Sightseeing in Whitsundays, Australia. Whitsundays attractions are simply breathtaking and offer some of the best sightseeing trips in the world. Take a sightseeing tour of Whitsundays and marvel at historic attractions, take photos of famous tourist attractions, be amazed by stunning scenery and appreciate beautiful eco and cultural locations.

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Australia offers some great sightseeing opportunities. Take a sightseeing tour of Whitsundays and see famous attractions, historic locations, stunning scenery and beautiful eco-tourism attractions.

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  • Abell Point Marina

    Explore the wonder of the Whitsundays from the redeveloped Abell Point Marina. Uniquely located at the Gateway to the Whitsundays, one of Australia's most prestigious and world-renowned tourism destinations. With direct access to the Whitsundays 74 Islands, Abell Point Marina is located in Airlie Beach, North Queensland, 30 minutes from Proserpine Airport or a ferry transfer from Hamilton Island Airport.…

  • Adventure Moreton Island

    Adventure Moreton Island is an exciting tour operation, which offers one day or overnight activity packages, departing 20 minutes from the Brisbane International Airport. Their packages range from adrenaline pumping to water-based leisure. Leaving from Brisbane's Holt Street Wharf, Adventure Moreton Island operates out of Tangatours, which is located at the pristine Tangalooma Island Resort. This allows their guests to…

  • Adventure North Australia

    Cooktown is one of Australia's exciting new destinations. If you are into history, botany, adventure, getting away from it all, seeing the rainforest and the outback or four-wheel driving then this is the trip for you. There are a range of one, two and three day tours available from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Locally owned and operated, Adventure…...

  • Adventure Way

    The Adventure Way takes you from Brisbane to Adelaide via Queensland's richest grain and cotton producing area surrounding Dalby. It travels through Brigalow and belah belts to the outback plains where mulga lines the road and eventually gives way to a treeless gibber landscape at the Queensland, South Australia border. From Innamincka, follow the historic Strzelecki Track to the Flinders…...

  • All Saints Chapel - Hamilton Island

    All Saints Chapel is located hillside overlooking gorgeous Catseye Bay on Hamilton Island - Australia's favourite wedding destination! The All Saints Chapel is non-denominational, which means ceremonies of all religions including Catholic, Uniting, Anglican and many more are welcome. In addition, the chapel can host non-religious and same sex commitment ceremonies conducted by a Civil Marriage Celebrant. Over 400 happy…

  • Alpha Murals

    Alpha is branded the ‘Town of Murals’ due to the 27 colourful murals painted on buildings throughout the town. Each mural depicts a different aspect of pioneering and contemporary rural life. Two local artists Alice McLaughin and Benny Fuentes, both members of the Alpha Cultural Group decided to brighten up the town with their artistic skills after a devastating flood…

  • Amamoor State Forest

    Amamoor State Forest produces some of the finest hoop pine in Queensland. More than 120 bird species have been sighted in its riverine rainforests and plantations of hoop and bunya pines. Enjoy a drive through the forested valley to walk through the forest along trickling creeks and streams. From Amama day-use area, take the Platypus walk (300 metres return) to…

  • An Island Hideaway

    Welcome to An Island Hideaway, the Gold Coast's best kept secret. Their four-acre private paradise hidden away in the beautiful National Park bushland of South Stradbroke Island is the perfect location for your next Gold Coast Wedding, Event or Day Trip. Say "I do" in their gorgeous open air beachside chapel only metres from the waters edge. Its stunning water…...

  • Anzac Memorial Avenue, Redcliffe

    Queensland's first bitumen road connecting Brisbane to a seaside resort was 18 kilometres from Petrie to Redcliffe: it was also the state's longest WWI memorial avenue. Anzac Memorial Avenue, now simply called Anzac Avenue, officially opened for traffic on 5 December 1925. It was built by returned servicemen as a re-employment project, starting in December 1922, and funded through public…

  • Apallonian Hotel

    Set on large rolling lawns, the historic Apallonian Hotel is a great place for kids to run and play while Mum and Dad sit back and relax. Set on three and half acres the hotel was named after the Greek God of Music and Theatre. First licensed in 1868 in Gympie the hotel was moved in 1987 to Boreen Point.…

  • Apple Tree Creek War Memorial

    Australia's participation in WWI had an immense impact on the population. Almost one in five men who went to fight, died. That was certainly the experience in the Wide Bay's tiny farming community of Apple Tree Creek. When war broke out, 50 farmers were registered in the post office directory. There was also a school, hotel and store. From that…

  • Aramac - Muttaburra Heritage Trail

    The picturesque Heritage Trail is a scenic loop between Aramac and Muttaburra. The trail showcases a diversity of landscapes as you travel through black soil open downs country, to the desert uplands, up or down the Jump Up and past natural lakes. A number of attractions are seen on the drive, including the Pump Hole, Broadwater, Muttaburrasaurus, Lake Galilee, Lake…...

