Jun 11, 2020
Gold Coast Holidays
Tropical North Queensland Escapes
Sunshine Coast Holidays
Fraser Coast Getaways
Capricorn Coast Holidays
Country and Outback Queensland Retreats
From beachcombing the lapping blue waters and white sand of Queensland Islands to delving into the luscious greens of ancient rainforests to exploring the deep rustic hues of the country, the places to visit in Queensland are breathtaking, ever changing and seemingly endless.
Now is the time to take advantage of amazing travel packages through local companies. Not only are you supporting the local economy and tourism businesses that desperately need your support, but you will have incredible experiences. You can soar above treetops on the Kuranda Skyrail, peer into the depths of Carnarvon Gorge, finally make that trip to the Great Barrier Reef, or swim with the whales in Mooloolaba.
Queensland is good to go, promising world class attractions and theme parks, ancient and marvellous landscapes, and award-winning dining! Isn’t it time for you to take a break to reconnect and rejuvenate with loved ones in your own back yard?
Broadbeach is the dining and shopping mecca of the Gold Coast with Pacific Fair shopping centre, The Star casino, spectacular beaches and a range of hotels. Surfers Paradise is the epicentre of fun with Cavill mall peppered with attractions, spilling onto the famous beach, twice weekly beachfront markets, several shopping options and an impressive array of accommodation choices. For a quieter beachside escape Coolangatta, Burleigh Heads, and Mermaid Beach offer beautiful beachside escapes at a slower pace. The hinterland is only a short drive from the coastline, but feels like another world of ancient rainforests, swimming holes, waterfalls, adventure and relaxation!
The Gold Coast is easily one of Australia’s most iconic holiday destinations with its natural beauty making it a destination built for pleasure. The region also lends itself to an array of holiday types from holiday rentals and penthouse apartments with incredible views to beachfront studios and villas to mountain retreats in the hinterland. There is so much variety in Gold Coast accommodation.
We have created four Gold Coast itineraries so you can be sure that you will make memories to last a lifetime. To snag a great deal keep your eyes peeled on our Gold Coast holiday deals or call us on 1300 788 553 and let our Discover Queensland experts guide you through the choices to find your perfect holiday.
Known as the destination where rainforest meets the reef, the region combines two incredible landscapes. Here you will find one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest continually surviving rainforest, the Daintree. This adventure laden corner of paradise holds some magical places to relax, reconnect, take on the adventure of a lifetime or a mixture of all three.
Tropical North Queensland stretches from Townsville in the south up to Cape York and everything east of the Great Diving Range. Port Douglas is one of the most popular destinations in the region, if you require convincing, we’ve compiled a list of photos to tantalise you!
Once a sleepy seaside village, Port Douglas is now a classy and sophisticated hub of dining, boutique shopping and incredible accommodation. Palm Cove, just a 40 minute drive south is a pristine beachside village famous for lavish resorts and easy access to attractions in a quieter location.
Cairns is the epicentre of activity in TNQ, with a large dining hub, wharf, aquarium and range of accommodation from the heart of town to the Cairns Beaches region. Townsville in the south boasts beachfront, casino, marina dining, and a large aquarium.
Cape Tribulation offers a rustic rainforest experience like no other. To ensure you don’t miss any of the magic, we’ve compiled a guide to visiting the rainforest.
For an island holiday, Magnetic Island is nestled just 20 minutes off the coast of Townsville and is the perfect tropical escape with plenty to do. Read more about your holiday in our Magnetic Island guide. Fitzroy Island is a pristine and charming coral shell island 40 minutes from Cairns boasting one of Australia’s #1 beaches and many things to do. Nestled off the coast between Cairns and Townsville, Orpheus Island puts all other luxury island escapes to shame.
Plan your next escape with the help of your personal holiday consultant today on 1300 788 553!
things to do on the Sunshine Coast!
From finding the best desserts to discovering the best places to swim whether it be beaches for young families or a perfect swimming hole to visiting the famous Eumundi markets, did we mention all the things to do with children? Check out our complete guide to the Sunshine Coast for more info!
One of Queensland's lesser known treasures the ‘Sunny Coast’ offers a vast array of experiences that you can enjoy back to back! Climb a mountain in the morning, meet wildlife at the famous Australia Zoo by lunch time and surf or boogie board in the afternoon, all with less crowds than her southern sister, the Gold Coast.
On the southern side of the Sunshine Coast is Caloundra, boasting family friendly beaches, waterfront pools and playgrounds and amazing beachfront apartments. Mooloolaba is popular among surfers and families with older children for its great waves and dining. Twin Waters further north is an all-encompassing lakefront and beachside haven! Noosa, the most famous destination on the Sunshine Coast, is perched on a pristine beachfront with stunning headland and national park, Hastings Street boutique shopping strip, high end accommodation and a list of impressive dining options.
You are spoilt for choice with Sunshine Coast accommodation, from 5 star apartments in Noosa to soak up the sophistication to spacious holiday homes in Twin Waters to enjoy the creature comforts to a quaint villa in the hinterland villages of Montville or Maleny. Not sure where to stay? Browse our hot deals to snap up a bargain or talk to our Queensland experts on 1300 788 553 and let us guide you through the options that suit your style and budget.
The unexpected beauty boasts incredible dining, great nightlife, art galleries, shopping, museums and even a planetarium! There are so many reasons why you need a weekend in Brisbane, if not longer!
