Queensland is a fun and exciting strip of Australia that is sure to keep the entire family entertained all holiday long. Queenstown’s lesser known tourist hubs Gladstone is an engaging vacation destination down under. While the city offers access to pristine coastal areas, picturesque islands, agricultural and mining areas, it is also a popular take off point for trips to the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Beach lovers touring Gladstone should not forget to spend a day exploring the beach hamlets of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands. Offering beachgoers a variety of activities include stand up paddling and angling the areas are littered with stunning beachfronts and a scenic river. Tannum Sands also houses the Beach Arts Music thoroughfares, a cultural and retail hub revered by locals as well as tourists. Taking visitors on a trip back in time to Gladstone’s early eras the Calliope River Historical Village serves as a heritage site and a cultural landmark in the area’s rich and illustrious past. Filled with historic structures walking around this well-preserved municipality offers guests a comprehensive look at life in Gladstone in earlier decades. If you are a first time visitor to Queensland, book your stay in Moranbah service apartments such as the Oaks Moranbah and enjoy easy access to town’s entertainment, attractions such as BMX track, Skate Park, off road racing and dining venues.
If you are in a family with people of a cross section of ages, Warner Brothers Movie World is the ideal place. The park looks alive with the glamour of Hollywood themes. All the movie stars and cartoon characters gather around daily, to parade down the Main Street. With many rides and attractions including Justice League 3D ride, Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster, Superman Escape, Green Lantern Coaster, 4D experiences, Hollywood Stunt Driver, and Kids Fun Zone, Warner Brothers Movie World has something for everyone.
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.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.