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The Plantation Resort At Rainbow Beach

1 Rainbow Beach Road
Rainbow Beach 4581, QLD


phone  (07) 5486 9000


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Rainbow Beach:

Population: 999
Established: 1969
Postcode: 4581
Elevation: 14 m (46 ft)
Location:
  • 239 km (149 mi) from Brisbane
  • 75 km (47 mi) from Gympie
  • Local Government Area: Gympie Region
    Federal Division: Wide Bay
    Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
    25.4 °C 16.6 °C 1,218.2 mm
    Rainbow Beach Horse Ride more_vert
    $150.00 AUD Book
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    The beach ride is a one and a half hour horse ride along Rainbow Beach, which is located approximately 3 hours north of the Queensland capital of Brisbane.  Rainbow Beach is rated in the top five most incredible beaches in the world and the third most colorful beach in the world,   with views of heritage listed Fraser Island and the iconic coloured sands of Double Island Point.
    All levels of riding experience are catered for from novice to experienced riders and our team of friendly and trained guides will run through a riding demonstration before each ride.

    This ride includes riding instruction, one and a half hours of riding along five kilometers of beach and some bush riding. Rainbow Beach Horse Rides caters for people of all riding abilities with no previous riding experience necessary. The team carries a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are then made available to guests free of charge. The minimum age for this ride is 10 years old unless the rider has previous riding experience.

    • $150.00
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    Horse Swimming Ride from Rainbow Beach more_vert
    $300.00 AUD Book
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    The 'Swimming Ride' for experienced riders to take their horse for a ride into the ocean. You literally immerse yourself into nature by swimming with your horse while whales breach on the horizon and dolphins play nearby.
    Rainbow Beach is rated in the top five most incredible beaches in the world and the third most colorful beach in the world, with views of Fraser Island and the colored sands of Double Island Point, this is an incredible lifetime experience
    This is a bare back ride with previous riding experience necessary.

    The swimming ride allows guests to take their horse for a ride into the ocean. You literally immerse yourself into nature by swimming with your horse while whales breach on the horizon and dolphins play nearby. Previous riding experience is required as you ride from Rainbow Beach Horse Rides yards to the beach bareback (no saddle). Then you ride the horses into the ocean where the horses love to play. This is an amazing and unique experience that you are unlikely to find elsewhere. The team also carries a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are then made available to guests free of charge to remember this amazing experience.

    • $300.00
    • query_builder 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Full Moon Horse Ride at Rainbow Beach more_vert
    $250.00 AUD Book
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    A truly unique experience watching the sun set, then watching as the full moon rises over the ocean whilst riding a horse along the stunning setting of Rainbow Beach. Departure time is 45 minutes before sun set and does vary each month according to the time of year.

    This night riding experience is a horse riding adventure along the picturesque Rainbow Beach while the sun is setting and the moon is rising. This is an amazingly unique experience only occurs once per month and starts by leaving the yards in Clarkson Drive in the late afternoon taking guests through a small bush trail before entering the beach and taking in the stunning scenery
    Photos are taken throughout the ride and made available to guests at the ride of the ride, free of charge.
    The recommended minimum age for this ride is 10 years old unless rider has previous riding experience.
    Water bottle holders are provided on all saddles.

    • $250.00
    • query_builder 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Country Day Ride from Mt Goomboorian with Rainbow Beach Horse Rides more_vert
    $250.00 AUD Book
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    The Country Day Ride starts and finishes from our farm Goomboorian, which is situated between the town of Gympie and Rainbow Beach. The ride covers a variety of different terrain including open grassland, timbered country, creek crossings and mountain riding and includes lunch at the Silky Oak Tea Gardens. Each ride is tailored to the riding abilities of each group/individual.

    The Country Day Ride starts at 9am and returns at 3pm. Guests are invited to arrive at the farm in Goomboorian 30 minutes prior to the ride . Goomboorian is located between the town of Gympie and Rainbow Beach, in Queensland, Australia.  It also includes lunch at the popular 'Silky Oak Tea Gardens', who have a reputation for delicious home cooked meals in an iconic country surrounding.
    During these rides it is common to see wildlife such as koalas, platypus, kangaroos, and echidnas in their natural habitat. The ride includes riding through timbered country, open grasslands, creek crossings and mountain riding.
    This ride has proven to be very popular among guests. The overwhelming comments from these rides are that people don't expect such amazing food and such spectacular views!
    The difficulty of the ride depends on previous riding experience and each ride is tailored to meet to the needs of each group or individual.
    Photos are taken by the guides throughout ride, and made available to the guests at the end of the ride, free of charge
    The recommended minimum age for this ride is 10 years old unless the rider has previous riding experience. Guests are asked to wear long pants and enclosed shoes and asked to arrive 30 minutes before nominated riding time to run through a riding demonstration and complete necessary insurance paperwork.

