Queensland is a wonderland of adventures, a must to see for yourself. While you're visiting the Sunshine State you may find yourself lost in a rainforest land before time, unwinding on a beach in a tropical paradise, under the sea on the one and only Great Barrier Reef, losing yourself in the starry skies of the outback, sailing through the breeze on a yacht in The Whitsundays or soaking up the sun while you surf a legendary break on the Gold Coast.
If you’re sitting inside, you’re doing it wrong. Brisbane’s year-round subtropical setting is best enjoyed with the grass beneath your feet and the sun on your back. Brisbane comes alive each day as its subtropical temperatures call people from their beds year round to wake up and smell the coffee, soak up the sunshine and drink in the view of the winding Brisbane River.Read More
Home to two World Heritage-listed natural wonders and boasting a unique environment where Australia’s largest rainforest, the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns & Port Douglas are natural hotspots for tropical experiences and nature-based adventure.Read More
Fitzroy Island is located near Cairns in Tropical North Queensland and is popular for daytrips due to its proximity to the coast. Fitzroy is a national park island with a small portion occupied by Fitzroy Island Resort. Fitzroy has a steep mountain and two main walking trails that lead to beautiful lookouts.Read More
Whether you’ve got serious sea legs or prefer to keep your feet dry on the land, The Fraser Coast offers the best of both worlds. Reel in fresh fish for dinner on Fraser Island, or head out on the water to watch whales play just off Hervey Bay. There’s no need to rush, the only pace requires is laid-back and relaxed.Read More
Lizard Island is renowned for its scuba diving and snorkeling and is surrounded by coral reefs, ribbon and lagoon reefs. But its Lizard Island's close proximity to one of the best known diving sites in the Great Barrier Reef, Cod Hole, that distinguishes it from many other reef islands. Lizard Island can also be recognized as being home to one of Australia's most premier resorts: Lizard Island. It's one of Australia's northernmost island resorts, where design works in harmony with the island's spectacular natural beauty.Read More
The Moreton Island National Park covers around 98% of the island. White sandy beaches line the island's ocean side which are ideal for swimming, surfing and fishing. The sheltered western edge is more relaxed, with crystal clear blue water gently lapping against the beach. The three island settlements are all located on the western side, at Kooringal in the south, Cowan in the middle and northern Bulwer. The traditional owners of the Moreton Bay region were the Ngugi people. The Aboriginal name for Tangalooma means 'where fishes meet'. Moreton Island is called ‘Moorgumpin' meaning ‘place of sandhills'. Captain James Cook named ‘Morton Bay' in 1770 after the Scottish Earl of Morton, which was later misspelled as ‘Moreton Bay' in translations from his journals.Read More
Choose your patch of sand from over 100 kilometres of pristine coastline – stretching from Caloundra in the south to Noosa and the rainbow sands of the Cooloola coast in the north – and soak up the warm sunshine and laid-back atmosphere. From rolling surf to rolling hills, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is full of natural beauty, cozy cafes and boutiques waiting to be discovered. With award-winning restaurants, food trails, vibrant food festivals and bustling farmers markets, the Sunshine Coast is one giant celebration of food and wine.Read More
The Great Barrier Reef stretches over 2300kms - from Tropical North Queensland in the north, right down to Bundaberg in the south. The Great Barrier Reef is easily accessible from various access points, including Port Douglas, Cairns, Townsville, Airlie Beach, Seventeen Seventy and Bundaberg. At approximately 350 000 kms2 in size, the Great Barrier Reef is the only living structure on earth that can be seen from outer space!Read More
Queensland is a giant living and breathing postcard, waiting to be explored. It is made up of 14 unique and captivating destinations – it’s where you’ll feel welcome, connected and alive. It’s Where Australia Shines.
|Season:||Temperature Range (Celsius)||Seasonal Comments|
|Spring (September – November)||13°C to 27°C|
|Summer (December – February)||20°C to 29°C|
|Fall (March – May)||14°C to 28°C|
|Winter (June-August)||10°C to 22°C|