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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
We go nightly to World Heritage Listed Springbrook National Park
Australia Zoo Croc Express Daily
JPT does daily tours to Moreton Island
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JPT Tour Group inc Australian Day Tours
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Indicative Rate* $35.00 to $329.00 Tour Only

07 5630 1602
1300 781 362
res@jpttours.com
www.jpttours.com

Description

Devoted to creating happy memories, they are the original day touring specialists and Queensland's largest operator, with a 100 per cent safety record and the Australian Tourism quality tick be assured you'll have a great experience with friendly staff and beaut tours.

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See their range of optional and organised tours throughout Southeast Queensland. Their service provides a team of eco-accredited tour leaders, a fleet of minibuses, luxury air-conditioned coaches, charters, language commentary (especially Japanese and Chinese), four wheel drives and cruise vessels. They are top-rated by Viator.

Escape to World Heritage Listed National Parks, unique flora and fauna and world-renowned spots like Australia Zoo, the Sunshine Coast, theme parks, Byron Bay, Tropical Fruit World, Fraser Island, Tamborine Mountain, Tangalooma Island Resort. There are wild dolphin feeding, hiking trails, glow worms, marine creatures and the important city tours showcasing Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Call and ask what's new! This year we're adding lunch options to some of their tours. Relax and let JPT be your host as you explore the warm weather of Australia's theme park capital, see Queensland's largest shopping centres and subtropical rainforest fringing the coastline of Australia's fastest growing city.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Guide
    Guide

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Astronomy
    Astronomy
  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • City Sightseeing
    City Sightseeing
  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Quad Bike Riding
    Quad Bike Riding
  • Sandboarding
    Sandboarding
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Wine Tasting
    Wine Tasting

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome to participate in their wide range of tours. Child rates apply for children aged three to 14 years, adult rates apply for children older than 14. Some tours are not suitable for small children.

Disabled:
Access is available for guests with a disability, wheel chair access.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Guide Dogs permitted on all vehicles.

Departure Point

Free Hotel Pickup/Drop-off is available for most tours from centrally located hotels and apartment buildings.

The courtesy service will transfer you to the coach tour departure point and return you on completion of your tour. Hotel pick up will be notified at the time of booking. Please note most pick-ups occur prior to the tour departure time.

Otherwise you can meet the coach at:

Brisbane Departures - Brisbane Transit Centre, Roma Street, Brisbane. Please check in at Counter O.

Gold Coast Departures - Chateau Beachside Hotel, Surfers Paradise, opposite their office

Gold Coast Departures - Pickups are available from most Gold Coast hotels and apartment buildings. The central departure point for the Gold Coast is the Chateau Beachside Hotel which is opposite their office. You may also wish to visit their tour desk at 18 Elkhorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise where you'll find many last minute tour special offers. The office is open between 7.30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. every day (8am to 5.30pm on weekends) and is located between The Surfers Esplanade and Orchid Avenue.

General Comments

JPT Tour Group is Queensland's largest tour operator catering to the domestic, international and business tourist markets from Byron Bay to Fraser Island. They offer specialised tours in Japanese and Chinese.

Please visit their web site to see many more exciting tour options in and around Southern Queensland.


World Heritage Tour and Rainforest Skywalk

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

World Heritage Tour - walks and wineries!

TOUR CODE: G32 (Ex Gold Coast) / B32 (Ex Brisbane)

For the nature enthusiast they visit the Gold Coast's multimillion dollar eco attraction, Rainforest Skywalk. Put on your walking shoes and enjoy crystal clear rockpools, ancient trees and creeping Birdwing vines, breeding ground of rare butterflies. An outstanding day out, you will see indigenous birds, insects and the freshwater fish aquarium at the Eco-Info Gallery. Tour travels via Tamborine Mountain's pretty retail precinct, Gallery Walk, for the chance to taste and buy local wines and produce. Photograph Canyon Falls Lookout and Purlingbrook Falls.

