Queensland        Kangaroo Animated

 

Queensland, also known as Australia's Sunshine State, is the 2nd largest state measuring more than 1.72 million square km, 25% of Australia's land mass, more than twice the size of Texas in the US. Queensland is

Brisbane, the capital makes an excellent base for touring the Gold Coast, "Australia's Playground" with everything you could possibly imagine at your fingertips.

Going north you'll find the Sunshine Coast and a couple hours away is the largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island, where you can 4WD on the beaches.

Sail around the Whitsundays and immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of the world-renowned Hill Inlet.

Further North you'll find Cairns, your gateway to the Barrier Reef, Palm Cove, a magnificent ribbon of golden beaches by the Coral Sea, Port Douglas and the Rainforest,  and all along the coast a chain of Island Resorts, identifying this area as  Tropical North Queensland.

From kicking back on sun-drenched beaches, to hiking ancient rainforests or to diving and snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, there's a wealth of activities to do, making Queensland one of your Aussie prime destinations.

 

Enjoy the Slide Show, that samples a little slice of this destination.

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We offer a series of guided pre-packaged tours, prepared for you by reliable tour operators, or we can design your visit to your wishes and your budget.
If you want to see Australia at your own pace, an individualized vacation or FIT is recommended. If so, we'll make your flight, hotel and car arrangements. If you are restricted to time, a guided tour, or pre-packaged vacation might be advised.

 

Hotels in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise is the playground of the Gold Coast, featuring all the ingredients for a memorable vacation. Restaurants, bars and nightclubs fill the district with a 24-hour excitement as a backdrop for a perfect swimming beach,

 

Watermark Hotel

Outrigger Coolangatta Resort

Outrigger Sun City

Palazzo Versace Surfers Paradise

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

 

   

Watermark Hotel

A spacious 4 star boutique hotel conveniently located in the historic area of Spring Hill, opposite Roma Street Parklands and only approximately 800m from Brisbane CBD. All the highlights of Brisbane city are only a short stroll away, including restaurants, shopping, entertainment and sporting venues.

 

   
 

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

The Gold Coast is Australia's best known holiday location, where sun, surf and fun in a friendly, laid back atmosphere is the enjoyable experience that awaits visitors. Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise hotel is a visible landmark sitting right in the middle of it all, 15 minutes walk from Surfers and 5 minutes from bustling Broadbeach and Jupiters Casino.

 

   

 

Outrigger Coolangatta Resort

Internationally recognized surfing beaches at Kirra and Greenmount have made this quiet seaside community well known to world-class wave riders. But Coolangatta has also been a favorite retreat of holiday vacationers who appreciate the peace and serenity that permeates daily life here.

 

 

 

 

Outrigger Sun City

Whether you are vacationing with the kids, traveling with friends or escaping with someone special, Outrigger Sun City Resort offers you a great time in the trendy city of Gold Coast.

 

 

 

 

Palazzo Versace Surfers Paradise

The world's only Versace Hotel, combining Renaissance beauty in a most captivating location. The expression of Gianni Versace's vision unites elegance, sophistication and discerning style while guests are attended to around the clock with friendly and personalized attention second to none.

 

   
  Hotels in Brisbane

Famous for its great weather, exciting events and cultural scene, Brisbane has a sophisticated, warm and friendly charm. As Queensland's vibrant capital city, Brisbane offers the very best in food, wine, arts, entertainment and major sporting events in ah relaxed sub-tropical environment.

 Mercure Brisbane

Hilton Brisbane                            

Sebel of Brisbane

Hotel Ibis Brisbane

Sofitel Brisbane

Quay West Suites Brisbane

 Novotel Brisbane

 

 

Sofitel Brisbane

Sofitel Brisbane is an elegant hotel with a fine location and a range of leisure facilities that would make staying in Brisbane a pleasurable and hassle-free experience.

 

 

 

Sebel of Brisbane

Situated in the heart of the city, The Sebel Suites Brisbane is superbly located for business or pleasure. Just a short walk from the major business, shopping and entertainment precincts, the Sebel offers stylish, deluxe accommodation with personal, friendly service.

 

   

Hotel Ibis Brisbane

Centrally located in the city centre, this property is within walking distance of the Performing Arts Complex, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane Convention Centre, Queen Street Mall and Treasury Casino.

