This self-drive itinerary will see you travelling a 600km loop through Queensland’s Scenic Rim, beginning and ending in Brisbane. Visit an array of natural wonders; rainforests, waterfalls, a lavender farm, and treetop walk. Eat at premier food and wine venues, boutique breweries and markets. You will stay in hotels at Toowoomba and Stanthorpe and a rainforest retreat at Lamington National Park.
An ideal family holiday, spend seven nights in Tropical North Queensland beginning in Cairns and then ferrying out for four nights on Fitzroy Island. At the Mantra Esplanade in the CBD, you will be a stone’s throw from cafes, restaurants, shopping, attractions and departure points. 4.5 star Fitzroy Island Resort is an affordable paradise, featuring Australia’s #1 beach, swim-up bar, indoor movie theatre, Turtle hospital, ocean trampoline, and incredible snorkelling and water sport opportunities.
The February special at Chalets Lumineux is $150 a night for a 1-bedroom chalet. Take the time to unwind and soak up summer sun-shine in lush spacious surrounds of lawn and garden. Venture into Bright to sample the region’s local produce, and explore the rare alpine environment.
Experience Provençal life for a weekend at Le Mas Barossa, valued at $1287 you will be paying $849 for two nights of relaxation and indulgence. Situated in one of Australia’s most renowned wine regions, you may be tempted to treat yourself to an extra night for an additional $150.
Two nights from $279 is a steal compared to the usual rate of $495. Escape to the country for a weekend and embrace the fresh air. Stay an extra night for $120 or upgrade for $10 a night. Enjoy daily continental breakfast and a bottle of wine and cheese platter upon arrival.