Queensland is the most popular tourist destination in Australia. Queensland is home to many of the country's most important tourist icons such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island, Cairns and Port Douglas, the Daintree Rainforest and the magnificent Whitsunday islands and this Queensland travel guide can help you plan your holiday. There is also many other attractions such as theme parks and zoos. These include Seaworld, Dreamworld, Movieworld, Steve Irwins Australia Zoo and Underwater world.
The Great Barrier Reef is home to many famous Queensland island resorts and they include Lizard Island, Green Island, Orpheus Island, Dunk Island, Bedarra Island, Hinchinbrook Island, Hayman Island, Hamilton Island, Daydream Island, Long Island, South Molle Island, Brampton Island, Great Keppel Island, Heron Island, Wilson Island and Lady Elliot Island. These Islands provide a resort experience ranging from two star to five star and several rank with the most luxurious in the world.
As you travel throughout Queensland you will experience some of the best holiday destinations in the world. At the southern end you will find the world famous Gold Coast. Here among a myriad high rise resorts you will find the cosmopolitan soul of the Australian holidaymaker. The centre of the Gold Coast is Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach and it has fabulous beaches, theme parks, great shopping, fantastic restaurants and alfresco cafes covering the landscape and the air is alive with the ambience of a vibrant holiday resort. Just north of Brisbane which is the capital you will find the Sunshine Coast. Here the major holiday centres are Mooloolaba, Maroochydore and Noosa with smaller resorts like Coolum and Caloundra also being popular draw cards. Noosa is world famous for its beach and national park and for the Hastings St. holiday precinct which has a fabulous village type atmosphere with beachfront accommodation and restaurants. The shopping is fabulous with many small boutiques.
To the tropical north of Queensland, once again and you will find the magnificent, world heritage listed Fraser Island with its beautiful rainforests and pristine freshwater lakes. Access is via the coastal town of Hervey Bay which is famous in its own right as the best whale watching venue in the world. Traveling north once again and our intrepid tourist will arrive in the fabulous Whitsundays. Here lie the unforgettable Whitsunday Islands. The town of Airlie Beach on the mainland is the jumping off point for an island holiday or a trip on a magnificent charter yacht either skippered by yourself or fully crewed. Once again moving north you will find the cities of Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas. Here in the green tropics you can dive, visit the Barrier Reef, tour to Cooktown or the magnificent Daintree rainforest or Cape Tribulation or you can journey west for a short distance to the Atherton Tableland with its rainforests, lakes and beautiful mountain scenery.
In this website you will find all the information you will need to help you plan and book your Queensland holiday. Here you will find accommodation and pricing for hotels, motels backpacker hostels apartments and luxury island resorts. There is also information on airlines, coach and rail, auto rentals and campervans and motor homes. This website is your one stop shop for all your Queensland holiday needs. When holiday specials or packages are available they will be displayed on our specials website at www.holiday-deals.com.au