Travel deals of the Week: Whitsundays heaven, slashed Qld experiences, free night in WA

Take in Tasmania's beauty on a Gordon River Cruise. Picture: Supplied
Take in Tasmania's beauty on a Gordon River Cruise. Picture: Supplied

Tasmania stay with Gordon River cruise

The waterfront Strahan Village offers a picturesque view from its historic Federation buildings of the fishing boats bobbing on the edge of the iconic Macquarie Harbour. Also in the area is the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. The package also includes Main Deck tickets with Gordon River Cruises, on-shore guided tours and a buffet lunch. Enjoy a two-night stay from $499 in the Hilltop Executive Harbour View Room. Travel until 23 September 2021.

Palm Bay Resort at The Whitsundays

Palm Bay Resort, Queensland

This boutique self-catering resort is nestled in the neck of Long Island with its own secluded private cove. They are offering 'stay 3, pay 2', 'stay 4, pay 3' or 'stay 7, pay 5' as well as a $50 resort voucher per stay. Stay in one of its Balinese-inspired villas, oceanview bure or suites tucked away in the treetops. Priced from $289 per night for two in a beachfront villa; from $525 per night for four in the oceanview house. Book online or email reception@palmbayresort.com.au and quote 'STAY3PAY2'.

20 per cent off Queensland attractions

The Queensland is Good to Go campaign and Travello are offering 20 per cent off experiences, tours and activities across the sunshine state. There are travel deals across Brisbane, the Gold Coast, the Whitsundays, Cairns, the Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay and the rest of Queensland. Popular experiences include a Whitsundays adventure aboard the Thundercat from $116 and Paradise Country on the Gold Coast from $34.64. Use promo code QLD20 at checkout to claim your discount. Offer expires 31 July 2020.

Stay 3, pay 2 at Seashells Yallingup

Seashells Yallingup is set within the gardens of the heritage-listed Caves House Hotel in Western Australia, with Yallingup Beach just a 10-minute stroll away through the gardens. Enjoy the peaceful charm of Yallingup or take a day trip 45 minute's drive south to the Margaret River region for wine and food sampling. Offer valid for stays until 25 September 2020, and from 11 October to 30 November 2020.

Kooralbyn Valley family escape

Treat the whole family to a relaxing escape at Kooralbyn Valley, located just a short drive from Gold Coast. The valley is home to an award-winning golf course along with plenty of resort facilities including an outdoor pool, day spa, tennis courts, mini-golf course, sand volleyball courts and more. Priced from $249 for two nights in the King Family Suite with Valley View.

Half-price two-bedroom apartment Port Stephens stay

Enjoy the white-sand beaches and dramatic sand dunes of Port Stephens, NSW, with a two- or three-night stay at Mantra Nelson Bay in a two-bedroom apartment. The property is a seven-minute stroll from Fly Point and a five-minute drive to the surf havens of Fingal and One Mile beaches.

Retro drive-in movie and hotel at Atura Blacktown

Enjoy an overnight stay in Atura's Garden King room in Blacktown, NSW, with a full buffet breakfast and tickets to Skyline Drive-In Blacktown movie theatre for $242 for two people. The Skyline Drive-In offers a retro night out, with rollerskating waitresses serving hot dogs and root beer. You also get to watch one of the latest blockbusters under the stars from the comfort of your own car.

Adventure package on the Central Coast

This deal includes a 90-minute guided quad bike adventure featuring bush trails and water crossings before tackling a quad bike circuit. Then explore 1200 hectares of lush green valleys and rainforest trails on a two-hour horse ride along the banks of Popran Creek, concluding at the natural rock pools. Take one activity in the morning and one in the afternoon, or split them over two days.

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