Brisbane’s CBD accommodation is the perfect place to base yourself, firstly you’ll be surrounded by dining and shopping hubs including Queen St Mall, Wintergarden, Myer Centre, MacArthur Centre, Brisbane Arcade, Tattersall Arcade and Queens Plaza to name a few.
Accommodation in South Brisbane nestles you close to the Wheel of Brisbane, two Queensland art galleries, QPAC (the performing arts centre), and Queensland Museum and Science Centre which are a hit with the young and young at heart! In fact, Brisbane City holds many things to do with kids.
There is also a man-made lagoon entry beach, dining precinct at Little Stanley Street, boutique markets and more to keep you entertained.
Fortitude Valley, or ‘The Valley’ as locals have dubbed it offers a superb nightlife from dining to entertainment including a host of fantastic live music venues. You’ll also be conveniently close to Brisbane’s China Town.
A city escape to Brisbane is an enchanting cultural pot of experiences. Keep your eyes peeled on our hot deals for your next city escape or talk to our Queensland experts to find the perfect accommodation to suit you.
Your Whitsundays accommodation can’t land you on all 74 islands in the archipelago, although you can expect a cultural hub of dining and nightlife, pristine rainforest, unspoilt beaches and the serenity that only comes from unwinding in tropical paradise.
Airlie Beach on the mainland is the perfect base for your Whitsunday adventure. This is where you will find the largest variety of shopping, dining, and nightlife. Daydream Island has undergone $140 million redevelopment to become the super resort framed by world’s largest living reef as the island’s centrepiece! Hamilton Island is the largest of the occupied islands and offers several types of accommodation, activities, dining and beaches. Long Island is the closest to the mainland and boasts an untouched atmosphere with long stretches of white sand beaches, and only a peppering of resorts to choose between.
To experience the Great Barrier Reef, scuba diving and snorkelling are the best way to get up close and personal, here is a list of our favourite scuba spots! Cruise Whitsundays do several amazing snorkelling tours as well as half and full day Whitsunday island tours to add onto your holiday!
The Whitsunday Islands are famous for good reason, but what is lesser know about the region is there is much to do other than the Great Barrier Reef!
Learn more about the region in our ultimate guide to the Whitsundays. If we’ve convinced you to see it in person, browse our hot deals for a half price holiday or speak to one of our Queensland experts on 1300 788 553 to find your perfect slice of paradise.
Tin Can Bay in the south up to Bundaberg and out to the famous Fraser Island. Holidaying along the Fraser Coast you will find enormous sand dunes, ancient forests, white sand beaches, charming locals, endearing wildlife and some amazing accommodation to enjoy it all!
The world heritage-listed Fraser Island is the gem of the region, and once you’ve seen the world’s largest sand island, you will certainly agree. If we have not already sold you we have rounded up 15 photos that will make you want to visit Fraser Island. The quaint, seaside town of Hervey Bay is sure to please with an easy going lifestyle, you can’t help but relax when visiting! Bundaberg is a city famous for a rum-guzzling polar bear, and despite his frosty coat, Bundie is a very tropical climate! The region is a gateway to the southern Great Barrier Reef, dreamy beaches, sub-tropical rainforest, and the largest group of nestling marine turtles on the mainland.
Rainbow Beach has the pristine coastline of Whitehaven, the waves of Snapper Rocks with the additional of ruby sand cliffs that give it its name. Gympie is a region rich in gold rush mining and farming history with plenty of activities such as horse riding, canoeing, 4WDing tracks, cafes, and hertiage listed architecture.
With so many destinations on offer it had be difficult to settle on Fraser Coast accommodation, so let our team of Queensland experts guide you to find the perfect holiday, call us on 1300 788 553.
Officially starting at the Town of 1770 and Agnes Waters the birthplace of Australia, the Capricorn Coast follows the coastline north to Tannum Sands, through Gladstone, to Yeppoon then finally reaching Rockhampton. The region also includes Heron Island and Wilson Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
Holidaying in the region boasts perfect tropical weather nearly 365 days a year with brilliant sunsets and clear nights. Here you will swap theme parks for island adventures and snorkelling, tourist filled beaches for serene slices of paradise, and plenty of time to reconnect with loved ones.
In fact, we suggest you visit each of the top natural wonders of the Capricorn Coast! Your days will be filled with snorkelling or diving the coral reef, rainforest walks, wildlife sightings, glass bottom boat adventures, swimming, spa treatments and a heady doss of relaxation.
Speak to our team of Queensland experts to book your Capricorn Coast accommodation.
Country and Outback Queensland has a rural charm like no other, escaping the daily grind to a charming town to meet the friendly locals, endless burnt orange deserts, cellar doors, waterfall filled national parks and the rustic history of Australia is an experience you won’t forget.
Stretching from Toowoomba and the Somerset region in the South East before heading to Mount Isa and Cloncurry in the North West the landscapes of the regions are incredibly diverse covering luscious national park, sandy outback scenes to mountain ranges.
There is an endless list of things to do in Outback Queensland including 4WD tours and dune buggy experiences, winery tours, hiking, the southern hemisphere’s largest rodeo, visiting the birthplace of Qantas in Winton, and seeing natural history up close with real dinosaur footprint remains in Longreach just to name a few.
If you’re convinced you need a country and outback Queensland escape, call our team of holiday experts to find you the perfect accommodation to suit your holiday style and budget on 1300 788 553.
There's no doubt Queensland is holding your next holiday, whether it be to untouched beaches, famous for fun theme parks, the rustic outback or the ancient rainforests. The Sunshine State has it all, Queensland - You're Good To Go, so talk to your holiday experts today to book your escape on 1300 788 553!