• Brisbane

    Dubbed the River City, one of the best ways to see Brisbane from a different angle is on board one of the many river cruises such as the City Cat ferry.
    South Bank, in the heart of the city by the river, is a lovely precinct with lush parks, cafes, a large man-made beach and lagoon, and colorful weekend markets.
    Shop at Queen Street Mall and funky precincts such as Fortitude Valley with its groovy fashion outlets, a lively music and culture scene and trendy bars.
  • Gold Coast

    Australia’s favourite holiday playground with glorious beaches, world-class theme parks and non-stop entertainment that guarantees a good time all year round!
    Kids, and even adults, will have such a blast at Dreamworld, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World and Paradise Country Farm.
    Try an adrenaline pumping jetboat ride or do a Skypoint climb. You can also learn to surf from one of the many professional surf instructors along the world famous Surfers Paradise.
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  • Noosa, Sunshine Coast’s Food Capital

    Located on the eastern coast of Queensland, in the Sunshine Coast region, picturesque and laid-back Noosa has become a serious food destination that food writers and foodies have been heaping praises on.
    Noosa's famous 'Eat Street' - Hastings Street - with its lively mix of fashionable boutiques, restaurants and beachfront accommodation expresses the essence of the distinctive Noosa style.
    Check out the Noosa International Food & Wine Festival which brings in many of the world’s best chefs, Australia’s celebrity chefs, wine makers and Australia’s hottest entertainers.
  • Sirromet Winery

    Queensland’s largest and most awarded winery is just a 30-minute drive from Brisbane. Enjoy wine tasting at Sirromet and be sure to dine at Restaurant Lurleen’s, its much celebrated restaurant with lovely views of the rolling greens, vineyards and nearby bays. It boasts numerous awards including 'Australia's Best Restaurant in a Winery' and 'Best Tourism Restaurant'.
  • Halal eateries for Muslim visitors

    Brisbane and Gold Coast in Queensland offer a diverse range of dining experiences to suit any traveller’s needs, including a good number of Halal restaurants that cater to its Muslim visitors.
    In Gold Coast especially, to welcome Muslim visitors who are spending their holiday during the holy month of Ramadhan, a special lounge in a selected hotel is open to everyone that allows fellow Muslim friends both local and international to be able to observe the breaking fast (berbuka puasa) together. This special event has successfully attracted Muslim visitors to the coast since 2 years ago.
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  • The Great Sunshine Way

    The Great Sunshine Way is a touring route in southern Queensland, taking travellers from north Brisbane through the Sunshine Coast and Fraser Coast regions, south from Brisbane to the Gold Coast and for the more adventurous traveller, west from, Brisbane to Southern Queensland Country.
    Stop over for overnight at Mooloolaba or Noosa to enjoy a relax evening.
  • Whale Watching Capital of the World

    Drive north to Hervey Bay located north about 300km from Brisbane to witness the migration of Humpback Whale off the coast of Queensland.
    Over 30% of these magnificent mammals are believed to stop in Hervey Bay, along the Fraser Coast, during their “return leg’ of the migration with their young, earning this coastal city the accolade “Whale Watching Capital of the World”.
  • The Home of the Late Steve Irwin

    Located in Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, the multi award-winning Australia Zoo, is the home of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. It has more than 1,000 animals and offers 12 wildlife shows daily including the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors show in the world-famous Crocoseum.
  • Eumundi Market

    If you are on the Sunshine Coast on a Wednesday or Saturday morning, be sure to head for the famous Eumundi Markets! This colourful outdoor market features over 500 stalls selling everything from organic carrots and handmade chocolates to toys and local crafts. Kids will have a ball having their faces painted by a fairy whilst adults are entertained by roving musicians!
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  • The World wonder of Great Barrier Reef

    Stretching over 2,300 km in length - The Great Barrier Reef is a must-see in every traveller’s itinerary to Australia. It is the only natural wonder visible from space!
    To visit the Great Barrier Reef take a domestic flight to Cairns in North Queensland and visit Lizard Island, which ranks as one of the Top 10 hotels in the world or travel from Brisbane to Proserpine in Whitsunday and explore Hamilton Island, Hayman Island or Daydream Island. You can also take a scenic flight from Gold Coast to Lady Elliot in Southern Tip of GBR.
  • Up close encounter with Wild Dolphins

    Not many places in the world allow you to get up close to wild dolphins, let alone hand-feed them and Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort on Moreton Island is one such destination.

    For more than 10 years, a pod of bottlenose dolphins has been delighting visitors by swimming to the shore every night and eating from their hands. You can also get a bird’s eye view of these incredible creatures from the jetty.
  • Discover the Natural Heritage Sites

    Head to the Gold Coast hinterland, a 40-minute drive inland from Surfers Paradise where you’ll find World Heritage Rainforests of Mt Tamborine, Springbrook National Park, Lamington National Park, Natural Bridge and O'Reilly's, Tamborine, Lamington and Springbrook National Parks.
    In Springbrook National Park, be sure you see the cave that is home to Australia's largest glow worm colony and at night, hundreds of glow worms light up the cave creating a magical effect.
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