Queensland is Australia's 3rd largest state in terms of population with 3.4 million people. It is the 2nd largest state in terms of landsize covering an area of 1.7 million sq km. 54% of the state is located in the tropical zone with Brisbane the capital city on the South Pacific Ocean in the temperate zone. Queensland is 10 hours ahead of GMT.
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Far North QldFar North Qld
The Tropics - Townsville, Cairns, Atherton, Daintree and the ultimate in adventure at Cape York the most northern tip of Australia.[Feature Story]
Outback QldOutback Qld
Where real Australian stockmen on outback cattle stations still exist. Bring your Akubra to Mt Isa, Cloncurry, Longreach, Emerald and your barramundi fishing gear to the Gulf Country of Karumba, Burketown and Normanton.
QLD CoastQLD Coast
The Queensland coast stretches from the NSW/Qld Border in the south to Townsville through the sundrenched Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Includes Brisbane, Fraser Island, Surfers Paradise, Rockhampton and Mackay before blending into Far North Queensland.

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Ayton to CooktownAyton to Cooktown
This Trek Note provides a connecting route between Cooktown and the Bloomfield area via the tiny settlements of Rossville, Helenvale and the famous Lion's Den Hotel.
Bloomfield TrackBloomfield Track
The Bloomfield Track offers a delightful Trek though the World Heritage listed Rainforest area of Far North Queensland on an unsealed track and provides a link between Cape Tribulation and Cooktown.
Bribie IslandBribie Island
An short and easy sand drive close to Brisbane that doesn’t a need ferry for access. Camping available.
Cairns to Cape TribulationCairns to Cape Tribulation
Travel along one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives and cross the Daintree River by cable ferry to reach the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation.
Cairns to DaintreeCairns to Daintree
This is an easy day-trip from Cairns to Daintree Village via Mossman. For experienced 4WD adventurers, you can connect this trek with the CREB Track and drive across the Daintree River at the Upper Daintree Crossing.
Cape YorkCape York
This is the true 4WD journey to the tip of Cape York following the Old Telegraph Track (OTT) and its many challenging river crossings.[Feature Story]
Cape York - Seisia to the TipCape York - Seisia to the Tip
Whichever route you choose to get to Seisia, this connecting Trek Note will led you all the way to the very tip of the Cape York Peninsula. You'll also visit Punsand Bay, Cable Bay, Somerset Beach & Fly Point, making this the perfect day trip.
Cape York - WeipaCape York - Weipa
This route to Weipa is a popular side trip for visitors to the Cape York Peninsula. You can start the trip at either end at Archer River, or the Batavia Downs turnoff near the start of the Frenchman's Track on the Telegraph Road.
Cape York via Bypass RoadsCape York via Bypass Roads
This is an alternative route to Cape York that bypasses the challenging 4WD river crossings found on the Old Telegraph Track (OTT). The Peninsula Developmental Rd (PDR) still requires 4WD and may be closed at times during the wet season.
Conondale RangeConondale Range
This Queensland trek takes in the spectacular Conondale Range - often regarded as the 'hidden treasure' of the Sunshine Coast for its last remaining patch of subtropical rainforest. It's a region of high rainfall, featuring a truly unique ecosystem - not found anywhere in the world.
Cooloola CoastCooloola Coast
The Cooloola Coast, which lies within the Great Sandy National Park, has it all - high sand dunes, vibrant coloured sand cliffs, sweeping beaches, rich coastal vegetation and much more. Find out why this coastal corridor from Noosa to Fraser Island is so popular.
Cooloola WayCooloola Way
Cooloola Way is an unsealed road that lies between Kin Kin-Wolvi Road and Rainbow Beach Road. This inland track parallels the Cooloola Coast, offering 4WDrivers another route to take when heading north from Noosa to Fraser Island.
CREB TrackCREB Track
The CREB track, winding its way through the Daintree Rainforest from Bloomfield to Daintree, is a world class experience for four wheel drivers.
Expedition National ParkExpedition National Park
Expedition NP is a truly isolated wilderness park. It is only 350km from Highway 1 and 550km from Brisbane, yet it's quiet possible to have this 110,000 hectare park all to yourself, even on weekends. It's main attraction is the unique Robinson Gorge.
Fraser IslandFraser Island
Fraser Island has a rich Aboriginal, forestry and ecological history. Once a very remote and inaccessible sandy island the spot is now one of Australia's most popular tourist destinations. Take your own 4WD or hire one. Only accessible via ferry.
Gulf TrackGulf Track
This track follows the Gulf of Carpentaria from Borroloola to Normanton in one of Australia's harshest outback areas. At first, it appears a dry and barren place but if you take a few side diversions you'll find gorges of paradise & rivers of barramundi.
Ka Ka Mundi - Carnarvon NPKa Ka Mundi - Carnarvon NP
Ka Ka Mundi is a remote section of the Carnarvon National Park and is a continuation of the Expedition NP trek note. This trek features a side trip to Wills Grave before taking in the tranquil Bunduncundoo Springs in Ka Ka Mundi.
Longreach to InnaminckaLongreach to Innamincka
This trek starts at Longreach and travels in a south westerly direction passing through Stonehenge, Jundah and Windorah. It will take you through stunning outback Queensland and Channel Country, before ending at Innamincka in the beautiful Innamincka Regional Reserve.
Matilda HighwayMatilda Highway
This is a great 2WD bitumen North-South route through central Queensland passing several places of historical significance and some great outback pubs.
Moreton IslandMoreton Island
Another fantastic day or weekend trek from Queensland's capital city, Brisbane. Only a short trip by ferry and you're surrounded by beautiful beaches, wonderful scenery and great beach driving. A true city escape.
Normanton to Coen via KowanyamaNormanton to Coen via Kowanyama
This trek traverses through the beautiful Gulf Savannah region which extends from the Great Dividing Range in the east to the Northern Territory border in the west.
Salvator Rosa - Carnarvon NPSalvator Rosa - Carnarvon NP
This trek takes you from Ka Ka Mundi to the Salvator Rosa section of the Carnarvon NP and then onto the township of Tambo. Salvator Rosa is a spectacular park of sandstone outcrops with campgrounds on the banks of the spring-fed Nogoa River.
Winton to LongreachWinton to Longreach
Beginning in the open plains around Winton and finishing at the historic aviation town of Longreach, this trek will take you through one of Queensland’s most remarkable outback country landscapes.

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