Queensland occupies approximately 25 per cent of the continent of Australia, so there’s lots of space for you to explore.
Brisbane is the State’s capital city while the coastline runs for 7,400 kilometres, bounded by the South Pacific Ocean.
Australia’s fastest growing State, Queensland has 3.8 million people living here and 2.1 million visitors each year.
Queensland also boasts a broad multi-cultural community including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descendants with cultures spanning 40,000 years.
Queensland is the ideal getaway with a tropical climate, superb beaches, friendly people, relaxed and casual atmosphere and a multitude of things to do and places to stay.
It’s made for holidays!
Here are some useful tips and information to help you plan your Queensland holiday.
Accredited Visitor Information Centres can help you travel around Queensland. More >
Find domestic and international flights and fare information here. More >
Australia is divided into three time zones. Queensland is on Eastern Standard Time throughout the year, which is 10 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. More >
When arriving in Australia, you must declare all food, plant and animal items. Seemingly harmless plant, food, wood or seeds can introduce deadly pests or disease. More >
Queensland enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine a year. Its winters are mild and pleasant and remain suitable for activities such as surfing and snorkelling. More >
If you would like to drive in Australia, you are required to understand the rules of the road. More >
Here are some suggested itineraries to help you plan your holiday, be it a romantic getaway, a fun-filled vacation with your family, or an adventurous trip with your buddies. More >