The sunshine state of Queensland is so named for a reason. This warm and sunny paradise is full of diverse landscapes, from beaches to rainforests, to rocky outback plains. With the world famous Great Barrier Reef lining the coast, and the heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, there’s plenty of amazing natural sights to see. Then there’s the laidback coastal towns with unassuming restaurants that produce culinary delights fresh from the sea. Experience the vibrant streets of cosmopolitan Brisbane, or get your adrenaline fix at the gold coast’s theme parks and magnificent surf beaches.