Queensland is where visions of a sundrenched Australia come to life. This north-eastern part of the country, aptly nicknamed the Sunshine State, is known for its hot weather and idyllic coastlines. It’s home to the iconic Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest tropical rainforest, the Daintree, along with modern cities and quaint country towns.
The cosmopolitan city of Brisbane is Queensland’s capital, and acts as the business hub, but many visitors head straight to the Gold Coast in search of golden beaches, or up north to balmy Cairns.
Queensland has long been the playground for Sun seeking Aussies and international tourists alike, and perhaps its most iconic destination is the beach-side Gold Coast in the state’s South-East. Situated an hour south of Brisbane, much of Gold Coast’s popularity as a holiday destination stems mostly fr...Read more