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The day and weekend trips on this page are some of our most popular activities and are just a small selection of the huge range of activities available in Brisbane and Queensland. To view the entire range of ICTE-UQ activities, and for information about special events, visit the Activities Office on Level 5.

Day trips

Sunshine Coast

Visit the famous Eumundi Markets, Noosa and Sunshine Beaches.

Noosa beach


Byron Bay

Travel to the beautiful beach town of Byron Bay. Free time to shop, visit the famous lighthouse and enjoy the ocean views.

surfboard on car


Stradbroke Island

Visit one of the world's largest sand islands - sights include Brown Lake, Point Lookout, Amity Point and Cylinder Beach.

students at Stradbroke Island lookout


Gold Coast theme parks

ICTE-UQ students can purchase discounted tickets to Dreamworld, Movieworld, Seaworld and Wet 'n' Wild.

students riding rollercoaster


Springbrook National Park

Go for a walk in one of the Gold Coast hinterland's beautiful rainforests and see waterfalls, the 'Natural Arch' and more!

Waterfall in Springbrook National Park




Two & Three Day Trips

Fraser Island

Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island! Very beautiful and stretching 125km along the Queensland coast. Enjoy a rainforest walk, swimming in beautiful blue water with pure white sand, see a shipwreck and spot some wild dolphins, whales, turtles and even sharks! 2 and 3 day trips are available.

Fraser Island beach


Moreton Island

Camp on beautiful Moreton Island. This 2 day trip includes sandboarding, snorkelling and kayaking. You will see shipwrecks, dolphins, whales (in season) and turtles. 1 and 2 day trips are available.

sandboarder giving thumbs up


Great Barrier Reef, Lady Musgrave Island

Lady Musgrave Island is around 500km north of Brisbane and is one of the most unique coral lagoons on The Great Barrier Reef. Over a fabulous 2.5 day weekend you will spend 6.5 hours exploring the stunning submarine world of The Great Barrier Reef! You will also have time to relax on the beach, try surfing, bushwalking, fishing and more!

fish and coral underwater at the Great Barrier Reef



Activities Office
Level 5, Sir Llew Edwards Building
Tel: + 61 7 3346 6752
Email: activities@icte.uq.edu.au

Office Hours: 8.00am-4.00pm Mon- Fri

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