With more than 1,000 national parks, opportunities to encounter rare wildlife in its natural habitat are always around the corner. Explore underground lava tubes, relax at some of the world’s most famous beaches or boot up and hit one of the Great Walks.
Queensland is subtropical in the south, where summers are warm, winters are mild and autumn and spring offer the very best climates; and tropical in the north, where the wet season (throughout summer) can be quite humid and hot, while the dry season (throughout winter) is quite dry and mild.
Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is one of the oldest living societies on the planet and their intricate history and traditional practices can be experienced in so many ways, all across Queensland.
Whether you’re into learning more about indigenous art, going bush or just want to inject a touch of culture into your holiday make sure you take the time out to tick some of these suggested adventures off your bucket list.
In Queensland, they’re all about natural beauty. UNESCO has recognised this by listing five of their wonders as World Heritage areas. These areas are recognised worldwide for their importance as natural and cultural symbols and they’re super proud to show them off.
While you’re here, tick off one or all of our World Heritage Listed areas:
Aim to reach all five World Heritage Listed areas and you’ll have an adventure plan that covers off most of our beautiful state!