Tours & Activities

barnacles dolphin

Hand feed the rare Indo-Pacific Dolphin’s in Tin Can Bay with Barnacles Dolphin Centre. It is an amazing experience!

learn to surf

Welcome to Rainbow Beach Learn to Surf, the only ASI Accredited Surf School in Rainbow Beach.

boat-hire

Come explore Tin Can Bay and the Great Sandy Straits in style with Tin Can Bay Boat Hire!

Fishing Tin Can Bay

Smooth Water Fishing Charters & Tours offering full day/half day/private charter tours and events.

sandy fishing

We are a fishing charters in the great sandy straits the ability to fly fish as well. The boat is a 6m Hooker Pro fisherman SII.

fraser day trip

Experience the 75 Mile Beach, Inland tracks through heathlands, towering hardwood forest, sub tropical satinays and Kauris. Swim and unwind at crystal clear Lake McKenzie.

epic ocean adventures

Surfing made easy – Learn to surf at Double Island Point the longest, safest and most uncrowded waves in Australia.

horse

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides is a family run business. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and try to give our guests the best experience possible.

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Visit the world famous Coloured Sands – over 40 colours.

eco tour

Our authentic regional Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tours allows you to explore and enjoy Rainbow Beach in an environmentally conscious way.  We want to create experiences which will be remembered.

photographytours

With your camera and my expertise, I can guarantee the photos you take home with you of Tin Can Bay and its surrounds will always remain as a proud testament of your visit.

mary rattler

The Mary Valley Heritage Railway Runs The Valley Rattler Steam Train & Railmotor Tours from Gympie in Queensland through the Scenic Mary Valley.

cooloolaba berries

Discover strawberry cider & handcrafted ice-cream. Enjoy light lunches & desserts at our licensed café. Pick strawberries from June to November. Blueberries January.

Macadamias

Experience the serenity of our macadamia orchard while enjoying our genuine farm hospitality.

markets

Stay tuned with local activities, festivals and markets through our local publications…

golf

You are assured of a welcome at the Tin Can Bay Country Club. We cater for all ages and especially welcome visitors from outside the area.

birds

Whether a professional student of ornithology, an ardent “birdo” wishing to add more ticks to his list, or just an amateur wishing to “bird “ in peace and solitude, you will find your wish fulfilled in Cooloola.

Holiday Deals

Is the world’s largest sand island and an area of remarkable natural beauty. The many archaeological remains found on Fraser Island record thousands of years of culture and tradition, and provide important links to their past for the Butchulla people.

inskip

Spend the day fishing. The Gateway to Fraser Island.

carlo sand blow

A bush walk up to Carlo Sand Blow is a must for every visitor.  Drive to the reservoir at the top of Cooloola Drive.  The Blow is an easy 600m walk from the car park or take the longer walk from the National Parks Office.

Coloured Sands

Starting from the Surf Club, walk along the beach towards Double Island Point for a kilometre or so to these amazing Coloured sand cliffs, or Drive in your 4×4.

Note: beach permit required for 4×4. Click here to purchase a permit.

creek picnic

Lovely freshwater swimming hole on the way to Rainbow Beach.

lake poona

Take the Freshwater Road.  3km on a good gravel surface will bring you to Bymien Picnic Area. Experience a spectacular Rainforest walk to Lake Poona.

helicopter

This tour is run as a small family business by pilot Glen and wife Diana opened in late 2016. They are passionate about the area having spent a lot of time here as children.

The Little Street Circus

The Little Street Circus offer holiday entertainment for all ages. Face painting, circus tricks and tie dying. We organise this entertainment through school holidays so please contact our office for dates.

BBQ Boat Hire

Hire a BBQ Pontoon Boat and set sail. It holds 10 people and no boat licence is needed.

Fuel, safety gear, BBQ, gas and esky are all provided – you just bring your utensils and food.  You do need a responsible person and designated driver – they receive in depth briefing before you launch off.  Call 0419 980 607 to make a booking.