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The Must Visits of Queensland – Sightseeing Adventures in New Zealand

Home to the famed Great Barrier Reef, Queensland is a beautiful destination full of breathtaking land and seascapes providing truly unforgettable adventures.

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The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

A World Heritage Site, the Great Barrier Reef is replete with marine life and ideal spots for turtles to lay their eggs. This is the only natural wonder on earth that can be viewed from space and provides a treasure trove of beautiful natural spectacles and almost magical moments. Tourists can snorkel and look for effervescent marine life or choose scuba diving for a deeper dive. There will also be ample opportunities to sail, kayak and witness the beauty of this natural wonder from aboard a seaplane or a helicopter.

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Step into an Ancient Culture

Step into an Ancient Culture

If you love exploring ancient cultures, North Queensland offers a perfect opportunity to discover Australia's indigenous forms of art, dance and much more at the cultural festival of art and dance organized at Mossman Gorge.

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Bundoora Dam

Bundoora Dam

The Bundoora Dam is a massive bed of water in the form of a man-made dam where tourists can water-ski, swim, boat and fish to their heart's delight. If you are looking for accommodation in the region, consider Middlemount service apartments within easy reach of the dam such as Oaks Middlemount.

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Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest

One of the world's oldest rainforests, the Daintree Rainforest is a thing of beauty that is complete with a wide variety of plant and animal life forms. There are two ways to explore the forest; either go on a guided tour or choose an overnight stay at one of the eco-lodges which offer tree house style accommodation.

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Whitsunday Islands

Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsunday Islands are made up of 74 islands and the best way to discover their treasures is to hire a boat and sail the waters. Those who love to sail would find this experience an unforgettable one, while there are plenty of comfortable resorts available for those who wish to relax on dry land and enjoy this beautiful stretch.

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Hervey Bay is the perfect spot to get as close as possible to the wondrous whales and watch their mysterious antics. Each year through July to November, humpback whales find a safe haven at Hervey Bay during their migrating season. During the same time, humans too can catch plenty of playful glimpses into the amazing lives of these magnificent sea creatures.

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island

Hervey Bay is in the Fraser Island which is yet another World Heritage Site in Australia that stretches over 160,000 hectares. Complete with a number of freshwater lakes and an amazing range of rainforest flora and fauna, Fraser Island is an ideal place for hikers.

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary shelters and cares for injured or ailing animals. Run as a not-for-profit organization, Currumbin Sanctuary provides a safe home to cute koalas, kangaroos and other indigenous and non-indigenous animals of Australia. Visitors are allowed close to the animals.

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Brisbane

Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of beautiful Queensland, a city which is proud of its claim as one of the most habitable cities in the whole wide world. A visit to Brisbane is a chance to savour the peaceful, enjoyable and quintessential Queensland way of life. Visitors can enjoy gourmet dishes at Brisbane's award winning fine dining places and meander along the river and enjoy a quiet moment.

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