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Best of Queensland

Home to the Great Barrier Reef, tropical rainforests and some of Australia’s best beaches. There are way too many experiences in Queensland to fit on your bucket list. The Sunshine State is so large you could travel around for years and not see it all. Here are some inspiring ideas to get you started.

southern great barrier reef snorkeling
Mention the Great Barrier Reef and most people think of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland or the Whitsundays but not far from Brisbane, the Southern Great Barrier Reef is a quieter part of the reef that's just as beautiful. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park was formed in 1975 and...
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Sunshine Coast Markets Guide

There's something grounding about going to the markets, especially on a weekend. It's relaxing to wander around aimlessly, looking at plants, books, clothes and knick-knacks. The concept of the local market has gained momentum throughout the Sunshine Coast and there are some excellent Sunshine Coast markets to explore.  From the...
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30 things to do in Cairns

A Queensland city with a relaxed vibe, Cairns is the gateway to two World Heritage areas: the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. From snorkelling or diving the reef to soaring above the tropical rainforest there are so many things to do in Cairns to tick off...
whale watching hervey bay
During their annual migration of up to 10,000 km, humpback whales attract thousands of visitors to towns along Australia’s east coast. You can see whales right along the coast but the place that has earned the moniker of Whale Watching Capital of the World is Hervey Bay on the...
Couple under an umbrella on a Sunshine Coast beach
Think of the Sunshine Coast and the first thing that pops to mind is a holiday by the beach. Why? Because Sunshine Coast beaches are up there with the best in the world. That's not surprising, with a coastline stretching from Caloundra to Noosa and beyond, there are plenty...
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12 Things To Do in Maryborough

Some places are more well-known in faraway lands than they are at home. Maryborough in Queensland had a fleeting touch with fame when it featured briefly in the movie Saving Mr Banks (Maryborough was where the author of Mary Poppins grew up) but most Australians, are unaware of Maryborough's...