QUEENSLAND - THE SUNSHINE STATE
Queensland – The Sunshine State.
Queensland is the second largest of the Australian States and Territories in area after Western Australia. The capital, Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city in population with just over 2,000,000 people, Sydney having approximately 4,500,000 and Melbourne approximately 4,000,000.
The State boasts some of Australia’s premier tourist destinations, with The Great Barrier Reef, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Daintree Tropical Rainforests, and the Queensland Outback being most popular with domestic and international tourists alike. Queensland is currently the fastest-growing state in Australia. Boasting Tourism, Mining, Agriculture, Construction and Fishing as major pillars of the economy. The Mining Boomin Australia currently has made the state one of the richest in the country with coal being the major export.
However it is Tourism that The Sunshine State is world renown for, with many and varied eco systems to explore, from The Great Barrier Reef to The Great Outback
Queensland has 3 main regions for you to explore, each offering something unique and distinctive.
Brisbane and the Great Sunshine Way takes in the four main centres of Brisbane , the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast , and the Fraser Coast ; a fascinating mix of cities, coast and hinterland and the gateway to some of Australia’s most diverse and awe-inspiring vacation experiences.
Visiting the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is magical
As one of the world’s seven natural wonders, the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is top of the ‘must do’ list. Under it, on it, in it, above it – there are so many ways to experience this magical wonder and the crystal clear waters surrounding it.
Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef is a colourful, upbeat, exotic and free spirited destination that will Change Your Latitude. Cairns is the gateway to Tropical North Queensland and the perfect base for you to explore the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef , Daintree Rainforest, the Wet Tropics and Riversleigh Fossil Fields.