Queensland: Where the rainforest meets the reef

There’s something special about Queensland. From the Gold Coast in the south to Cape York in the Far North, the state’s cities hug the coastline for over 1,500 miles, lapped by some of the most marine-rich waters on the planet. But to visit just the Great Barrier Reef is to only scratch the surface. Dig a little deeper and you’ll discover Aboriginal tribes at Kuranda, private island resorts in The Whitsundays, beaches so big you can drive on them on Fraser Island, and cosmopolitan cities like Brisbane where you won’t want to leave. Together these make the perfect recipe for intrepid travellers, both local and international, who are planning their next coastal adventure.

Queensland however, is just the beginning. It is after all, just one of six states and two territories. Beyond its borders and the landscapes is even more diversity, from outback bushland in the north to sprawling wine country in the south, vivacious cities in the east and laidback beachside towns in the west. Whichever direction you choose, we’ll help you to make it happen in the best way possible with our tailor-made holidays. 

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From the tropical top of Cape Tribulation all the way down to the rugged cliffs of Tasmania, we live, breathe and love Australia. It's in our heritage; in 1982 we opened our first Flight Centre store in Sydney. And while we've grown to over 2,500 stores around the world, travel to Australia has – and always will be – embedded in our culture. This unrivalled passion means we not only have one of the widest choice of tailor-made Australia holidays and flights in the UK, but all of our people are Aussie Experts, having either lived in or visited Australia.

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Below is a list of places to visit to help you plan your holiday to Australia. For more ideas on how to get Down Under, browse our tailor-made Australia holidays.