The Top Adventures in Queensland This Spring

Making the trip up to Port Douglas is one of many Top Adventures in Queensland ... photo by CC user 59773274@N00 on Flickr

Photo by CC user 59773274@N00 on Flickr

Queensland, one of Australia’s hidden gems, is a destination filled with things to do for everyone, especially lovers of the ocean and all things nautical, and for those who like to take beautiful photos. Come to Queensland to enjoy the scenic Coral Sea, explore the rainforests, dine in top-rated restaurants, and celebrate the culture and spirit of Australia. To truly make your trip worthwhile, visit these towns in Queensland: Port Douglas, Cairns, Broadbeach Waters, and Brisbane. Each of these top adventures in Queensland has something new and exciting to offer — come see for yourself!

Port Douglas

Embrace the nature and wildlife of Port Douglas by visiting top tourist spots like Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, or even sign up for a helicopter tour for breathtaking views. If you’re interested in exploring the Coral Sea endlessly, visit one of the many scuba diving shops in the area, or sign up for a snorkeling tour. For a true taste of Port Douglas, check out the Sunday Farmer’s Market that happens each week in the town square. Other options for entertainment include wine tours and tastings, safari tours, and boat trips. With so many options for sightseeing and outdoor adventures, you’ll want to ensure a comfortable night’s rest each evening. Consider booking a room in one of Port Douglas’s top-rated hotels to start planning today.


Cairns offers one of Australia’s most prestigious sites: the Great Barrier Reef. This makes it ideal for scuba divers, snorkelers, and anyone out there loving marine life. Not only does Cairns offer this impressive world wonder, it is also home to popular tourist hotspots such as Kuranda Scenic Railway, Daintree Rainforest, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and Palm Cove. If traveling with children, check out Cairns Tropical Zoo or just hang out at the beach and spend the day splashing around and building sand castles. For hints on where to stay, look into reserving a room at one of Cairns’ popular hotels, such as Whiterock Leisure Park, Cairns Queens Court, or Marlin Waters.

Broadbeach Waters

Broadbeach Waters offers so much to travelers, from top-rated dining options, to trendy bars, to fashion-forward shopping opportunities. Visitors of Broadbeach Waters should check out Jupiter’s Casino for a fun night out, Kurrawa Pratten Park for some sunshine and fresh air, or Broad Beach Art and Craft Makers for a cultural experience. Other top sites include Kurrawa Beach, the Oasis Shopping Centre, and the Broadbeach Monorail. Not only is this area filled to the brim with entertainment and activities for everyone, it is also overflowing with highly recommended budget-friendly hotels, such as Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach, Voyager Resort, and The Ritz Resort.


Last but not least, Brisbane is a popular destination for tourists in Australia for so many reasons. Just a few include the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, City Botanic Gardens, and Queen Street Mall. Interested in the great outdoors? Head to Brisbane Forest Park, St. Helena Island National Park, or Fort Lytton National Park. Check out these affordable Brisbane hotels for hints on where to stay during your time here.