Things to do in QLD and the NT this summer

by Elisa Parry

If you're planning on spending some time in Queensland or the NT, or you're lucky enough to live in these states and you’re looking for new places to explore in your own backyard – we have you covered. Here are some exciting experiences to enjoy together as a family.

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Turtle discovery eco-tour at Great Sandy Marine Park

Treat the whole family to an exciting adventure as you discover the delights of the Great Sandy Marine Park in a glass bottom vessel. You’ll spot the local turtles as you cruise through the crystal waters near Round Island and if you’re lucky you might also spot a dugong!

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Fraser Island scenic flight and 4WD hire package for four

Take in the sights of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island from the sky! Enjoy your scenic flight before landing at 75 Mile Beach to check out the Island via 4WD. Follow the suggested itinerary or explore at your own pace, but be sure to stop by Lake McKenzie for a dip.

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Jet boat ride at Airlie Beach

Get set for the ultimate thrill ride! This is one family experience you won’t forget in a hurry. Hold on tight and prepare to get wet as you complete 180 degree turns and 360 degree spins!

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Great Barrier Reef cruise with snorkelling and lunch

A trip to the Great Barrier Reef is a fantastic family adventure. You’ll spend the day trying to find Nemo snorkelling on the outer reef – alternatively, there are glass bottom boat tours for those less confident in the water.

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Crocodile and reptile encounter at Crocosaurus Cove

Spend the day at Crocosaurus Cove getting up close and personal with the crocs! If you can swim (and if you dare!), bring your bathers and jump into the separate viewing pool next to the crocs enclosure for a very close look at these guys!

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Wetland wildlife cruise

Want to see crocs in the wild? Discover the Mary River Wetlands - home to the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world! Don't worry, you'll be very safe viewing them from the boat, plus there will be some amazing photo opportunities.

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Outback Camel Ride Adventure

What better way is there to see the Outback then on the back of a camel? Wave to a Kangaroo as you tour through the Red Centre with a view of the MacDonnell Ranges in the distance.

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Uluru guided morning base walk with breakfast

Heading all the way to Uluru? Sign the family up for a guided walk at sunrise so you can take in the stunning views and learn about the history and cultural significance of this magical place.

Things to do in QLD and the NT

Extreme zipline guided tour in Tamborine

Are you brave enough to take on Australia's most extreme ziplining adventure? It's time to try the Canyon Flyer - a series of seven ziplines spanning 1.5kms over the Cross Cedar Creek Gorge.

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