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Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic QLD - ADAM AND HAMISH Hamish and Adam embark on the ultimate Aussie roadtrip as they motor around Queenland with Van-Tastic Adventures for six action-packed, free-wheeling weeks of adventure.


AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 8 September 2009 | Views [1718]

A big part of traveling is getting to experience new things. When we found out the guys from TIGER MOTH JOY RIDES were willing to take us up over SURFER'S PARADISE and pull some totally radical aerial maneuvers we flipped our cake tin lids.

Both of us had never done anything like this so we had no idea what to expect.

The planes looked like they were straight from World War 1. The only things they were missing were the gattling guns on the back. In true Top Gun Tom Cruise form we got given some leather aviation jackets to wear so we truly looked the part.

One of the best things about the bi planes is that you are in an open air cockpit. It is like being in a convertible car except you are 5000 feet up in the air.

Needless to say the view from up there is phenomenal. The team at TIGER MOTH JOY RIDES actually have 2 operating planes so we got to fly side by side and fist pump at each other. 

If you love skydiving and you love rollercoasters the aerial maneuvers combine elements of both and is definitely the next step in adrenaline activities. 

We pulled 3 g's of force, barrel rolled and looped the loop. The ride is super smooth and the sensation is unparalleled to anything we have experienced before. We were literally laughing the whole time. 

After the unside down antics are all finito the pilots will fly you over the beach and right beside all the massive apartment buildings. You are that close you can see what people are watching on their TVs.

If you are lucky enough you might even spot some whales or dolphins on the way home.

TIGER MOTH JOY RIDES has just gone to the top of our recommendation list. Make sure you give this a go. You will love it.


Come up next on our adventures we will be hitting the THEME PARKS of the GOLD COAST.

Peace and carrots

A and H

Tags: adventures, flying, gold coast, pilots, queensland, road trip, surfers paradise, tiger moth joy rides, van-tastic adventures, vantastic

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