Experientia, Sunshine Coast offers six unique adventure experiences which integrate all of Mother Earth’s pristine qualities including the breath-taking Glass House Mountains, majestic hinterland with secluded waterfalls balanced by her unspoilt waterways, hidden creeks, magical tidal lakes and the white sands of unrivalled deserted island beaches. All of which are accessible within moments of each other by either kayak, four wheel drive or foot.
Escape to the Sunshine Coast all year round with their Summer sun kissed setting throughout majority of the year and their warm breathless Winter days combining optimal temperatures to bask in the experience of immaculate sky’s, glassed off waters and sunsets built by the imagination, Experientia Style.
Each experience offers a distinctive flavour of the Sunny Coast, (as the locals call it) guaranteeing postcard quality scenery and sense of adventure whichever you choose. All fitness levels are welcome as Experientia caters from beginner to intermediate with all their trusted Venturers combining local knowledge with traditional culture and training involving an immense love of nature.
Come adventure in their backyard Experientia Style.
Starts with a gentle Kayak reliving the first settler Matthew Flinders’ voyage. A Scenic drive follows Flinders’ journey arriving at the Glass House Mountains Visitors Information Centre, delving into history of the first settlers and the Sunshine Coast whilst enjoying a paleo morning tea.
Short drive entails with spectacular views of the hinterland to base of Mount Ngungun. Beginner’s fitness level as the man-made path winds through unrivalled floral like no other on the Sunny Coast. Completion of on the summit sets the perfect surround for stories as we share in the 360 degree panoramic views of the glass house mountains and Sunshine Coast’s hinterland. Great star jump photo opportunity. Paleo snacks enjoyed at the base before climb and at summit before decent.
A tourist drive to Mount Tibrogargan they approach the last leg of Matthew Flinders’ discovery of the Glass House Mountains. A gradual walk around the base of the second highest mountain in the region, encapsulates all stories, setting a perfect backdrop finishing with stretches and paleo lunch at “Tibro’s feet”.
This adventure is not for the faint hearted, as its name suggests they climb six mountains in one day, rewarding within beyond recognition. Adventurers fitness level to reach each summit they recommend intermediate though Experientia believes it’s not always about the destination rather the journey so their Ventures will allow adequate time for decent to incorporate all six mountains. Whatever fitness level Experientia guarantees at the very least three summits that capture the glorious scenery of the prestigious Glass House mountains and Sunshine Coast hinterland.
This adventure starts in a hidden oasis at the base of Buderim forests. A short stroll along the boardwalk opens to the enchanting waterfall/swimming hole which adventurers are able to walk behind as if in a fairy-tale.
A 40-minute drive winding through the Sunshine Coast’s “country side” into the hinterland. Arriving at Gheerulla Falls they trek down to visualise this natural cascading beauty. When the falls flow is subtle enjoy the natural shaped upright bath whilst refuelling with paleo morning tea before the hike back up the ridge.
A short 20-minute drive extends this experience to the Sunshine Coast’s glorious hinterland, arriving at the uppermost section of Kondalilla National Park. The majestic rock pool is the foreground for Sunny Coast’s most famous waterfall which is accessible here for a refreshing swim whilst embarking on the 2.4 kilometre round circuit trail illustrating the rainforest hinterlands flora and fauna like no other. Paleo lunch draws the waterfalls scenery to a picturesque closing.
As they embark on the scenic journey home, only moments’ drive away from Kondalilla, adventurers will have a chance to immerse themselves with local arts and crafts stores that overlook the entire Sunshine Coast.
This adventure starts with a 45-minute kayak across the Pumicestone Passage to the deserted northern tip of Bribie Island. Vehicles cannot access this stretch of the island as they adventure along the remote white sandy beach’s shoreline via foot to explore the historic bunkers that were built in 1939 part of the South-East Queensland’s military force, which also provided a base for artillery training for the Australian soldiers during the war.
After Kayaking to the mainland and a short drive, arrive at Lake Currimundi, a natural tidal lake situated only metres from the Pacific Ocean adventurers will understand why this section of the coast was also gazetted for training the Australian military for live firing of mortars, tanks and artillery.
Traverse along the calmness of the lake on stand up paddleboards as sand dunes, beachfront and coastal bushland composes a surreal back drop. A perfect setting for their Paleo lunch and enjoy a local grown coffee from Mike and his staff.
A 20-minute drive to Wild horse mountain, the smallest of the Glass House family this short 123 metre high (700 metre) walk showcases all of the Sunshine Coast’s array of hinterland, summits and beaches with its 360 degree views.
Laidback Sunny Coast vibe of this adventure combining a cruisey Kayak and b. lasey session. Kayak across the Pumicestone Passage to the deserted northern tip of Bribie Island. Experience tranquillity of this secluded hidden treasure as they stroll along the gorgeous open white sandy beach shore line, residing near a lone Pandanus tree or base of a dune or next to the outgoing tide.
Here they allow themselves to b.lasey with Venturer Blase Grinner and gift themselves permission to expand their awareness in this 45-minute session integrating the three dynamic energies inside the circle of life: thought/speech/action. This method is fully guided as you transform your focus inwards combing
• stretches incorporating tension release and understanding thought patterns
• gratitude Kata engaging the heart centre of your being to all aspects of life with your voice
• meditation utilising the breath as you action your intention... to just b.
All levels of fitness, age, flexibility, mobility welcome - as no prior experience is required. b.lasey session is attuned for beginners to advanced meditators in evolving each aspect within.
Adventures enjoy a Paleo morning-tea and swim on this secluded beach before embarking on the cruisey kayak back to the mainland.
Experientia Sunshine Coast! This adventure embodies all aspects of their wondrous backyard, commencing with a sunrise (depending on tide times) or sunset climb of the stunning Mt Coolum (208 metres high) 3.2 kilometres return, absorbing the first Eastern light’s energy as adventurers have panoramic views of the pristine Sunshine Coast beaches stretching from the South to the North.
Upon descent adventures have opportunity to grab a local grown coffee as they venture north to Tewantin accessing the Great Sandy National Park via barge. Once across to this deserted island they drop the tyre pressure and experience this magical getaway travelling one hour by four-wheel-drive on the white sandy beach to the most eastern point of the Sunny Coast, Double Island point exploring the lighthouse (96 metres high) walking the trail.
They then four-wheel-drive to the Rainbow Beach side of the point where, depending on tides, they set up for a few hours and enjoy a Paleo lunch and free time to swim and/or surf. Post card quality, crystal clear water with breath-taking Surrounds. Smiling adventurers soak up Sunny Coast's vibe before the conquest of rising tide, they return home.
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