Gold Coast: 8:45am - 5:00pm

Brisbane: 8:45am - 6:00pm

Operates: Tuesday and Saturday

Tour Information


7 hours and 10 minutes
Yes.
Pick-up is available from selected Brisbane and Gold Coast accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tour Departs every Tuesday and Saturday from Brisbane and the Gold Coast at 0845.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$113.00$113.00Adult Tour and Admission




Croc Express to Australia Zoo

Croc Express

TOUR CODE: G7/ B7

TRANSFER ONLY: G7T/ B7T

Crikey! It's as wild as life gets at Australia Zoo, home of the Crocodile Hunter, with more wildlife and entertainment than you can poke a stick at! With over 1,200 animals and stacks of free show daily, it's a full day of wildlife action and adventure. Get hands-on with cuddly koalas, waddling wombats, slithering snakes and cute kangaroos. Come face to face with majestic tigers, rhinos and zebras or get your photo taken with a baby alligator.

Step aboard Steve's Safari Shuttle and explore all that Australia Zoo has to offer including their newest exhibit - Africa! Experience the wide open plains of the African savannah and see exotic animals such as giraffe, rhino and zebra interacting together - and marvel at their gorgeous cheetah as they walk by. Then join their snakes, free-flight birds and crocs live in their world-famous Crocoseum show and get your adrenalin pumping as you see a crocodile launch a strike from the water's edge.

Includes - return coach transfers and entry to Australia Zoo.

Gold Coast: 7:30am - 6:30pm

Brisbane: 8:45am - 5:30pm

Operates: Daily

Tour Information


8 hours
Yes.
Pick-up available from selected hotels.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tour departs daily from the Gold Coast at 0730, departures also available from Brisbane at 0845.

Tour Departs From

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Rates*

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$128.00$138.00Adult Tour and Admission




O'Reilly's and Lamington National Park

See yourself in this image? Catch a coach with JPT Tour Group

TOUR CODE: G33 (Ex Gold Coast) / B33 (Ex Brisbane) G33L/B33L includes lunch with salad, chips, tea & coffee

Gold Coast: 8:45am - 5:00pm

Brisbane: 8:45am - 6:00pm

Operates: Daily

Iconic O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat is situated in the heart of the World Heritage listed Lamington National Park with spectacular panoramic views of the McPherson Ranges. The scenic drive will take you via quaint Tamborine Mountain's shopping precinct through the township of Canungra and the fertile Canungra Valley army training grounds before climbing 1000 metres through subtropical rainforest to the scenic Treetop Walk. En route you'll visit the Alpaca Farm with its unique alpaca products, softer than cashmere. Approximately two hours at O'Reilly's Plateau.

Includes: return coach transfers, Alpaca Farm and shop, lunch at O'Reilly's (own cost), Gallery Walk dining and retail, Mt Tamborine, Treetop canopy walk and O'Reilly's. Optional extras: Bird feeding, Birds of Prey show, souvenir shopping and Segway tours.

Tour Information


8 hours and 15 minutes
Yes.
Pick-up available from selected hotels in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
8:45am - 5:00pm
8:45am - 5:00pm
8:45am - 5:00pm
8:45am - 5:00pm
8:45am - 5:00pm
8:45am - 5:00pm
8:45am - 5:00pm
Tour Departs Daily from Brisbane and the Gold Coast at 0845. Return Gold Coast 1700 and Brisbane 1800.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$102.00$122.00Adult Tour Only




Brisbane's Best

Cuddle a koala at Lone Pine

TOUR CODE: G84 (Ex Gold Coast) / B84 (Ex Brisbane)

Gold Coast: 7:30am - 6:30pm

Brisbane: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Operates: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday.

See the sights of historic Brisbane, Australia's third largest city and Queensland's capital, with its fresh, innovative and vibrant Central Business District. From a trendy cafe club culture to thriving shops and nineteenth century sandstone buildings, enjoy a city tour, river cruise and sky high experience on the Wheel of Brisbane before strolling the arts and man made beach precinct of Southbank Parklands. Your tour also takes in Mount Coot-tha Lookout and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. 

Includes: return coach transfers, 45 minute river cruise with Devonshire tea and commentary, ride on the Wheel of Brisbane, entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Mt Coot-tha Scenic Lookout and leisure time at Southbank Parklands.

Tour Information


9 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pick-up availalbe from most Gold Coast and Brisbane Accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
9:15am - 4:45pm
Tour Departs Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun from Gold Coast at 0730 and Brisbane at 0915.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$148.00$148.00Adult Tour - All Entries




Glow Worm Night Tour - Gold Coast

Glow Worm Cave at Springbrook National Park

TOUR CODE: G37 (Ex Gold Coast)

TOUR+DINNER: G37D (Ex Gold Coast)

Night Tour only: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Tour with Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:30pm

Operates: Nightly

Gasp at the beauty of glow worms on this exciting night tour to Natural Bridge cave and waterfall. Like stars in the night sky these tiny larvae light up the dark cavern and create a spectacular natural sight. Please wear your walking shoes and warm clothes for this popular tour.

