Of Australia 's eleven world heritage properties, five are in Queensland. There are dozens of National Parks spread around the Sunshine State.
Barron Gorge National Park
The Baron River crosses the Atherton Tablelands and then drops over the Barron Falls a drop of 250 metres. The Kuranda Scenic Railway passes through Barron Gorge and stops serveral times to take in the views. Close to Cairns.
Brampton Islands National Park
Offshore from Mackay with long sandy beaches and good chances to see turtles. North of Mackay by boat.
Burleigh Head National Park
Cape Melville National Park
Capricornia Cays National Park
Daintree National park
Home of the Mossman Gorge which flows through the rain forest with waterholes and bushwalks. Cape Tribulation is the coastal part of Daintree National park. Close to Port Douglas
Diamantina National Park
Eungella National Park
A huge area of sub tropical rainforest. Finch Hatton Goorge had waterholdes and waterfalls. Platypus can be seen at Broken River. West of Mackay.
Fraser Island National Park
Glass House Mountains National Park
Hinchinbrook Island National Park
A tropical island with raqinforest and sandy beaches. The highest peak is Mt Bowne that rises to 1121 metres. East of Cardwell.
Jardine River National Park
Lakefield National Park
Lamington National Park
A chain of mountains along the Queensland New South Wales border with a number of walks. Inland from the Gold Coast.
Lark Quarry Conservation Park
Lawn Hill National Park
Millstream Falls National Park
Mon Repos Conservation Park
Moreton Island National Park
A large sand island in Moreton Baywith beaches, headlands, swamps and historic lighthouse. Dolphins can be fed at Tangalooma Resort. Off the coast from Brisbane.
Noosa National Park
One of the most popular national parks in Australia with stunnig views, beaches and walks. Noosa.
Springbrook National Park
Cliffs, gorges, rainforests and walks. South of Brisbane.
Tamborine National Park
A little bit of rainforest just inland from the Gold Coast. Gold Coast
Undara Volcanic National Park
The Undara lava Tubes are part of the longest lava flow from a volcano on Earth. To visit the tubes you must go on a guided tour. 270 km south west of Cairns.