Gympie Noosa & Sunshine Coast 2021
Gympie Mary River Rattler Train Journey
Gympie Dates 24 to 28 September 2021
NDIS portion $2800 participant pays $1200
The Classic Rattler Run is a steam train experience, step onboard one of our meticulously restored trains and travel along the tracks that have been brought back to life. Sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Mary Valley Gympie Historic Train Trip. The journey through the Mary Valley passes through the picturesque small town of Dagun. Nestled in the center of the Mary Valley, Amamoor is a historic town bordered by Amamoor State Forest which is home to more than 120 species of birds. Here the train will turn around on the restored turntable. You can watch this fascinating process or explore the quaint community of Amamoor. Overnight Gympie 1 night
Today we head south to the Sunshine Coast Visiting & photos of:
Matilda the Big Kangaroo
The Big Kangaroo that won the world’s hearts as she batted her eyelashes as she represented Australia at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane
Theme park with displays about ginger, train & boat rides, a tropical garden walk
Big Chair & Birdworld
This Lush property features walkways past exotic plants & waterfalls, plus bird & animal enclosures.
Weather permitting, we will have a lovely picnic with great products from the surrounding area.
The Big Pineapple
Arguably our best known ‘big thing’, the Big Pineapple has recently had a bit of a spruce up with a coat of paint on the outside. First opened in 1971, the heritage-listed Big Pineapple is 16 meters tall. Notable past visitors include Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Take a train ride around the Plantation.
Explore Noosa on a River Cruise
Sit back, relax and discover Noosa from a different perspective. Our unique cruise will take you along the stunning Noosa River, the river entrance, Weyba Creek and the beautiful hidden waterways of the Noosa Sound Canals. We leave nothing out! See local wildlife in their natural environment, enjoy spectacular scenery and view magnificent waterfront homes. All the while be entertained with a light-hearted commentary on the river’s fascinating history.
Overnight Sunshine Coast 3 nights.