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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.

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Gold Coast Surfing

An Englishman once speculated, as perhaps only an Englishman could, that surfing must be "like having a cup of tea with God". Which may just prove that when you're racing the liquid hoop of a tubing wave, words don't count for much at all. Lost for words you may...
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Hiking Mount Bartle Frere

They were the longest three kilometres I’d ever walked. Just a stroll by ordinary standards, from our last rest stop at Majuba Creek to the picnic tables at Josephine Falls that would signal the end of our epic day on our Mt Bartle Frere walk in Queensland's wet tropics. The...
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Australian Outback

The Australian Outback has inspired poets and artists, such as Banjo Paterson who composed Waltzing Matilda (the melodic song that is Australia's unofficial national anthem). The choices of things to do, places to stay and Outback adventures are as extensive as the area itself. You can camp under the stars, stay...
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20 Things To Do In Ipswich

Ipswich is a small city in Queensland on Brisbane's doorstep. Named after the Ipswich in England, it's 30-minute drive Brisbane's CBD and could have become the state's capital. With thousands of heritage buildings that tell the story of a rich historical past, parks and nature, there are many things...
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

The award-winning Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas is five minutes from Port Douglas on the main highway north of Cairns. It's an interactive sanctuary that offers every opportunity to see, experience and photograph the most amazing and at times rare North Queensland Australian wildlife. As a hobbyist wildlife photographer, I love...
yongala dive
If you're a keen diver, the Yongala dive in Queensland is a diving adventure you won't want to miss. It was 6 pm on the 23 March 1911. The weather worsened as the 3664-ton steamer, the SS Yongala, travelling to Townsville unknowingly headed into a cyclone as it passed the...


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