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Situated in northeastern Australia, the Queensland (QLD) region is a world-renowned holiday destination. Known as Australia's Sunshine State, Queensland is a place of beaches and surf.

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  • Acland

    Acland is known for its grain and cattle farming which are popular in the district. Acland is also known for the Acland Coal Museum, as the town is sited on an authentic colliery which operated until 1984. The Acland Mine was the oldest and smallest continuously worked coal mine in Queensland.

  • Adavale

    Once a thriving town and business centre, Adavale's population has dwindled to around 15 today. Changing the planned railway line from Adavale to what is now Quilpie, was the beginning of the end for this pioneering town's prosperity. Graves dating from the early 1800s are a testament to the...

  • Adventure Way - Queensland

    Retrace the tracks of Cobb & Co, the first people movers of the outback, as you traverse the unique and fascinating Adventure Way. Bitumen roads now replace the rutted tracks once taken by horse drawn coaches of all but the last 150 km, enabling even those in a two-wheel drive...

  • Agnes Water

    Agnes Water is Queensland's northern-most surf beach and is the last in a line of beautiful, unspoilt beaches that sweep up the coast from Bundaberg. Agnes Water and its sister township of 1770 offer a range of activities and holiday ideas - from relaxing at the beach, four wheel driving...

  • Agnes Water and Town of 1770 Visitor Information Centre

    The Agnes Water and Town of 1770 Visitor Information Centre is located at the Agnes Water Community Centre on Springs Road in Agnes Water. This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Agnes Water...

  • Airlie Beach

    Airlie Beach is the gateway to the Whitsundays, Queensland’s pristine 74 islands. It is a cosmopolitan and vibrant town filled with palm-fringed beaches, waterfront parks and alfresco dining restaurants. Airlie Beach is the epitome of a beach town; you’ll instantly feel the carefree and relaxed attitude emanating from every...

  • Airlie Beach to Cape Gloucester

    This easy 45 minute drive winds its way through cane fields and farms through the northern Whitsunday coast region, culminating in a visit to some spectacular secluded beaches. Spend a day, or just half a day exploring this secret gem of the Whitsundays. Comb the beaches for treasures, enjoy a...

  • Airlie Beach to Cedar Creek Falls

    Enjoy a scenic drive from the central Whitsunday Coast town of Airlie Beach to the peaceful and secluded Cedar Creek Falls. taking around half an hour, and winding through some scenic countryside, this drive takes you into the pristine hinterland of the Whitsunday Coast for a swim and some exploring...

  • Alexandra

    The small scenic town of Alexandra is a major farming and service centre and has become a popular base for holidays in the Eildon region. The town's natural beauty and old-world charm, its proximity to nearby national parks, free-flowing rivers and the majestic Lake Eildon offers numerous recreation opportunities. Stroll along...

  • Alexandra Headland

    Alexandra Headland, known by the locals as 'Alex', is a coastal town situated on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. The township has a relaxed and laid back atmosphere that complements the soothing rolling surf and inviting beaches. Alexandra Headland is also ringed by Mooloolaba, Buderim and Maroochydore with a superb coastal sweep...

  • Alexandra Visitor Information Centre

    Alexandra is a neat country town located in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range 130 kilometres north east of Melbourne. Lake Eildon National Park, The snow fields of Mt Buller and Lake Mountain, and the Upper Goulburn River are all only a short drive from Alexandra. Alexandra is home to...

  • Alligator Falls Track, Bowling Green Bay National Park

    In the Mount Elliot section of this park, Alligator Creek flows through the landscape in a series of cascades, deep pools and waterfalls. The Alligator Falls track starts from the southern end of the Alligator Creek day-use area. Stroll the first 500 metres along the track to the Alligator...

  • Allora

    Allora is known as 'the best little town on the Downs'. The town nestles beside Dalrymple Creek just off the highway between Toowoomba and Warwick. You may well think you are taking a trip into history when driving down the main street, a street described by one travel writer as 'one...

  • Almaden

    Train buffs take note. The Savannahlander is one of tropical North Queensland's unusual rail journeys. It runs from Cairns to Forsayth overnighting in Almaden. It traces an important railway system that was developed by John Moffat as part of his vast mining empire in the late 1800s. By 1910, the...

  • Alpha

    Alpha, the 'Town of Murals', was established in 1884 and is part of Jericho Shire, one of Queensland's largest cattle producing areas. Located on the Capricorn Highway, its streets are named after poets, the main street being Shakespeare Street. The town is known for the 27 murals painted on various buildings...

  • Amamoor

    At first glance, Amamoor, just a 15 minute drive outside Gympie, seems like nothing more than a tiny village that comes alive just once a year in August for the Country Music Muster. However, locals say that there is more to Amamoor than first meets the eye. On the Mary Valley...