  • Aramac War Memorial

    Aramac War Memorial is one of only two intact soldier statue memorials still standing in their original street intersections settings in Queensland. Dominating the main intersection in the small central Queensland township, this memorial was unveiled by shire chairman EW Bowyer on 12 April 1924. The granite and Ulam marble memorial is surrounded by sandstone kerbing and corner posts, and…

  • Armstrong Beach

    Armstrong Beach is renowned for its fishing and prawning, both of which are best attempted from the beach. A Four Wheel Drive is required to launch a boat from the beach so be prepared for the launch. From Armstrong Beach head to Freshwater Point, which is where Captain Cook first landed in 1770 looking for freshwater, hence its name. Armstrong…

  • Atherton War Memorial

    A jubilant soldier, clenched right fist in the air, seemingly cheering in triumph, creates an unusual sight at Atherton's War Memorial. Tinaroo Shire chairman Mr Grau unveiled the memorial on 1 May 1924 following combined fundraising by local women and Atherton RSL. Leftover funds were used to expand Atherton's hospital. The soldier statue, believed to have been designed and executed…

  • Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

    Known as Bundaberg's own "Kakadu", Baldwin Swamp is home to many species of birdlife and wildlife. Meander through the trails and take in the smells of the Eucalypt trees whilst enjoying the peace and quiet Baldwin Swamp offers. The wetlands provide a roosting, breeding and feeding habitat for thousands of waterbirds. You will find Lake Ellen Heritage Hub on the…...

  • Beautiful Betsy Walk

    Beautiful Betsy is a World War II B-24D Liberator Bomber aircraft which tragically crashed in Kroombit Tops National Park in 1945, its whereabouts unknown until it was discovered in 1994. The Beautiful Betsy Walk leads to the crash site of the bomber, on the drier western side of the plateau. Read the signs along the walk to learn more about…

  • Bee Gees Way

    Bee Gees fans should take a trip north of Brisbane to visit Bee Gees Way, a commemorative walkway paying tribute to the area's most famous young residents. Opened in February 2013 by band-member Barry Gibb, Bee Gees Way runs between Redcliffe Parade and Sutton Street, Redcliffe. It was in the same area in the 1950s that the three brothers -…

  • Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum

    Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum (BHV&M) takes you on a journey of years gone by. This collection of our heritage organised as a village is dedicated to preserving the cultural legacy of the old Beenleigh region for current and future generations. A popular tourist destination for school students, families and seniors tours, the Beenleigh Historical Village features early Australia memorabilia,…...

  • Beenleigh War Memorial

    Local war memorials hold a wealth of information that the National War Memorial's records cannot readily show: the impact WWI had on a community through enlistment, and death. Beenleigh's war memorial was unveiled by Lieutenant Governor William Lennon on 21 November 1925. Its original location was at the road junction in the town centre. This white sculpted slab, topped by…

  • Bellbird circuit

    The Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, which includes the most extensive areas of subtropical rainforest in the world. The Bellbird Circuit uses the first part of the Ships Stern track. You will pass through a small section of rainforest at first before the track leaves on the…...

  • Benarkin State Forest Park

    In Benarkin State Forest on the Blackbutt Range, majestic hoop pines rise above dense subtropical rainforest. Pines planted in the 1920s thrive near blue gum and ironbark forests. Turn off the D'Aguilar Highway and take the unsealed 16 kilometre forest drive to picnic or camp by Emu Creek. Dogs are permitted (on a leash) at Clancys camping area. Visitors can…

  • Bicentennial National Trail - Section 5

    The Bicentennial National Trial, over 5,000 kilometres from Healesville in Victoria to Cooktown in Queensland, is the longest marked route of its kind in the world; the 107-kilometre section through Gympie Regional Council mainly follows the forest ridges along the coastal ranges to the west of the highly populated plains of the Cooloola region. Here among the hills the trail,…

  • Birdwatching in Dysart

    Mining towns are sometimes overlooked when planning an itinerary, yet if you happen to enjoy a spot of birdwatching, then Dysart is one mining town worth visiting! Enjoying a diverse array of habitats, Dysart is home to a variety of bird species that even the most passionate birdwatcher hopes to see! Pack your walking shoes, don a hat and some…...

  • Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden

    Bishop's Lodge is an 1888 iron house designed by architect John Sulman and Sydney Linton, the Bishop of the Riverina to combat the region's extreme climate. The building is surrounded by an historic garden, featuring a remarkable collection of heritage roses, many of which are unique to the garden. Take a tour of the house and garden, talk to an…

  • Blackdown Tableland National Park

    Blackdown Tableland National Park protects a sandstone plateau rising abruptly above Central Queensland’s flat plains. Bordered by high rugged cliffs, this is the traditional home of the Ghungalu people. Rock art across the park reminds us of their connection with this country. Dissected by deep gorges, the park offers spectacular lookouts and scenic waterfalls. Unique plant communities thrive in the…...

  • Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park

    This park features the stunning Blencoe Falls, where Blencoe Creek plunges 90 metres into a pool before cascading a further 230 metres to the bottom of Blencoe Gorge before joining the Herbert River in the spectacular Herbert River Gorge. Towering cliffs and rugged ridges are covered in open forest while vine-thicket rainforest scattered with hoop pines clads the gullies and…

  • Bluff Point Track

    Rocky outcrops along the Capricorn Coast were formed by volcanic eruptions about 130 million years ago. Follow the Bluff Point track and walk through vine forest and open grassland to the lookouts for views over the Keppel Bay islands and Capricorn coastline. Look for dolphins or turtles in the waters below.…

  • Boer War Memorial and Park, Allora

    While the soldier statue has become a symbol of remembrance in Australia relating to the world wars, the first of three soldier statues erected in Queensland after the Boer War (1899-1902) is found the War Memorial Park of Allora. Colonel (later Sir) Harry Chauvel unveiled the soldier statue in 1904, honouring the four local men who died, and 35 others…

  • Boggo Road Gaol

    Located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Boggo Road was one of the most notorious prisons of the Twentieth century. But most of its secrets are yet to be revealed. The former prison has reopened as a cultural-heritage tourist attraction. Through Historical Tours, Historical Re-enactments and Immersions, Educational Experiences, Functions and Events - complimented by the presence of the Prison Players -…...

  • Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park

    This exceptional park features spectacular gorge country, including the lush oasis of Lawn Hill Gorge, sandstone ranges and World Heritage fossils. One of Queensland's most scenic national parks, it is home to abundant and diverse wildlife. The Riversleigh fossil deposits, part of the Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh/Naracoorte) World Heritage Area, are among the richest and most extensive in the…...

  • Boonah War Memorial and Memorial Park

    Soldier statues proliferated after WWI but few were unveiled by royalty: Boonah's war memorial was one of them. The statue, which stands in a low brick-walled memorial park on the corner of Park and Yeates streets, was unveiled in July 1920 by the Prince of Wales. He later became King Edward VIII. Just two months earlier, a foundation stone had…

  • Booval War Memorial

    One of Australia's best known sculptors, Daphne Mayo, is believed to have created the Booval WWI memorial while apprenticed to Ipswich monumental mason Frank Williams. The memorial, a slightly smaller than life-sized soldier standing on a plinth, was unveiled on 15 February 1919 by Governor Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams. The marble and granite memorial honours the 221 local men who served…

  • Boulia - Tobermorey - Urandangi - Boulia Scenic Drive

    This loop covers most of the North-Western side of the Boulia Shire. You will travel across open grasslands, cross the mighty Georgina River twice, see the tiny township of Urandangi then head to Dajarra and back down the sealed road to Boulia. The track is 670 kilometres long and will take one to two days to complete and is only…

  • Boulia to Cloncurry Scenic Drive

    This scenic drive is a pleasant alternative route between Cloncurry and Boulia. Pass through Malbon (the junction for the Kuridala-Selwyn railway) and the old town sites of Kuridala and Selwyn. Stop in at Duchess where only the hotel remains in this once-busy railway and mining town. Follow in the footsteps of Burke and Wills to the marked tree. This once…...

  • Bowenia Rainforest Circuit

    The coastal range rises from the southern and western part of Byfield State Forest while the northern and eastern parts feature large areas of wallum swamp that are inaccessible during the wet season. Pockets of rainforest thrive along the range and along Water Park Creek, a major stream running into Corio Bay to the east. Located beside Water Park Creek,…...

