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With over 7,000 km of coastline and unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean, Queensland houses some of Australia's most notable attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef and legendary Gold Coast. Filled with scuba diving, surfing, and outdoor excursions for everyone, Queensland is an adventurer's paradise. Dive into the Great Barrier Reef, or explore Daintree, the world's oldest rainforest. Choosing Queensland promises unforgettable sights and up-close encounters with Australian wildlife. With bustling Brisbane as its capital, Queensland offers all the excitement of a major city surrounded by lush tropical forests and endless sprawls of white-sand beaches. Witness the stunning Sunshine Coast and get lost wandering Brisbane's array of restaurants, shops, museums, and even a botanic garden. Visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, tour captivating cultural and scientific museums, and dine at top-rated restaurants, from authentic Italian bistros to the best vegan, plant-based cafes. With the perfect blend of nature and modern amenities, Queensland offers tourists a glimpse into Australia's most breathtaking attractions and a one-of-a-kind chance to get up close and personal with some of Earth's most precious ecosystems. Don't forget our Best Price Guarantee offers the best rate at any of these featured hotels in Brisbane and throughout Queensland.
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Why Visit Queensland

Visiting Queensland is an opportunity to experience some of the world's most beautiful nature. Most notably home to the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef in the world, home to more than 7,000 unique species of marine life. In addition to an over 100-million-year-old rainforest, Daintree, Queensland is also home to one of Australia's most famous coastlines: The Gold Coast. It also houses Brisbane as its capital — widely loved for its outdoor dining, beautiful architecture, and cultural ties to Australia's indigenous people.

When to Visit Queensland

As a tropical region in the Southern Hemisphere, Queensland enjoys beautiful, sunny weather year-round. In the summer, temperatures sit comfortably around 30°C, and in the winter, you can expect temperatures of around 20°C. For those hoping to scuba dive and spend their days on the beach, September offers the optimal climate for swimming, clear waters, and phenomenal views of the reef. As far as Daintree goes, the cooler months with less rainfall are ideal. Plan your trip between May and September when the average rainfall is lower than during the hot and wet seasons.

Getting Around Queensland

Walking around Brisbane is easy and a fantastic way to discover new locations. The majority of Southeast Queensland features busses, trains, and car services. The Gold Coast is just 58 minutes by car from Brisbane and offers one of the most scenic routes throughout the region. The Great Barrier Reef drive spans from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, and it's the best way to witness everything from the coral reef to the rainforest. If you fancy cycling, there are more than 5,700 cycle routes throughout Queensland that can take you along some of the most beautiful routes throughout the state. And for those who prefer public transport, Queensland has buses, trains, trams and ferries to help you on your journey.

Things to Do in Queensland

Snorkelling and diving at the Great Barrier Reef are always must-dos for people visiting Queensland. If you prefer to stay on land, you can still have a fantastic time relaxing on one of the dozens of beaches that line the coast. Surfers Paradise Beach on the Gold Coast is 2 kilometres of golden sand and endless waves; Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach are beloved spots on the Sunshine Coast. Visitors should also take a tour of Daintree, the world's oldest rainforest, and check out the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

Where to Eat and Drink in Queensland

Queensland has no shortage of restaurants and bars for every taste. The state is known for its outdoor dining, so you'll find the best spots in Brisbane or along the coastline. Queensland is well-known for its fresh prawns and Barramundi, a sea bass. Whether you like fresh seafood, are vegan, or want to indulge in savoury flavours from around the globe, Brisbane has something for everyone. If you want a diverse selection of beachfront dining, Cairns is the place to be.

Queensland Accommodation

When it comes to choosing where to stay in Queensland, you have plenty of options. From the heart of the city to the country outback to accommodation near the Great Barrier Reef, Accor has accommodation throughout Queensland, including in the following locations:

Queensland FAQ's

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