provide tasty meals and snacks throughout the tour, whilst still giving you the chance to go and explore new cuisines and dishes at some of the local eateries.

Cooking equipment.

  Unforgettable memories.

Unique experiences.

Lifelong friends.

NOT INCLUDED
  Additional food

  Optional external activities and attractions.

  Self-guided National Park hikes, swimming, wildlife spotting and other activities.  It’s your free time and doesn’t cost you a cent: be safe, have fun and leave nothing but a footprint!

*Selected accommodation is left for the guest to arrange in certain destinations. As an option, we can arrange these nights at an additional cost when booking. Food items included in the tour will be subject to dietary requirements communicated to us at booking. If we are unable to adhere to certain requirements, guests will be notified prior to booking completion. Alternate en-route pick up/drop off destinations subject to availability and charged at day rate rather than complete tour inclusive price. External activities will incur additional fees. All additional activities are subject to availability of the external providers and must fit within the tour allotted timeframe so as not to impact upon other traveller’s itineraries and the overall schedule of the tour. We reserve the right to continue without a guest and effectively end their journey if they knowingly affect or delay the schedule.

Additional information

CUSTOM DATES ENQUIRY!!!Please call 0437 940 788 or email info@theadventurenetwork.com.au
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Day 1 - Byron Bay to Canungra


Pick up from Byron Bay, Coolangatta international airport or Gold Coast (arrange at booking).

Additional options*: You can’t visit the Gold Coast without spending some time in the surf! Hire a board, book a surf lesson or just take a dip in this iconic location. Hire a mountain bike and ride at the world class Commonwealth Games Nerang trail facility, there are tracks for all levels!

From the Gold Coast, we’ll drive through to Mt Tamborine, arriving in time to catch the sunset.

Meals provided:

  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner (all camp meals will require group involvement for preparation and clean-up)

Accommodation: Canungra creek-side camping. (Guests are assigned their own individual swag for the tour and camp set-up will be demonstrated by our experienced tour guide on the first night).
Estimated Travel time: Max. 130km driven

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Day 2 - Canungra to Brisbane Valley

Immerse yourself in the beauty of hinterland rainforests and hike along some of the best trails to private waterfalls and lookouts you could hope to find.

Additional options*: Soar amongst the birds with a tandem hang-glide or para-glide high over the hinterland valleys and mountains. Or drift a bit slower on an early morning hot-air balloon ride. A canoe tour offers a very unique and fun-filled paddle on the picturesque Somerset and Wivenhoe Dams.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

Accommodation: Brisbane Valley lakes district camping
Estimated Travel time: Max. 165km driven

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Day 3 - Brisbane Valley to Kenilworth

Additional options*: Skydive over the Brisbane Valley and its inland lakes. A truly unique perspective of rural Queensland! Take a fishing charter for freshwater bass or try your hand at catching the very tasty Redclaw crayfish. Careful though, they’ve got good a good grip!

Soak in the best possible view of the bizarre Glasshouse Mountains and walk to some breathtaking waterfalls.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

Accommodation: Kenilworth farm creek-side camping
Estimated Travel time: Max. 165km driven

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Day 4 - Kenilworth to Inskip Point


Additional options*: Feeling hungry? Take on the 1kg donut challenge at the famous Kenilworth Bakery. Or indulge in one of their smaller pastry goodies, you’ll need the energy for the rest of the day! Outdoor abseiling and rock-climbing for all levels at Mt Tinbeerwah, a truly rare and beautiful opportunity in Australia.

Meals provided:

  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

Accommodation: Inskip Point beach-side camping. Take two steps and be on the white sand overlooking Fraser Island!

Pick up option: Noosa/Sunshine Coast
Drop off option: Rainbow Beach
Estimated Travel time: Max. 233km driven

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Day 5 - Inskip Point

Additional options*: Rainbow Beach and its surrounds are filled with activities; hire a 4WD and visit Fraser Island or traverse the National Park sand tracks of the Cooloola coast and its freshwater lakes, take a fishing charter in Tin Can Bay or hire a house-boat, get a surf lesson or hire a board to ride the longest right-hand break in Australia at Double-Island point, ride a horse along the beach, tandem para-glide or even take a scenic helicopter tour! We’ll suggest a bunch of options at booking. Or better yet, just relax and soak up the sun on the pristine beaches.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation: External accommodation*
Estimated Travel time: Max. 26km driven

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Day 6 - Inskip Point

Additional options*: Same as day 5. Trust us – you’ll need to extra day to fit in all the activities!

Meals:

  • No meals provided

Accommodation: Inskip Point beach-side camping. Take two steps and be on the white sand overlooking Fraser Island!
Estimated Travel time: Max. 26km driven

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Day 7 - Inskip Point to Myella, Central Queensland

See the landscape change along the inland drive to a Central Queensland farm stay, and stop at a pub or two with serious Aussie character!

