Queensland With a superb climate, friendly and laid-back culture and a whole raft of natural attractions, it’s no surprise that Queensland is Australia’s number one holiday destination. In fact, more Australians choose to have their domestic holidays in Queensland than in any other state. Why you’ll love a Queensland holiday: Queensland has a moderate, semi-tropical climate, so it’s pleasant for holidaying in all year round. Lapped by blue sea and dotted with tropical islands, the golden beaches that run from Bundaberg to Cape York are just too good to miss. Queensland boasts a whole selection of great cultural and artistic sights and activities, as well as world-class bars and restaurants. Queensland is also home to the magnificent Great Barrier Reef - one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and a world heritage area. Discover all the beauty and tranquillity of the Whitsunday Islands, with the famous Whitehaven Beach, and the iconic Heart Reef.