Rides & Tours
Bookings

Bookings for organised tours are available now. Yes! There are exclusive Ulysses bus tours to the Bundaberg Rum Distillery anda day trip to world heritage listed, Fraser Island amongst many others.

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All tour bookings will be handled by the Fraser Coast Visitor Information Centre.

  For all tour enquiries
Call: 1800 214 789
Email: tourism@frasercoast.qld.gov.au
Tell them you're with the Ulysses AGM Event
 
Ulysses Day Tours: Departing Maryborough Showgrounds

Fraser Island Explorer  full day tour

World Heritage Listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the World. This full day 4WD bus tour features many of the island’s famous landmarks including Lake McKenzie, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, Pile Valley,Eli Creek and the Maheno Shipwreck.
$165 (ex Maryborough) includes return transfer from Maryborough, buffet lunch and expert local guide.

A Taste of Hervey Bay  departs 1.30pm; returns approx 8.30pm

Drive along Hervey Bay’s stunning 14km esplanade with view across the ocean to Fraser Island and take a stroll along the Urangan Pier. Visit the Fraser Coast Discovery Centre and Regional Gallery, spend some free time at the Marina and enjoy a sunset cruise with buffet dinner featuring famous Hervey Bay seafood.  
$105 includes return transfer from Maryborough, Sunset Cruise and buffet dinner.

Ghostly Tour and Tales of the Port of Maryborough  evening tour

Be entertained and spooked as costumed guides take you on a spine-tingling tour of the heritage city’s haunted sites.  Hear stories of love, betrayal, tragedy and unspeakable crimes mixed with some juicy period gossip.
$65 includes fully guided tour, entry to historic venues, two course dinner and a glass of courage.

South Burnett  Tippler’s Delight  full day tour: departs 8am, returns 4.30pm

Enjoy a day exploring the South Burnett - Queensland’s newest and largest wine growing area. Enjoy gastronomic delights and tour some of the area’s premier wineries. Visit the famous Peanut Van. 
$79 per person includes wine tasting, morning tea and lunch.

Mary Valley Rattler  full day tour (Wednesday only)

Travel the back roads to the beautiful Mary Valley and the small townships of Woolooga and Imbil, home to the 98 year old Railway Hotel.  Ride the Mary Rattler steam locomotive through the charming hinterland to historical and impressive Gympie Railway Station.
$93 per person includes morning tea and smorgasboard lunch.

 Aussie Spirit Tour  departs 8.30am; returns 5pm 

(includes Bundaberg Rum Distillery Tour)

Travel north through the quaint township of Childers, stop at Apple Tree Creek for morning tea and visit the Exotic Jam Factory. Travel through to Bundaberg and enjoy a delicious lunch.  Look, feel and taste your way through the making of the famous Aussie Spirit - Bundaberg Rum, then onto the Barrel - Bundaberg Ginger Beer with a tour of the factory and a visit to the sampling bar.  
$98 per person includes morning tea, lunch and entry fees for Bond Store andthe Barrel.

All tours (except Mary Valley Rattler) are available Tuesday - Friday. 

For tour bookings call the Maryborough Visitor Information Centre on 1800 214 789 or email tourism@frasercoast.qld.gov.au
Self-Guided and Escorted Rides

Self-Guided Rides

The planning of more than 10 self-guided rides for the 2013 AGM Event is nearing completion. We've included a real mix of destinations and distances so everyone will be able to sample plenty of the fabulous experiences our region has to offer.

Dine at one of the classic Queenslander pubs you'll find throughout our area, or just enjoy the spectacular coastline and scenery that is the quintessential Fraser Coast. Take the time to tour throughout the region while you're here, or just have a leisurely day ride through the many coastal townships and picturesque country villages that dot our landscape.

How does a day trip to Rainbow Beach & Tin Can Bay sound? Maybe a ride to Gympie or to Bundaberg to see where the famous rum is made? All these destinations are within 100km of the event site, and beautiful Hervey Bay is only 35km away.

Allride sheets will appear on the Event website early in 2013 

Escorted Rides

Bauple & Theebine - 147km round trip via the tiny rural townships of Bauple and Theebine. Learn a little about bauple nut (ooops! - macadamia nut) production and visit 'Mad Ron' where you'll see a unique collection of V8 and jet-powered motorcycles, along with Ron's eclectic mix of machinery and engines. Lunch afterwards at a fair-dinkum Queensland country pub!

Douglas Extravaganza - Visit the largest known private collection of Douglas motorcycles in Australia.  The owner has offered to open the doors to his own home to allow select groups to view his fascinating private collectionof motorcycles, memorabilia and paraphernalia. Admission will only be granted to organised ride participants bearing pre-booked (at the event) passes.  A small fee will apply.

Paradise Dam - Completed in November 2005 after four years of construction with a capacity of 300,000 megalitres, the dam is named after the old gold mining township of Paradise which now lies beneath the waters.  Situated less than 100 km north-west of the AGM Event site, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the fascinating township of Childers on the way.   

Adventure Rides  - Several easy, but interesting off-road experiences have been planned for the 'dirt-squirts'. These are not extreme enduro rides, but they do include some dirt roads that will take you to some of the region's 'hidden highlights'.

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