  • Amby

    Amby, originally called Amby Creek, became a township in 1883 and forms part of the eastern boundary of the Outback region. It can best be described as where the grain and the grazing belts meet. The Old Stage Changeover Shanty - known to the locals as Netting Hole - dates back...

  • Amiens

    Heading west along Amiens Road you'll find an area of post-World War I soldier settlements: Fleurbaix, Bullecourt, Passchendaele, Bapaume, Messines and Pozieres. Along this drive route are also many fine wineries. Near Pozieres follow the signs to a rock formation called Donnelly's Castle. You can picnic here and enjoy panoramic...

  • Amity Point

    On the calm waters of Moreton Bay, Amity Point is located on North Stradbroke Island, the second largest sand island in the world. Located just off the coast of Brisbane, North Stradbroke Island can be accessed by regular passenger and vehicular ferries which depart from mainland Cleveland. Amity...

  • Anakie

    Anakie is positioned at the Sapphire Gemfields 'crossroads' along the Capricorn Highway, and hosts Australia's largest sapphire exhibition, the 'Gemfest - Festival of Gems' over four days each August. Visit the historic Anakie Hotel which had to be partially rebuilt in 1971 after a disgruntled patron blew out the...

  • Ancient Outback - Mount Isa to Mount Isa

    Follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs across the ancient great inland seabed when you embark on this fascinating drive. Experience the rugged beauty of Queensland's north-west outback through some of the most dramatically changing landscape in Australia. Fully sealed roads lead you from the largest inland city and mining heart...

  • Applethorpe

    Just 10 minutes north of Stanthorpe on the New England Highway, or via the 'Fruit Run' Granite Tourist Drive, is the hamlets of Applethorpe - home of the "orchardist". Applethorpe was originally named Roessler, however this German title was changed to appease post WW1 sensitivities and as the new name...

  • Apple Tree Creek

    Apple Tree Creek is a convenient stop on the way to either Bundaberg or Gin Gin, just outside of Childers. A family-friendly picnic ground with great facilities is on the left as you enter Apple Tree Creek from the south. Almost diagonally opposite is the Flying High Flora and...

  • Aramac

    Described as ‘an oasis in the dry of the Central West’, Aramac has undergone a recent transformation with the launch of the nationally recognised, Harry Redford Cattle Drive Re-enactment. In the main street of Aramac Stands the White Bull replica which tells the story of the most historically significant cattle...

  • Aratula

    The small village of Aratula, at the foot of Cunningham's Gap in South East Queensland, has long served as a resting place for weary travellers crossing the Great Dividing Range. The town offers a range of accommodation options including caravan parks and motels. Aratula is surrounded by beautiful natural areas including...

  • Araucaria Falls

    The Araucaria Falls track commences 3.8 kilometres along Lookout Road beyond the Kurrajong picnic area at Goomburra in the World Heritage listed, Main Range National Park. Named after the hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii), the track passes through rainforest and leads visitors to the base of Araucaria Falls. Look for epiphytes...

  • Araucaria track, D'Aguilar National Park

    This walking track in D'Aguilar National Park begins at the park visitor centre and continues around the shores of the serene and tranquil Enoggera Reservoir past giant hoop pines. The track loops back around one of the reservoir's peninsulas. There are excellent opportunities for bird watching here, especially early in...

  • Archerfield Airport

    Archerfield Airport is situated 12 kilometres south of Brisbane’s central business district. Archerfield is a major general aviation airport and is a secondary airport for Brisbane. Facilities include a licensed club, free car parking, paid secure car parking, aircraft hire, charter, maintenance and parking. Flying training and...

  • Artful Nature

    Brisbane's gardens, located along the banks of this expansive river, are simply wonderful places to spend some time. Mix them with some cultural infusions and you'll soon discover the perfect elixir for your soul. This fair, green city is the most bio diverse in Australia. Is it any wonder that...

  • Atherton

    Atherton is the 'capital' of the lovely Tropical Tablelands, a land of beautiful lakes, waterfalls, rich red soil and tropical rainforest. Here the temperature is cooler, the pace is slower and there is a feeling of relaxation in the air. The rich Tableland area is famous for producing peanuts, maize...

  • Atherton Tablelands Information Centre

    The Atherton Tablelands Information Centre is located on the Corner of Silo Road and Main Street in Atherton. This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Atherton Tablelands Information Centre can provide advice on...

  • Augathella

    Augathella, with its fascinating history of bushrangers, bullockies and bullock teams, has some memorable Outback experiences. Don’t just drive through – stop and enjoy Augathella’s colourful history, characters and humour. Start with a screening of the 20-minute ‘Outback to Augathella’ documentary and then head off to explore the colourful murals...

