There are endless opportunities to explore the waters of the Great Barrier Reef all year-round. From snorkelling off the shore of an island to exploring the outer reef on a day trip.
Discover sparkling blue seas set against crystal white sand and tropical islands. This part of Australia is home to a colourful kaleidoscope of reefs, shoals, coral cays and intriguing shipwrecks teeming with tropical marine life.
Queensland is the only place in the world where both of Australia’s Indigenous cultures converge and flourish. Torres Strait and Aboriginal cultures date back over 40,000 years and many descendants still practice their traditions and customs today.
Whether it’s through dance, art or traditional feasts, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people proudly practice and preserve their cultures by sharing it with the next generation.
Immerse yourself in rich culture and history by experiencing Indigenous culture on your next Queensland holiday.
Aboriginal Art Co. is a place where you can learn Aboriginal art and craft from weaving to jewellery making and artefact workshop with Aboriginal artists.
Islands are dotted along Queensland’s 7000km coastline and are scattered up to and along the Great Barrier Reef. From the world’s largest sand islands in the south east to the unspoiled paradise of the Torres Strait, you’ll find an island to fit your next family escape, couple retreat or solo adventure.
Whether you’re after soft silica sand or isolated coral cays with easy access to the reef, our islands have footprint-ready beaches that’ll entice you to throw down a towel, prep your beach umbrella or set up camp and relax.
Treat the whole family at a world-class theme park with rides and slides to make your eyes pop, jaw drop and heart stop!
Australian animals are some of the most unique species on the planet. Did you know that over 80% of the creatures that call Australia home are only found here?
While some visitors may be lucky enough to spot our Australian wildlife in the wild, you are guaranteed an up-close-and-personal experience at one of our world-class zoos and sanctuaries, who also promote education and conservation of our unique, native animals.
Don’t forget to visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary.