Luxury Afloat House Boat Holiday Accommodation - Tin Can Bay, Queensland Australia - Explore the waterways through Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach, Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Strait on your luxury self contained rental house boat for the perfect boating holiday vacation experience. Explore Teebar Creek, Kauri Creek, Pelican Bay, Snout Point, Garry's Anchor-age, Ungowa, Kingfisher Bay, River Heads, Maaroom inlet, Boonooroo inlet, Tuan, Poona inlet and Tinnanbar inlet, all ideal stops when on your houseboating holiday in Queensland Australia. Don't miss out on other Tourist attractions in the area, Fraser Island 4WD tours and camping, walks and birdwatching.  Fraser Island and Harvey Hervey Bay whale watching, dolphin feeding in Tin Can Bay, houseboat holiday stops in Rainbow Beach and through the Great Sandy Strait. Then there is the gold mining museum and steam train rides on the Valley Rattler in Gympie, seeing the snake whisperer in Childers, visiting the Pumpkin festival in Goomeri or trying the local olives and Redclaw crayfish in Kilkivan.  Or after your houseboat holiday, try an island holiday on the Great Barrier Reef at Lady Elliot or Lady Musgrave Island, with all of the water sports including diving and snorkelling. Also, amazing fishing, crabbing and on Fraser Island, or any of the foreshores, beautiful nature walks.  If you have any questions regarding tourism attractions or tourist information in our area, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

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Tin Can Bay and House Boat Rentals
Start your luxury houseboat holiday in the serene waters of Tin Can Bay, Queensland Australia. Sheltered by Fraser Island, Tin Can Bay is an excellent base for your house boating vacation. Situated at the southern end of Fraser Island and north of Noosa Heads the places to stop are endless. Don't miss out on Tin Can Bay's attractions though. From feeding the friendly dolphins to beautiful nature walks along the foreshores. Tin Can Bay is a relaxed nature loving holiday town with plenty to offer, including their Seafood Festival in September each year. As well as cruising on your self-contained luxury house boat, why not try your hand at fishing or crabbing not only is it therapeutic, but also very exciting when you catch dinner. For more on tourism attractions or tourist information in the Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach and Fraser Island areas please do not hesitate to contact our office, or visit this site www.tincanbaytourism.org.au

Houseboating Holiday attractions, Rainbow Beach
Relax and take in the coloured sands on the huge expanse of beach, or join in one of the more adventurous experiences commencing here. From horse riding or scuba diving to participating in their fishing competition in July, there is always an adventure to be had. So put it on your list of places to visit when on your Queensland houseboating holiday. Rainbow Beach is most famously known as the gateway to Fraser Island (via Inskip point), with barges leaving frequently. See this site for more information www.rainbow-beach.org

Fraser Island Houseboating Adventures
Famous for being the largest sand island in the world and world heritage listed, Fraser Island is a must see on your houseboating holiday. Explore the beautiful natural environment and wildlife. From the freshwater lakes boasting tortoises, to the only rainforest in the world to grow out of the sand, Fraser island is full of wonderful surprises. Relax in the Champagne pools, ponder the dingoes and birdlife, or photograph the beautiful coloured cliffs, the Cathedrals. But most of all, enjoy the unspoilt beauty of this remarkable gift of nature. Permits are required prior to traveling to the island, which also has camping facilities, fantastic holiday accommodation, restaurants, convenience stores, fuel, ice and gas. The Queensland Government has also spent a huge amount of money building walking tracks through much of the islands environmental attractions. Contact our office for more information, and don't forget to enter the Fraser Island fishing competition in May. For more information on the Kingfisher Resort and Tours visit this link www.kingfisherbay.com

Great Sandy Strait, perfect House Boating waters
One of the best houseboat friendly waters in the world, the Great Sandy Strait has an abundance of places to stop. The most popular ones being Teebar Creek, Kauri Creek, Pelican Bay, Snout Point, Garry's Anchor-age, Ungowa, Kingfisher Bay and River Heads. Not only fantastic places for swimming or sheltered anchorages for the night, they are also recognised as fantastic fishing and crabbing spots. Count the variety of fish you can catch, bream, whiting, flathead, mackerel, tailor or mangrove jack, as well as sand mud crabs. Cruise in your luxury self-contained houseboat by day and relax and watch the sun go down with a glass of wine by night.

