On Jan 18, 10:28*pm, atec77 <ate...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> jg wrote:
> > Cobber wrote:
> >> My partner and I have just 3 full days around Brissy in Feb. Talk
> >> about a rush trip but that's all we have to work with! We hit the Gold
> >> Coast on day 1 (Friday), Brissy day 2, the Sunshine Coast on day 3 and
> >> then fly out late that evening from Brisbane.
> >> She hasn't been to Qld before and is definitely not interested in fun
> >> parks, so I'm not sure what the next best things are on the Gold Coast
> >> - what do you reckon? We will have a hire car and are prepared to use
> >> it to see as much as possible. Suggestions please as to what we should
> >> see and do in those 3 days? We want to experience as much in as
> >> possible in that time and don't really care if we come back tired out.
> >> We are late 40's but young at heart and prepared to go for broke.

> >> Possibilities that I have on my list so far include:

> >> - Brisbane must see sights (whatever they may be?)
> >> - A 3 hour evening boat cruise/dinner on the Brisbane River
> >> - Noosa - what to do there?
> >> - Maybe Bribie Island?

> > For me, Brisbane is a bit like Perth - nothing particularly "must see"
> > (specially the ferris wheel), but the best bits are simple river views etc.
> > The cruise really makes me envious - I bet it will be great.
> > Sunshine and Gold coasts I would describe as "drive thru" - nice
> > beaches, but Scarborough is probably nicer. Brisbane's main beach is a
> > mangrove swamp so you can see the appeal... unless you like casinos.
> > The Powerhouse Theatre is an interesting building, but only if it's not
> > a pressure trip.
> > Other than that I can only say I really like Brisbane but can't name a
> > particular attraction. Maybe that's a guide in itself... or maybe not.

> On the gold coast do the Mt Tambourine drive otherwise its all tourist
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82 Wahine Drive, Russell Island, is a must see tourist attraction.