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Farmhouse dinner

Accommodation: Myella Farmstay camping on a private cattle station

Pick up option: Rainbow Beach and Miriam Vale (Agnes Waters/1770)
Drop off option: Miriam Vale (Agnes Waters/1770)
Estimated Travel time: Max. 552km driven

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Day 8 - Myella, Central Queensland

This is an experience for everyone to enjoy – the outback Australian farming life. Walk around the wide open plains, ride a cattle-working horse, feed the calves, milk a cow, watch the kangaroos snooze, crack a stock whip or simply sit and talk to the pet cockatoo. You’ll get tired long before he does!

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Farmhouse dinner

Accommodation: Myella Farmstay camping on a private cattle station

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Day 9 - Myella, Central Queensland to Eungella

Back on the road, we head for the wet tropics of North Queensland. We will arrive at Eungella National Park in time for dusk and if you’re quiet and patient, you may spot the elusive platypus in a completely natural and wild environment! The Broken River section of Eungella is famous for its platypus population and it is a joy to watch them feed on crustaceans at the water’s edge as they sneak-a-peek at inquisitive humans.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

Accommodation: Creek-side private tropical camping. This is a seriously cool complex where you’ll not only get the chance to experience an incredibly beautiful location, but will also get to meet an unforgettable Aussie storyteller and bushman who has made it his home.
Estimated Travel time: Max. 539km driven

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Day 10 - Eungella to Airlie Beach

Hike the Finch Hatton gorge and be rewarded with stunning valley views and pristine mountain waterholes to cool off in. One of the great swimming spots beneath a waterfall which runs year-round. In our humble opinion, it’s better than some of the more mainstream marketed gorges of Australia. Take your time to relax in the flowing water or hike the forests.

Additional options*: Fly along a zipline through the tropical trees and share the forest canopy with the native Flying Fox megabats.
We’ll drive to Airlie Beach in the afternoon, the gateway to the brilliant Whitsunday islands and Great Barrier Reef.

Accommodation: External accommodation*
Meals provided:

  • Snacks

Estimated Travel time: Max. 154km driven

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Day 11 - Airlie Beach

Additional options*: The list is pretty long here! But you would be mad to visit this region and not visit the islands. Maybe you’ve heard of Whitehaven Beach? Here, you’ll find endless activities to indulge in. Choose from mountain biking, skydiving, jet boats, fishing charters, overnight/multi-night Whitsunday island boat cruises, kayak around the island, camping and hiking. We’ll show you some options at booking. Or you can just party away in the vibrant yet laid back coastal town!
Meals:
  • No meals provided
Accommodation: External accommodation*
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Day 12 - Airlie Beach

Additional options*: Continue to explore the Whitsundays region!

Meals:

  • No meals provided

Accommodation: External accommodation*

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Day 13 - Airlie Beach to Mission Beach

It will be an early departure as some big miles get covered today. A spectacle to behold, Wallaman Falls are Australia’s tallest permanent waterfall at a whopping 306m! Stand in awe of the power of the water from that height. It’s a nice little hike down to the 20m deep plunge pool and a decent climb back up before we’re back on the road.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks

Pick up option: Airlie Beach

Drop off option: Mission Beach

Estimated Travel time: Max. 630km driven

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Day 14 - Mission Beach to Atherton Tablelands

Additional options*: Get really, really wet on the best white-water rapids in Australia. Tully gorge is the place to be for someone chasing water-based thrills! Explore the Spanish-built quirky gardens and castle of Paronella Park.

Enjoy a relaxing morning in Mission Beach after a big previous day on the road. In the afternoon, we head for the hills… The Atherton Tablelands, that is! A few more waterfalls set amongst gorgeous green rolling hills. See Mother Nature and Father Time’s effect at the Curtain Fig Tree.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Dinner

Accommodation: We’ll set up a private bush camp downstream from a flowing gorge and waterfall.

Pick up option: Mission Beach or Atherton

Drop off option: Atherton
Estimated Travel time: Max. 235km driven

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Day 15 - Atherton Tablelands to Cairns

Additional options*: Some serious adrenaline to finish off! We’ve got one last morning to go bungee jumping at Australia’s only permanent bungee tower and you can try the jungle swing. Or hire and ride a mountain bike at the world-class Smithfield Trail, a mountain bike park that’s famous for its massive downhill sections! Or get some air at the Cairns Wake Cable Park. We can help you with the options at booking.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks

Drop off options: Cairns Airport or Central Cairns

We’ll drive you to Cairns Airport or Cairns city, in time for your next adventure or some well-earned rest! We’re hoping you’ll have a big smile on your face after a memorable 15 days!
Estimated Travel time: Max. 100km driven

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