Brisbane & Southern Queensland

In Brisbane you'll find a relaxed pace, tons of sunshine, and arguably the friendliest people in the country enjoying their laid back lifestyle. No wonder they say "people in Brisbane smile more" - see for yourself.

Brisbane QueenslandThe sub-tropical climate, with bright sunny days and balmy nights, is reflected in the warm welcome visitors receive from the million or so people who live in the greater Brisbane area. Within an hour of the city center are the fishing and sailing waters of Moreton Bay, scenic country drives, and the beaches of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

Why Brisbane & Southern Queensland?

Visit the famous Australia Zoo
Spend a day with the kids at the theme parks
Hand feed wild dolphins at Tangalooma Island Resort
Brisbane is an easy drive to Australia’s best beaches on the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast or Fraser Island
Walk through incredible National Parks teeming with wildlife

Brisbane and Southern Queensland have a variety of different hotels but here are a few of our favorites and why they made the list…

Brisbane - Rendezvous Brisbane.  Close to the Queen Street mall and is in a beautifully restored heritage listed building.

Gold Coast - Vibe Hotel Gold Coast.  It is fun and hip, has a great central location, vibrant décor and offers loads of local activities.

Gold Coast – Palazzo Versace.  Fashion house Versace’s very first hotel.  As you would expect it is filled with all things elegant and beautiful and is a real experience in luxury.

Fraser Island – Kingfisher Bay Resort.  Our choice for those seeking 4WD island adventure, whale and dolphin watching, wilderness and long stretches of deserted beach. Fun for all.

Rainforest – O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.  Wonderful nature based activities, family run warmth and magnificent new villas.