Queensland is one of the most visited states in Australia, home to some of the country’s exceptional attractions.The state has a diverse terrain from the Daintree Rainforest in the north, to the sandy and tropical atolls of the Whitsundays Islands in the east, the mountains and agricultural regions in south, to the western Outback.
The Great Barrier Reef lies just off the shores of Tropical North Queensland. Tourists can scuba dive and snorkel on the world’s largest reef, get a birds-eye-view from above or take a swim in the clear waters and marvel at the wonders of colourful fish and live coral around them.
The Whitsunday Islands are stunning, white sand atolls near the Great Barrier Reef and are renowned as the ultimate tropical getaway. People can visit islands resorts or choose to see the smaller islands in their natural, unspoiled beauty. There is a plethora of native wildlife and fascinating sea life across all of the islands.
About thirty kilometers from Sunshine Coast, tourists can find Australia Zoo. The Zoo is the home of the famed Irwin family and a wide range of amazing animals native to Australia, as well as wild animals from around the globe.
To the North, lies the Daintree Rainforest. Trails, boat tours, the Discovery Center, and all guided tours help visitors to explore this rainforest with its wildlife, waterfalls, and mangroves.
Whilst Brisbane is the state capital city, the Gold Coast is the tourist capital in Queensland. Famous for its beaches and glittery lifestyle, the Gold Coast hosts a number of adventure theme parks, major shopping outlets, award-winning restaurants and thrilling attractions.