Queensland Travel Tips & Ideas

Our writers are traveling all around to bring you the best info about places to go and things to do in Queensland.

Hidden Paradise Buddina - Whale Watching and Relaxation

The Location It’s hard to go wrong with the Sunshine Coast. Pristine beaches stretch the entire way up the east coast of Australia, and everything from Caloundra to Cooloola is sun-kissed perfection. Noosa, Surfer’s, Stradbroke, Hervey Bay. There are the usual suspects when it comes to planning a Queensland vacation. But if…

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My whale watching experience in Gold Coast, Australia

Whale watching was one of the most memorable experiences I had during my 5-month stay in Australia in spring 2014. As an exchange student at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, I certainly could not wait until the summer to book a whale watching cruise! So when a Travelzoo deal…

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Port Douglas: Perfect location on The Great Barrier Reef

For many of us, the city can become a burden at times. As the pressures of everyday life build the concrete jungle can begin to feel like exactly that – a jungle in which we cannot escape. Luckily, a short plane ride away from anywhere in Australia is the perfect…

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Top 5 Things To Do In Brisbane

During my time in Australia, I spent over 4 months living with a local Brisbane family in a suburb, 15 minutes outside of the Central Business District. In this time I was able to explore what Brisbane has to offer and how the locals live. If you want to find…

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South Bank: A Weekend in Brisbane’s Hippest Neighbourhood

I’ve been to Sydney. I’ve been to Melbourne. And I don’t really get the hype. There’s a city here in Australia that I like better. That has much more flair and personality to it. As the title of this article might imply: yes, it’s Brisbane. And this cute, slightly smaller…

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A Brisbane to Melbourne Road Trip!

There are many incredible roadtrips you could choose to experience in Australia, all with outstanding views and unbelievable experiences on offer. This particular roadtrip is ideal if you want to see stunning coastlines spanning three beautiful states, beginning and ending in two awesome cities. Brisbane Your trip begins in the…

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Road Trip! Sydney to the Gold Coast

A road trip up the east coast of Australia is easily the best way to see some of the prettiest coastline in the world. Yeah, you can jump on a Jetstar and be in another state in an hour, but our highways were made for leisurely drives and romantic detours….

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Camping with Cassowaries at Etty Bay

  Etty Bay On our way with Cyclone Debbie A low had been forming off the coast of Cairns, Far North Queensland in Australia and it had formed into a cyclone which they had called “Debbie” and it was due to hit the coast on either Monday or Tuesday, our…

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The Best Stops Along Australia's East Coast

My time in Australia was predominantly spent along the East Coast. In fact, I have travelled up the coast twice now. The first time starting in Sydney and making my way up to Cairns on the Greyhound Coach. The second time starting in Brisbane and driving up to Cairns in…

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Noosa: The new Queensland destination

Once upon a time, Noosa was perceived as the retirement capital of Queensland, but now it welcomes guests of every age. Divided into Noosa Heads and Noosaville, this spectacularly beautiful area caters to travelers from all over Australia with each area having plenty to offer everybody. The main beach has…

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A Secret Paradise – Callala and Jervis Bay

Go South! When it comes to holidays, Sydneysiders tend to head north. The central coast, all the way up to Queensland is stunning for sure, but the best-kept secret in NSW has to be the gorgeous rural south, and a special little spot called Callala in Jervis Bay. Almost completely…

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5 things that you should visit in Brisbane

Brisbane – the city of the sun. As we all know, Brisbane is a capital city of Queensland state and 3rd biggest city in Australia. By my opinion, this is the prettiest part of world – sun, beach and ice cream. The only thing that Brisbane lacks is the sea,…

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