Includes: Return coach transfers, guided night walk, National park fees, souvenir certificate and use of torches and rain ponchos.

Tour Information


4 hours
Yes.
Pick-up available from selected Gold Coast Accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Tour Departs daily from Surfers Paradise at 1730.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$99.00$124.00Adult Tour Only




Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Adventure Tour

Dolphin feeding with JPT Tour Group

TOUR CODE: GT31 (Ex Gold Coast) / BT31 (Ex Brisbane)

Gold Coast: 7:30am / Brisbane: 8:45am

Return times vary in season due to dolphin feeding at sunset

Operates: Daily except Saturdays

An unforgettable day out as you discover a tropical island paradise just 75 minutes from Brisbane. At Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island, you can enjoy a delicious lunch, challenge yourself to sand tobogganing and at sunset, wade into the water to hand feed one of the island's special visitors, a wild bottlenose dolphin! The experience is unforgettable.

 

Includes: Return coach transfers, return 75-minute cruise, Day Lounge access and Buffet lunch, 4WD Desert safari tour and sand tobogganing, wild dolphin feeding at sunset, over 40 free land-based activities, and Dolphin Behaviour and Data Collection Presentation.

Tour Information


14 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pick-ups available from selected Gold Coast Accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
8:45am - 9:00pm
Tour departs daily from the Gold Coast at 0730 and Brisbane at 0845.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$211.00$275.00Adult Tour and Admission




Byron Bay and Tropical Fruit World

Johnson Street Byron Bay

TOUR CODE: G36 (Ex Gold Coast) G36L is a new option offering vegetarian lunch with refreshments at Crystal Castle

Gold Coast: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Operates: Daily

Enrich your spirit on this popular tour. Stand on the eastern most edge of the Australian continent at lifestyle capital and international tourism magnet, Byron Bay. See cliff top Cape Byron Lighthouse, trendy shops, eateries and the sapphire blue Pacific Ocean. Spot turtles, dolphins, sea eagles and whales (in season). On the way home we stop at Tropical Fruit World for unique gardens, orchards and the Miracle Fruit Show (own cost) and views of majestic Mt Warning.

Includes: Return coach transfers, Cape Byron Lighthouse and walking track, over three hours free time in Byron Bay, Afternoon at Tropical Fruit World.

You are spoiled for choice on our Byron Tour - international guests can opt for lunch and a spiritual experience at The Crystal Castle

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
8:00am - 8:00am
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
Daily departures ex Gold Coast at 8am

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$102.00$102.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Contact operator for further details.

Disabled: Wheel chair access is available but please bring a companion to lift and assist



Gold Coast City Sights and Natural Bridge

JPT's Gold Coast city tour takes you from coast to hinterland

TOUR CODE: G27 (Ex Gold Coast) / B27 (Ex Brisbane)

Gold Coast: 10:45am - 5:00pm

Brisbane: 8:45am - 6:00pm

Operates: Monday and Friday.

See for yourself the amazing diversity of the Gold Coast in one day from the city sights to the secrets of the lush hinterland. Discover the coastal highlights along the beautiful Southport Broadwater and cruise past luxury homes before journeying into the cool rainforests of Springbrook National Park for waterfalls, caves, crystal clear streams and towering vine clad trees. Bring your camera, wear walking shoes and a light jacket. Lunch (own cost).

 

Includes: return coach transfers, city sights coach tour, canal cruise and morning tea, guided rainforest walk and visit to Natural Bridge Cave and waterfall.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
10:45am - 5:00pm
10:45am - 5:00pm
GC City Sights and Natural Bridge departs Mondays and Fridays at 10.45 ex GC and 8.45 ex Brisbane

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$108.00$108.00Adult Tour and Admission


Other Information

Children: Child price refers to 3 to 14 year olds



Fraser Island Two-Day Tour

Fraser Island's freshwater Lakes are crystal clear

TOUR CODE: B512 (Ex Brisbane and Ex Gold Coast)

Brisbane: 7:15am - 5:30pm

Gold Coast: 6:00am - 6.30pm

Operates: Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays 1 February to 14 December, Daily: 15 December to 31 January.

