Photo: Great for Surf and Nature Walks - Noosa National Park
You can find much more than camping and walks in the many parks and reserves found in Queensland. Fishing, cycling, trail biking, canoeing and horseriding are amongst the activities allowed, although not all activities are allowed or available in all parks. Many have easy walks, including wheelchair access as well as more difficult and long treks.
Facilities in many of the parks include picnic areas and BBQ’s, some even allow camp fires, generators, campers and caravans.
Landscapes and terrain you can find here includes tropical rainforests, vast red deserts, coastal islands, rivers, mountain ranges and stunning sea vistas.
Protecting the longest stretch of sub-tropical rainforest in Australia: Eungella National Park, Queensland.
South West of Brisbane, you can explore the Girraween National Park. Located in the Granite Belt, also a renowned wine region, there is an abundance of wildlife and unusual rock formation. More about the Girraween National Park. Also nearby is the Main Range National Park, with waterfalls and lush sub-tropical rainforests.
Amongst the Queensland World Heritage Areas and most famous:
The Great Barrier Reef of course deserves special mention. This vast region off the Queensland Coast can be seen from space and is the largest living organism on this planet. See more about the Great Barrier Reef.
Barrier Reef Islands to Explore:
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