Queensland

Explore Queensland’s charming outback

While Queensland is world-famous for its astonishing beaches, it also has a lesser-known outback charm to match. As you drive further into Australia’s centre, the soil becomes redder, the sun feels hotter and a picturesque Outback setting emerges. Balonne Shire Nestled along the bucolic Wallam Creek is the town of Bollon, where emus roam the … Continued

A detour to remember

If you’re too far south for a trip along all of the Great Tropical Drive, never fear! The beaches of Yeppoon are just as dazzling, and there are countless fascinating attractions waiting to be explored. In the Mount Jim Crow National Park, visit the impressive 221-metre tall Mount Jim Crow, the ancient remains of a … Continued

Unearth the Great Green Way

Step aside Great Ocean Road; there’s a new and note-worthy ‘great’ in town. Immerse yourself in the vibrant springtime greens along Queensland’s Great Green Way, between Townsville and Cairns. Townsville to Ingham With an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, tropical Townsville is the unofficial capital of North Queensland, and is a great … Continued

Beyond the coast of sunshine state

Covering nearly two million square kilometres, Queensland is home to a variety of experiences. Don’t be fooled by its title as the sunshine state; it’s not solely the coast of Queensland that demands a drive-by. Explore fascinating ghost towns in the shadows of its glowing red dunes this spring. We’re taking you to the outback! … Continued

Secrets of the Overlander’s Way

Queensland’s famed Overlander’s Way offers travellers a glimpse of the best that Australia’s Sunshine State has to offer. From island to outback, the trail is laden with timeworn treasures, charming tropical spectacles and red ochre landscapes. TOWNSVILLE TO CHARTERS TOWERS – 137 KILOMETRES Boasting more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville is the … Continued

Journey through tropical Queensland wilderness

Right at the tippy top of Queensland, way off the beaten path and well off the radar of most other travellers driving a lap of the country, Cape York is one of the most renowned four-wheel drive spots in Australia. North of the tourist traps of Cairns and Port Douglas, this is one of the … Continued

Stargazing in Queensland’s outback

What better time to stargaze than while road tripping through Australia’s glorious outback? Once you spend a night or two basking in the stillness of the night and waiting for that shooting star to cross the sky, you’ll feel more relaxed than ever. What to look for While following the Capricorn Way, it would be … Continued

Queensland’s inland delights

While most tourists flock to Queensland’s idyllic coasts in winter, there are just as many fantastic inland sights to explore. Emerald to Alpha Emerald is the mecca of industry in Queensland; a trading point for coal, gemstones, cotton, wheat, cattle, maize, sorghum, sunflowers and more. Spend the afternoon at Lake Maraboon, Queensland’s second largest lake, … Continued

Explore the Capricorn Way

Whisk the family away this winter to discover the geological mysteries and star-studded skies of Queensland’s Capricorn Way. The Capricorn Way is an iconic road trip; it will all at once teach you about Australia’s past, present and future. Prepare for fairly mild temperatures, ranging from around 10ºC at night to around 25ºC during the … Continued

Townsville’s must-dos

As winter creeps across the southern states, Townsville is the balmy oasis you’ve been dreaming of. Expect average June temperatures hovering in the mid 20s, idyllic beaches, natural marvels, grand architecture, and an enviable foodie scene that will have you saying, ‘Melbourne-Shmelbourne’. Whether you’re here for a night or a week, these are Townsville’s must-dos. … Continued

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