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 bungee jumping, hot air balloon rides, and hang gliding, through to white water rafting, snorkelling and relaxing on pristine beaches, 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: Cairns city, Cairns Airport, Atherton, Mission Beach, Airlie Beach, Agnes Waters/1770 (Miriam Vale), Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Gold Coast Airport or Byron Bay.

We have day rates available for shorter trips*.

DEPARTURE TIME

TBA

FINAL LOCATION

Choose between the Gold Coast, Gold Coast Airport or Byron Bay 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
1

Day 1 - Cairns to Atherton Tablelands

Pick up from Cairns central or Cairns airport (arrange at booking).

Additional options*:  Some serious adrenaline to start off! Kick-start your morning with 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:

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

Accommodation:
We’ll set up a private bush camp downstream from a flowing gorge and waterfall (Guests are assigned their own swag for the tour). Camp set-up will be demonstrated by our experienced tour guide on the first night).
Estimated Travel time: Max. 100km driven

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Day 2 - Atherton Tablelands to Mission Beach

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.

In the morning, we’ll take a drive through the Atherton Tablelands where you’ll be able to take in breathtaking waterfalls set amongst gorgeous green rolling hills. See Mother Nature and Father Time’s effect at the Curtain Fig Tree.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks

Accommodation:
Mission Beach camping

Pick up option: Atherton
Drop off option: Atherton or Mission Beach
Estimated Travel time: Max. 235km driven

3

Day 3 - Mission Beach to Airlie 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 to Airlie Beach!

Meals provided: 

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks

Accommodation:
External accommodation*

Pick up option: Mission Beach
Drop off option:  Airlie Beach
Estimated Travel time: Max. 630km driven

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Day 4 - 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*

5

Day 5 - Airlie Beach

Additional options*:  Continue to explore the Whitsundays!

Meals:

  • No meals provided

Accommodation:
External accommodation*

6

Day 6 - Airlie Beach to Eungella

Back on the road, we’re headed for the wet tropics of the Mackay region.  We will arrive at Eungella National Park with time for a full day of activities.  Before dusk we will head up to Broken River 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.   

Hike the Finch Hatton gorge and be rewarded with stunning valley views and pristine mountain waterholes to cool off in.  It one of the great swimming spots beneath a waterfall which runs year-round. In our humble opinion, this hidden gem is better than some of the more well-known 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.

Meals provided:

  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

Accommodation:
Creek-side camping in a secluded tropical location.  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.

Pick up option: Airlie Beach
Estimated Travel time: Max. 154km driven

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Day 7 - Eungella to Myella, Central Queensland

See the landscape change along the inland drive to a Central Queensland farm stay, an insight into the vast nature of the Australian bush.

Meals included: 

  • Snacks
  • Farmhouse dinner

Accommodation:
Myella Farmstay camping on a private cattle station
Estimated Travel time: Max. 539km 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
Estimated Travel time: Max. 552km driven

9

Day 9 Myella to Inskip Point

A big day on the road with a stop or two at pubs with some serious Aussie character!

Meals provided: 

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

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

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

10

Day 10 - 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. If that’s not enough, you can also 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

11

Day 11 - Inskip Point

Additional options*:  Same as day 10. 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

12

Day 12 - Inskip Point to Kenilworth

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

Additional options*:  Outdoor abseiling and rock-climbing for all levels at Mt Tinbeerwah, a truly rare opportunity in Australia.

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

Accommodation:
Kenilworth farm creek-side camping
Estimated Travel time: Max. 233km driven

13

Day 13 - Kenilworth to Brisbane Valley

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!  Skydive over the Brisbane Valley and its inland lakes.  A truly unique perspective of rural Queensland! Take an afternoon to hire 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!  You can also hire your own boat!  A canoe tour offers a very unique and fun-filled paddle on the picturesque Somerset and Wivenhoe Dams. 

Meals provided:

  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

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

14

Day 14 - Brisbane Valley to Canungra

We head south so you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the Hinterland rainforests. Enjoy a hike along some of the best trails and be rewarded with picturesque private waterfalls and lookouts you could hope to find.  In the afternoon, we’ll drive through to Mt Tamborine, arriving in time to catch the sunset.

Additional options*:  Hire a mountain bike and ride at the world class Commonwealth Games Nerang trail facility.  There are tracks for all levels! 

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Camp dinner

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

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Day 15 - Canungra to Gold Coast

Additional options*:  Soar amongst the birds with a tandem hang-glide high over the Hinterland valleys and mountains. Or drift a bit slower on an early morning hot-air balloon ride.  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.   

Meals provided:

  • Breakfast
  • Snacks

Drop off options: Gold Coast, Gold Coast Airport or Byron Bay.

We’ll drive you to your pre-arranged Gold Coast, Gold Coast Airport or Byron Bay destination 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. 130km driven

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