Board the car ferry and cruise to Fraser Island. Luxury 4WD Bus for the beach-drive along famous Fraser coastline. Enjoy your free Cooloola Tour on the way to Fraser seeing incredible sights (worth AUD125). The world's largest sand island is home to pristine rainforest, crystal clear streams, sensational lakes, endless stretches of sand and steep sandhills. History, nature, beaches, adventure, wildlife. Fraser is a must-see, must-do destination.

AUD60 cash is payable to Queensland National Parks.

Tour Information


Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$299.00$329.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Child price is for 3 to 14 year olds



Tangalooma Island Resort Day Cruise

Dolphins swim in to shore at sunset to be handfed

TOUR CODE: GT21 (Ex Gold Coast) / BT21 (Ex Brisbane)

Gold Coast: 7:30am - 6:30pm

Brisbane: 8:45am - 5:45pm

Operates: Daily

Why not escape for the day? Take advantage of a relaxing 75-minute cruise across glistening Moreton Bay to spend a few hours soaking up the tropical lifestyle at Tangalooma Island Resort. Spend the day on the world's third largest sand island where there are over 80 activities offered, and more than 40 are FREE! Try archery, boules, tennis or swim in the beautiful waters of the bay. Optional tours include snorkelling at the wrecks, Segway tours, ATV quad bikes and many more.

Includes: Return coach transfers to Holt Street Wharf, use of resort facilities, return 75-minute cruise to Moreton Island and over 40 free land-based activities.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2012 - 31 Mar 2015
7:30am - 7:30am
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
7:30am - 6:30pm
Tangalooma Day Cruise departs daily 7.30am ex Gold Coast and 8.45am ex Brisbane

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$107.00$185.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Child price refers to 3 to 14 year olds



Sea World Feed & Touch Program

Get up close to these intelligent, powerful marine mammals

Join Sea World's Dolphin trainers in an exciting Animal Adventure. Allowing you to get up close and personal to one of Sea World's beautiful dolphins in a unique and fairly dry experience.

You only need to venture in to ankle deep water and can stay warm while still enjoying an amazing Dolphin experience including Dolphin patting, a Dolphin handshake and feeding a fish and a special photo all from the comfort of a jetty. Enjoy a once in a life time opportunity to come face to face with these amazing and intelligent animals and gain an insight into their precious world. Tour includes: Return coach transfers, Sea World Entry, Souvenir photo with dolphin, Feed & Touch Dolphin Program.

*The Meet the Dolphin program is available to participants 4 years of age or over and a minimum height of 102cm. Participants aged between 4 and 5 years and between 102cm and 110cm must be accompanied by an 18+ guardian. There are no complimentary programs for guardians. Unaccompanied participants must be aged 5 years or over and be a minimum height of 110cm.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 24 Jan 2013 - 30 Jun 2015
8:15am - 8:15am
8:15am - 4:15am
8:15am - 4:15am
8:15am - 4:15am
8:15am - 4:15am
8:15am - 4:15am
8:15am - 4:15am

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$199.00$199.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive


Other Information

Children: Contact operator for further details.



Golf

JPT Tour Group's Queensland golf servic

JPT owns and operates a range of golf tours under the brand name, Queensland Golf Service. Australia's Gold Coast, affectionately called the Golf Coast offers more than 40 beautifully appointed championship resort golf courses within 30 minutes drive of Surfers Paradise. This city was designed for golfing holidays and our Queensland Golf Service tours offer the ultimate golfing playground for business or pleasure including club and shoe hire and return hotel transfers.

Tour Information


Rates*

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$140.00$300.00Adult Tour and Admission




City Tour - Amphibious vehicle

Amphibious vehicle tour

See the Gold Coast by land and by water aboard this authentic amphibious vehicle. Your Ducktackular tour will weave through Surfers Paradise, waddle along the glorious Gold Coast beaches and splash into the Broadwater for a cruise along millionaires' row. With a fun and fascinating commentary, children are also given the opportunity to earn their Duck Licence.

Tour includes:

one hour city sights departing regularly

entertaining commentary

onboard souvenirs, free postcard and child friendly seating

Tour Information


Rates*

FromToInclusions
$35.00$35.00Adult Tour and Admission


Other Information

Children: Child friendly seating (children four and under are free) Children get a chance to drive the duck and get their license!



* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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