Gympie and the Mary Valley
All roads lead to Gympie! Known as the 'town that saved Queensland', Gympie is a large country town, offering all of the modern conveniences of a large city without the hustle and bustle. Rediscover the Gold mining days at their museums, or travel on the steam driven 'Valley Rattler' with local wine and cheese tasting on route. Gympie and it's surrounds have many attractions or you could just enjoy the drive through the rolling green valleys. Why not explore this area in August and be swept up in the atmosphere of the National Country Music Muster, or join the Mary Valley Show and Rodeo. Lake Borumba is well worth the visit with great camping facilities and deer park, explore the area, you never know you may find a platypus!

Hervey Bay Whale Watching
Hervey Bay is known as the whale watching capital of Australia. From late July to early November, Hervey Bay is the place to be to encounter the winter migration of the infamous humpback whale. Listen to them sing as they breach or toss their infants up in the air, showing them off on their long trek north. From catamarans to vessels with underwater viewing rooms, watching the largest mammals in the world 'play' is an experience to remember forever. Hervey Bay is a beautiful place to visit anytime, with pristine beaches, fishing charters, fantastic holiday accommodation and amazing seafood cuisine. See this site for more information on Hervey Bay Whale Watching and call the office to coordinate your trip from your houseboat. www.herveybaywhalewatch.com.au

Southern Great Barrier Reef
Relax on the most southern Great Barrier Reef island, 'Lady Elliot Island'. With it's idyllic natural surrounds and unspoilt beaches, Lady Elliot is one of the best kept secrets in island holidays. Accessible from Hervey Bay or Bundaberg, it boasts turtle hatchings, whale breaching, coral spawning and some of the most unforgettable snorkeling or diving available. Northwest of this amazing island is 'Lady Musgrave island'. This island possesses one of the most remarkable natural occurrence in the world, with a coral-fringed lagoon just off it's shores. The variety of fish and coral are unprecedented and has to be seen to be believed. Camping is available on the island, however you need a permit before staying. If you are more interested in tours, they leave frequently from Hervey Bay, Bundaberg and The Town of 1770, this is a definite must see. Please contact us regarding booking tours through our office.

Maryborough
One of the oldest historic cities in Queensland, Maryborough is a delight to visit. Explore the number of Museums, looking back to the days Maryborough was one of the main immigration ports in Australia. Or drive through the cities and take in the beautiful old Australian Pubs or the fantastic examples of Queenslander or Colonial houses. Home to some our of most famous Australians, Maryborough is a unique and charming city, proud of its gardens and parks and located on the Mary River. Visit on the last Sunday of each month to join in the festivities of the Queens Park market, then stay in one of their famous bed and breakfast stays.

Childers
Childers is a small country town with big surprises, from the 'Snake Whisperer' at Snakes Downunder, to the local wines from the 'Hill of Promise Estate Winery' or the 'Stanton Estate'. This magical little town is full of character. Enjoy the local rum or macadamia nut icecream or sorbet, then join the locals for an all day breakfast, or in the pub for a yarn. You will definitely be able to say you had an Australian country town experience.

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival
Goomeri, home of the Australian Pumpkin pie, is an Antique buyers delight. With many shops to ponder you are sure to find something to start or add to your collection. If antiques are not your cup of tea, there are many craft shops or the 'Emporium' to tempt you. Visit in May for the Pumpkin festival and encounter the Pumpkin races down the main street.

Kilkivan Olives, Lavendar and Redclaw Crayfish
As popular for it's lavendar and local olives as it is for the redclaw crayfish, Kilkivan has an abundance of character for such a small place. The historical museum looks as life as it once was, and as tells of Kilkivan being the first place for gold to be discovered in the area. Stay for the night and experience the short walks and birdwatching at Mudlo Gap Conservation Park, or join the 'Great Horse Ride' through the Bicentennial National Trail in April.

 

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