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A number of tours are available for delegates and their accompanying guests to book onsite at Palmer Coolum Resort. Options include those below and many more.

Please visit the resort reception desk for more information.

Harley Davidson Tours

See all the wonderful sites of the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland area, positioned on the back of the world's most famous motorcycles - a Harley Davidson. The Resort can organise trips for up to 30 at a time.

Eumundi Markets

A must for market lovers. An open-air market selling cottage crafts, fine silks, jewellery, perfumed oils, hand painted clothing, baskets and ferns, pottery and orchids. You will also find country kitchen cooking, delicious cakes and much more. Eumundi is approx 30 mins drive from the resort, markets open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 6.30am to 12.30pm.

Underwater World

See the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef inside the amazing Living Ocean. Large viewing aquariums housing coral, anemones and beautiful tropical fish, sharks and octopus, will hold you spellbound. Moray eels and deadly stone fish are spectacularly close as you wander through this intriguing underwater world. Enjoy the antics of the seals as they play, jump and speed through the water in the Marine Mammal Cove. Five presentations daily.

Australia Zoo

See crocodiles, alligators, goannas, lizards, tortoises, the largest snakes in the world - huge pythons more than 6 metres in length and Boa Constrictors, the most venomous snakes on earth. Also Jabiru, Cassowaries and birds of prey, kangaroos and wallabies roam free along with Harriet the Giant Gallapagos land tortoise more than 130 years old.

Shopping in Noosa

Cosmopolitan Noosa, where up-market boutiques and fashionable restaurants and coffee shops will delight you for hours. For a change of pace, the Noosa National Park is a ten-minute walk from Hastings Street along a board-walk overlooking picturesque Noosa beaches.

Fraser Island Tour by 4WD

Visit Fraser Island, the largest Sand Island in the world with its beautiful jewel coloured fresh water lakes. You will see major scenic attractions in a specially designed air-conditioned 4WD-tour vehicle. The tour encompasses the sights of Noosa's Coloured Sands and Rainbow Beach, the shipwreck of the Cherry Venture, Cooloola National Park, Great Sandy Strait barge crossing, luxuriant rainforest, dingoes and brumbies.