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Category: Tourism - Tours and Transfers

Kangaroo Bus Lines has won the category of “Tourism – Tours & Transfers” at the Sunshine Coast Business Awards for its teamwork, business management, innovation and focus on future growth.

The award recognises Kangaroo Bus Lines for its outstanding leadership of the local industry as well as its contributions to the talent and high calibre of businesses throughout the region.  

CEO Darren Webster said, “We are extremely excited to be taking home the award. The win was not expected as the...

Who would have thought that a small bus service in the 1970’s, operating just 6 vehicles in the Moreton Bay district, would rapidly grow into the corporate coach company that it is today? With our expanded services now running across many parts of the East Coast of Australia, we’re extremely proud to say that Kangaroo Bus Lines (KBL) has hit a huge milestone with reaching our 40th Anniversary.

40 YEARS OF HIGHLIGHTS

There are many highlights throughout the...

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The USC Express Shuttle network is growing and now includes even more routes and locations across Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast.  There’s more than one reason why you should jump onboard with Kangaroo Bus Lines on your commute to the coast in 2018.  We’ve listed just a few below….

 

#1: It’s Free!

Who doesn’t love free things? The USC Express Shuttle Service is a FREE service for all students and staff who hold a current University identification card. You don’t have to worry about finding a park (or paying for parking), getting fuel, or the long...

Kangaroo Bus Lines are delighted and honoured to announce we have been named the 2017 winners of the ‘Tours’ category at this year’s Sunshine Coast Business Awards (SCBA).  This prestigious award recognises our commitment to delivering outstanding tourism services that enhance visitor experience across the Sunshine Coast region.

Amongst all the glitz and glamour, over 600 Sunshine Coast business professionals turned out to celebrate and recognise the success of local business on the coast.  The awards ceremony “Celebrating Our Stars” was held at Novotel Twin Waters Resort on...

The Kangaroo Bus Lines team has yet again helped raise much needed funds for the Royal Flying Doctors Service during our Birdsville Adventure 2017.

At Kangaroo Bus Lines, we were lucky enough to have once again made the trip out to Birdville raised much need funds in support of the Royal Flying Doctors Service at the iconic Birdsville Races at the beginning of September 2017. The well-known Birdsville Races takes place over two days in the strikingly red, Simpson Desert, attracting more than 7,000 people annually.

In an ongoing partnership with the Royal Flying Doctors...

Kangaroo Bus Lines (KBL) are excited to be participating in the “Women Take the Wheel” initiative being rolled out across Queensland by the Queensland Bus Industry Council in conjunction with Strategix Training Group.

Currently females make up only 16 per cent of the current bus driver workforce in South-East Queensland.  This state-wide campaign is designed to encourage women to get behind the wheel by equipping them with the necessary skills to join the passenger transport industry.  The course provides a competency based Certificate Level III in Driving Operations with on-road...

Today marks an exciting milestone for Kangaroo Bus Lines as we unveil the first of two new Irizar i6 Integral featuring Scania’s Euro 5 engine joining our growing Sunshine Coast fleet. 

These ultramodern coaches will set a benchmark in luxury for Kangaroo Bus Lines and deliver an unprecedented customer experience. Each vehicle will feature adjustable climate control air-conditioning and heating, leather reclining seats, panoramic windows and latest audio visual entertainment system featuring TV, DVD, Wi-Fi compatibility and iPod connectivity with USB points in every seat.  For added...

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast. We have partnered to provide students a quicker, safer, and more convenient means of transport between the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay regions via their improved USC Express Shuttle Service.

At the beginning of 2017, Kangaroo Bus Lines was successful in winning the tender to manage the USC shuttle service.  The commencement of this new partnership will see daily services double!  From the beginning of the new semester in February, timetable changes are being implemented to enhance...

The Birdsville Races were yet again another major success for the Kangaroo Bus Lines and the Royal Flying Doctors partnership. An amazing $7000 was raised via gold coin donations, which was a fantastic achievement considering the weather. Although usually a dirt and dust affair, this year’s event was hampered by torrential downpours causing the cancelling of one day of racing and preventing many travellers from even making it to the event. The rain did not stop the race goers that travelled to Birdsville, swapping riding boots for gum boots and donning ponchos and grabbing umbrellas, just...

Recently some of our passengers were lucky enough to join us as we created memories of a life time getting up close and personal with majestic humpback whales in Moreton Bay.   

The day started bright and clear as the coach commenced its pickups and headed into town to meet the Tangalooma Whale Watching vessel.  Our guests boarded the state-of-the-art catamaran and enjoyed smooth sailing across the magnificent Moreton Bay to reach Tangalooma Island Resort.    Our morning was spent leisurely making full use of the resort facilities including 40 free activities available for day use...