Beautiful one day, perfect the next. Queensland’s motto never seems to date, and with long warm days, bustling vibrant cities and a profusion of sandy beaches and rainforests topped off with a relaxed, tropical atmosphere, who can disagree? The Sunshine State is home to around four million people, with thousands making the move each year.
Australia’s fastest growing state, Queensland is located in the north east of the country, bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales. It is also Australia’s second largest state behind Western Australia, with Brisbane its capital city. Due to the assortment of attractions available, tourism reigns supreme in Queensland. From the clear blue waters and aquatic beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to the lush green scenery of the Daintree Rainforest, Queensland is abundant in postcard perfect treasures. Whether it’s outdoor exploration or visiting Australia’s theme park capital, Queensland has an endless supply of adventures just waiting for you.
What to do in Queensland
Here you will find the best of what Queensland has on offer, with a list of the top 15 destinations, attractions and activities every visitor should see, do and explore for themselves: