Flying into Mackay, you just know you’re in Queensland. The turquoise blue water of the Coral Sea sparkling beneath you gradually gives way to long stretches of white sandy beaches and great swathes of emerald green sugar cane fields. Mackay is renowned as the cane
As we get deeper into the Australian winter, it’s to be expected that those from the southern states will make a beeline for Queensland to get their mid-year dose of sunshine. With cities like Townsville and the Gold Coast boasting as many as 300 sunny
May is a big month for festivals and events across beautiful Queensland. Here are a few of the highlights and why these events should be on your radar if you’re planning a visit to the Sunshine State this month. Book your stay with us at
We’ve listed major QLD school holidays and term dates to help you plan your year. Get inspired by road trips and short breaks away from the routine. Book your accommodation at ChoiceHotels.com and get the best value for money.
QLD Term 1
School Term Dates
There’s been a lot of discussion surrounding millennials, smashed avocado and savings (or lack there of) lately and, frankly…. it’s totally warranted! Smashed avocado is damn expensive. LIFE is damn expensive. Both are hard to say no to, right? We hear you. If you want
At first glance, the Queensland city of Bundaberg may not look like a holiday hot spot — but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover an amazing diversity of experiences.
The city offers easy access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, but there are plenty of
Rockhampton is on a culinary roll.
This bustling city in Central Queensland is the country’s undisputed beef capital, but the food offering these days goes well beyond a great rib eye. In fact, Rocky’s restaurant scene could well be one of the biggest surprises of your visit.
Queenslanders really are spoilt for choice when it comes to the variety of surf breaks on offer. Choosing your weekend spot can be difficult, so we’ve done the hard yards to come up with our top 5 surfer's paradise spots in Queensland.
Surfers Paradise really
Queensland, the sunshine state.
And probably the most varying in landscapes in all Australia. Bursting with stunning coastlines, heavenly beaches and a culture unlike any other, it’s an absolute MUST for anyone approaching thirty.
If you like sunshine, you’ll love Townsville. It’s Northern Queensland’s sunniest and
Does 320 days of sunshine a year sound like paradise to you? Then welcome to Townsville, the largest and sunniest city in North Queensland! With all this perfect weather, you're going to want to make the most of it, so here's my ‘Top 5 Experiences’