Queenslanders will tell you that their state is the best of Australia all rolled into one. This is the home of some of the world's most treasured natural wonders, such as the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient Daintree Rainforest, and remains one of Original Travel's favourite places for a luxury holiday. Within this state is the channel country, the savannah country, Cape York, the Great Dividing Range and the Gulf country.

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The best way to appreciate the immensity of the Great Barrier Reef is on an evening heli-tour with a stop for sundowners on deserted Whitehaven beach.

Miranda, Original Traveller

Top picks for Queensland

Lizard Island

Lizard Island

Queensland

Lizard Island is a 1000-hectare National Park and home to a famous Blue Lagoon with giant clams and coral gardens.

Where to stay

Lizard Island
Wilson Island

Wilson Island

Queensland

Wilson Island is a private and exclusive island located just above the Tropic of Capricorn on the Great Barrier Reef.

Where to stay

Wilson Island
Makepeace Island

Makepeace Island

Queensland

Sir Richard Branson’s Australian home is only accessible – in true billionaire fashion - by boat or helicopter. However the great news is that Makepeace is available to rent by us non-celeb folk, because it is a pretty immaculate place to stay.

Where to stay

Makepeace Island
Qualia Resort

Qualia Resort

Queensland

Surrounded by the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, the distinctive Qualia resort combines unashamed luxury with harmonious design and a traditionally Aussie atmosphere.

Where to stay

Qualia Resort
Spicers Peak Lodge

Spicers Peak Lodge

Queensland

Located on a 9,000 acre cattle station in Queensland’s Scenic Rim, with views over the Main Range National Park and the Great Dividing Range, and near to the Granite Belt wine region, Spicers Peak Lodge has a pretty enviable position.

Where to stay

Spicers Peak Lodge
Orpheus Island

Orpheus Island

Queensland

Located amidst the Great Barrier Reef and surrounded by 1,300 hectares of pristine national park, Orpheus is one of the world’s most exclusive private island destinations.

Where to stay

Orpheus Island

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