Queensland Also referred to as Australia’s ‘Sunshine State’, the north-eastern section of the mainland, bordered by both the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean, is a perfect vacation destination.
Brisbane Queensland’s capital city, and Australia’s third largest, Brisbane, offers tourists a unique look at cultural experiences specific to the area.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Located in Brisbane, the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary allows visitors to interact with Australian animals, including koala hugs, kangaroo and lorikeet feedings and much more.
The top of Brisbane’s Story Bridge offers a unique perspective of the city below once visitor’s have experienced the climb to the top.
Queensland’s Cultural Centre Queensland’s Cultural Centre, located in Brisbane, offers cultural opportunities in the Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, State Library of Queensland, Queensland Performing Art Centre, and Queensland Theatre Company.
Botanic Garden Mt. Coot-tha This subtropical botanic garden is the perfect place to enjoy plant collections native to Australia, as well exotic ones. The gardens are also home to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.
The Great Barrier Reef While in Queensland, this is the perfect opportunity to step off the coast and explore the Great Barrier Reef.
With over 2,900 individual reefs, and 900 islands, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest reef structure, and the largest structure made entirely by animals. http://youtu.be/wbNeIn3vVKM
One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef hosts one of the most diverse ecosystems in the World.
There are many different ways to enjoy the beauty of the Reef, including Liveaboards, boat tours, cruises, underwater observatories, helicopter rides, semi-submersible cruises, and glass bottomed boats, but to fully experience the wonder of the Reef most people prefer diving and snorkeling.