    • $250.00
    • query_builder 6 hours
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    Land Based Game Fishing more_vert
    $353.00 AUD Book
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    If you are looking for a nice relaxing day fishing on the beach think again! Prepare to have your arms stretched and your heart racing as you land monster fish from the beach. Over the next 6 hours you will have a mixture of relaxing in the sun taking in the beautiful surrounds to all out adrenaline pumping action all in the one place. If you hook up you are guaranteed to have an experience of a lifetime as well as pulling a big crowd to see what monster you have hooked lurking in the waters. Everything is supplied for you to enjoy an experience like no other. This is not for the faint hearted. This is STRICTLY catch and release ONLY and the welfare of the fish is first and foremost! Pictures rate second

    Your Land Based Game Fishing experience starts at the beautiful Rainbow Beach where you are picked up from your accommodation by 4WD and driven to our beautiful fishing destination. Upon arrival we will run through a safety briefing and equipment tutorial so you have a full understanding of what hell is about to be unleashed upon you.
    Everything you need is included on this adventure
    * Heavy duty game rods
    * Extreme terminal tackle
    * Harness and gimbal
    * Kayak
    * Big bait
    And while you're waiting for the big strike
    * Shade gazebo
    * Chairs
    * BBQ
    * Fridge
    * Esky
    * Ice
    Setting the baits will be done by the guide unless you are wanting to have a go as they are paddled out between 300 and 500 meters off shore. After the baits are set all that is left to do is sit back, relax and wait for the line to scream off the reel before setting the hook. Once set it all comes down to you and the fish in a battle to see who will win. When the fish is landed and depending on the type there is about a 2 minute window to have it measured, the hook removed, picture taken and safely release the sea demon back to where it came.
    At the conclusion of the experience you will be returned safe and sound back to Rainbow Beach where you will have great memories and stories to tell of your encounters with the monsters of the deep and enjoy the rest of your stay in paradise

    • $353.00
    • query_builder 6 hours
    • flight_takeoff Rainbow Beach
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    Beach Fishing more_vert
    $236.00 AUD Book
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    Enjoy a relaxing 3 hour guided beach fishing experience taking in all the natural beauty the area has to offer. All you need to bring is your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera and favorite non alcoholic beverage and food. All equipment needed is supplied leaving you with a hassle free experience so you can just bask in the moment of catching your first fish or reconnect with why you love fishing off the beach. Fun for the whole family or group to the individual.

    Your fishing experience starts in the beautiful Rainbow Beach where you will be picked up from your accommodation by 4WD and driven to our beautiful fishing destination. Upon arrival we will run through a safety briefing and equipment tutorial before enjoying a relaxing fishing experience.
    All equipment is supplied
    * Rods
    * Rod station
    * Terminal tackle
    *  Bait
    * Sunscreen
    * Chairs
    * Shade gazebo
    * BBQ
    * Fridge
    * Esky
    * Ice
    If you are not comfortable with baiting your hook or taking the fish off once landed you can relax as all this will be taken care of for you. You will learn to tie knots, choosing the correct tackle for the conditions you are fishing and find bait such as pippies, yabbies and beach worms. With your catch you have the option of catch and release or keeping any legal size fish caught that will be prepared for you ready to cook whole.
    At the conclusion of your fishing experience you will have the knowledge to be able to
    * Read a beach
    * Know where to fish
    * What gear to use for different species
    * Tie Knots
    * Rig setups
    * Find bait
    * Fish for yourself
    After your you have conquered all the sea demons you will be returned safe and sound to where the journey began and enjoy the rest of your stay in paradise

    • $236.00
    • query_builder 3 hours
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    Stand Up Paddle Double Island Lesson more_vert
    $69.00 AUD Book
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    Try one of the worlds fastest and most popular fun new sports, Stand Up Paddle! Our many wind protected flat water locations are ideal for learning or for cruising the bays on our SUP lessons and local eco tours. Double Island Point is a stand up paddling paradise with crystal clear flat water lagoons and a super long beginner right hand break ideal for learners looking to take the next step into the waves. If your already well advanced then why not come and experience this magical place set in the Great Sandy National Park.
    Expect to see many of the local wildlife on your beach drive and stand up paddle experience with many turtles often seen in the clear shallows of the pools and sand bars. Rays, bottlenose dolphins, sea birds, whales (in season), soldier crabs in their thousands are all frequent here.

