Queensland's 10 best holiday spots
Our partners at stayz.com.au have rounded up the ten best places to holiday in Queensland. Check out the beaches, stay for the party and have an amazing va-cay in the sun.
Surfers is a great central spot with loads to see and do. Relax on the popular beaches or take a browse around Cavill Avenue and see what all the fuss is about.
On the beautiful Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island offers a great perfect balance of activities and secluded spots for relaxation. Enjoy everything from spa treatments to water sports and boat trips, and be sure to take a peek underwater on a snorkelling or scuba trip.
With beaches, mountains and reefs to explore it's no wonder Noosa has been a family holiday hot spot for in-the-know Australians for years. Well, the secret's out, so grab the kids and head north.
Part of the Reef and Rainforest Coast, Port Douglas is home to pristine 4 Mile Beach an awesome family beach for swimming and watersports. Take a day trip to the reef or walk through the Daintree before you go.
This gateway to the Whitsundays is a great base for island hopping and a gem in its own right. A haven for yachties and backpackers alike, the place lights up at night.
Just a couple hours north of Brisbane you'll find Mooloolaba a beachside escape from the busy state capital. Enjoy pristine stretches of sand and a relaxed atmosphere perfect for your holiday frame of mind.
This Sunshine Coast spot offers a range of accommodation and activities. Climb up Mount Coolum for breathtaking views over the region, or skydive onto Coolum Beach for a taste of adrenaline.
How could we leave out the capital of the Sunshine State? The city's musems, galleries and parks, as well as the RiverWalk aren't to be missed. And why not climb to the top of Story Bridge for sky-high views of it all?
Enjoy the wildlife and scenery of the Burleigh Heads National Park. This spot's family beaches are fringed with parks and picnic and BBQ areas, as well as coastal walking trails.
Just eight kilometres from Townsville, Magnetic Island offers a range of water sports and activities. Hire a yacht or take a sea kayaking tour to explore the crystal waters and marine life.