 

   
 

Quay West Suites Brisbane

From the moment you arrive at Quay West Brisbane you will experience our special blend of warmth, personal service and attention to detail. It's everything you want in luxury facilities, 5-star hotel service....and more

 

   

 

Hilton Brisbane

The Hilton overlooking Queen Street Mall is Brisbane’s Premier Deluxe Hotel.An outstanding location for both Interstate and Overseas business visitors and tourists. Ideally positioned, the Hotel is adjacent to the major Shopping and Entertainment districts, Southbank Parklands, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Botanic Gardens and Convention Centre are all within a short stroll.
 

   
 

Mercure Brisbane

Enjoy your Brisbane holiday whilst experiencing the very best in style and service at one of Brisbane's premier accommodation venues, the Brisbane Mercure Hotel . This sophisticated and elegant hotel offers guests to Brisbane indulgent and relaxing holiday accommodation right in the heart of the beautiful Brisbane.
 

   

 

Novotel Brisbane

A modern, 4.5 star hotel in the heart of Australia's sunniest capital city, Brisbane. One of Queensland's most popular and stylish hotels, Novotel is renowned for comfort and quality and is perfect for business.
 

   

Hotels on the Gold Coast

One hour South of Brisbane, with a long beautiful stretch of sand, the Gold Coast towers above in the form of huge hotels and apartments buildings reminiscent of the Florida or Spanish coastlines.
It's a mecca for surfers and swimmers as there are good waves and no seasonal restrictions on swimming.

 

Sheraton Mirage & Spa Gold Coast

 

Paradise Resort Gold Coast

 

 
   

Paradise Resort Gold Coast

Where magical holiday moments create lifelong family memories, Paradise Resort Gold Coast is a Heaven for Kids and a Paradise for Parents!

 

 

 

 

 

Sheraton Mirage & Spa Gold Coast

Nestled between the blue Pacific Ocean and the calm Southport Broadwater, Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa, Gold Coast is an oasis of rare luxury. Surrounded by 15 hectares of lush palm gardens and a sparkling one hectare blue lagoon, we are the Gold Coast's only five-star luxury resort located right on the beach.
 

   

O'Reilly's Rainforest - Lamington National Park

Lush rainforests, ancient trees, spectacular views, extensive walking tracks, exceptional ecological importance and natural beauty make this World Heritage-listed park an outstanding place to visit., located high in the Hinterland between Brisbane & the Gold Coast.

   

 

O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat

Located high in the Hinterland between Brisbane and the Gold Coast in Southern Queensland, O'Reilly's is the perfect place to get close to nature, or to just relax and unwind and leave the stresses of the world behind.

   

 

Binna Burra Mountain Lodge

Just 90 minutes from Brisbane, due west from the Gold Coast, the rainforest of Lamington National Park sprawls like a rich emerald carpet across the spurs and valleys of the McPherson Ranges in southern Queensland.
 

   

The Sunshine Coast

If you don't like the excitement and hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast offers a wonderful alternative with the State's best coastal strips, turquoise water, beautiful resorts and superb food and shopping Stretching for 30+miles from the family-friendly Caloundra and extending north to fashionable Noosa.

   
 

Plaza Hotel, Rockhampton

The Hotels view overlooks superb parkland and gardens with a spectacular flood-lit centre fountain and with one of oldest Cathedrals in Rockhampton as the backdrop makes the perfect outlook from all rooms.

 

   

 

Fraser Island

The largest sand island in the world, over 60 miles long, is a place of exceptional beauty, with its long uninterrupted white beaches flanked by strikingly colored sand cliffs, and over 100 freshwater lakes, some tea-colored and others clear and blue all ringed by white sandy beaches. Ancient rainforests grow in sand along the banks of fast-flowing, crystal-clear creeks.
 

   

 

Kingfisher Bay Resort

The acclaimed, award-winning resort is superbly at ease with its Fraser Island world heritage surrounds. Relaxed. Subdued. Airy. As you're wandering from the beach to your hotel room or self contained villa you'll find your mind.

 

   

Mission Beach

 
   
 

Horizon at Mission Beach

Perched high on a headland, where the rim of the World Heritage Rainforest sweeps down to the beaches that lead to the Great Barrier Reef, lies The Horizon at Mission Beach in tropical North Queensland.
 

