Queensland

Whether it’s Gold Coast theme parks, the Great Barrier Reef or finding dinosaur fossils in the outback, Queensland has a family holiday for everyone.

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Queensland family holiday guide

With the release of half-price flights in Australia from April 1, the obvious question is, where should we go for our next family holiday and what should we do when we get there? Thankfully, Queensland has all the answers you need!

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Family holiday on Great Keppel Island

When full-time travelling family 4 Boys and a Caravan visited Queensland’s Capricorn Coast, they instantly fell in love with the natural beauty and minimalist aura of the destination’s hero, Great Keppel Island. With its stunning beaches, calm, crystal-clear waters and diverse marine life, Tom and Aimee Urech-Wright and their boys balanced their time between adventurous family activities and essential relaxation.

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Mission Beach author Eva Welsh’s local tips

German-born author, illustrator and mother-of-four, Eva Welsh, moved to Mission Beach in North Queensland 16 years ago. Located between Townsville and Cairns, Mission Beach is surrounded by rainforest and made up of four villages linked by 14km of beaches. Daily wildlife sightings inspired Eva to write several children’s books, including Cassy’s Tale, Where is Croaky? and Nipper the Crocodile. She shares what she loves about the area with Out & About with Kids.

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