Easy-paced 4WD day tours of the beautiful beaches, bush and hidden lakes of Straddie. Explore the Island with local resident Paul Mergler, a registered property valuer who prefers showcasing this beautiful Island, to dealing with banks. Go figure! Visit scenic outlooks, and encounter wildflowers, birds and Straddies incredible array of wildlife...or go fishing at “The Pin” (Jumpinpin), at the southern tip of the island, with all rods and bait supplied. For longer stays, hire one of our fully-equipped 4WDrive camper trailers, which we will set up for you on your own campsite. We also have camp fridges, BBQ’s, tents and tarps for hire. Even a canoe. Everything you might need to make your stay even more memorable. Remember at the end of your holiday, you simply drive off into the sunset and we pack up the camp for you. If you stay in one of Straddies many fine camp grounds, you don’t even need to bring your car over. Simply catch the bus straight to your already set-up campsite. Camping does not get any easier than this!
We specialise is small, intimate tours of no more than 5 people. All tours are tailor made to suit your party and budget, and have a focus on putting you up close with the islands amazing wildlife. Our tours include; - Off road 4-wheel driving to the places less travelled, whilst searching out some of Straddies finest views. We can take you beach fishing, showing you how to catch pippies and/or beach worms, and then, with luck, turning them into a fish for dinner. We can take you to the legendary Pin (Jumpinpin), where you can fish, walk, take photos, hunt for driftwood treasures or simply soak up the sun while enjoying our special picnic.
We can also take you to the Islands best bush walking hot spots, where you can discover wildflowers and forgotten lakes. Perhaps you would simply like to drive off-road, until you find your own piece of paradise, away from everybody, where you and your friends can enjoy the sunshine and have your own special picnic.
1⁄2 Day – 3 Hour tours - Include Beaches, Bush and Lakes. Based on 5 people. $70 per adult, $35 per child. Morning or afternoon tea provided. BYO beer or wine.
Full Day – 6 Hour tours - Beaches (down to Jumpinpin), Bush, Lakes and Town Tour. Based on 5 people. Lunch & Morning/afternoon Tea provided. $100 per adult. $50 per child. BYO beer or wine.
Prices are an approximation only and vary subject to the number of people on tour. We require a minimum number of people to make the tour viable. So, for example; - a tour based on 2 people is $200 for the first 3 hours and then $50 per hour after that. Lunch is only included on the 6-hour tour; however, we do encourage people to bring their own food, beer, wine, etc anything to help make you feel at home in this special place.
Lunch Inclusion on the 6-hour tour is our own special Gourmet Beef Burger, complete with fried onions, beetroot, sliced tomato, grated carrot, beetroot, home grown bitter greens and your choice of mayo, mustard, tomato or BBQ sauce. All served on a quality oversized bread roll.
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