Properties are opening in time along the Great Barrier Reef to give southerners the perfect excuse to escape the winter chills for a tropical escape. Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC spirit by exploring the southern hemisphere’s largest collection of army artillery, or jump aboard the new jet ski tour and cruise around the world’s largest sand island. Shake off the winter blues with these new Queensland tropical winter treats.
Save the date for these great August events in Queensland
Get your boots scootin’ at one of Australia's largest outdoor music festivals (Gympie Music Muster), or take those boots out west to the biggest and richest rodeo in the southern hemisphere (Mount Isa Rodeo). More of a coast fan? Head to the Great Barrier Reef for the country’s only beach horse race (Mackay Beach Horse Race), or take in Australia’s tropical shirt regatta (Airlie Beach Race Week). Queensland’s bounty of events stretch from the outback to the ocean and are the perfect excuse for a winter escape.
The Easter Bunny has delivered the goods in time for
the April school holidays. From Australia’s first cocoa farm tour, to working
off those extra chocolate calories by SUPing in the pristine bays of the
world’s largest sand island. Queensland has a bounty of new tourism experiences
that will keep every bunny happy.