Far Horizons Australian Bush Tours

Multiple Locations

Whether it's enjoying a picnic lunch at the base of a magnificent waterfall, an exhilarating four wheel drive journey through a spectacular gorge, a guided walk through world-heritage rainforest, a delicious barbecue lunch in the Australian bush, seeing a koala in the wild for the first time, hand-feeding the beautiful native birdlife, discovering awe-inspiring mountain vistas or sitting back with a cold drink at a historic Australian country hotel, Far Horizons Australian Bush Tours brings to life some of the most beautiful and lesser-known parts of South East Queensland’s National Parks and magnificent wilderness regions.

Far Horizons' range of day tours departing Brisbane are tailored to suit small, personalised groups of up to four guests in their luxury Toyota four wheel drive vehicle.

Daryl, their owner/guide, has travelled these areas for almost 40 years and has created the perfect scenic experience in one of the world’s most iconic environments. The flora and fauna displayed throughout each tour is as stunning as the Australian landscape, with parrots, birds of prey, extraordinary trees, lakes, mysterious pools and awe inspiring panoramic views. Far Horizons simply offers an unforgettable touring experience!

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Our Tours

Lake Moogerah/Condamine Gorge/Queen Mary Falls Spectacular Four Wheel Drive Adventure

Cascading waterfalls, breath-taking mountain scenery, kangaroos in the wild, home-made morning tea overlooking a beautiful waterway, a delicious barbecue lunch in the bush, guided forest walk, close encounters with majestic native birdlife, an unforgettable four wheel drive journey through the rugged Cambanoora Gorge (including 14 magnificent river crossings) and a cold drink at a historic Australian country hotel (own expense). All this in one unforgettable day tour departing Brisbane!!

Travel in air-conditioned comfort in our Toyota Landcruiser four wheel drive vehicle in a relaxed small group atmosphere and experience one of the most beautiful destinations in Queensland, all on Brisbane’s doorstep. Suitable for all ages, this tour will offer memories that will last a lifetime!

Land of the Waterfalls (Springbrook National Park)

Imagine enjoying a delicious home-made picnic lunch at the base of a cascading waterfall! This is just one of the unforgettable experiences on the “Land of the Waterfalls” small group day tour to the spectacular world-heritage listed Springbrook National Park.

Discover some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Australia including Purling Brook Falls, Springbrook’s highest waterfall. Home-made morning tea in the rainforest, a fully guided walk through the magnificent “Canyon” (medium fitness required) taking you deep into the lush rainforest, behind two beautiful waterfalls and along the rim of the “Canyon” (a tour highlight!), the aptly named “Best of All” Lookout and the panoramic views from the top of Goomoolahra Falls are all included in this amazing day of discovery.

Travelling in their luxury air-conditioned Toyota four wheel drive vehicle with a maximum of only four guests, this tour is jam-packed with unforgettable experiences!

Discovering the Sunshine Coast's Hidden Secrets

Discover some of the most spectacular hidden secrets behind Queensland’s famous Sunshine Coast on this very special day tour of discovery. After enjoying home-made morning tea at picturesque Lake Wappa, explore the pristine forests of the spectacular Mapleton National Park including a guided walk to discover ancient forest giants as part of a wonderful four wheel drive journey through the mountains.

After a stop at the superb Mapleton Falls National Park, admire the rugged Obi Obi Gorge and the lush dairy farming country of the Obi Obi Valley before visiting the historic Kenilworth cheese factory where a great range of locally made cheeses and other products can be purchased (own expense).

A delicious barbecue lunch in a beautiful bushland setting follows before our journey continues through the stunning Mary Valley, completing this special day with wine and cheese overlooking the famous Glass House Mountains.

Spicers Gap/Governors Chair/World-Heritage Rainforest (In the Path of our Pioneers)

This very special day tour departing Brisbane brings to life the magnificent mountain country and Australian history of the world-famous Great Dividing Range. Enjoy home-made morning tea in a beautiful bushland setting, a fully guided walk through world-heritage rainforest and follow in the path of the early Australian pioneers, traversing the historic Spicers Gap road by four wheel drive high into the mountains. Discover the early history and true beauty of this spectacular area including a guided walk to Governors Chair, a rock formation offering panoramic views across the entire region.

A delicious barbecue lunch in the mountains is also included in this wonderful day of discovery as well as a journey through typical Australian countryside where it's possible to see koala and kangaroos in the wild. A wine and cheese platter overlooking the beautiful valleys and mountains brings this unforgettable day to a close before returning to Brisbane.

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Mitchell

Mitchell, Maranoa Area
Soaking in the soothing mineral springs at Mitchell is just one of the surprises that awaits you in this quaint town on the edge of the outback. Just 87 kilometres west of Roma via the Warrego Highway, Mitchell sits peacefully on the banks of the Maranoa River.

Saddliers Waterhole and Hamburg Creek

Morven, Murweh Area
Free Entry
With a population of less than 250, Morven is thought to be named after a mountain and town of the same name in Scotland. Captain T.J. Saddlier and his wife arrived in the area in the 1860s and camped on a deep waterhole of nearby Hamburg Creek.

Augathella

Augathella, Murweh Area
Augathella, with its fascinating history of bushrangers, bullockies and bullock teams, has some memorable Outback experiences. Don’t just drive through – stop and enjoy Augathella’s colourful history, characters and humour.

Cosmos Centre and Observatory

Charleville, Murweh Area
From AU$10.00 - 65.00
Wow, Ooh ahh and Brilliant, are the words you hear as visitors view the incredible beauty of the Milky Way Galaxy, through the powerful Meade telescopes. Charleville's Cosmos Centre and Observatory is dedicated to ensuring visitors enjoy the wonder of the outback night sky.

Cheepie

Cheepie, Quilpie Area
Cheepie is the friendly 'ghost town' of the Outback. The township formed when the railway first came through in 1914 and gradually grew to have a police station, blacksmith, railway station, tent boarding houses, butcher shop, bakery and two vegetable gardens.

Mungallala

Mungallala, Maranoa Area
Mungallala, said to mean 'food and water' is the site of a cypress sawmill, located about half way between Mitchell and Morven where the Warrego Highway crosses the Mungallala Creek. Mungallala originated as a railway town and is a wonderful place to stop for lunch and experience the workings of an outback town.

Cooladdi

Cooladdi, Murweh Area
On your way to the Quilpie opal fields stop a while in Cooladdi, one of Australia's smallest towns. Cooladdi was once a thriving railway town, but when the rail connection closed the residents slowly drifted away.

Welford National Park

Jundah, Barcoo Area
Free Entry
In Welford National Park, wind-blown sand dunes form a dramatic contrast to white-barked ghost gums, golden-green spinifex and delicate wildflowers. The Barcoo River, with its large, permanent waterholes, dissects Mitchell grass plains and arid mulga woodlands.

Morven

Morven, Murweh Area
In 1859 on the mail route from Brisbane to Charleville, a small area was taken from the property Victoria Downs and set aside for public use and designated on maps and documents as 'Victoria Downs Reserve'.

Hell Hole Gorge National Park

Adavale, Quilpie Area
Free Entry
Hell Hole Gorge National Park is a remote park in the arid mulga lands of south-western Queensland. The park features Hell Hole Waterhole, the largest of several rock pools and seasonal waterholes that provide welcome relief in a harsh, arid landscape.
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