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Indicative Rate* $95.00 to $190.00 Tour Only

04 1978 8026
0419 788 026
mrdaytours@bigpond.com
www.mrdaytours.com

Description

Mr Day Tours is a local, family owned tour company dedicated to providing visitors to Brisbane and South East Queensland with tours that showcase the best the region has to offer. Their aim is to ensure you experience their beautiful city, golden beaches, lush rainforests, unique animals, relaxed lifestyle, sunny days, beautiful parklands and gardens, and leave with happy, long-lasting memories of your stay in their special part of the world.

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Your driver and guide is Val, a Brisbane local with an extensive knowledge of the region's history and attractions. Val is also the owner and operator of Mr Day Tours, and is the principle driver. Val can advise you on local attractions, restaurants, landmarks, history, and any other information you need.

They offer seven half day tours and three full day tours. Itineraries are flexible and can be changed to suit your interests. Full and half day tours include Brisbane city, Moreton Bay suburbs, Mountain Rainforest, Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Botanic Gardens, Brisbane and its hinterland, Tamborine Mountain and more. They can also tailor a special tour to your requirements.

All tours include free city hotel pick up and return.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Guide
    Guide

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • City Sightseeing
    City Sightseeing
  • Cruise
    Cruise
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Wine Tasting
    Wine Tasting

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

No refund given for cancellations by tour guests within 24 hours of tour departure.

Entity Restrictions

Tours are subject to availability at the time of booking.

General Comments

Mr Day Tours caters for small groups and specialise in personalised service.

Tours can be changed to suit specific requirements, and are also available for charter.


Brisbane and Its Outback Drive (Tour 6) - Full Day

Samford Valley

As Mr Day Tours special guests, experience the real Brisbane and its Outback. Enjoy the countryside and the scenic mountain drive with panoramic views east to Moreton Bay and west to the Great Dividing Range. Feel the beauty of the rainforest at Maiala in the 35,000 hectare D'Aguilar National Park. See some of their unique native wildlife including the platypus, tiger quoll, wombat, wallabies and kangaroos at the Walkabout Creek Wildlife Centre. Visit Queensland's sub tropical Botanic Gardens at Toowong and also Australia's largest koala sanctuary-Lone Pine. Take in the panoramic views over Brisbane from Mount Cootha Lookout. Enjoy a relaxing morning or afternoon tea or coffee at the end of a very Australian outing.

Tour Information


7 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pickup available from city accommodation and selected pickup points.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
Brisbane and its Outback Drive

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$190.00$190.00Adult Tour and Admission




Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast Drive (Tour 4) - Half Day or Full Day

Surfers Paradise and inland

If you would like to visit the Gold Coast beaches then choose the Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise morning or afternoon drive. Surfers Paradise is the heart of the Gold Coast and with its white sandy beaches, is the most popular beach holiday location in Australia. The fully patrolled beach is a short step away from cafes and restaurants offering delicious food and specialty clothes and gift shops. Choose to spend your time swimming or shopping at Surfers Paradise or continue south to beautiful Burleigh Heads, a popular swimming and surfing beach with great views from a rocky headland.

This tour is also available as a full day tour, which gives you more free time and allows you to see the southern part of the Gold Coast including beautiful Coolangatta and Currumbin.

Tour Information


4 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pickup is available from city accommodation venues and selected pickup points.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast Drive (Half Day)

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$120.00$180.00Adult Tour Only




Scenic Mountain Rainforest Drive (Tour 3) - Half Day

Mr Day Tours

Take a break from the city and breathe fresh mountain air on our mountain rainforest drive through the 35,000 hectare D'Aguilar National Park. Get a close up look at some of their local fauna at a wildlife centre, marvel at the views from the lookouts, take a bushwalk under huge rainforest trees, and relax with morning / afternoon tea overlooking the rainforest.

The first stop is Walkabout Creek Wildlife Centre where you will see local birds, freshwater fish, turtles, reptiles, kangaroos, wallabies, brush turkeys and perhaps the shy platypus, tiger quoll and wombat. The tour continues up the range and stops at lookouts with panoramic views east to Moreton Bay and west to the Great Dividing Range. Passing through quaint mountain villages, they arrive at the lovely Maiala rainforest at Mount Glorious, 680 metres above sea level. Here in the cool mountain air, take a bushwalk under huge trees, strangler figs, palms and ferns while listening to the delightful birdsong of the Australian rainforest. After the walk, it's time to sit back and relax in the rainforest surroundings while your guide prepares a morning / afternoon tea before heading back to the city via the pretty Samford Valley.

