QUEENSLAND is easily the best known Australian state & one of the world’s great holiday destinations. Where else can you dive the Great Barrier Reef, drive your 4wd along Seventy Five mile beach on Fraser Island, go whale watching, enjoy all the Gold Coast attractions, relax on the Sunshine Coast and explore the World Heritage-Listed Daintree Rainforest . It’s simply about adventure and soaking up the Aussie beach culture! Click on the map or scroll down to find out more…


Gold Coast


Great Barrier Reef


Sunshine Coast




Far North Queensland

Gold Coast attractions

One of the seven wonders of the Natural World. The Great Barrier Reef has breathtaking beauty & is the world’s largest coral reef system. Expect an abundance of marine life, tropical islands and golden beaches. The Great Barrier Reef provides many experiences including snorkelling, scuba diving, aircraft or helicopter tours, bare boats (self-sail), glass-bottomed boat viewing, semi-submersibles and educational trips, cruise ship tours & whale watching. Read more

    Gold Coast attractions

    Tropical North Queensland is where the rainforest meets the reef. Cairns is the gateway to both World Heritage listed sites: The Great Barrier Reef, and the oldest rainforest in the world, the Daintree. Travel one hour north and enjoy the stunning beachside settings of Port Douglas or Palm Cove. This region delivers plenty of iconic Australian experiences. Not only do you enjoy the beauty of the area and the warm weather, but there is a multitude of fantastic holiday experiences to enjoy such as: Croc spotting, zip lining through the Rainforest, diving & snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, white water rafting, cuddling koalas and of course, feeding kangaroos. Read more

    Top 4 Highlights for Far North Queensland:

    • Great Barrier Reef

      Consider half day/full day or overnight trip.

    • Daintree Rainforest

      Consider an organised day trip or explore on your own

    • Mossman Gorge

      Take the guided Dreamtime Walk and enjoy a swim in the Gorge.

    • Cuddle a Koala

      Visit Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures or Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas to meet our native animals.

    Climate Averages for Cairns:
    Max CMax FMax CMax FRainfall (mm)Sunshine Hours
    January 31 88 24 75 395 7
    July 26 79 17 63 29 7

      Gold Coast attractions

      The Whitsunday group of Islands is fantastic for sailing/motor boat charters with over 74 islands & protected bays. It is idyllic beauty at its best. Lying in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, 8 islands in the group offer a variety of accommodations including Hamilton Island, Daydream and the Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort. The Whitsundays are home to Whitehaven Beach, consistently voted one of the best beaches in the world. Relax and enjoy all the benefits of an island holiday with the added bonus of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. There are many activities to enjoy…

      Top 4 Highlights for Whitsunday Islands:

      • Whitehaven Beach

        Visit this gorgeous award winning beach with its white sand & crystal blue waters.

      • Boat Tour

        Consider a bare boat charter, a sunset cruise, or a sail.

      • Great Barrier Reef

        Scuba or snorkel the magnificent reef.

      • Beaches

        Enjoy a lazy day on a gorgeous Whitsunday beach.

      Climate Averages for the Whitsundays:
      Max CMax FMax CMax FAvg # Rainy Days
      January 32 89 23 74 17
      July26 78 16 61 8

        Gold Coast attractions

        An escape to the Sunshine Coast ensures relaxation, recreation and even rejuvenation! Noosa Heads is located at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast & nestled on the banks of the Noosa River. You can expect a beautiful beach resort alive with boutiques, restaurants and accommodation. Set in behind the coastal strip is the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, with its rural landscapes and picturesque hinterland towns. Noosa National Park has a network of walking trails covering 450 hectares of lush forest, cliff tops, rocky caves and picturesque bays. Nearby is the famous Australia Zoo – a not to be missed Australia experience! There are multitudes of fantastic holiday activities to enjoy!

        Top 4 Highlights for the Sunshine Coast:

        • Australia Zoo

          Allow a full day to enjoy all the animals, shows & cuddle a Koala.

        • Beaches

          Take a swim or learn to surf at some of the best beaches in the world.

        • Feed Dolphins

          Visit Tin Can Bay to hand feed wild dolphins.

        • Shop at Eumundi Markets

          Open Saturday & Wednesday mornings.

        Climate Averages for Sunshine/Gold Coasts:
        Max CMax FMax CMax FRainfall (mm)Sunshine Hours
        January 29 84 21 70 158 9
        July2170105063 7

          Gold Coast attractions

          With 70 kilometres of sun-drenched beaches, World Heritage listed rainforests, Theme parks, shopping and nightlife…. the Gold Coast is the Coast with the most! Gold Coast attractions are numerous. This is the home of the Theme parks: Sea World, Wet’n’Wild Water Park, Dreamworld, Movieworld & White Water World. Alternatively head inland to the picturesque rainforest mountains including the World Heritage listed Lamington National Park for spectacular hikes.

          Top 4 Highlights for The Gold Coast:

          • Theme Parks

            Allow 1-3 full days for some family fun at the Theme parks.

          • Tamborine Rainforest

            Spend the day hiking and do the Rainforest Skywalk.

          • Surfers Paradise

            Enjoy a day at the world famous Surfers Paradise Beach.

          • Cuddle a Koala

            Visit Currumbin Sanctuary to meet our native animals.

          Climate Averages for Sunshine/Gold Coasts:
          Max CMax FMax CMax FRainfall (mm)Sunshine Hours
          January 29 84 21 70 158 9
          July 21701050 637