Gold Coast and Queensland
One of Australia's top holiday destinations is the Gold Coast, Queensland. Families, couples, and singles alike have visited this region over and over again due to its tropical climate, world-famous surf breaks, breathtaking beaches, theme parks, shopping, nightlife, and scenery.
You’ll also find well known destinations such as Brisbane, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Sunshine Coast, Port Douglas, and the Whitsunday Islands (to name but a few) in Queensland. Plus points of interest such as Whitehaven Beach, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Hamilton Island, Warner Bros Movie World, Dreamworld, Wet’n’Wild, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Lamington National Park…. the list goes on.
Incredibly the state of Queensland is actually home to five of Australia's eleven World Natural Heritage. They comprise of the Scenic Rim National Parks, Fraser Island, Riversleigh Fossil Fields, the Wet Tropics (including Daintree National Park), and the Great Barrier Reef - one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
This really is the ultimate holiday destination, easy to get to from New Zealand and very very easy to relax, enjoy and explore.