Discover Natural Wonders in Tropical Queensland


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From rainforests to natural reefs, Queensland is a vast playground for wild outdoor adventures.

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Discover the best holiday options in Queensland with these recommended adventures

Take a look at the incredible holiday offerings below from one of our favourite travel experts – Charitable Travel, that showcase the best trips you can enjoy in Queensland.

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Coastal road in Tropical North Queensland

18-Night Discovering the Queensland Coastal Drive

Embark on a fly-drive adventure along Queensland’s magnificent coastline from Brisbane in the south to Port Douglas in the Tropical North. Indulge in fine dining and peruse exclusive boutiques in the upscale seaside towns of Noosa and Port Douglas.

Why we love this tour…
Enjoy 4WD adventures in the rainforest and on K’gari (Fraser Island)
Sail the Whitsundays and the islands off the coast of Airlie Beach
Snorkel off the beach at Heron Island
Zipline Daintree’s Rainforest canopy
Chill in Peppers Noosa Resort’s pool
White water raft the Tully River

** £669 donated to charity of your choice – for FREE **

From £5,555pp
Price includes accommodation, return international flights, car hire, transfers and ATOL protection

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Paddleboarding on Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island

10-Day Brisbane to Cairns

Now’s the time to explore Australia on your terms with this tour that’s affordable for young travellers. If you’re big on wanderlust but short on time, sign yourself up for this whirlwind 10-day tour up the East Coast of Queensland.

Why we love this tour…
It’s a small group tour dedicated to 18-39 year olds
Go sailing in the Whitsundays
Take a swim in K’gari (Fraser Island)’s Lake McKenzie
Spend time on Whitehaven Beach
Enjoy a big night out in Cairns

** £75 donated to charity of your choice – for FREE **

From £1,499pp
Price includes accommodation, selected meals, transfers, local guides, excursions and so much more!

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Kuranda Scenic Railway near Cairns

13-Night Nature, Luxury and More in Queensland

Australia’s “Sunshine State” is home to some of Australia’s most celebrated destinations. Explore the tropical city of Cairns or stay in one of the world’s best resorts in the Whitsunday Islands. Visit Noosa, known for its heavy surf, expansive beaches and vivid bays.

Why we love this tour…
4nt stay at the incredible 5* Qualia Resort – Hamilton Island
Cape Tribulation & Mossman Gorge
Explore Daintree Rainforest
Journey on Kuranda’s scenic train
Go swimming, snorkelling and more in the Great Barrier Reef

** £700 donated to charity of your choice – for FREE **

From £6,999pp
Price includes 4 & 5-star properties, return Premium Economy flights, in-destination flight, transfers, excursions and so much more!

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Hamilton Island Air - Tourism and Events Queensland

15-Day Australian Odyssey Independent Tour

On this journey, you’ll experience some of Australia’s popular yet varied regions along the south and east coasts from Melbourne, Kangaroo Island, Barossa Valley, up to the Reef and Tropical North Queensland and along to Sydney.

Why we love this tour…
Witness the fur seals of Kangaroo Island
Drive the Australian Grand Prix track
Cross the world-famous Jacobs Creek
Spend time on Four Mile Beach
Sail the Reef by luxury catamaran
Ride an amphibious craft in the rainforest

** £454 donated to charity of your choice – for FREE **

From £4,539pp
Price includes accommodation, return international flights, internal flights, transfers and excursions

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Queensland Highlights

Queensland is a place for creating unforgettable memories with its countless exhilarating experiences and breathtaking, diverse sights.

Helicopter tour in the Whitsundays - Tourism Australia


If you’re looking for adventure – you’ve come to the right place. Queensland’s beautiful, unique and renowned landscape has more than 1.8 million square kilometres of countless adventure opportunities for you to explore and get you out of your comfort zone. From exhilarating experiences such as diving and surfing to breathtaking and diverse sights including the Kuranda scenic rail route, create some unforgettable memories. There’s no shortage of adventure in Queensland’s backyard.

