The gateway to the famous Great Barrier Reef, the state of Queensland in northeastern Australian also features beaches and rainforests. The large cities of Brisbane and Cairnes offer historical and cultural attractions, as well as a wide variety of restaurants and exciting nightlife. For your stay in Queensland, we recommend the following hotels:
With its 7,000km coastline, Queensland is a great place for sailing, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, whitewater rafting, skydiving, hang gliding, bungee jumping or just relaxing on the beach. The Great Barrier Reef, the largest living thing on Earth, provides habitat for thousands of fish species, whales, dolphins, turtles and other marine wildlife. There are also hundreds of islands with forests and sand dunes to explore.
Gold Coast draws surfers and holiday travelers because of its beaches, theme parks and other amenities. At Daintree National Park, visitors find more beaches, as well as a rainforest. Other lush tropical areas where people hike and see diverse, interesting wildlife are the Gondwana Rainforest, Lamington National Park and Fraser Island. The David Fleay Wildlife Park is home to emus, kangaroos and koalas; while Tamborine National Park has plunging waterfalls and a Rainforest Skywalk through the tree canopy. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat
Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jestar are among the airlines that serve international airports in Brisbane, Cairns and Gold Coast. Flying to Brisbane takes one hour from Sydney and two hours from Melbourne. Trains buses and Rental Car Services also link Australia’s cities. By car, travel times to Brisbane on the Pacific Highway are nine hours from Sydney and 21 hours from Melbourne.
If you want to stay near to Brisbane Airport you have many options, for example:
Much of Queensland has a hot, humid climate throughout the year, with an average temperature of 31C. The rainy season is from November to April. The biggest crowds are encountered between June and September.The average cost of visiting the region is AU$158 per day. Visitors can expect to pay about AU$44 for meals and AU$157 for a two-person hotel room.