Thrifty Day Tours

Tour 1 - Quirky Cottages

Do you want an experience like no other, Quirky Cottages is a must do day out on beautiful Coochiemudlo Island with 5 different themed cottages you will just say WOW!

Fresh home baked scones straight out of the oven with devonshire tea.  Feed the chooks/geese and collect the eggs.  This is for adults and children alike where you can feed the animals and interact with your children in a relaxed island experience. There is too much to mention, go to Hayley's website : and check it out.


Tour 2 - Kingston Butter Factory

Take a journey back in time, back to your childhood when life was simpler and more laid back.  Visit the "Australiana" historical museum where you will have fond memories of by gone days. Enjoy a hot cuppa and fresh homemade biscuits from butter maids kitchen and have a look at locally produced crafts and exquisitely turned woodwork.

From here we'll head up to the world acclaimed Sirromet winery to sample multi-award winning wines in a beautiful setting and relaxed atmosphere - just chill out.

What better way is there to finish a great day?


Tour 3 - Botanical Gardens and Southbank Parklands

Enjoy a relaxing cuppa at the beautiful botanical gardens where you can lose yourself amongst the fantastic flora and fauna, smell the roses and breath in the intoxicating aroma of all the hundreds of varieties of flowers, ferns and trees.  The gardens have a soothing and calming influence, a great stress reliever.

Are we ready for lunch yet?  Hop on the bus and we'll head on over to Southbank Parklands. You can have a wonderful sit down meal with a glass of wine or have fresh fish and chips overlooking the Brisbane River.  After Lunch you are free to wander through the magnificent bouganvillia archways and explore the many pools, fountians and picnic spots. Treat yourself to gelati or ice-cream at the parlour. You can even sit under a palm tree and read a good book.