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Near Monto in Queensland
Near Monto in Queensland
Southbank in Brisbane City
Southbank in Brisbane City
Daydream Island in Whitsundays
Daydream Island in Whitsundays
Eungella National Park near Mackay
Eungella National Park near Mackay

Queensland Holiday Destinations

Queensland is Australia's second largest state and is nicknamed the Sunshine state in QLD.

QLD with a population of around 4.2 million people of which the majority of people live in coastal areas.

The capital is Brisbane and the area south from Southport to Coolangatta is famously known as the Gold Coast region.

The majority of QLD has a very tropical climate especially to the north where areas like Cairns, Port Douglas and Cooktown are located.

The far northern point of QLD is only 200kms from Papua New Guinea if you cross the Torres Strait.

Queensland thrives on the Tourism industry with millions of tourists and travellers visiting every year for the warm tropical climate.

Some of the most popular tourist areas of Queensland are:

  • Gold Coast
  • Brisbane
  • Whitsundays
  • Cairns
  • Townsville
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Queensland also boasts some of Australia's premier theme parks like Movie World, Dreamworld, Wet Wild, Sea World and White Water World.

    If you are a nature lover you will also love Queensland for some of the most famous wildlife parks such as Australia Zoo, Underwater world, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane Forest Park and the Daintree Forest.

    For more information about QLD holiday experiences simply click onto the town you would like to know about and you are instantly there.

    For more information you may also want to see the official Tourism Queensland Government Website.