The Gladstone Region - Australia's best kept holiday secret - begins approximately 450 kilometres north of Brisbane. It's the gateway to the majestic Southern Great Barrier, fantastic fishing hotspots, amazing country adventures and pure national parks. Whatever you are after, you'll find it here. The region's hub is the city of Gladstone. Full of surprising and interesting experiences, this energetic regional city known for being the 'engine room of Queensland' is also the access points for Southern Great Barrier Reef icons, Heron and Wilson Islands. Surrounding Gladstone are townships of Mount Larcom, Calliope, Benaraby, Boyne Island and Tannum Sands. This
The latest “must do” Queensland holiday experience is the Discover 1770 Guided tour of the Birthplace of Queensland. See, hear, smell, touch and taste the beauty, history and culture of the Town of 1770 and Agnes Water. Your experienced guide will take you on a fun filled, amazing adventure where you will learn about Aboriginal culture and history, medicinal use of local plants, taste yummy bush tucker food, hear funny tales of Captain Cook and lots more! You will enjoy breathtaking scenery and opportunities for rare photos of native wildlife in their natural environment… while riding super cool electric bicycles.