 

  Hotels in Cairns

Australia's premier regional city, Cairns is the international gateway into Tropical North Queensland, offering two of the world’s greatest natural treasures - the Great Barrier Reef & the Wet Tropic Rainforests.

 

Mercure Hotel Harbourside Cairns

 Cairns Hilton

Cairns International Hotel

Shangri-La Hotel, the Marina, Cairns

Cairns Resort by Outrigger

Oasis Resort Cairns

Pacific International Cairns

Cairns Colonial Club

Rydges Esplanade Resort

Sofitel Reef Casino Cairns

Country  Comfort Sun Lodge

 Rydges Plaza Cairns

   

 

Sofitel Reef Casino Cairns

The hotel overlooks Trinity Bay and the departure point for the Great Barrier Reef. The hotel is just a short walk from the Cairns Convention Centre and the popular Cairns Esplanade. Experience the friendly and attentive service. The staff are delighted to assist you in every possible way, to make your stay pleasant.

 

 

 

Cairns International Hotel

Experience all that Tropical North Queensland has to offer in a hotel that captures the unique mood of a tropical paradise. From the moment you walk into the Cairns International Hotel, colonial ambience and a casual charm descend upon you.
 

 

 

 

 

Shangri-La Hotel, the Marina, Cairns

Experience all that Tropical North Queensland has to offer in a hotel that captures the unique mood of a tropical paradise. From the moment you walk into the Cairns International Hotel, colonial ambience and a casual charm descend upon you.

 

 

 

 

Cairns Resort by Outrigger

The resort is situated on the waterfront Esplanade, a central location just a few steps to the yacht harbor, lively street cafés, upscale restaurants, duty free shopping, casino, and the Cairns Esplanade Swimming lagoon a seawater pool designed for kids of all ages.
 

 

 

 

Oasis Resort Cairns

Centrally located, this Cairns accommodation offers quick and easy access to the attractions of Cairns City and provides a perfect accommodation base from which to experience the many tours and excursions offered throughout the Cairns region.

 

 

 

 

Pacific International Cairns

Superbly situated downtown on the waterfront. The Pacific International Cairns boasts a magnificent location, personalized service and three distinctive restaurants. The Catering Department offers first class banquet and conference services.

 

 

 

Cairns Colonial Club

Set within 11 acres of tropical gardens and combines the tranquility of a tropical resort with the advantages of a mainstream hotel. It is one of the most popular resorts in Tropical North Queensland and is an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions in and around Cairns.

 

   
 

Mercure Hotel Harbourside Cairns

Offers an affordable and relaxed accommodation base for exploring beautiful Tropical North Queensland - where two unique World Heritage areas combine - the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient rainforests of the Cairns region.

 

   

 

Cairns Hilton

Located with a superior outlook of Trinity Bay, mountains, and the Pacific Ocean. The reef departure marina and international liner terminal are alongside the hotel. It is ideally situated adjacent to the local business and tourist center.

   

 

Country Comfort Sun Lodge

Located just a few minutes walk from the city centre of Cairns. The city boasts a range of shopping areas, restaurants, nightclubs and art galleries. Activities and facilities in Cairns are endless and include exceptional golf courses, the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, white water rafting, scuba diving, sailing and safari tours.

 

   

 

Rydges Esplanade Resort

Located on The Esplanade overlooking picturesque Coral Sea and is in close proximity to the Cairns Convention Centre, Casino and Trinity Wharf. The beautifully landscaped complex is home to a myriad of recreational activities, and boasts a variety of dining and conference facilities.

 

   

 

Rydges Plaza Cairns

Centrally located in the heart of Cairns. Rydges Plaza Cairns is close to the Cairns Convention Centre, Reef Casino, Great Barrier Reef departure terminals, Esplanade Lagoon, Foreshore Promenade and Cairns Central shopping complex.
 

   

Hotels in Palm Cove

Palm Cove, Cairns premier beach community, combines the charm of a seaside village and resort style luxuries with the serene beauty of its palm fringed white sandy beach with views over the aqua waters to the Great Barrier Reef.

