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Cruises to Queensland

About Queensland

QLD (Queensland) has iconic cities and natural sights that make it one of the most popular stops for travelers on an Australian cruise. To the north of the state lies the Great Barrier Reef, and to the south, the Gold Coast. The cities of Cairns and Brisbane are located along the way. Wild animals and epic landscapes abound in this unique destination. Queensland cruises are a great way to experience this impressive part of Australia. 

Getting from one place to another in Queensland can be challenging, as there is so much to see and explore. You can cruise comfortably from one sensational destination to another with a QLD cruise. At the same time, you avoid gridlocked roads and hectic airports. The state of Queensland is home to many of Australia's finest attractions. When you cruise through Queensland, you'll notice nature's most spectacular creations, plus find out about beach cities and more.

Queensland Highlights

1. The Great Barrier Reef

When visiting Queensland to see the Great Barrier Reef, it is an unmissable sight. The world's most extensive coral reef system, home to a multitude of fish species and other sea life, this reef is home to a spectacular display of coral. Firsthand experience gives you a better understanding of its importance to the planet's ecosystem.

2. The Whitsundays

There are swirling white sand beaches and turquoise waters off the north coast of Queensland's Whitsunday Islands. Whitehaven Beach, which curves through the green waters of the Whitsundays, is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

3. The Gold Coast

Several beaches along the southeast coast of Queensland are known as the Gold Coast. There is a mile-long sandy beach line that is popular with beachgoers and popular with surfers because of the significant wave breaks. In addition to these, the area is filled with amusement parks and hiking trails.

4. Daintree Rainforest

An extensive rainforest is located near Cairns, known as the Daintree Rainforest. People who prefer a land-based nature experience can enjoy this great day trip from the port. On Daintree Island, you will find a broad range of wildlife and a winding river.

Ports to visit on Queensland Cruise

Queensland cruises may stop at Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Port Douglas, and Cairns. In addition to visiting ports in Australia and even New Zealand, there are likely to be other port calls on your cruise.

1. Airlie Beach

The beauty of Airlie Beach, considered one of Australia's best beaches, will instantly capture your attention. These warm, subtropical beaches require beach towels and flip-flops. During your visit to Airlie Beach, you will enjoy beautiful marina views. Relax and dine on the bluest waters while enjoying fruity cocktails. Australian cruises are among the world's most popular. Airlie Beach is famous for its proximity to the ultimate destination for nature lovers, adventurers, surfers, sailors, and snorkelers: the Great Barrier Reef. 

2. Whitehaven Beach 

This beach is famous for its white sand and is a favorite paddling location. You can also swim year-round in the Airlie Beach Lagoon. The Whitsunday Islands are also available for island hopping. A cruise to Airlie Beach offers the opportunity to visit 74 islands during a day trip. You can relax on Airlie Beach by swimming in the lagoon or sailing.

3. Port Douglas

It's easy to find fun things to do in nature in Port Douglas because it's known for its coral reefs and subtropical rainforest. Its beaches and Great Barrier Reef are perfect for beach lovers and active travelers. For those looking for an adventure, trek through the jungle or zipline through the Daintree Rainforest. See koalas, kangaroos, and other native Australian creatures at the Wildlife Habitat.

Natural beauty isn't the only thing Port Douglas has to offer. The resort town is also a popular destination for travelers who enjoy life's simple pleasures, such as brightly colored five-star resort pools and freshly shucked oysters straight from the marina. Cruises to Australia are ideal for people of all energy levels. Port Douglas cruises allow you to see a different side of Queensland, Australia.

4. Cairns

Many consider Cairns to be Australia's gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Numerous visitors travel to the world-famous reef from here on cruises to Australia. There are awe-inspiring natural sights and a tropical climate in Cairns, a city in Far North Queensland.

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