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Fraser Island Fraser Island was built and formed completely by Mother Nature and is the largest sand island in the world. Children and adults can explore the many beaches, freshwater lakes and dense rainforests. Four-wheel drive vehicles are a must on one of the many bumpy natural trails. Guests can swim at Champagne Pools or look for sand creatures at Eli Creek.

Sea World While visiting the area a trip to Sea World Brisbane is a must. With so much to do visitors may want to plan on coming for more than just a day. From The Shark Encounter to the Penguin Parade and the huge Aquarium children will be fascinated by the variety of sea creatures to look at. Guests of the park can also take a tour which provides an opportunity to interact with Dolphins for an additional fee. The park also includes exciting rides and water activities.

Coca Cola Factory Tour Take a tour of the Coke factory and learn about how the famous drink is really made. Tourists will start by watching videos about the history of Coca Cola and then proceed through the factory stopping along the way at points of interest. At the end of the tour there is a question time and taste-testing session. Children over 10 and adults of all ages are encouraged to attend and are required to wear closed-toe leather shoes or tennis shoes. The tour is free but reservations are a must.

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Surfers Paradise - Australia's most famous beach and tourist destination is Surfers Paradise. The area is filled with nightclubs, cafes, restaurants and resorts are always busy and bustling with activities especially during the Friday night markets. This beach is the gateway to the Gold Coast and is close to a wide selection of major theme parks and tourist attractions.

North Stradbroke Island - North Stradbroke Island is one of the largest sand islands in the world. The island features many natural setting including beaches, wetlands and lakes. One of the popular tourist attractions from June-November is whale watching. Other beach time activities include surfing, fishing, swimming, kayaking, sand boarding, horse riding and golf. Permit holders can enjoy camping and four-wheel driving.

Moreton Island - This peaceful island has one of the highest dunes in the world Mount Tempest and is a great dune for a thrilling adventure of sand boarding. The island also offers fishing, snorkeling, swimming, sailing and surfing. The majority of the island is National Park and visitors will enjoy the many beaches, freshwater lakes, wetlands and wildflowers to pick. If you are planning on driving around the island four-wheel drives are essential and can be rented from one of six sites.

Brisbane Restaurants and Bars

Brisbane Restaurants

Petries Bistro - The beautiful hotel setting is the perfect backdrop for the casually elegant Petries Bistro. The subdued lighting and relaxed open style seating makes this the perfect place to enjoy a wonderful lunch or dinner. The menu is filled with Queensland's own produce and a seafood buffet that offers a wide variety of tempting selections.

Kabuki - Diners at Kabuki are in for truly unique and refreshing dinning experience. The traditional Japanese inspired interior is simple and inviting and is the perfect companion to the authentic menu selections. Select from a la carte menu times or traditional Teppanyaki style cooked entrée selections.

Bali Grill - The art deco contemporary style interior invites diners to try something new and innovative. Diners can also elect to sit outdoors on the street-side patio and watch as the world passes by. One of Brisbane's new and popular dining locations Bali Grill offers modern Indonesian dishes and a complementary wine list.

Brisbane children's activities

Fraser Island Fraser Island was built and formed completely by Mother Nature and is the largest sand island in the world. Children and adults can explore the many beaches, freshwater lakes and dense rainforests. Four-wheel drive vehicles are a must on one of the many bumpy natural trails. Guests can swim at Champagne Pools or look for sand creatures at Eli Creek.

Sea World While visiting the area a trip to Sea World Brisbane is a must. With so much to do visitors may want to plan on coming for more than just a day. From The Shark Encounter to the Penguin Parade and the huge Aquarium children will be fascinated by the variety of sea creatures to look at. Guests of the park can also take a tour which provides an opportunity to interact with Dolphins for an additional fee. The park also includes exciting rides and water activities.

Coca Cola Factory Tour Take a tour of the Coke factory and learn about how the famous drink is really made. Tourists will start by watching videos about the history of Coca Cola and then proceed through the factory stopping along the way at points of interest. At the end of the tour there is a question time and taste-testing session. Children over 10 and adults of all ages are encouraged to attend and are required to wear closed-toe leather shoes or tennis shoes. The tour is free but reservations are a must.

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