Set in Far North Queensland the Daintree Rainforest is Australia's largest continuous tropical rainforest. Covering an area of around 2600km square which is approximately 762 times bigger than New York's Central Park. This is one Australian landmark you do not want to get lost in.
Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and home to spectacular beaches, wondrous dune lakes, majestic rainforests (the only tall rainforests that grow in sand) and some unique nature. A highlight of the island's wildlife are the last genetically pure Dingos anywhere.
Seen on TV and in movies, the Heart Shaped Reef, in Hardy Reef, has become quite a famous Queensland landmark and Australian icon. Hardy Reef boasts some of the best underwater viewing of the Heart Shaped Reef and the Great Barrier Reef in general, so snorkeling and scuba-diving should certainly be at the top of your list.
With fantastic water clarity from being far offshore, a sparkling lagoon on the eastern side and postcard reefs right off the beach on the southern side, Lady Elliot Island is an absolutely perfect place to snorkel and scuba dive. If your a nature lover it would be hard to beat this island anywhere in the world for diversity and accessibility.
Recognised as one of Queenslands iconic landmarks, Q1 towers over Surfers Paradise and The Gold Coast, briefly holding the record for the world's tallest residential tower. The 332.5 metre skyscraper, measured to the top of its spire, is still the talest building in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere.