Wednesday 15 July 2009

Queensland Hot Deals

The Sunshine Coast's newest luxury retreat, Spicers Clovelly Estate is offering special mid-week (Sunday to Thursday) opening rates of $199 per night for two people including breakfast. The offer is valid to October 31, 2009 and a saving of $130. Spicers Clovelly Estate opens on July 25 and is set on nine hectares of country land within easy reach of the beaches of Noosa and Mooloolaba and only 90 minutes drive from Brisbane. It is the first property to open under the Spicers Retreats Hotels and Lodges portfolio created by Flight Centre Limited founder and managing director Graham Turner. Tel: 1300 717 027;

Dinosaur lovers will enjoy these deals – purchase one adult day pass to Kronosaurus Korner in Richmond and receive another free. Richmond is located half way between Townsville and Mount Isa in the Queensland Outback and is part of Australia's Dinosaur Trail. Alternatively, explore further afield and gain entry to three attractions on the Dinosaur Trail for just $20 an adult or $50 per family - Flinders Discovery Centre in Hughenden, Kronosaurus Korner, Richmond and Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways, Winton.

Pay $843 per person twin share for an adult ticket ($699 for an Australian Senior) for the Traveltrain Holidays' Longreach Lookabout holiday. Price includes a one-way first class sleeping berth travel onboard Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach, four nights accommodation in Longreach, continental breakfast, sunset dinner cruise and entry to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. The offer is valid for travel until December 31, 2009.

Peppers Coral Coast, Airlie Beach's first fully-serviced five-star apartment resort is offering an opening special of $179 per night for a one bedroom apartment.  The luxurious resort offers a range of 102 apartments, panoramic views, a stunning wet-edge resort pool, fine-dining Tides Restaurant & Bar and an Endota Day Spa, all  overlooking the new Port of Airlie and Whitsunday islands. This special is valid until November 30, 2009.

Save $1020 and enjoy free return flights for two between Cairns and Bedarra (via Dunk) and Lizard Island just by booking accommodation for five nights or more on either island. Five night packages on both islands start from $7220 per room twin-share and include all meals, a selected range of premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and selected island activities including motorised dinghies, snorkelling, tennis, self-guided nature walks and  gourmet picnic hampers. This deal is valid for travel between 1 September to 30 November, 2009.,

Make the most of Festival Cairns 2009 with a special package at the Pullman Reef Hotel.  Prices start from $380 per night (for two people twin share) and include accommodation in a Superior Room, a $150 dining credit for use in any of Pullman's restaurants, including the award-winning Tamarind restaurant, twilight cruise on Trinity Inlet with Habitat Cruises including welcome drink, two $10 casino chips for the Reef Casino and expert assistance from the Pullman concierge team to assist in finding out the best that Festival Cairns has to offer. Offer on sale until 6 September 2009 for stays during the Cairns Festival, August 21 to September 6. Tel: (07) 4030 8888.

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