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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.

whale watching hervey bay
Hervey Bay has a reputation for being a sleepy retirement zone with not much to offer anyone slightly younger, more active or adventurous aside from seasonal whale watching. It doesn’t get as much press as some other Queensland holiday resort destinations but I wanted to see for myself what Hervey...
Mackay beaches
Mackay in Queensland may not be as well-known as Cairns or Palm Cove but if you happen to be heading this way, take the time to explore. You'd be surprised at the fun things to do in Mackay. Things to do in Mackay 1- Watch the sunrise at Cape HillsboroughIt’s 5.45am,...
Finch Hatton Gorge
Time moves so fast, the years disappear; everything changes… or does it? I first came to these parts, Finch Hatton Gorge, in the autumn of 2004, and truth be told, I can’t recall all that much except I remembered I liked it… a lot.Finch Hatton Gorge It reminded me of...
Things to do on the Sunshine Coast
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast stretches from Caloundra to Cooloola. The region to the north of Brisbane is one of Queensland’s top holiday destinations. Think sun-drenched beaches and green rolling hills. It's a great combination for a relaxing holiday. It's also easy to get there as it’s only a one-hour drive...
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Huge wedge-tailed eagle at the Free Flying Bird Show
Ever heard of Gondwana, a supercontinent formed billions of years ago? Well, it included Atlantica, India, Australia, Antarctica, and Zealandia. Come and discover Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and the Lost Valley, a tribute to Gondwanaland on the Gold Coast. The Lost Valley of Gondwanaland See over 8000 trees and shrubs re-creating a...
fraser island
A Fraser Coast vacation will take you to Hervey Bay, Maryborough and World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. As one of the best places in the world to watch the migration of the humpback whale and the gateway to two World Heritage areas - Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef...

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Things to do in Noosa

Noosa. Just the name of this sparkling epicentre on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, two hours’ drive north of Brisbane, conjures balmy sea breezes, squeaky white...