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Great Sunshine Way


Gold Coast - Brisbane - Noosa - Fraser Island - Bundaberg

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Drive from the surf beaches, thrilling theme parks and lush hinterland of the Gold Coast to the vibrant capital of Brisbane. Cruise down the Brisbane River, climb the Story Bridge and satisfy your culture cravings in South Bank. Soak up sunny sophistication on Noosa's Hastings Street or meet koalas in the coastal rainforest of Noosa National Park. Watch whales from Hervey Bay and explore the sandy attractions of Fraser Island by four wheel drive. End your journey in Bundaberg, a historic sugar and rum city where you can walk endless beaches and dive from the southernmost coral isles of the Great Barrier Reef. 

At a glance:

  • Gold Coast to Brisbane (1 hour)
  • Brisbane to Noosa (2 hours)
  • Noosa to Fraser Island (2.5 hours to Hervey Bay, 50 min ferry) 
  • Fraser Island to Bundaberg (50 min ferry, 1.5 hour drive)