    Itinerary (3 Hour):  
    Depart Rainbow Beach in specialised 4WD vehicles from pick up points.
    Spectacular Great Beach Drive experience passing the stunning famous Rainbow Beach coloured sand cliffs.
    Arrive at an untouched paradise, Double Island Point.
    Equipment set up and safety / instruction briefing on the beach.
    Fun stand up paddle lesson instruction by fully qualified, friendly instructors.       
    Cruise the shallows spotting turtles and rays.
    Try SUP surfing on the super long beginner waves.
    Return trip along the Great Beach Drive back to Rainbow Beach
    What's included: 4WD Great Beach Drive experience, equipment hire (specialised stand up paddle boards, wetshirt/ wetsuit), fun instruction, National Park entry fees.
    What to bring: towel, change of clothes, sunscreen, water, snacks, camera.

    • $69.00
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    Rainbow Beach Surf School: 2 Hour Main Beach Surf Lesson more_vert
    $32.00 AUD Book
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    Learn to Surf with the experienced, super fun team at Rainbow Beach Surf School. The original and first surf school in Rainbow Beach offering ultimate learn to surf adventures on many of our ideal exclusive beginner locations around Rainbow Beach.
    This thrilling 2 hour surf lesson will give beginners an excellent understanding in surf awareness, board handling, technique and wave riding. Learn to surf with the highly professional, fully accredited surf team that will give you the guidance to stand up on your first surf lesson guaranteed!

    The smaller surf school groups equal more waves for you and a much better 1 on 1 surf instructor time. 90 percent of clients are first time surfers so don’t worry if you have never learned to surf before, your guides will get you surfing quickly by teaching you the right surfing techniques safely on the latest design of soft boards in a variety of sizes to suit everyone.
    Itinerary:
    Equipment set up and safety/instruction briefing on the beach
    Fun surf lesson instruction by fully qualified, friendly surf instructors
    Instructor assisted wave positioning & riding in the water
    Individual instruction to suit each participants surfing level
    Free epic surf pictures on request

    • $32.00
    • query_builder 2 hours
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    Rainbow Beach Fishing Tours more_vert
    $125.00 AUD Book
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    Our beach fishing tours operate daily at spectacular Rainbow Beach Queensland.
    Rainbow Beach is a prime fishing destination for many experienced anglers and the perfect location for novices to learn how to fish with pristine waters, stunning locations and a diverse range of wildlife and fish species.
    Humpback whales playing just offshore, dolphins pushing baitfish into the shallows, tuna busting up on the surface, spanish mackerel getting airborne and sea eagles riding the thermals above you...just waiting for the fish you catch.
    Our pristine waters hold a diverse range of fish species from whiting, trevally, flathead, bream and tailor, to bonito, wahoo, cobia, snapper, kingfish, tuna, GT's and much more.
    Much more than just fishing. It's a stunning location, abundant wildlife, relaxing in the ocean and just taking it all in.
    So come and have some reel fun...

    INFORMATION
    Meeting Point : 
    Main Beach ( Rainbow Beach ) Near Lifeguards Tower
    Departure Time : 
    Dependent on tide times ( will be notified by phone)  
                         
    Tour Duration :  2+ hrs
      
                            
    Participants : 
    Min 1 - 4 maximum
                                           
    What To Bring :               
    Hat 
    Sunscreen 
    Swimwear 
    Drink
    Sunglasses* ( compulsory )
    Whats Included : 
    All Fishing Equipment
    Bait
    Instruction
    ITINERARY
    Start at Meeting Point
    Go to Days Fishing Location
    Basic Safety / Equipment / Casting Instruction
    Start Fishing !
    Fishing Techniques
    Photos
    Return to Meeting Point

    • $125.00
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