Luxury experiences in the city of Ipswich

A Gourmet Picnic package is certainly an extravagant way to enjoy a picnic. I mean, who wouldn’t want to fly to their own secluded picnic spot?
The Great Day Out, Lifestyle and Travel Program

Pterodactyl Helicopters have been touring the skies of South-East Queensland for over 10 years. They have a wonderful list of experiences to suit any type of flyer, from Adrenalin Experiences, through to exciting ideas on how to spoil someone special.

Their Gourmet Picnic package is certainly an extravagant way to enjoy a picnic. I mean, who wouldn’t want to fly to their own secluded picnic spot? There are a few destinations to choose from but if you’re after something with a bit of history and character, Woodlands of Marburg in the City of Ipswich is sure to tickle your fancy!

The Woodlands of Marburg mansion is nearly 130-years-old and sets the scene for your romantic afternoon. A guided tour of the mansion is also included in the experience, where you’ll get to hear plenty of great stories of times gone by! The home was originally built for Thomas Lorimer Smith, a prominent businessman of his time and while you walk through the halls of the home, it’ll be easy to see that no expense was spared!

Fast forward to present day and the mansion has been transformed into a heritage listed resort. Accommodation options include family rooms, through to deluxe and executive suites and there’s also an onsite restaurant, The Tommy Smith Café.

Once you’ve explored the mansion, your picnic will await. The team at The Soul Nook Collective will do everything for you, from setting up one of their beautiful bell tents, to preparing food and wine for you to enjoy. You won’t have to lift a finger, except when you need to pick up some cheese and crackers!

Once your bellies are full and the wine has been drunk, there’s still one last thing to look forward to. Pterodactyl’s Gourmet Picnic package includes pick up from your destination as well. Wave goodbye to your bell tent and the mansion form the air, before flying back to reality.

If that’s not an unforgettable way to treat someone special, then we don’t know what is!

The Great Day Out Lifestyle and Travel Program
The Great Day Out is Channel Seven’s Sunday afternoon lifestyle and travel program, showcasing the best of Brisbane, Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Toowoomba region and everything in between each week at 5.30pm. www.thegreatdayout.com.au

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