Marine life, sun, sea and sand…. a Queensland tropical island holiday is the trip you were dreaming of throughout lockdown. Whether you’ve been dreaming of days spent sipping cocktails by the pool, or igniting your inner outdoor enthusiast, a holiday to the tropics of Queensland is the Australian tropical island getaway you didn’t know you needed. 


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One of Australia’s most popular beach destinations, Noosa, which is set on the Sunshine Coast is surrounded by stunning beaches, lakes and national parks. The perfect destination to ease into your tropical holiday, spend your time here refuelling at the local Farmers Market, dipping your toes into Main Beach or casually explore the nature conservation at Noosa National Park. 

Fraser Island 

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Did you know that Australia is home to the world’s largest sand island? The opportunities for fun experiences are boundless at Fraser Island. Spend your days watching for ocean wildlife on a wildlife-watching cruise, hike up to Indian Head for breath-taking panoramic views and enjoy a four-wheel drive tour of the island. 



It’d almost be considered sinful to skip a visit to Bundaberg and the Bundaberg Rum Distillery when travelling along the coast of QLD. Embark on a tour of the facility, where you can see, touch and smell your way through the rich history of Bundaberg, before enjoying a tasting of course! 

Great Keppel Island 


With 17 pristine beaches to choose from, Great Keppel Island is sure to satisfy your tropical island cravings. Soak up the sun on one of the beaches, go on a jetski safari, paddle board, snorkel off Monkey Beach, see the reef from a glass bottom boat, or simply just relax with your toes in the sand. 

Airlie Beach 


Known as the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach is a dreamy coastal town decorated with palm-fringed beaches, waterfront parks and alfresco restaurants. While here, take a scenic cruise through the Whitsundays to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, sample fresh seafood from classic fish and chips to mouth-watering crab at the Airlie Beach Lagoon or see the Whitsundays from above on a seaplane or helicopter excursion. 

Ready to embark on the Tropical Island holiday of your dreams? Check out our ‘Tropical Island Discovery’ tour with Cosmos today! 

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