Top 25 Things to do in Queensland
What to do in Queensland?
Cruise the Whitsundays!
21 (12) Be Guided By Locals and get the best out of the Whitsunday Islands
The top 25 Things to do in Queensland includes Cruise Whitsundays which is based in Airlie Beach in the heart of the The Whitsundays. “Run by an experienced tourism team, Cruise Whitsundays provides an exciting selection of day cruise experiences and activities that really make the most of this incredible part of the world – including the stunning Whitsunday Islands National Park and the Great Barrier Reef.” Destinations include:
- The pristine Knuckle Reef Lagoon which is part of the Great Barrier Reef Adventure
- Sailing to Whitehaven Beach on Camira one of the world’s fastest sailing catamarans
- A variety of Island Escape day trips
- Resort Connections transfers.
22 (56) Theme Parks on the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast theme parks represent some of the best entertainment Queensland has to offer. For all sizes, shapes and tastes, something for everyone to make for a special holiday.
Warner Brothers Movie World
Catch a ride of Superman rollercoaster and travel faster than a speeding Learner driver. Then there’s an adventure DreamWorks® style. Shrek 4D Adventure™, Lethal Weapon and so on.
Dolphins, seals, sharks and polar bears Shark Bay, the world’s largest man-made shark infested lagoon system are just some of the attractions of Sea World.
Wet’n’Wild Water World
Wet’n’Wild Water World is Australia’s premier water theme park. Get Spin out by the Whirlpool,. fall 30 meters through wild water sprays while spinning on a giant surfboard! Expereince Australia’s biggest water attraction Mammoth Falls, dive into the Giant Wave Pool or relax at Calypso Beach. For the youngsters there is Buccaneer Bay, a playground full of fun and fantasy. Wet’n’Wild Water World is patrolled by fully qualified lifeguards and all slides and the pools are heated in winter.
Proclaiming to be the most advanced water ride park on Earth WhiteWater World cater for tame family friendly attractions to the most extreme waterslides around.
Dreamworld is probably Australia’s favourite family theme park. Variety is the name of the game with rides, shows and attractions. The Dreamworlds includes Wildword, a Riverboat Cruise, Gold Rush Country, koala and kangaroo sanctuary, water slides and much more.
A visit to one or more theme park is a must which is why it is one of top 25 things to do in Queensland.
23 (42) The Barron Falls and River
Near Kuranda you’ll find the impressive Barron Falls, The Barron Falls (Din Din) lookout walk is only 600m long and highly rewarding for such little effort.
The walk begins with an elevated boardwalk traversing the rainforest, which then winds its way down the hill past several lookout points to the railway platform.
The Barron Falls (Din Din) Lookout walk
The Barron Falls (Din Din) Lookout walk is relatively easy to do and is a wonderful way to view these huge falls. Be warned that in the rainy season a cloud of mist may obscure the view of the falls.
You can reach the falls by road, the Kuranda Scenic Railway which actually stops at a lookout or by Skyrail, a historic, magnificent engineering feat that takes you on an adventure through the wonderful rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. The historic Kuranda train provides spectacular views of the Gorge and the Barron River far below.
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Constructed between 1882 and 1891 the Kuranda Scenic Railway is tremendous example of engineering. The 15 hand-made tunnels and 37 bridges stand as a monument to the pioneers of tropical North Queensland. This famous railway winds its way from Cairns to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest.
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24 Brisbane Bridge Climb – Climbing The Brisbane Story Bridge
Scale to the top of Brisbane’s iconic Story Bridge to discover the city from a spectacular bird’s-eye perspective. Based at Kangaroo Point, Story Bridge Adventure Climb (SBAC) is one of a few such experiences in the world and is a ‘must do’ on a visit to Brisbane.
The picturesque Glasshouse Mountains are visible to the north, with the world-heritage listed Lamington National Park to the south. To the east, climbers enjoy views of Moreton Bay Islands, and to the west, Mt Coot-tha and the lush Brisbane Forest Park can be seen.
Brisbane City Lights
With dawn, morning, twilight and night climbs available, this climb provides an idyllic way to view Brisbane whatever the occasion. Watch Brisbane come to life on a dawn climb. Alternatively enjoy a twilight climb as the sun sets and the city lights up.
25 (59) Byron Bay, NSW!
Byron Bay is a Queensland jewel in every way except for its location!
We can’t claim that Byron Bay is in Queensland. Byron is in New South Wales. Don’t let this technicality stop you. Byron has its own unique appeal and is a must see kind of place.
Byron Bay Plus Hinterland & Ligththouse Tour
What to do today in Byron Bay?
Head from Brisbane to Byron Bay for gorgeous beaches and dramatic headlands. Byron has a richly deserved reputation as Australia’s laid back lifestyle capital. Visit Australia’s most Easterly point. Climb up to Cape Byron Lighthouse to take in the views of the coast below. The beaches stretch out for miles.
Explore the lush Hinterland with photo stops, great commentary and a visit to Historic Bangalow Village. Take a dip in the ocean at Byron bay’s famous beach and discover local shops, cafes and the easy vibe that Byron Bay is famous for.
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