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Great Barrier Reef

Everybody has heard of the Great Barrier Reef: the largest living thing on earth and one of the world's natural wonders. Apart from unbelievable snorkelling and scuba diving, the reef is perfect for sailors, with 1000+ islands offering forest, beach and protected animal life. Cruises are available for those who just want to kick back and let others do the sailing - or prolong your time on the reef and stay over on an island for a truly luxurious night to remember. 

Great Barrier Reef

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Cairns

Cairns is the main gateway to the Great Barrier Reef along with many other sights not to be missed, such as Cape Tribulation & the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest, the Atherton Tablelands and the township of Kuranda where you can ride the skyrail over the the beautiful rainforest and visit the Aboriginal Centre Tjapukai, where you see a great show and can even learn to throw a boomerang! All these sights are just a short journey from Cairns and make an exciting and adventurous day out in the Tropical North of Queensland!


Brisbane

Brisbane is the state capital of Queensland, the Sunshine State. Along with being a haven for shoppers, Brisbane is home to Southbank Lagoon – a man-made lagoon for swimming in or relaxing by and one of the main focal points of the city. The city is just a short trip from many of the state’s main tourist sites including Moreton Island where you can swim with dolphins and Australia Zoo – home of the Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and many of his furry friends!


Whitsundays Islands

The beautiful Whitsunday Islands, located within the Great Barrier Reef National Park are a must-see destination! Ideal for a day’s sailing trip or extend your stay to incorporate a few nights on one of the magnificent islands in the area, such as Hayman, Hamilton and Daydream Island. Many day tours take in the stunning scenery of the islands and whether you’re traveling as a couple, a family or by yourself the Whitsunday Islands are a great day out and one you will never forget!


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Tangalooma Dolphin Resort

The Tangalooma Dolphin Resort on Moreton Island is perfect for family fun. This resort is ideal as a day trip or even for a few days stay, relax on the beach, explore the island, interact with the native wildlife and watch the daily feeding of the wild dolphins.


Mount Isa

Mount Isa is the perfect base from which to explore the western edge of Queensland. This region is the ideal place to stopover on overland journeys from the east coast to the Red Centre or Darwin to relax and enjoy a different side to Australia - a side that most tourists overlook. Mount Isa is home to attractions such as the Outback Park and the Royal Flying Doctors Service Base.


Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast

The Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast are two beach destinations ideal for relaxing after a long flight or before your trip around Oz begins. The Gold Coast is a lively base to stay with attractions such as the Wet N Wild World and the Dreamworld, Movieworld and Seaworld theme parks, whereas the Sunshine Coast has a more relaxed and peaceful feel to it and is home to beautiful towns such as Noosa and Mooloolaba. Both regions are ideal for families as well as couples of all ages.