Tour Information


3 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pickup available from city accommodation and selected pickup points.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 29 Feb 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Scenic Mountain Rainforest Drive
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
Scenic Mountain Rainforest Drive

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$95.00$95.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive




Moreton Bay Breezes Drive (Tour 2) - Half Day

Margate Beach Moreton Bay

How about a few relaxing hours along the shores of Moreton Bay? See some of Brisbane's most desirable suburbs. Drive through breezy bayside villages while admiring the views across Moreton Bay to the islands. Relax with morning / afternoon tea overlooking the beach and the bay. View or buy Australian seafood at the seafood markets. The fresh prawns have been cooked and are ready to eat.

Their drive passes through the tree-lined hills of Ascot and Hamilton where we will see beautiful heritage Queenslander and colonial homes and take in a lovely view of the river and the city and surrounding suburbs. They continue on to the bayside suburbs of Sandgate and Shorncliffe with views across the bay to Moreton Island and the port of Brisbane. Cross over to Redcliffe Peninsula to see the site of the first white settlement in Queensland, walk along Redcliffe's bayside beaches, and enjoy a tea or coffee with some tasty cookies in one of Redcliffe's lovely beachside picnic areas.

They then spend some time at the seafood markets where you can view or buy fresh cooked prawns, crabs, Moreton Bay bugs, oysters or fish packed in ice for your return to the city.

Tour Information


3 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
City accommodation and selected pickup points.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Moreton Bay Breezes Drive

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$95.00$95.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive




Hello Brisbane (Tour 1) - Half Day

Roma Street Parklands

Hello Brisbane Drive will show you beautiful Brisbane city and its sights including the city centre, Roma Street Parklands, Mt. Cootha Lookout, Suncorp Stadium, the Story Bridge, South Bank Parklands, The Gabba Cricket Ground, old cathedrals, heritage buildings, Botanic Gardens, Parliament House and more. In a few short hours, you will see and experience this beautiful city and lifestyle and learn about Brisbane's attractions and colonial past.

The tour passes through inner city suburbs with beautiful century old timber homes and continues to Mt Cootha Lookout where, on a clear day, you can see Moreton Bay, Brisbane city and its surrounding suburbs.

Your local guide will take you on a relaxing walk or drive through parklands and Botanic Gardens before stopping to enjoy morning or afternoon tea amongst tropical surroundings.

Tour Information


3 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pickup available from city accommodation and selected pickup points.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Hello Brisbane Drive

Tour Departs From

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Rates*

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$95.00$95.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive




Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Botanic Gardens (Tour 5) - Half Day

Lone Pine - Koalas

This tour takes you on a most relaxing morning/afternoon drive to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, located on the banks of the upper Brisbane River in a beautiful parkland setting. It is Australia's largest koala sanctuary with over 120 koalas and other native wildlife including birds, kangaroos, dingoes, wombats, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, snakes, emus and the platypus.

The tour takes you through inner city suburbs with beautiful century old timber homes. We also visit Mount Cootha Lookout with its fabulous views of Brisbane and its surrounding suburbs.

The tour also includes a drive or walk through Queensland's premier sub-tropical (world class) 130 acre Mount Cootha Botanic Gardens.

This tour is a flora and fauna lover's delight.

Tour Information


3 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pickup available from city accommodation and selected pickup points.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Botanic Gardens

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Rates*

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$115.00$115.00Adult Tour and Admission




Tamborine Mountain Drive (Tour 7) - Half Day or Full Day

Palms & Cedar Creek

This tour takes you to Tamborine Mountain, a one hour drive from Brisbane, where you can choose to spend your time walking through rainforest, visiting local wineries, lookouts, the Skywalk, Distillery, the Glow Worm Caves, the Brewery, or the famous Gallery Walk.

Breathe in the fresh mountain air as we drive up the mountain and call in at the Cheese factory where you can sample delicious, award winning, locally made cheeses. You may also want to try a locally made beer available at the on-site brewery.

Next, you can choose to visit wineries, Glow Worm caves, a Distillery, the Gallery Walk (with over 70 art, craft and gift shops), or simply take a bushwalk in the rainforest.

The half day tour normally includes a short rainforest bushwalk, the Gallery Walk, lookouts, and the small boutique brewery and cheese factory.

For the full day tour, depending on how much time is left, you can add one or more of the other attractions mentioned above. The Skywalk, where you get a bird's eye view of the rainforest canopy from a secure elevated bridge, is a popular choice.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2014
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
Tamborine Mountain Drive (Full Day)
Departures from 31 Mar 2014
8:00am - 12:30pm
Half Day

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

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$120.00$180.00Adult Tour Only




* 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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