Queensland's 150 Must Do's

In celebration of our state's 150th birthday, RACQ launched 150 Must Do's in Queensland to showcase 150 of these fabulous experiences and provided you with an opportunity to share your opinion on what you think is the best. We also asked you to recommend other great spots you enjoy visiting so people who are thinking about traveling in Queensland have a expert guide to what they shouldn't miss.

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Paronella Park North Queensland Voted #1

Paronella Park

Back in 1913 a man called Jose Paronella had a dream of building a castle in a virgin forest alongside Mena Creek, and by 1935 his dream had been realised. A magnificent castle with grand staircase, lakeside tunnels and bridges, picnic areas and...
Australia zoo giraffes Voted #2

Australia Zoo at the Sunshine Coast

The Crocodile Hunter's Australia Zoo is on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Australia Zoo offers unique and exciting experiences with a full day of wildlife action and adventure. With 14 shows daily, you can get your adrenalin pumping as you watch...
Shipwreck on Fraser Island Voted #3

Take a trip to Fraser Island

Wind down your window and throw away your normal city roads and suburban worries. Fraser Island will teach you all about wide open pristine spaces, unspoilt beauty, lush rainforests, stunning freshwater lakes and the exhilaration of driving on sand...
Couple looking up a cliff face in Carnarvon Gorge Voted #4

Travel The Great Inland Way

From the ochre coloured outback to the crystal clear waters of the Coral Sea, witness a diverse range of historical and natural wonders on The Great Inland Way.The 1,863 kilometre journey from the border village of Hebel to The Tropics is popular...
Whale breaching the surface in Hervey Bay Voted #5

Whale Watching Hervey Bay

Have you ever stood on the deck of a boat and looked down into the eye of a whale, as it rolls its magnificent body sideways to get a better view of you? Have you ever been so close to see the barnacles and battle scars glistening...
Voted #6

Guurrbi Tours - Cooktown

As you travel through the Endeavour Valley and branch off onto unsealed roads to an area known as Wangaar-Wuri, it’s hard to imagine the depth of stories these hills protect.High in the dramatic outcrops of giant rocks above Hope Vale, outside...
Main stage at the Gympie Music Muster with band performing Voted #7

Gympie Music Muster

At the end of August each year the Amamoor Creek State Forest Park near Gympie transforms into a mini city for the Optus Gympie Music Muster. Held over four magical days and unforgettable nights among the towering gumtrees, a program overflowing...
Silhouettes of three horsemen riding into the distance Voted #8

Annual Stockman's Challenge, Campdraft and Rodeo

The annual Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge is one of Australia’s greatest horse events and has been described as the Melbourne Cup of bush horsemanship.Held annually in July, this is arguably the nation’s top performance event, drawing the country’s...
People feeding the birds at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast Voted #9

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

There is a certain thrill for children to be up way past their bedtime and let’s face it, if you’re a native animal, night time is action time.For this reason Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary re-opens their doors at 7pm each evening for a...
People abseiling down the Kangaroo Point Cliffs Voted #10

Riverlife Adventure Centre Brisbane

If you think Brisbane is just another city overflowing with excellent shopping, superb restaurants and fabulous cultural experiences, think again - get down to the river and experience Brisbane from a different angle. At Riverlife Adventure Centre...

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