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LARC About Amphibious Environmental Tours

Multiple Locations

A first for the Sunshine Coast!

LARC About Amphibious Environmental Tours explore the majestic Pumicestone Passage and north western side of Bribie Island onboard an ex Vietnam war era LARC V amphibian learning about the local history, flora and fauna along the way.

They currently offer three tour options from Caloundra. It's safe, fun and all together a different experience.

Tours depart on demand from the Short Street boat ramp just behind the BIG 4 holiday park at the bottom of the main street in Caloundra; this departure point is just a short walk along the coastal walkway from Caloundra's Central Business District and restaurants of Bulcock beach. Buses can park on site.

Pre book to ensure your trip.

Love to see you onboard!

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Kiosk

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Off Road Driving

Our Tours

1,2 and 7 Hour  Amphibious Tours

Experience the Northern Reaches of Pumicestone Passage on the North Western side of Bribie Island it's fun relaxing and informative.

Come and see what a great place they have there in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast whilst experiencing the wonders of LARC travel and learn about the region's history flora, fauna and above all have fun!

They are also available for charter. Trips are on demand and minimum numbers apply.

Indicative rates

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$35 $50

Full day cruise.

Experience the pumice stone passage and more as you sit down for a fantastic picnic lunch on one of the coasts oldest working farms. It's the two hour tour plus much much more all meals and drinks included. So far feedback has been it was really relaxing, informative and fun.

Indicative rates

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$150 $150

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Mapleton Forest Reserve

Mapleton, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
In Mapleton Forest Reserve, Mapleton Forest Drive winds through deep forest, past Cooloolabin Dam, to Point Glorious lookout where great coastal and hinterland views await. Picnic at the Mapleton day-use area near Cedar Creek’s headwaters or camp at Gheerulla Creek.

Gardners Falls

Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Leave your vehicle in the car park on the banks of the Obi Obi Creek and take a short, level walk downstream to Gardners Falls.  You’ll pass a number of shallow rock pools which are ideal for smaller children who just want to splash about.

Kondalilla National Park

Montville, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
A refuge for many species of native animals and plants, Kondalilla National Park is a popular place for birdwatchers and nature photographers as well as bushwalkers. With a magnificent waterfall, rock pools and freshwater creeks - is it any wonder the park gets its name from an Aboriginal word meaning 'rushing waters'?

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve comprises 55 hectares of National Estate listed subtropical rainforest overlooking the Glasshouse Mountains. A remnant of the rainforests that once covered the Blackall Range, the Reserve is a living museum of diverse plant and animal life which promises to delight with its tranquility and beauty.

Conondale National Park

Conondale, Noosa Area
Free Entry
Conondale National Park forms the heart of an extensive area of unspoilt mountain scenery in the Conondale Range. With magnificent forests, deep gorges and spectacular views, this park and the adjacent State forest offer scenic drives, picnic areas and a choice of four grassy camp sites near rainforests and mountain streams.

Delicia Road Conservation Park

Mapleton, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
Delicia Road Conservation Park on the scenic Blackall Range is a small park protecting remnant forest communities. It is a refuge for wildlife and a special place where visitors can enjoy a peaceful native forest.

Kenilworth Forest Reserve

Kenilworth, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
Kenilworth Forest Reserve in the Conondale Range offers wonderful views, deep gorges, mountain streams and waterfalls. It protects rare and threatened plants and animals living in the rugged mountains.

Mapleton Falls National Park

Mapleton, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
Mapleton Falls National Park marks the point just west of Mapleton where Pencil Creek cascades 120 metres over an escarpment. This small, day-use-only park shelters many bird species, including the peregrine falcon, eastern whipbird and wompoo fruit-dove.

Baroon Pocket Dam

North Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Baroon Pocket Dam is a picturesque lake tucked away between Montville and Maleny. The dam offers a range of fantastic recreational facilities and you could easily spend the whole day exploring the shores and waterways.

Amamoor State Forest

Amamoor, Gympie Area
Free Entry
Amamoor State Forest produces some of the finest hoop pine in Queensland. More than 120 bird species have been sighted in its riverine rainforests and plantations of hoop and bunya pines. Enjoy a drive through the forested valley to walk through the forest along trickling creeks and streams.
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