Whether you are seeking getting back to nature and
our wonderful flora and fauna, or enjoying the cosmopolitan lifestyle of our
towns and cities, exploring the history and heritage or experiencing our
indigenous art and culture, there is sure to be something for you.
Renown as the ‘Sunshine State’, Queensland has a
coastline that stretches 4,350 km.
There are several large cities in Queensland offering access to all the attractions of
modern urban lifestyles. The capital is Brisbane,
Townsville up north,
Sunshine Coast, and
the popular Gold Coast in the
south. These cities of high rise resorts, hotels, motels, shopping, and
entertainment facilities including theme parks, have easy access to the coast
and beaches, some offering activities along rivers and lakes, or you can do a
self-drive exploring providing an easy way to get around, or better yet book on
a guided charter or tour.
Next door to the coast is of course the worlds most famous and worlds largest
Barrier Reef spanning 2,000 km from the tip of
Cape York to
Gladstone in the
south. Make this the year to visit the reef, select your accommodation from our
For those who want something different, head inland to experience the vast
outback, whether it is the wonderful
a 1,550 km drive connecting
Tennant Creek or the very special
where creatures that have been dead for over 100,000 million years are carefully
brought back to life, in some wonderful recreations of what they look like and
what life was like when outback Queensland was once covered by an Cretaceous
Inland Sea. You can even get involved, as more and more discoveries are made,
or head out to some of the designated places to do your own fossil fossicking.
For those planning a visit to Cape York, drop into the
Caravan Park where they offer you ‘Free Van Storage’ to their customers
while they go to the Cape. Also check out our information and listing for
If that was not enough to entice you, there are major
national park attractions such as the
Whitsunday Islands and
Carnarvon Gorge, to
name just a few and many villages and towns where you can experience
the friendly local welcome. With something for everyone, including
rock climbing, bush walking, deep sea fishing, diving, snorkelling and more, you can be
sure there is something for you all year round.
planning to fly, there are a number of
airports in Queensland
including Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Hervey Bay, Sunshine Coast, Mackay,
Rockhampton and Townsville.
Check out some of
our listings for tours in Queensland,
including adventure tours,
outback tours and
eco tours when researching what to do on your holiday. Compare hotel prices with our
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accommodation needs, car hires and more for some great
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