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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.

Charters Towers
If you follow the ghost trail in Charters Towers, you'll discover secrets of the heady days of Queensland's gold rush. Charters Towers is a town built on gold and while it may not be such a well-known spot there are plenty of things to do in Charters Towers.It all started...
best cafes on the gold coast
Until a few years ago, ‘froth’ on the Gold Coast was associated with two things: foam from ocean waves during a big swell, or a milky cappuccino. The more froth on both, it seemed, the better. Who would have thought that froth would one day be associated with a...
Christmas boat Parade
Sleigh rides through a winter wonderland, chestnuts roasting on an open fire and Santa sloshing through the snow are typical scenes in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, there's beach barbeques and surfing but A Christmas boat parade is a special way to celebrate the festive season.In the...
gold coast markets
The aroma of coffee and sizzling sausages fills the air as you stroll past stalls, filling your shopping basket with fresh mangoes, navel oranges and ripe bananas. Delicious muffins and sweet treats are too tempting to ignore. But these are only some of the delights you'll find in most Gold...
maryborough things to do
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...
Queensland road trips
A driving holiday opens doors to memorable and personal experiences, from the yarn with the bloke that owns the pub to seeing world-heritage listed scenery. From waterfalls to deserts, along the way, you’ll learn a little history as you settle into a relaxed tempo on the road on these...

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20 Spectacular Sunshine Coast Beaches

Think of the Sunshine Coast and the first thing that pops to mind is a holiday by the beach. Why? Because Sunshine Coast beaches...