Clownfish, Great Barrier Reef - Tourism Port Douglas & Daintree


Step outside, take a breath, and feel the warmth against your skin. In Queensland, being outdoors is part of its DNA. The wide-open spaces are home to some of the most biologically diverse environments and animals on earth including koalas, turtles and over 600 species of bird. When you visit Queensland’s lush rainforests, vibrant reefs, awe-inspiring national parks or fertile countryside, making a true connection with nature is inevitable.

Kondalilla National Park - Tourism and Events Queensland

Outback and Country

You don’t have to go all the way to Outback Queensland to find a taste of the country. Closer to the beach and border, scenic drives will take you to destinations that still feel undiscovered like the Bunya Mountains, Girraween National Park and Carnarvon Gorge. To find them, you just need to put yourself in the driver’s seat to captain your own adventure.

Felons Brewing Co., Brisbane - Tourism Australia

Food & Drink

Queensland’s booming dining scene is evident nowhere more than in the territory’s capital, where Howard Smith Wharves and Eat Street Northshore bustle year-round. The Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, and even further north in Tropical North Queensland is where you’ll find some of the country’s most lauded restaurants.

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Couple enjoying Iris Rooftop, Brisbane - Tourism and Events Queensland


Queensland’s capital, Brisbane, is a cosmopolitan hub for arts, culture and dining, heavy on laid-back charm. Boasting stunning natural assets, clear blue skies all year round and a subtropical alfresco lifestyle, Brisbane is an urban metropolis with a relaxed vibe.

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Adrenalin dive, Snorkey Lodestone Reef, Great Barrier Reef - Townsville Enterprise Ltd

Great Barrier Reef

Pack your swimmers and sunscreen because Queensland is renowned for pristine beaches, picturesque islands, and of course, the World-Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Stretching for 2,300 kilometres and home to over 1,500 species of marine life, it’s the ultimate nature-lovers’ location.

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Skyrail rainforest cableway - Tourism and Events Queensland

Tropical North Queensland

On land, spot koalas in the trees or watch friendly kangaroos and wallabies searching for food at sunrise on a tranquil beach. With more than 1,000 national parks within Queensland, there’s plenty of natural wonders to explore, including the World-Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and the Gondwana Rainforests.

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Magnetic Island Time Cruises - Tourism and Events Queensland

Island Adventures

Take your pick from over 900 islands sprinkled along Queensland’s 7,000km coastline, from Moreton and Stradbroke Islands off Brisbane to the world’s largest sand island K’gari (Fraser Island), to the unspoiled paradise of the Torres Strait. Visit one of the 74 tropical islands within the Whitsundays or hike alongside koalas on Magnetic Island off Townsville.

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Cape Tribulation - Tropical North Queensland

Exploring the Diverse Regions of Queensland

On the northeast coast of Australia sits what is perhaps its most iconic territory: Queensland. From beaches of silver-white sand to dense rainforests and the red rock Outback; from uninhabited tropical islands to cosmopolitan cities; from eucalyptus forests and waterfalls to rooftop bars and surf breaks – Queensland has it all.

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Eco Safaris farm tour, Queensland - Tourism Australia

Visiting Queensland throughout the year…

  • Pack for warm weather – expect warm summers and mild winters in Queensland, with majority sunny days

  • The state is subtropical in the south, and tropical up north – it’s the latter that experiences a defined wet season through summer, that’s humid and hot, with a slightly cooler dry season through winter

  • When it comes to what to wear, casual, lightweight clothes are reliable. Temperatures can drop in the southern part of the state, where a jacket or sweatshirt may also be required. But no matter where you are in Queensland, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are always recommended alongside a long-sleeve shirt to protect you from the state’s strong UV rays

  • Summer (December-February): Brisbane: 20°C to 29°C, Cairns: 22°C to 31°C
  • Autumn (March-May): Brisbane: 14°C to 28°C, Cairns: 20°C to 30°C
  • Winter (June-August): Brisbane: 10°C to 22°C, Cairns: 17°C to 26°C
  • Spring (September-November): Brisbane: 13°C to 27°C, Cairns: 19°C to 30°C