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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.

woman standing in Lake Mackenzie, one of the amazing places to visit in queensland
If you were told the world was coming to an end, there's just one thing left to do. Pack up your things and head to Queensland. Not only is Australia's Sunshine State home to the Great Barrier Reef there's also a bunch of places to visit and cool things...
camping 5
For a quintessential Aussie experience, why not pitch a tent and enjoy the Southeast Queensland bush. A holiday under canvas is an opportunity to escape from the daily grind and be surrounded by nature. Listening to the rustling of leaves, a bubbling brook or gazing at the stars on...
nerida garden 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...
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas airlie cassowary
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...
Pacific Whale Foundation Hervey Bay 26
Of all the things to do in Hervey Bay, the whale watching capital of the world, seeing the humpback whales in their natural habitat on the Humpback Highway is not to be missed. There are several whale watching tours to choose from but if you have a passion for ecotourism...

BEST OF QUEENSLAND