Angsana Resort & Spa Great Barrier Reef

Outrigger Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove

The Sebel Reef House & Spa Palm Cove

Novotel Rockford Palm Cove

Mango Lagoon

Kewarra Beach Resort

   
 

Outrigger Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove

Situated beachfront along Williams Esplanade in the heart of Palm Cove Village, the Outrigger Beach Club & Spa is one of the most luxurious resorts in Tropical North Queensland.

 

   

The Sebel Reef House & Spa Palm Cove

Perfectly positioned in the heart of Palm Cove village directly opposite the white sandy beach, and just 25 minutes drive from Cairns International Airport, nearby attractions include the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage Daintree rainforest.

 

 

 

 

Novotel Rockford Palm Cove

Located at the juncture of the lush tropical rainforest and the aqua blue waters of the Coral Sea. The hotel is just a short stroll to the palm fringed beachside village of Palm Cove, which is a spa and dining paradise dotted with outdoor cafes, restaurants, bars, boutiques and convenience shops

 

 

 

Angsana Resort & Spa Great Barrier Reef

Nestled snuggly in the beautiful village of Palm Cove, Angsana Resort & Spa Great Barrier Reef is your gateway to the adventure of the longest coral reef and oldest rainforest on earth.

 

   

 

Kewarra Beach Resort

Kewarra Beach Resort is built around the still waters of a
lagoon and fringed by the ever-changing waters of the Coral
Sea. Individual guest mouds, ( the Islander word for small
tropical house), are set beside the lagoon, scattered in
landscaped gardens, and nestled amongst the beachfront
Melaleuca trees.

 

   

 

Mango Lagoon

Let your spirit dance to the rhythm of the tropics. Close your eyes for just a minute and imagine… an escape to paradise, to a beautiful Resort & Wellness Spa set amongst majestic old mango trees, built around 150 meters of swimming pools and nestled into lush, tropically landscaped gardens. A place to retreat. To escape.
 

   

Hotels  in Port Douglas

Port Douglas, situated adjacent to two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, is located approximately 40 miles north of Cairns. It has a population of approximately 1000 residents.

 

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas

Radisson Treetops Resort & Spa Port Douglas

Outrigger On The Inlet Port Douglas

 
 
 

 

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas

The beachfront oasis of five-star luxury is situated directly on Four Mile Beach between the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Nestled amidst 130 hectares of tropical landscaped gardens, a championship 18-hole golf course, and two hectares of magnificent swimmable saltwater lagoons, you will experience the best of resort living.

 

 

 

 

Radisson Treetops Resort & Spa Port Douglas


Set amongst one of the most beautiful and unique locations in the world, nestled between the Daintree rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

 

 

 

 

Outrigger On The Inlet Port Douglas

Perched On The Main Shopping Street Of Port Douglas In Queensland, Australia, The Outrigger On The Inlet Port Douglas Is Surrounded By Shops, Restaurants, Cafes And Galleries. Four Mile Beach, Where Guests Can Explore The Fascinating Wonders Of The Great Barrier Reef, Lies One Kilometer Away.

 

   
Daintree National Park & Rainforest Resorts

Remained largely unchanged over the past 110 million years, It is home to rare plants that provide key links in the evolution story;  you will find cycads, dinosaur trees, fan palms, giant strangler figs, and epiphytes. Nighttime croc-spotting tours on the Daintree River compete with early-morning cruises to see the rich bird life.

 

Thala Beach lodge

Silky Oaks Lodge & healing Waters Spa

Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa

Coconut beach Rainforest lodge

 
   

 

Thala Beach lodge

A luxury hotel perched on its own private peninsula, looking out over miles of secluded coves, wild forests and magnificent untouched beaches, Thala Beach Lodge is a world apart. And yet, it lies only ten minutes from the marina in Port Douglas, the daily departure point for the Great Barrier Reef.

 

 

 

Silky Oaks Lodge & healing Waters Spa

Nestled on the edge of the Mossman Gorge in the Daintree Rainforest, Silky Oaks Lodge is the Daintree's ultimate resort where this rare wilderness can be enjoyed in elegance and ease.
 

 

 

 

 

Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa

Offers award winning, unique tree house style resort accommodation in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest World Heritage region, just 40 minutes drive north of Port Douglas on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

 

   
 

Coconut beach Rainforest lodge

One of nature's true paradises, and you will be holidaying in one of the world's most remarkable environments. Both the Daintree and The Great Barrier Reef are World Heritage listed sites.

 

   
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