50 amazing things to do in Queensland

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1. Take to the skies with the Kuranda Scenic Rail for a top of the world view of ancient tropical rainforest

2. Go bareboating in the Whitsundays

3. Spot wildlife as you float through the Daintree Rainforest on a river cruise


4. Watch humpback whales at play in Hervey Bay

5. Marvel at the Great Barrier Reef on a scenic flight over the reef


6. Snorkel the beyond-blue lagoon off Lady Musgrave Island


7. Take a dip at the breathtaking Millaa Millaa Falls


8. Get lost in the endless array of stalls at the Eumundi Markets


9. Window shop in swanky Hastings Street

10. Pause for some picture-perfect sundowners on the boardwalk at Noosa Main Beach


11. Hunt for hidden waterfalls as you hike the myriad of trails in Lamington National Park


12. See the view from atop Mount Coolum


13. Travel the state’s most beautiful tropical road on the Great Tropical Drive

14. Hike one of the fabled Glasshouse Mountains for an incredible view over the Sunshine Coast hinterland

15. Get lost in the ancient tales of the Daintree Rainforest

16. See the stars that blanket the sky in the outback

17. Play with dolphins on Moreton Island


18. Visit all the theme parks on the Gold Coast for a week or more of action packed fun

19. Swim in the blue depths of Lake Mckenzie on Fraser Island

20. Take the scenic route ocean-side with the Great Beach Drive from the Sunshine Coast to Fraser Coast

21. Potter around the quaint country towns of the Sunshine Coast hinterland

22. Spend an evening with the gleaming glow worms that reside in the caves of Natural Bridge in the Gold Coast Hinterland

23. Marvel at the impressive views from one of the many outlooks at Springbrook National Park


24. Spoil yourself in luxury at one of these luxury retreats

25. Learn how to craft incredible Asian cuisine at the Spirit House Restaurant in Yandina

26. Grab your cozzie, towel, and a brolly and spend the day at one of Queensland’s best beaches


27. Pack a picnic and tour the Sunshine Coast hinterland in search of the perfect spot to spread your blanket and whileaway the afternoon

28. Walk the Coastal Track in Noosa National Park


29. Pick your own berries at Strawberry Fields


30. Sample the Sunshine Coast’s best food at one of these restaurants


31. Drive to the very tip of Australia


32. Watch the sunset from above the Atherton Tablelands in a hot air balloon

33. Bury your toes in the bone-white, powder soft sands of Whitehaven Beach


34. Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef


35. Stock up for a picnic with goodies from the Maleny Dairies


36. Take a day trip to the tropical paradise of Fitzroy Island


37. Get your history fix in Cooktown


38. See the brilliant blooms of Toowoomba at the famous Carnival of Flowers

39. Float down the blissful waterways of the Noosa Everglades


40. Stroll the night markets on ocean street in maroochydore


41. Make friends with the wildlife on Magnetic Island


42. Get back to basics and spend the night on Lady Musgrave Island for a true Robinson Crusoe experience

43. Swim with manta rays and other marine life in the waters off Lady Elliot Island


44. Watch baby turtles take their first ocean swim on Heron Island


45. Chill with sundowners and cool tunes at the Peregian Originals


46. Discover hidden caves in the Canarvon Gorge

47. Bag some fresh and exotic fruit and veg plus a range of mouth-watering international cuisine at Rusty’s Markets in Cairns

48. Shop the boutique stores in trendy Fortitude Valley


49. Swim with humpback whales off Mooloolaba for a once in a lifetime up close and personal look at these majestic giants

50. Take a refreshing dip in one of these natural swimming holes in the Sunshine Coast hinterland


Did our article ‘50 amazing things to do in Queensland’ make you want to tick off your Queensland must-do bucket list? 

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