Top 5 Things To Do And See In Queensland Australia

Australia is a beautiful country filled with unique history, friendly people and gorgeous scenery. Tropical North Queensland Australia is home to some of the most interesting sights and things to do in the world. From an afternoon spent whale watching to Australia's most famous zoo, in Brisbane, Queensland is fascinating. Check out the gorgeous rainforests and a breathtaking barrier reef, and then take a trip to the interesting museums. Everyone will find something to love in North Queensland. Brisbane is the capital and is one of the most populous cities in the country. The amazing beaches are quite popular in Queensland attracting majority of the tourists who visit.

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Hervey Bay Whale Watching Excursion

Hervey Bay features perfect, calm conditions for whale watching. Excursions take place from July through November. Visitors are thrilled to watch whales breaching and crashing down on the waves, blowing water, slapping against the waves and creating an incredible acrobatic display. These majestic creatures are amazing. There is a regular Tilt Train service for travelling to Hervey Bay and sightseeing and whale watching tours as well.

The Australia Zoo Home Of The Crocodile Hunter Adventures

Visitors who are fascinated by wildlife will love visiting the famous Australia Zoo. With over 70 acres of enthralling displays, everyone enjoys a day out at this amazing park. There are crocodile shows in the 5,000 seat Crocoseum in addition to 13 other unique shows. Thrill to the sights of dingoes, alligators, wombats, Koalas and snakes. Take an interesting African Safari adventure trip to see giraffes, rhinos, zebras, cheetahs, Asian elephants and tigers.

Great Barrier Reef, Eddy Reef off Mission Beach

The World Renowned Great Barrier Reef Is A Must See

One of Australia's most famous landmarks is the Great Barrier Reef, a place teeming with beautiful coral, over 1,500 species of fish, turtles and manta rays. Experienced divers can choose from several great diving sites. Others can take advantage of snorkeling opportunities in the Low Isles Coral Cay off Port Douglas. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is magical. It is an adventure in Tropical North Queensland that will be remembered forever. The Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage Listed site filled with educational opportunities. Also consider doing a Cape Tribulation day tour, which takes you right into the heart of the world-heritage listed oldest rainforest.

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The Incredible Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

A premier rainforest viewing experience awaits the adventurous in Queensland. The experience of seeing the rainforests from this Cableway provides spectacular sightseeing opportunities. Glide above the rainforest on a 1 1/2 hour one way trip, or enjoy a 2 1/2 hour two-way trip. These rainforests are perfect examples of ecology and nature at work. This pristine rainforest is seen in the most environmentally friendly way, gliding in a cable car above the forest.

The Stockman's Hall Of Fame And Quantas Founder's Museum

Two of Queensland's most famous museums are located across from one another and create a wonderful day adventure. The Stockman's Hall of Fame teaches visitors the history of the exciting Australian Outback through educational displays. The Quantas Founder's Museum provides a glimpse into the earliest aviation experiences in Australia through exhibits like the de Havilland DH50 and the City of Canberra Boeing 707, which was the first Quantas jet aircraft registered in Australia.

This article was written by Emma Jane