  • Aurukun

    Aurukun is a local authority, one of two Aboriginal communities in Queensland which is not governed by a Deed of Grant in Trust. The key reason to visit Aurukun, apart from supplies, is the wonderful Art Centre which supplies galleries all over Australia. Have a look at the white...

  • Australia's Country Way

    Australia's Country Way guides you to the delights and treasures that pepper the countryside of the Great Dividing Range. From Sydney to Rockhampton the holiday is as much about savouring the journey as reaching the destination. Winding roads reveal sweeping vistas, seasonal produce and welcoming hospitality. Australia's country Way is...

  • Avalon Road Area

    This area includes multi-use trails on a graded track with some steep grades. It forms part of the Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area, one of the most intact natural koala habitat areas between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Includes eucalypt forest, melaleuca wetlands and riparian forest communities along creek lines....

  • Avoca

    Avoca is one of the first suburbs you will drive through as you enter from the Bruce Highway into Bundaberg. It has one of the region's main shopping precincts with Sugarland Shoppingtown representing many of the larger retailers. There is also Reading Cinemas and a host of other stores along...

  • Avondale

    If you have ventured the "back way" along Rosedale Road to Agnes Water and 1770 then Avondale makes a great stop off for lunch or even a quick overnight stay in the bushy and scrub surrounds. Avondale Hotel hosts great entertainment, meals and offers motel accommodation and free overnight camping.

  • Ayr

    Situated on the north side of the mighty Burdekin River, 85 kilometres south of Townsville, the prosperous rural community of Ayr is the main town in the Burdekin Shire. This is prime sugar country, with about 80,000 hectares of land under sugar cane, and an annual production of about...

  • Ayton

    Ayton is a good spot to revive your spirits. Strategically placed on the Cooktown to Cape Tribulation road known as The Bloomfield Track there's a store, cafe, takeaway, campground and accommodation. Head down to the beautiful hidden treasure of Weary Bay beach your worries will be washed away. Hire a...

  • Babinda

    The small blue timber building on the corner of Bruce Highway and Monro Street clearly indicates that this community is serious about tourism. This is the official tourist information centre and its location is designed to catch your attention when you enter town. Many years ago this building was...

  • Babinda Tourism Information Centre

    The Babinda Visitor Information Centre is located on Munro Street in Babinda. This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Babinda Visitor Information Centre can provide advice on the things to see, things to...

  • Baffle Creek

    The Baffle Creek area, including Wartburg and Rules Beach is situated just south of Agnes Water on the Discovery Coast and is a tranquil coastline, offering spectacular scenery and breathtaking surrounds. There are excellent opportunities for coastal recreation such as swimming, fishing and boating as well as a number of...

  • Bald Rock Creek Circuit

    Bald Rock Creek circuit is the ideal short walk to sample Girraween's finest features and see some of Girraween's feathered, furred or scaly residents. From the Bald Rock Creek day-use area, cross Bald Rock Creek and follow it downstream along The Junction Track until it meets the track from the...

  • Balgal Beach

    Balgal Beach, just north of Townsville, is the kind of place you can take the whole family and create cherished holiday memories. Thanks to its wide creek mouth, this popular seaside community is famous for its superb fishing and glorious sandy beaches. You and the kids can swim all day in...

  • Ballandean

    Ballandean is renowned for its picturesque setting and the Granite Belt's largest number of award winning winemakers. It is in this area, just to the south of Stanthorpe, where Queensland's first commercially grown table grapes were harvested. Grapes have been grown in the Granite Belt since the 1870s, thanks predominantly to...

  • Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre

    The Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre is located at 112-114 St Georges Terrace in St George. The friendly staff and volunteers at this accredited visitor information centre will fill you in on plenty of experiences for you to enjoy while in St George and within their shire spanning over 31,119 square...

  • Baralaba

    Baralaba is a definitive Aussie town full of character. Found 96 kilometres north west of Biloela; it is a coal mining, cattle, grain and irrigated crop farming hub. The Neville Hewitt Weir on the Dawson River is a popular recreational area and offers the best boating, skiing and fishing in...

  • Barcaldine

    Barcaldine's charming facade, one that has earned it the tag of 'Garden City of the West' hides tumultuous tales of a controversial past. In 1891, five years after the railway push into the Outback established the township, Barcaldine became the headquarters of the Great Shearers' Strike. One thousand shearers laid...

  • Barcaldine Tourist Information Centre

    The Barcaldine Tourist Visitor Information Centre is located on Oak Street in Barcaldine. This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Barcaldine Tourist Visitor Information Centre can provide advice on the things to see,...

  • Barcoo Area

    Taking in 60,901 square kilometres in South Western Queensland, “Barcoo” is the seventh largest shire in the State. Nestled between the shires of Quipped, Balloon, Diamantine, Winton, Longreach and Isisford, Barcoo offers the visitor an outback experience not to be forgotten. Unique landscapes meet the traveller offering spectacular scenery for all...

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