There’s more to Queensland than paradisiacal surf beaches, tropical islands and pineapples (especially that big one in Nambour). Scratch the surface and the sunshine state reveals First Nations culture and a rainforest millions of years in the making.

Hear the story of how the Olkola people, traditional owners of more than one million hectares in Northern Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula, had their land returned to them after years of negotiation or get your hands dirty helping out local wildlife on a conservation mission in the Daintree Rainforest. Travelling to the Olkola region and conducting conservation trials in the Daintree are pretty special experiences and these special trips can involve quite a bit of ‘hard yakka’ (that’s Australian for ‘work’) and are for travellers who like their learning interactive.

Our Queensland tours

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Highlights of Queensland

Olkola person giving tour

Venture into Olkola Country

Join the Olkola people on a journey of rediscovery into their recently reacquired homelands around Cape York.

Daintree rainforest

Get down and dirty in the Daintree Rainforest

Enter a world of twisting vines, fern-fringed waterways and colourful wildlife. Not only will you be gaining expert insights into one of the world’s most pristine ecosystems – you’ll be helping to ensure it remains that way.

dingo looks out of bush

Spot mobs of wild dingoes on Fraser Island

Mobs of wild dingoes, translucent inland pools, gigantic rusted shipwrecks and vibrant flourishes of rainforest – ferry over to Fraser Island to discover a land apart.

Brisbane skyline

Explore the state capital, Brisbane

Uncover the little-known histories, hidden beer gardens and first-rate shopping outlets of Queensland’s oft-overlooked capital.

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