You will have the time of your life in Queensland!

Situated in Australia’s northeast corner, Queensland is Australia’s second largest and third most populous state.

With vibrant cities, sublime coastline, and stunning natural attractions, Queensland is the ideal place for backpackers and youth travellers, whether you’re on an Australian working holiday or are simply just spending a few weeks travelling through Australia.

Natural beauty abounds in the sunshine state, which enjoys nearly 300 days of sunny weather.

If you’re looking for adventure you’ll find it here; opportunities are ample for white water rafting, hiking, diving, and horseback riding.

Queensland boasts more tours accredited under the national eco certification scheme than any other Australian state so you can fully enjoy nature without damaging it

The Great Barrier Reef is one of Queensland main attractions.

One of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, this vast array of coral stretches is home to a stunning amount of wild marine life.

It is longer than the Great Wall of China and is the only living thing that can be seen from space.

It’s the perfect spot for diving, snorkelling, swimming, and kayaking.

 

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone….

 

Additional Queensland natural highlights include the Daintree Rainforest and the Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park. A Wet Tropics World Heritage Site, the Daintree Rainforest boasts lush, green jungle scenery and incredible amount of biodiversity.

It is home to mangrove forest habitats and eucalypt woodlands. The Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park is also not to be missed.

This place is an archeologist’s paradise; a pre-historic landscape dotted by ancient settlements, cave paintings, and 25 million year old fossils.

And if you just want to lounge around on the beach you will want to head to the sunshine coast. These beaches are the perfect spot for a leisurely swim or an excellent surf session.

If you’re looking for urban vibrancy you will find it in the beautiful Brisbane, a vibrant, cosmopolitan city home to 2.2 million.

For an insight into Queensland fascinating past, be sure to pay a visit to Brisbane’s Queensland Cultural Centre.

You can also enjoy the city’s vibrant culinary scene and exciting nightlife.

Even when in Brisbane you’ll never be far of Queensland’s beautiful natural scenery.

If you get sick of the city pop into the Mt Coot-tha Reserve or the D’Aguilar Range National Park for a breath of fresh-air.

Whatever you’re looking for in Queensland, Queensland Backpackers can help you find it.

From the best backpacker hotels to the best Queensland tours to the hottest party venues we have all the latest info.

The best resource for backpackers, youth travellers, and international study groups.

Queensland Backpackers is dedicated to making sure that you can experience everything Queensland has to offer.

 

Queensland Backpackers

Action Getaway

This Action Getaway has it all - Great Barrier Reef, flying through the Daintree Rainforest and Skydiving!

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Adrenalin Getaway

There’s nothing like a little adrenalin hit to remind you that you’re still alive and this package has all the adrenalin hits that you need!!

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Cairns Liveaboard, Bungy and Rafting

Cairns Liveaboard, Bungy and Rafting is an awesome package!  A great way to experience heaps of fun and adventure in Tropical North Queensland Reef Encounter...

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Magnums

A tropical oasis in the middle of the excitement of Airlie Beach affordable accommodation styles include dorm rooms deluxe cabins and private rooms.

Backpacker things to do in Queensland

Tropical Bliss 3 Day Getaway

Our 3 day tour will take you on an exciting journey visiting North Queensland's best, the Daintree Rainforest, The Atherton Tablelands and the Great Barrier...

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Action Getaway

This Action Getaway has it all - Great Barrier Reef, flying through the Daintree Rainforest and Skydiving!

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Boys Weekend Adventure

North Queenslands Ultimate Boys Weekend Adventure! Get hooked on reef Fishing. Experience the thrill of a Skydive and get dirty on a Quad Bikes!

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Family Day Tour Compass Cruises

Show your family Australia's Great Barrier Reef with our excellent budget Family Day Tour! Includes 2 reef locations, lunch, unlimited snorkelling, boomnetting and more!

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Reef and Rainforest on a Budget

2 day Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda packages includes 2 spectacular reef locations, lunch and snorkeling and Kuranda Scenic Train, skyrail and Kuranda markets

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Reef Experience Family Tour

A Great Barrier Reef family day tour with Cairns ONLY ALL inclusive reef package - packed with family friendly activities!

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Green Island and Horse Riding

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Spend 2 hours here before taking an afternoon of Horse Riding.

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Adrenalin Getaway

There’s nothing like a little adrenalin hit to remind you that you’re still alive and this package has all the adrenalin hits that you need!!

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Cairns on a Budget

Enjoy the splendour of Daintree Rainforest , the Beauty of the Atherton Tablelands, the thrill of Whitewater Rafting and Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef

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Budget Reef Cruise Resort Divers

Great Barrier Reef Cruise departing from Cairns includes 2 outer Barrier Reef locations 1 introductory / resort scuba dive, snorkeling bbq lunch and boomnetting

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Reef and Daintree on a Budget

2 days snorkel Australia's Great Barrier Reef experience the thrill of boomnetting and explore the oldest living Rainforest in the World the Daintree Rainforest

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Reef, Raft and Bungy (2 Days)

Reef, Raft and Bungy (2 days) - Cairns 2 day package including a day on the Great Barrier Reef, Bungy jump and White Water Rafting

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Reef and ATV Adventure

Enjoy a fun full day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Budget snorkel or try a scuba dive and experience a fun filled ATV adventure

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