The Australian state of Queensland is perfect for a short break since it’s home to such diverse destinations each with something different to experience. Here are some of the top choices.
One of the best places for a short break is Queensland’s capital, Brisbane. You can explore parklands at theSouth Bank, unwind at the streets Beach and enjoy the collections of the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). You can also get up close to koalas at the nearby Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary!
An ideal place for a family vacay is charming Redcliffe. Holiday apartments can be found close to attractions like Suttons Beach ideal for swimming too. Kids will love playing at Settlement Cove Lagoon, a short walk from Oaks Redcliffe Mon Komo Suites, while paddleboarding in Moreton Bay and fishing at Scarborough Marina are popular too.
For beach hopping and surfing, the Gold Coast is the perfect place. The beaches of Currumbin and Broadbeach are popular, while surfers will love the breaks at Burleigh Heads, Surfers Paradise and Rainbow Bay. You can also look forward to visiting attractions likeSea World andWarner Bros. Movie World.
Hervey Bay on Fraser Coast is one of the best spots for whale watching in Australia; from July to October you can witness migrating humpback whales up close. You can also plan a trip to Fraser Island, an enchanting UNESCO World Heritage Site, have fun at WetSide Water Park and enjoy art at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery.