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.

cairns skyrail

Tropic Wonders: Cairns

The international gateway to Tropical North Queensland, Cairns is the closest jumping off point for the Great Barrier Reef from the Australian mainland, with around 300 days of sunshine a year and plenty to explore.

Read More »
townsville

Tropic Wonders: Townsville

Big city benefits combined with pretty coastal havens, sandy beaches, rainforests, rugged outback terrain and the idyllic paradise that is Magnetic Island right on the. doorstep

Read More »
whitsundays

Tropic Wonder – Whitsundays

Whether you’re after a relaxing break or a wild adventure, Tropical North Queensland, where the rainforest meets the reef, is the perfect paradise for every family. By Aleney de Winter

Read More »
thunderbird

Thunderbird Park

Thunderbird Park is an amazing wildlife and geologically rich oasis, stretching over 112ha on Tamborine Mountain. Translucent rock pools, inspiring landscapes, towering rainforests, star-studded skies all add to the magic of Thunderbird Park.

Read More »
Hamilton Island

The Whitsunday Islands

Situated about halfway along the Queensland coast, the Whitsundays is a dream destination where a tropical climate, calm waters and some of the most stunning island scenery in Australia awaits.

Read More »
Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo

No family visit to the Sunshine Coast is complete without a trip to the Australia Zoo – named Queensland’s Major Tourist Attraction three years running.

Read More »
102013 634

Fraser Coast

The diverse and naturally beautiful Fraser Coast encompasses the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the whale watching capital of Hervey Bay plus the towns of Maryborough, Tiaro, old gold mining hub Gympie, Cooloola National Park and the Great Sandy Strait.

Read More »
gs Seal Interactive

Sea World

Conveniently located minutes from the heart of Surfers Paradise, Sea World has a terrific range of animal exhibits, shows and thrill rides for all ages.

Read More »

Australia page image: A family on the Gold Coast © Tourism and Events Queensland