There’s no better place than
Queensland to experience the best of ’s very special lifestyle. Australia has plenty of sunshine, spectacular beaches, natural wonders and unique nature and wildlife. A holiday in Queensland is all about freedom, fun and full, active days. Queensland
Queensland’s capital Brisbane is located 1200 kms north of , a short 90 minute flight. The Gold and Sydney Sunshine Coasts are only an hour drive from Brisbane, while tropical Cairns, 1700 kms to the north, is two hours flying time from . Brisbane
Home to five World Natural Heritage Areas including one of the Wonders of the World the Great Barrier Reef,
is a big state with lots to see and do. Queensland
A modern, sophisticated city with world class shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural facilities,
Cairns is also the gateway to the two World Heritage icons of the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient Daintree Rainforests. The magical Great Barrier Reef is the only natural wonder visible from space and is an easy day trip from . Cairns
Explore the waterfalls, rainforests and crater lakes of the world’s oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the Daintree. Take a hike, join a guided canopy walk tour, or climb aboard the historic scenic railway to the rainforest
. village of Kuranda to learn about the culture and watch dance performances of Indigenous Australians before returning through the tree tops on the award-winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park
Set off on an early morning Hot Air Balloon ride for fabulous aerial views of the city and the surrounds with a champagne breakfast upon descent. Then for an excursion on the Quicksilver Cruise Liner including the Ocean Walker and the Seawalker Helmet Dive experiences which are simply exhilarating.
Located midway along the
Queensland coast about 630 kms south of Cairns in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef is the Whitsundays, a stunning collection of 74 tropical islands! Hamilton Island, the largest inhabited island of the Whitsundays, offers glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention.
A day trip on the Fantasea Cruise offers a tour of the Reefworld in a semi-submarine with an underwater viewing chamber. But the more adventurous can experience the magic of an Introductory or Certified dive with fully qualified dive instructors.
Southern Queensland is home to the very best of
Australia – the vibrant capital city Brisbane, World Heritage-listed National Parks including Fraser Island, and the stunning and Gold Coast. Sunshine Coast
Soak up sophisticated
’s relaxed outdoor lifestyle. Explore it on a guided walk, bike in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, cruise down the or laze next to the lagoons of South Bank. Visit the Queensland Cultural Centre or explore Brisbane River ’s cafes and boutiques. For an adrenalin-pumping experience with great views of the city and its surrounds, try a bridge climb, abseil down Kangaroo Point Cliffs or go sky diving. Fortitude Valley
Learn to surf world-class breaks on the Gold or
beaches. Rightly called the Sunshine Coast Disneyland of the South Pacific, Gold Coast is famous for its Theme Parks with the various characters and myriad rides. From Dreamworld with its thrilling rides to Sea World with its marine life wonders, from Warner Bros Movieworld to the splashtacular Wet’n’Wild Water World and the extreme waterslides at WhiteWater World.
A far cry from the thrilling rush of the theme park rides is a peaceful evening spent enjoying a Glowworm Night tour that includes a guided walk through the rainforest for viewing glowworms and star gazing.
Drive to O’Reilly’s situated in the centre of the cool rainforest of
Lamington National Park, with spectacular panoramic views to the . Explore the many arts and crafts shops on Gallery Walk at McPherson Ranges . Enjoy wine tasting at the Canungra Valley Vineyards. Mount Tamborine
Add some unique adventure experiences, year-round sporting and cultural events, world-class accommodation and spa retreats and you’ve got the perfect holiday spot.