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Private Tour by Design –  Sunshine Coast Private Tour

Want to explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast and Noosa area on a totally relaxed and laid-back guided tour? If so, a Sunshine Coast and Noosa private tour are exactly what you’re looking for!

Explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast and Noosa area on a totally relaxed and laid-back guided tour? If so, a Sunshine Coast and Noosa private tour is exactly what you’re looking for! We offer a fantastic full day out guided tour, lasting from approx 9 am until 4 pm. That’s more than enough time to get a real overview of how stunningly beautiful and fun-filled this area really is.

We understand that not everyone wants to head out for the day with other groups, and instead, they prefer to enjoy the peace and serenity of exploring with close family or friends. Group tours are certainly fun-filled, but for larger groups, or for those craving a personalised adventure, a private, guided tour is the choice to make.

Looking for a slightly cheaper tour option? Why not consider our regular Scenic Day Tours

  • A unique opportunity to tailor-make a day tour to suit your needs
  • Receive a customer-focused immersive experience with your very own tour guide
  • Enjoy the freedom to explore the Sunshine Coast on your terms
  • Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for a comfortable tour
  • Enjoy the ability to change your itinerary at any time

Departure & Return Location

Pick-up available from all regions on the Sunshine Coast including:

Caloundra, Golden Beach, Kings Beach, Moffat Beach, Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Cotton Tree, Coolum, Twin Waters, Marcoola, Peregian Beach, Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Noosaville, Tewantin 

Pick-up from accommodation

Price Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • The ability to plan your own itinerary
  • 2-Course Lunch

Price Excludes

  • Drinks during Lunch
  • Any activity or destination charges
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunch if more than 2 people (optional extra if more than 2 people)
What can you see?

That’s totally up to you! With our Sunshine Coast & Noosa Private Tour, the itinerary is down to you; decide what you want to do on the day or let us create a full itinerary including the destination and activities. Your driver/guide knows all the best spots to visit and can take you to places the Coast to Hinterland Tours minibus can’t go.

The freedom to choose your own itinerary is something which most other tour companies don’t offer, but we allow you to decide your hot-spots and places of interest. Just tell us what you want to see, and the things you’re interested in, and we’ll pull together a bespoke day out for you. In addition, your private tour will also be able to get to the hidden gems, the places that a minibus simply can’t reach. We also try our best not to spend too much time driving, so you get to explore the area much more.

Your private tour guide is on hand to give you all the low-down on the things you’re seeing, giving you a truly personalised and fun-filled day out.

Suggested Itineraries - Tour by Design
Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Mary Cairncross / Glass House Mountain Lookout
Maleny Food Co Cheese Tasting (Optional $15pp)
The Barrel Wine Tasting (Optional $15pp)
Gerrards Lookout
Secrets on the Lake 2-Course – Included 2 people
Chocolate Factory – Sample Box – (Optional $13pp)
Montville Free Time
Mapleton Falls Lookout


Ginger Factory & Rainforest
Ginger Factory & Nutworks
Mapleton Falls Lookout
Montville Free Time
Chocolate Factory – Belgian Chocolate Sampler Box – (Optional $13pp)
Secrets on the Lake – 2-Course Lunch – Included
Gerrards Lookout
Mary Cairncross


Maleny Botanic Gardens & Rainforest
Maleny Botanic Gardens (Gardens & Avery $37pp)
Mary Cairncross Rainforest Reserve
Secrets on the Lake 2-Course Lunch – Included
Gerrards Lookout
Montville Free Time
Mapleton Falls Lookout – Obi Obi Valley


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Group Traveller

Saturday Brewery Tour

Seven friends went to lunch from Kenilworth to Terella Brewery in North Arm. David arrived on time both ways. Was very thorough in explaining all the rules for the bus. He was fun and really open to chatting to us and making out day a special one. I would definitely recommend David and the company to others.

October 30, 2021

Jeremy I

Solo Traveller

Bloody Amazing!

Review of: Sunshine Coast Private Scenic Guided Tour Inc. 2-Course Gourmet Lunch

Geoff was probably the best guide I could have asked for. I wasn’t really fazed with an itinerary so we just made it up as we went along. Don’t make the mistake of hiring a car and getting lost. Geoff knows where everything is and also an extensive history behind everything from coffee, beer, wine, views, gin and eateries.

July 24, 2021

Jesse Farrance

Couple Traveller

We were picked up by Geoff on time. Geoff greeted us with a smile and made us feel very welcome. As we took off Geoff’s wealth of knowledge begin to flow out.

He had an incredible amount of historical knowledge of the area. We got to our destination and felt like locals with the amount of knowledge that had been shared with us.

The destinations we stopped at have been handpicked and were all fantastic. The day flew and I can’t recommend this tour enough. Hopefully, you’re as lucky as us to have Geoff take you around this great area. Make sure to bring some loose change and pick up some roadside avocados.

November 29, 2020

Sean Mildred

Couple Traveller

Positive: Quality

Excellent day! Great to learn all about the history of the Sunshine Coast and adventure through the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands. The Driver Geoff was extremely friendly and provided interesting information about not only Sunshine Coast history but Queensland History. 5/5 Experience, would recommend.

November 27, 2020

Amanda L

Solo Traveller

Wonderful day trip Geoff was very knowledgeable about everything from Sunshine coast nature , food, scenery. Fun time’s value for money . Thanks for the great day.

February 8, 2020