There's no need to fork out from your super or remortgage your home just to get your family on a holiday and create lasting moments. A road trip in our back garden is all it takes, and it is a great way to experience the landscapes of Queensland. This trip covers a good chunk of the Queensland coast and there are plenty of smaller communities and natural playgrounds in between the major stops.
After some relaxing nights in tropical Cairns, it's time to pack up the car and head south to see the majestic Millaa Millaa Falls which are known to be the most photographed falls in Australia. The plunging water has created a pool at its base and is perfect for a safe swim with the family.Stop along the way at Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walk and explore the tropical rainforest. Walk through and experience spectacular panoramic views of World Heritage rainforest landscapes.
When in Townsville take the time to walk up to the Castle Hill Lookout and enjoy superb 360 degree view of Townsville. Make sure you take advantage of all the views of the city the Hill offers and there are excellent opportunities for photographers to capture that special sunrise or sunset.
Travel south for another 270km and you will not be short of choices in Airlie Beach as there is plenty to see and do. Whether it is crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches or snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy being up close and personal with arguably one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Fit in some downtime to gear up for the more thrilling experiences such as scuba diving, clear bottom boats, helicopters and sea plane tours.
Behind the sea of blue of the Whitsundays is treasure chest of greenery, a natural wonderland of subtropical rainforest. Conway National Park is an experience that you do not want to miss. You can get there by car to discover the picturesque views, but the easiest way to access the park is by foot. Feel the rumble of the majestic waterfalls and go for a quick swim at the base of the falls.
Break up the drive between Airlie Beach and Hervey Bay in the towns of Mackay, Emu Park and Bundaberg. Pat yourself on the back and take a break from all that driving to jump on a boat for a whale watching tour. Whale tours in Hervey Bay are an experience of a lifetime, and you will leave with some great photos to treasure the memories. Enjoy a picnic while watching the sunset and there are places all along Hervey Bay sit back and enjoy the sea breeze or go for a swim in the calm waters of the bay. Could you have asked for a better way to end the day?
Travel through Noosa and enjoy the gentle waters and sand between your toes. Noosa's Main Beach is patrolled year round so it's just great for the young ones and if surfing is down your alley then you have come to the right place. Noosa's Main Beach is the best place to take a lesson as beginners don't have to compete with the big surf. For the more experienced wave chasers, there is Sunshine Beach just around the headland which is equally as beautiful and boasts much bigger surf.
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