Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and is the most populous city in the nation and Oceania. Located on the east coast, Sydney has been inhabited by Indigenous Australians for at least 30,000 years and is now one of the biggest tourist attractions worldwide. From the famous Sydney Opera house to Bondi Beach, Sydney is definitely a must-see destination.
The Gold Coast is a coastal city in Queensland's South-East, approximately 66 kilometres (41 miles) from the state's capital of Brisbane. A major tourist destination, the Gold Coast is known for its sunny subtropical climate, its surfing beaches, high-rise dominated skyline, theme parks, night life and nearby rainforest hinterland.
Byron Bay is a beachside town located in north-eastern corner of the state of New South Wales. Known as Cavvanbah by the local indigenous people, it means "meeting place". Byron Bay's tourism is centered around and known for the several surfing beaches nearby, abundance of interesting wildlife, world-famous backpacking facilities and local skydiving tours. Additionally, Byron was a featured location in the hit movie, The Inbetweeners 2 in 2014.
Fraser Island, located just off of South-East Queensland's coast, is roughly 250 kilometres (160 miles) north of the capital of Brisbane. The island is home to rainforests, eucalyptus woodland, mangrove forests, wallum and peat swamps, sand dunes and coastal heaths and is the largest sand island in the world. Known for it's excellent camping, fishing and snorkeling, Fraser island is a popular tourist attraction that even hosts its very own sunken ship.
Located on the East Coast of Queensland lies Bundaberg city. Famous for it's cane feilds and the iconic Bundaberg Distillery. Bundaberg also acts as one of the main tourism gateways for some of Australia's most beautiful national parks, as well as the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef and surronding resort islands.
Baffle Creek is one of Queensland's few remaining undisturbed coastal rivers. The Baffle Creek area, including Wartburg and Rules Beach is situated just south of Agnes Water on the Discovery Coast and is a region of natural beauty, subtropical tranquillity, fascinating history and great opportunity, with vast pristine waterways, wetlands, coastline and coral reefs.
Seventeen Seventy (1770) is located in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. 1770 is built on the site of the second landing in Australia by James Cook and the crew of HM Bark Endeavour in May 1770. The community of Seventeen Seventy hold the re-enactment of this historic landing each year as part of the 1770 Festival held in May.
The largest populous and the capital city of the state of Queensland, Brisbane is beautiful metropolis with a population of 2.4 million. One of the oldest cities in the nation, Brisbane is known for the large and windy river that runs through it and for its "Queenslander" architecture which forms much of the cities heritage. It also receive attention from locals and tourists alike for its man-made beach South Bank, sporting events and cultural festivals.
Located just 100km (62 mi) north of Brisbane is the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Home to many beach resorts, local surf hotspots, magnificent multi-colored sand dunes, mangrove forests, lakes, walking trails and even boutique shopping precincts; as well as stunning nature reserves like the Great Sandy National Park and Noosa National Park. The Sunshine Coast has something for everyone and is a must see if you are traveling in South East Queensland.
Situated in the middle of Queensland's east coast is the beautiful Mackay region, encompassing secluded tropical islands through to lush rainforests. Mackay is known for having some of Queensland's finest fishing spots, stunning national parks, a rich variety of wildlife all juxtaposed against the historically rich, art-deco buildings in the township.
Located in the North-East of Queensland, Townsville city is Australia's largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast. Townsville is popular for its tropical beaches, garden strip, waterfront strand, riverfront parklands at Ross River and a large reef aquarium hosting some of the Great Barrier reef's most famous species.