A trip to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is not complete without escaping the bitumen and indulging in a unique once in a lifetime four wheel drive tour experiencing the Great Beach Drive from Noosa to Rainbow Beach.
More than just a drive, this tour is an unforgettable experience of the natural beauty and rich history of this unique coastline, with knowledgeable and passionate guides. Offering the experience of driving on some of the world’s most stunning beaches and through some of the most idyllic National Parks, this is truly a once in a lifetime touring holiday experience.
They are the only dedicated Noosa to Rainbow Beach tour operator, and are the only tour operator with direct vehicle access to protected Double Island Point Lighthouse.
Tours depart daily, are family friendly, and travel more than 70 kilometres of iconic beaches so you can soak in the scenery and wildlife, such as dolphins, manta rays, turtles, soldier crabs, bird life, and whales (whale season is June to October).
From start to finish, their tour offers you the freedom to explore, to stay a little longer and to make the most of this amazing experience.
Service TypesNature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours
ActivitiesBirdwatching Four Wheel Driving Swimming Walks
Disabled AssistanceCaters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access
MembershipQueensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre
AccreditationECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified by Ecotourism Australia
From $120 to $195
Escape the bitumen and indulge in a full day tour along one of Australia’s most remarkable stretches of beach highway – the Great Beach Drive from Sunshine Coast’s Noosa to Rainbow Beach.
Tours depart daily and are conducted by Advanced Eco Certified guides who unlock the secrets of the area on this spectacular tour. Highlights include Rainbow Beach’s legendary coloured sands, Honeymoon Bay where you can swim in the lagoon, or body surf on the longest right hand break in Australia, Red Canyon where the red and yellow sands form a unique pinnacle in the sand dunes, Carlo Sandblow, and a pristine rainforest at Freshwater and Double Island Point Lighthouse.
Great Beach Drive 4WD Tours is the only company that has vehicle access to Double Island Point Lighthouse where you will enjoy scenic 360 degree views from Noosa to Fraser Island. This eight hour tour travels more than 70 kilometres of iconic beaches with vehicles travelling on the sand so you can soak in the scenery and wildlife, such as dolphins, manta rays, turtles, soldier crabs, birdlife and whales (June to October).
Lunch is at Rainbow Beach Surf Club including a beer, wine or soft drink. Refreshments provided on tour.
Disabled AccessCarpark Family Friendly