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Here you can easily book Brisbane and QLD accommodation, car hire and tours. We work with accredited Visitor Centres around Queensland to deliver locally processed bookings.

We'll be more than happy to assist you in planning your holiday to Brisbane and popular places like Cairns, Gold Coast, Townsville and the Whitsundays, or any other amazing Queensland location.


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  • Tropical North Queensland
  • Outback Queensland
  • Townsville North Queensland
  • Whitsundays
  • Mackay Region
  • Capricorn
  • Gladstone Region
  • Bundaberg North Burnett
  • Fraser Coast
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Southern Queensland Country

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Queensland

Queensland

Queensland is the second largest state in Australia. It is situated at the north-east of the continent and bordered by the Coral Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Because of its tropical weather, beautiful beaches and long sunlight hours, Queensland is also known as the “Sunshine State”, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Queensland has thirteen tourism regions each with their unique attractions. Explore QLD to see where you want to go then find out why QLD Holiday Guide is the best way to book Queensland.

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Tropical North Queensland

Feel the energy of a vibrant tropical culture of Cairns brought to life with festivals, events and experiences shaped by the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest. Revel in the outdoor lifestyle and ease of an intimate cosmopolitan city that is adventurous by nature.

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Outback Queensland

Outback Queensland is a place to discover Australia’s pioneering history, scattered across the region are colourful towns that boast the tales of Australia’s heritage. Also, Outback Queensland is a region of rodeos and bush races, country pubs and characters, caravanning nomads, backpackers behind bars and bright orange sunsets. In the dry season, endless blue skies hover over stony deserts, matched only by the brilliant velvety clarity of the Milky Way at night.

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Townsville North Queensland

Townsville North Queensland is in the dry tropics region of Queensland, adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef, with an average of 320 days of sunshine for each year. Furthermore, Townsville is the largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast and the largest garrison town in the area housing Australian Defence Force bases and fascinating military history.

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Whitsundays

The Whitsunday mainland is the ‘stepping-off’ point for 74 Whitsunday Islands, mostly uninhabited. It has one of the most spectacular natural landscapes in Australia. Everywhere you look at the Whitsunday Island is beautifully coloured green or blue. It is also a popular holiday destination with vibrant townships, stunning scenery, beautiful waterfalls and winding tracks through the ancient rainforest.

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Mackay Region

The Mackay region is a diverse and vibrant community. The Mackay region has so much to see and do. From the Pioneer Valley, one of the most picturesque valleys in the world, to the charming heritage towns in the Isaac area or the Keswick Island with a tropical oasis just off the coast; from beach-lounging wallabies at Cape Hillsborough National Park, to shy-but-oh-so-cute platypus in Eungella National Park, don’t miss those sites and experiences in the Mackay Region.

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Capricorn Region

The Capricorn region is named so because it lies under the Tropic of Capricorn. This region provides unique experiences for visitor as it combines the beautiful coastlines of the sunshine state with a Wild West twist. Capricorn provides encapsulating natural attractions from lush green fields, smooth limestone caves to the vast blue ocean. The Capricorn region is also home to several picturesque natural wonders. Immerse yourselves in the wilderness in Carnarvon National Park and awe at beautiful rock paintings by the Aboriginal people. For those that fancies going deep into the earth, the Capricorn Caves are a fantastic choice. These adventurous souls can satisfy their longing for thrill by exploring the dark subterranean tunnels with unknown creatures creeping beyond.

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Gladstone Region

The Gladstone Region is near the heart of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, home to numerous charming islands. Here you can admire the colorful reefs arranged artistically by nature, go for a refreshing swim at the ocean, enjoy the scenic view from the islands and look into the beautiful sunset during a romantic evening walk along the sandy beach. Gladstone is also home to many islands in the Pacific near the Great Barrier Reef where activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding and fishing are available. Away from sea, visitors can visit the picturesque Boyne Valley or go to Kroombit Tops National Park for some good ole hikes while exploring its tall gorges and cliffs.

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Bundaberg North Burnett

Bundaberg North Burnett is an essential destination for tourists. Nearby is the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, an iconic attraction to view the picturesque coral gardens and wonderful marine lifes. Several islands located nearby such as Lady Elliot Island and Lady Musgrave Island makes it easy for visitors to engage in reef walking and diving activities. These islands are also home to thousands of different species of seabirds, a bonus to bird enthusiasts and photographers. Furthermore, when the season is right, you will have a great experience observing the life cycle of beautiful turtles coming ashore to make nests.

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Fraser Coast

The Fraser Coast region lies between the Bundaberg North Burnett and Sunshine coast region. It is one of the leading nature based destination in Australia, featuring pristine beaches, beautiful national parks and rich wildlife. In this one single place you can sail into the wide ocean and view spectacular humpback whales playing in the wild, explore colorful sand dunes and magnificent lakes.

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Southern Queensland Country

The Southern Queensland Country areas include Toowoomba, Kingaroy, Warwick and Stanthorpe. The region is characterised with rich provincial heritage and abundant natural landscape. The area is renowned for its panoramic mountain vistas, spectacular natural attractions and boutique wineries. You can enjoy the fresh local produce and spend time with some of the friendliest locals around.

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Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is the peri-urban area of Queensland. It is the perfect place for an action-packed holiday with vast beaches and many natural treasures of the surrounding hinterland. And don’t miss a chance to explore a thriving food scene at Noosa! Stretching from the coastal city of Caloundra in the south to Noosa and the rainbow sands of the Cooloola Coast in the north, The Sunshine Coast has endless beaches, lush rainforests and spectacular views. It is a place where you will feel the laid-back atmosphere.

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Brisbane

Brisbane, being one of the oldest cities in Australia, is in possession of rich heritage and history. This can be seen in its unique Queenslander architecture that distinguishes Brisbane from other cities. Do not be deceived by the age of Brisbane, it is still a very modern and contemporary city full of artistic skyscrapers. Furthermore, Brisbane city is also rich with arts and music, housing a large number of art galleries and theatres, it was even nominated as a Top 5 International Music Hotspots in the world.

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Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is the largest non-capital city and the second-largest city of Queensland. The star attraction of the Gold Coast is its beaches, the Gold Coast region grew significantly after the establishment of the Surfers Paradise hotel. The Gold Coast has 57 kilometres of sandy beaches for you to choose from. It is a hotspot for surfing; furthermore, the Gold Coast has some of the world’s greatest surfers waiting to teach you to ride. Just enjoy in Surfers Paradise!

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