12.8 C
San Francisco
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Home Best of Queensland Southeast Queensland

Southeast Queensland

From Sunshine Coast to Gold Coast, the cool city of Brisbane and the lush South East Queensland hinterland. This is a region of a thousand beaches. South East Queensland has long attracted the holiday crowd from Australia’s southern states who flock to the region’s pristine beaches for sunshine and cocktails.

What areas are in South East Queensland?

South East Queensland is the region that includes Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. It’s one of the fastest growing areas of Queensland, Australia,

How many people live in South East Queensland?

The region is the most populous area of Queensland, with 3.4 million people out of the state’s population of 4.8 million.

What’s the main city of South East Queensland?

Brisbane is the largest city in South East Queensland and the capital of Queensland. The region is also home to the second largest city in Queensland, the Gold Coast. Maroochydore is a smaller city on the Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane.

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...
maleny trail
Maleny is a small historic town in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, 90km north of Brisbane on the Blackhall Range, 450m above sea level. As a top tourist hinterland destination in Southeast Queensland, there are plenty of things to do in Maleny and surrounds. Maleny is a town that has retained a...
eumundi markets
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...
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...
noosa restaurants
While there are many things to do in Noosa foodies will rejoice: there are as many cutting-edge eateries in Noosa as there are tanned beach bods. While Hastings Street in Noosa Heads is the long-standing epicurean centre, Noosa’s other areas - Noosa Sound and Noosa Junction - have fast...
Myall Park Botanic Garden native plants
A man’s love of the bush has evolved into Australia’s second-oldest native garden. Myall Park Botanic Garden draws thousands of visitors by showcasing the abundant beauty of the bush and the birthplace of the acclaimed Grevillea Robyn Gordon. The sun’s first rays pierce the canopy of towering gums and gnarly...

BEST OF QUEENSLAND