Queensland Tourist Guide. Brisbane, Gold Coast, Maps and Places
Long, deserted golden sand beaches, islands of natural splendour, pristine rainforests, ancient volcanoes and home to the Great Barrier Reef.
Queensland has much to offer for everyone, shopping by the bagful, surf spots that pump, luxury resorts to budget hotel, motel and youth hostel accommodation. There are beautiful National Parks, guided tours and endless chances to explore on your own
This state of Australia occupies a quarter of the Australian continent and is called ‘The Sunshine State’ for good reason, it has pleasant weather the year round.
Although Queensland abounds in magnificent sun-drenched beaches and has many tropical and sub-tropical islands well worthy of a visit, try not to miss seeing the lush rainforests of the north or the stark, surreal beauty of the Australian desert regions.
Touring the East Queensland Coast
The East Queensland Coast has beaches, the Great Barrier Reef and islands, national parks, idyllic seaside towns: Touring Queensland: Touring the East Queensland Coast.
Somewhat quieter than Surfers Paradise, Brisbane Queensland is a sophisticated multi-cultural city and capital of the state. Australia’s third largest city it has great restaurants as well as a varied nightlife. There are art galleries, movie and stage theatres, night clubs and cabarets.
Moreton Bay and Islands, to the east: Brisbane - Moreton Bay Islands.
See the Greater Brisbane Map.
Bundaberg Coral Coast and Country
Bundaberg Coral Coast and Country - Queensland Australia - known as the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park with air travel and boat cruises to some 13 islands and more than 20 reefs. See more Bundaberg Coral Coast QLD.
Capricorn Coast QLD
Here there are beautiful rainforests, sapphire gemfields to explore, or venture out to the Great Barrier Reef or the popular Heron and Great Keppel islands. See more Capricorn QLD.
This vast agricultural region, just west of Brisbane and the Great Dividing Range has wonderful historic towns including Toowoomba, Queensland’s Garden City. The Granite Belt Wineries, some forty in all, are also here, most with cellar doors. See more about Darling Downs Queensland.
Fraser Coast QLD
Encompassing Fraser Island, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, the Great Sandy Strait and the coastal region surrounds of the Fraser Coast QLD. Fraser Island has gorgeous beaches including Seventy Five Mile Beach, sparkling fresh water lakes, multi coloured sandstone cliffs, Australian wildlife and plenty to see and do.
From the busy and beautiful harbour of Gladstone you can visit the Great Barrier Reef as well the Heron and Lady Musgrove islands to swim, snorkel and dive amongst the many reefs. See more on Gladstone Queensland.
Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD
Queensland Coast - South of Brisbane: The Gold Coast is extremely popular with Australians, with over 3 million visitors a year. See more about Surfers Paradise QLD. See also the Surfers Paradise Weather.
New!: Gold Coast Map Queensland.
Great Barrier Reef
Stretching for 2000kms along the Queensland Coast, the Great Barrier Reef is home to more than 2000 species of fish and countless species of corals. Dotted with hundreds of idyllic tropical islands, much of it is protected by the Great Barrier Reef Park. See more about the Queensland Coast - Great Barrier Reef.
The beautiful town of Mackay, surrounded by cane fields, has many beautiful beaches and national parks with lots of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies and bush turkeys. See more Mackay Queensland.
The vast Outback of Queensland Australia has famous places like the Combo Waterhole, Mt Isa, Cloncurry, Boulia, the Birdsville Hotel, the Riversleigh site and the Simpson Desert. Queensland Outback Australia.
Sunshine Coast, QLD
Queensland Coast - North of Brisbane: Just an hour’s drive from the city is the Sunshine Coast. Great weather, scenic countryside, idyllic beaches and a beach lifestyle beckons. See more about the Sunshine Coast QLD.
Tropical North Queensland
Cairns is the gateway to the tropical north of Queensland. Located here are the World Heritage listed areas of the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforests. Whether your looking for relaxation or adventure: Tropical North Queensland. There is a map of the Far Tropical North Tropical North - Cairns Map.
The Whitsunday Coast and Islands - seventy four islands, eight of them have resorts. Cruising the blue azure ocean is a wonderful way to explore this part of the world, the beaches are glorius, diving and snorkelling the Barrier Reef is a life long memorable experience. Whitsunday Islands.
Latest News from Brisbane and Queensland see Queensland News.
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