Coach Trips


Noela’s Gardens – A Hidden Piece of Paradise

Friday, October 6, departing at 9:00am sharp.

Cost to Members $55 includes morning tea, lunch and touring. EFT code TRIP7. Please pay by September 20.  

Come with us today to Noela’s Gardens in Donnybrook for morning tea and a guided tour of this spectacular 10 acre gardener’s delight. With gorgeous surroundings ranging from tropical rainforest to rose gardens, pristine lawns and a variety of lush, colourful backdrops you will be delighted at every turn. To complete the day we continue on to Bribie Island for lunch and a visit to the Bribie Island Community Arts Centre before returning home.

Noosa Ferry and Tewantin Hotel 

Friday, November 3 departing at 8.00 am sharp

Cost to Members $70 includes morning tea, catered lunch and touring. Payment code TRIP8. Please pay by October 18.

Experience Noosa’s idyllic waterway on a morning cruise aboard the “Riverlight” ferry with history, wildlife and anecdotes aplenty. Discover extraordinary beauty as we travel the old ferry route from Tewantin past sleepy Noosaville, the multi-million dollar homes of Noosa Sound and on to the heart of Noosa Heads. This is guaranteed to be a delightful journey. Enjoy lunch at the Tewantin Royal Mail Hotel before heading home.  


Friday, February 2, departing at 7.15 am sharp  
Cost to Members $60 includes morning tea, ferry, touring and lunch. Payment code TRIP1. Please pay by January 17.

Enjoy this North Stradbroke Island tour, crossing Moreton Bay Marine National Park by car ferry to Dunwich and then scenic touring to Point Lookout and Cylinder Beach. Spend time at Gorges Boardwalk where the clear waters make it easy to spot marine life including turtles, dolphins and manta ray. After lunch visit the Stradbroke Island Historical Museum which has a range of exhibitions on display depicting many interesting historical facts about European settlement of the island.




All of the above trips leave from Strathpine Shopping Centre Bus Interchange, Dixon Street side.
Bus departure times are very precise.
Please plan to be there about 10–15 minutes earlier in case you encounter traffic delays to make sure you are not left behind.  Please wear your badge and report to the person with the clipboard when you arrive at the Bus Interchange.

BOOKINGS can be made at the monthly meetings at Bray Hall, or by contacting our Bus Trips Convenor, Marilyn Mavin on 0414 255 199 or by email to

PAYMENTS: No-one should pay until booking has been confirmed.  Payments are required at least 14 days before the trip unless otherwise stated.

Payments can be made:

  • At the monthly meetings at Bray Hall, Cnr Cooke & O’Loan Sts, Petrie.
  • By Post to:

                                         The Treasurer,
                                         U3A Pine Rivers Inc.
                                         PO Box 507
                                         KALLANGUR QLD 4503

 CANCELLATIONS: If a cancellation is received we will make every effort to either fill the vacancy with someone from the waiting list or reduce the numbers at the venue. A refund of monies paid should then be possible.

Please contact Marilyn Mavin on 0414 255 199 for any changes or cancellations after the booking has been made.


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