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The Discovery Group - Day Tours

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Address: Jetty 186 Gympie Tce | Noosaville, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5449 0393
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The Discovery Group is a multi award winning market leader in eco-tourism,...

The Discovery Group is a multi award winning market leader in eco-tourism, based in Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. 

We offer unique one and two day adventure travel to World Heritage Listed Fraser Island. 

We also offer relaxed river cruises into the "Noosa Everglades" and 3 Day / 2 Night self guided Canoe Safaris into - a pristine wilderness area in the upper catchment of the Noosa River system. Experience a company without compromise. 
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$136.21*
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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach
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$83.70*
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Noosa Everglades BBQ Lunch Cruise
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$60.11*
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Noosa River and Everglades Afternoon Tea Cruise

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Day tour to Fraser Islands

Good tour, riding a cool vehicle and getting good guidance on the hole trip. Small group, good fresh food and a cool place to visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good tour, riding a cool vehicle and getting good guidance on the hole trip. Small group, good fresh food and a cool place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me, my boyfriend and two of our friends just had a fantastic tour of Fraser Island with The Discovery Group! I can't believe just how many amazing things we were able to fit into two days - feeding dolphins, swimming in Lake Mckenzie and Eli Creek, seeing the beautiful Rainbow beach... the list goes on! We had Jacob as our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great guide, cooks a beautiful BBQ lunch!. Such a wonderful unspoilt area on the Sunshine Coast, the peace and quite is amazing. Some agility required getting on and off the boat at the wharfs and the stairs on the boat quite steep. Having said that the guide is more than helpful. Not suitable for wheelchairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for a six hour cruise. Trevor was an excellent skipper and guide. Laid back and laconic, we learned so much about Noosa and environs in such a personable way. The boat gives all passengers a clear view of the riverbank sights. There wasn't any major Ah Ha moments but it was all very pleasant as you travel through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were picked up from our resort and taken to the Discovery Ferry which was waiting for our departure. Dave our tour guide for the day met us with a smile and friendly banter and we were soon on our way. Dave's commentary throughout the day was very interesting and entertaining and added to the whole tour experience. We stopped... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to have excellent weather for the day trip to the everglades and were pleased with the excellent level of organisation by The Discovery Group. The catering was good and it was pleasing to have proper crockery and cutlery instead of paper and plastic. Dave our tour guide and boat operator was knowledgeable and had a great sense... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Brock was knowledgable and very accomodating to my special needs. Yes it is a very bumpy ride on the island (as they need to take the sandy roads during the high tide) but that is beyond their control - its due to the dry weather that the sands are not packed down to make the road "flat". The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I did the 2 day Fraser Island tour this weekend from Noosa :) we had Dave as our guide and had an incredible time!! So happy we chose the 2 day tour as you get to see much more of the sand island. Eli Creek and Lake Mckenzie WOW! Staying at Happy Valley accommodation on the island... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pick up was early 6.15am at Noosa. Long bumpy ride through the forest to the ferry. Drive at great speed along to beach was exciting. Stopped for breakfast from the back of the vehicle standing on the beach. Bumpy rolling ride to Lake Mckenzie which was fabulous. Picnic lunch in the forest was good , even had wine. The rainforest... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We paid 180pp We were told this tour was highly recommended From the moment that we enquires till the time we left I was not impressed with the service Our tour guide had no interest in being a host. He was rude at times and all together bored with tourists. He mumbled on the microphone. He had no spark to... More 

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DiscoveryTeam, General Manager at The Discovery Group - Day Tours, responded to this review

Indyrka, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback of your tour to Fraser Island, HOWEVER - You did not travel to Fraser Island with us !!! In your review you mention the fish option for lunch was disappointing. We do not provide a fish option for lunch!! You have traveled with our competition not with The Discovery... More 

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