Queensland

On the road to discovery

Australia’s Sunshine State fuses outback history with modern-day adventure on an infinite trail of discovery. Follow Discovery Drive and you’ll be surrounded by vibrant scenery as far as the eye can see. Here are some highlights you’ll find along the way in this fantastic part of Queensland. Mount Isa Dubbed the ‘oasis of the outback’, … Continued

The Outback Way’s best bits

Winton The hometown of ‘Waltzing Matilda’ has no shortage of places that you must see. Not only should you be venturing to the North Gregory Hotel, but the dinosaur discoveries are second to none. The Australia Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History features the world’s largest collection of Australian dinosaurs, so if you love … Continued

A tropical rainforest for the ages

If David Attenborough describes it as ‘the most extraordinary place on earth’, then it must be pretty special. Estimated to be 80 million years older than the Amazon rainforest, the perfectly imperfect Wet Tropics of Queensland spans all the way from Cooktown in Queensland’s north, to Townsville way down south. There’s nothing short of extraordinary … Continued

Conquer the Central Queensland outback

Central Queensland stretches tens of thousands of sunny kilometres, and needs only the spirit of adventure and a set of wheels to be conquered. Traversing the Adventure Way is now a comfortable journey on sealed roads that allows you to travel far and wide, but always within reach of civilisation and a hot shower! Rockhampton … Continued

Where the rainforest meets the reef

There’s nothing quite like Daintree and Cape Tribulation – where the rainforest meets the reef and time seems to move slower. If you’re in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, then this is the place to immerse yourself in nature and switch off for a while. The raw environment … Continued

Chasing waterfalls up north

After working up a sweat on a hike through one of Queensland’s many incredible rainforests, there’s nothing better than happening upon a tumbling waterfall. Queensland has plenty of waterfalls just waiting to be explored – the hardest part is deciding where to go! Natural Bridge Natural Bridge can be found in Springbrook National Park, a … Continued

The Outback Way is the best way

Introducing: the Outback Way, a behemoth 2700-kilometre track takes you through the heart of Australia. How do you tackle this monster? Well, let us break it down for you. Winton to Boulia Winton is the birthplace of the Waltzing Matilda legend, and within a few moments of being in the area, you’ll discover that Banjo … Continued

Diving along the Queensland coast

Thinking of going for a dive off the coast of Queensland and unsure of where to go? Here are some of the best diving spots in Queensland – in no particular order, of course! SS Yongala – Townsville This location is considered one of the best diving spots in the entire world, so it really shouldn’t be … Continued

Cosy up in Queensland this autumn

As the air gets colder and the days become shorter, it’s the perfect time of year to visit Queensland to savour the last of the warm weather. While the major cities are great, there’s nothing more relaxing than escaping to the country for a weekend away. Cosying up in a café somewhere, hot drink in … Continued

Queensland’s Great Beach Drive

Noosa Heads–Gympie Begin the route at one of Australia’s top holiday destinations – Noosa Heads and surrounds. A leafy town, Noosa Heads is surrounded by the blue waters of Laguna Bay, and home to the Noosa National Park, where you will likely spot a koala or two. From Noosa, the drive will take you inland, … Continued

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