Queensland is the accommodation capital of Australia and lies to the north of New South Wales and to the east of the Northern Territory. It is home to 70% of Australia's tourist infrastructure and some of the country's most important tourist icons. In the far south east just over the New South wales border, is the fabulous resorts and apartments of the Gold Coast, with its miles of fantastic surfing beaches and wall to wall high rise tourist apartment buildings. Running almost the full length of the Queensland Coastline from the tip of Fraser Island to past Cape York is the Great Barrier Reef which is one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
Brisbane is Queensland Capital city and lies in the south of the state between the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.These two regions are the most popular family holiday destinations in Queensland as they are easy to get to, have fantastic beaches and plenty of local holiday accommodation and infrastructure. This entire region is connected by fast motorways and each has its own airport. The Brisbane airport has many international flights so incoming internationals can come to Queensland through either Brisbane or Cairns airport.
Cairns is the capital of far north Queensland and is the main entry point for visitors to see the Great Barrier Reef marine park and places like the Daintree rainforest. Cairns itself has plenty of great tourist accommodation and nearby regions also contribute to this. To the south, Mission Beach, Bedarra Island, Dunk Island and Green Island all contribute with five star accommodation being available. To the north of Cairns, Lizard Island, Port Douglas and Palm Cove contribute some of the best boutique accommodation in Australia and all in sensational tropical surroundings.
The Whitsundays and the Discovery Coast regions of Queensland also contribute to the states tourist accommodation infrastructure. The Whitsundays in particular are unique with 74 fantastic islands and some of the best island resorts in the country. Hamilton Island accommodation, Hayman Island, Daydream Island, Long Island and Brampton Island all have a huge selection of resorts that range from backpacker level right through to some of the most luxurious resort style accommodation anywhere in the world. On the mainland, coastal towns like Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays, and Hervey Bay on the Fraser Coast provide excellent accommodation for those visitors either looking to stay in a beautiful coastal town or looking to take a ferry to a nearby island resort.
No matter what Queensland destination takes your fancy, the accommodation will be the highlight of your stay.
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