  • Brewbake at the Big Pineapple

    Brewbake - Freshly brewed beer and baked meat pies. Australia's newest Microbrewery located at the iconic Queensland attraction on the Sunshine Coast, The Big Pineapple. See the brewing process right at the bar, try a tasting paddle, take home a unique one litre stubby. Beer and Pies, what else do you need? …

  • Brisbane Bayside

    Escape to Brisbane's bayside and experience the region on two legs, two wheels or in a boat. Enjoy alfresco dining overlooking the Bay, hand feed wild dolphins on Moreton Island or cycle along the foreshore...the area is yours to discover. There are many things to do and see including the following: Explore Brisbane's foreshore by driving the Moreton Bay Tourist…...

  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha

    The Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mount Coot-tha are Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens. These 52 hectare gardens are situated seven kilometres from the city centre, and offer a variety of environments and natural wildlife. The Gardens also offer a picturesque venue for a wedding. The Botanic Gardens are open every day, and entry to the gardens is free. Visitors can…

  • Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha

    As you step out onto the observation deck at Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha, the panoramic views of Brisbane City stretching out to Moreton Bay and around to the distant mountains greet you. These spectacular views are only a short drive from the city centre. At night, the city lights and star-lit skies are spread before you. Set amongst beautifully manicured…...

  • Bucasia Beach

    Bucasia Beach is located in the Northern Beaches of Mackay only 10 to 15 minutes north of Mackay City. Ideal for swimming all year round with a stinger-resistant enclosure and a popular spot for the keen angler. This is a pet-friendly beach with a designated off-leash area between Williams Avenue and Symons Avenue everyday between 5am-8am and 5pm-8pm. The Esplanade…...

  • Bulimba Memorial Park

    Take a close look at the sprawling weeping figs on trendy Bulimba's Oxford Street: they are what's left of a living tribute to serviceman killed in action in WWI. The trees, planted between 1919 and 1923, flanked three sides of the memorial park, dedicated in November 1919. Name plaques were once attached. A wrought iron arch bearing the words 'Memorial…

  • Bundaberg Botanic Gardens and Playground

    There is something for everyone at the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. Situated in North Bundaberg on Mount Perry Road, the gardens span 27 hectares of land and feature a magnificent lake which is home to 114 species of birds. Take a walk on the paths to discover the hidden Japanese Gardens and the spectacular temple in the Chinese Gardens. The Bundaberg…

  • Bundaberg Railway Museum

    Bundaberg's first railway station, built in 1881 as an outlet for the Mt Perry railway bringing copper from the mines, is now preserved as a proper museum. Located some 500 metres from its original site, the museum houses a wide variety of railway items past and present. The museum is a haven for train buffs. It include photos, uniforms and…

  • Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard

    Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard produces award winning easy drinking Shiraz, boutique Chambourcin wines, and popular fortified reds [ports] made solely from grapes grown on the property. Wine tastings are different, and conducted in a very relaxed and informal manner: outdoors under a large jacaranda tree around a barrel with an open fire on cold days: in summer either outdoors, in the…...

  • Bunya Mountains National Park

    Bunya Mountains National Park, Queensland's second-oldest national park, protects the world's largest remaining bunya pine rainforest. Until the late 1800s, Aboriginal people travelled here from far distant places for gatherings coinciding with large crops of bunya nuts. Today visitors camp, walk and relax in the cool air and enjoy mountain scenery and colourful birdlife. The park has three picnicking and…...

  • Burleigh Head National Park

    A wild, natural headland in the heart of the Gold Coast offers walks along the rocky foreshore and through rainforest, and the chance to see whales in spring and sea-eagles soaring along the coast. At Burleigh Head, where ancient volcanic columns meet the sea, this park features rainforest, eucalypt forest, pandanus groves, tussock grassland, coastal heath and mangroves. Its northern…...

  • Caboolture Historical Village

    The Caboolture Historical Village is a wonderful attraction with a massive collection of over 100,000 historical items restored and displayed within more than 70 buildings in a pioneer village setting covering 12 acres. There is something for everyone at the Village. Train rides for the kids; historic homes and furnishings for Mum; antique machinery, cars and tractors for Dad; a…

  • Calliope River Historical Village

    The Calliope River Historical Village is a true heritage experience which has captured and preserved some of the original buildings from around the Gladstone Region. Come and spend some time looking at unique and interesting displays, including the Calliope River Railway facility which includes a Queensland Rail coach, two camp wagons and the Yarwun station. Take a drip down memory…...

  • Cameron Corner Loop

    The Cameron Corner loop is an ideal way to experience the real Outback. This journey will leave you breathless, passing through open gibber plains where you can see for miles to sandy undulating land. The Cameron Corner loop offers contrasting landscapes and experiences. You can discover the history of the early pioneers, enjoy the wildlife, fish in the Cooper or…...

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