Queensland

Queensland is Australia’s second-largest state in size. The state capital is Brisbane, the third most populated city in Australia. Queenslanders enjoy more winter sunshine and warmth than most other Australian states and it’s perfect for all types of outdoor activities and water sports. Queensland is also home to the world famous Great Barrier Reef as well as five World Heritage listed areas.

Brisbane has a subtropical climate with warm or hot weather for most of the year. In summer (December – February), maximum temperatures average around 30°C. The city experiences most rainfall in summer which can sometimes take the form of thunderstorms with torrential rain. It can be very humid during this time. Winter is generally dry, mild and pleasant. Most winter days are sunny with average temperatures of around 17°C. Average monthly rainfall over the year is around 96 millimetres.

Sun yourself on the golden sands of Surfers Paradise, snorkel through the technicolour treasures of the Great Barrier Reef and four wheel drive Fraser Island. Explore the magical Daintree Rainforest with an Aboriginal guide or charter a yacht to the pristine Whitsunday Islands. Enjoy resort relaxation in Noosa, the thrills of the the theme parks on the Gold Coast, frolic on the beaches of the Capricorn Coast and see dinosaur footprints near Winton. Go diving from the gracious town of Bundaberg and bushwalk through national parks near Mackay. Visit wineries and rodeos in Southern Queensland Country and go horse riding on Townsville’s Magnetic Island.

Information on domestic consumers, including tourism facts, quarterly indicators, market sectors and activities, accommodation, business events and future trends can all be found on the STO’s corporate websites and links have been provided under each state and region.

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Queensland

Far North Queensland Getaway

Far North Queensland Getaway

$1,250,000.00
Tropical North Queensland
Turnkey business available! An ideallic desitnation that is always in demand and a great place to holiday for yourself should you wish to block out a couple of weeks each year. The property will be sold fully furnished and ready to take over the listings, operated for almost 3 years and highly profitable. House only 6 years old.. Whether you are looking to stay for 1 night or 30 this large family home in a great location ticks all the boxes. With plenty of room you can spread out and enjoy the living areas, kitchen, large swimming pool and only 7min to the Main Street of Port D... 
Avocado Grove Bed & Breakfast

Avocado Grove Bed & Breakfast

Offers over $1.75m
Sunshine Coast
Multi Award winning Lifestyle Bed & Breakfast business. Purpose-built B&B (1985). 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, large laundry, loads of storage space, workshop located in garage. Managers apartment plus 3 queen rooms upstairs 2 with ensuites and 1 with private bathroom, a separate garden king studio suite downstairs. Online booking system set up with all the major channels so it's easy and no double bookings. Versatile Living Spaces - Featuring a wrap-around deck and 2.7m high ceilings, the home offers a sense of spaciousness and versatility. Perfect for those looking to run as life... 
Coastal Cottage

Coastal Cottage

Offers Over $750,000
The Whitsundays
Your Dream Investment Opportunity Awaits Are you ready to own a slice of paradise in the Whitsundays? This lovely Airbnb property is your ticket to a lucrative investment in one of the most coveted destinations in Australia. Property Overview: Location: Whitsundays, Queensland, Australia Property Type: Airbnb Accommodation (Council approved short term accommodation permit) Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Accommodates: 6 guests Financial Performance: Impressive Airbnb Income (available to interested buyers) Key Features: Prime Location: Situated in the heart of the Whitsundays, ... 
Figtree Getaway

Figtree Getaway

1799000
Tropical North Queensland
Every now and then, a truly special opportunity comes to the market…. like this one! This stunning 2.5 acre award winning ‘Boutique Resort’ is nestled amongst the rainforest and fronting a secluded part of the Johnstone River perfect for swimming, canoeing or to just sit by the river and enjoy the tranquillity. There is an abundance of wildlife that also call 144 Figtree Close home - Platypus, Turtles, Pademelons, King Parrots, Tree Kangaroos plus plenty more. The property can continue to be run as a BNB business or perfect for a large family seeking multiple homes as there are t... 
Oasis on Ocean

Oasis on Ocean

$1,395,000
Fraser Coast
YouTube video link: 57 Ocean Street, Torquay HERVEY BAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgLH6KuI-DA This unique property can sleep 8 adults and up to 5 children, with multiple entertainment areas on both levels, together with 5 outdoor areas. It is fully equipped, with predominantly new furnishings and equipment, ready to restart operation. There are 3 exceptionally large Bedrooms upstairs, with a huge bathroom and an en-suite, and a Powder Room. A Formal Lounge and a separate Formal Dining Area, and Informal Dining Area, an open-plan Kitchen, an Informal Lounge and a Study. Ther... 
The Cubby Luxury Nature Retreat

The Cubby Luxury Nature Retreat

$850,000
Tropical North Queensland
This beautiful property in Sanctuary Vista Estate at Peeramon on the lush Atherton Tablelands is very special in so many ways. It has lovingly been brought to life, enhancing the incredible natural beauty and water views. . It is only 1 hour and 15 minutes from Cairns, 10 minutes to the beautiful village of Yungaburra and Lake Tinaroo, 6 minutes to Lake Eacham, 8 minutes to Malanda and 20 minutes to Atherton. The climate is perfect, enjoying real winters and wonderful summers with temperatures around 6 degrees lower that Cairns, and considerably less humidity. . The property comprises o... 
Palm Cove Real Estate Property Services

Palm Cove Real Estate Property Services

225,000
Tropical North Queensland
PCRE Property Services owners are seeking to retire, and are offering their business as a going concern with a solid customer base. Easily operated with existing staff by one owner or alternatively a Husband/Wife operation. All properties hosted are 4 - 5 Star Apartments. 2022 Sales $150,773 with 63% Op Margin 2023 expected sales - $225-$250,000 with 60% Op. Margin. All above figures are before GST is applied. Sale Price $225,000 No vehicle included. Between 5 to 20 hours per week. Linen Stock valued at handover date. All Linen bags included. This a home based business with... 
Pearl of Contentment Free Hold

Pearl of Contentment Free Hold

$1,997,000
Gold Coast
A very special & energy calming piece of heaven, 7 years of running Pearl of Contentment Retreat, we were 1 of the busiest Retreats on the gold coast, operating 7 days a week, intimate & personalised with up to 11 guests. We offered workshops, coaching & counselling, Massage, other energy modalities, spa treatments, hikes, Homegrown & cooked vegetarian soul food, nothing sprayed or processed. Almost off the grid, our own bees, honey, chickens & eggs. The options are endless for you, follow on with what I was doing & I will support you all the way, or thrive with your own expertise & ... 
Yungaburra Bush Cottages

Yungaburra Bush Cottages

1,600,000
Tropical North Queensland
Perfect for family living the main residence showcases exquisite stone architecture; three spacious bedrooms, lounge with fireplace, raked ceilings and to top it all off a lovely patio area. . Main Residence: * 330 sqm Under roof * 3 Massive bedrooms * Master with ensuite * Lounge with fireplace * Fully air-conditioned * Spacious kitchen * Private patio * Borders Peterson Creek * 2 Bay shed . Currently used for holiday accommodation, the 2 luxury cottages are located on the other side of the property allowing privacy from the main residence. Secluded and surrounded by lush v... 
Rosie and Dicks Pet Retreat

Rosie and Dicks Pet Retreat

$649,950
Gladstone
420 Murphy Road Captain Creek - Rosie and Dick’s Pet Retreat $649,950 Rosie & Dick’s Pet Retreat is a unique, purpose-built facility over 40 acres for the luxury boarding, training, and day care of pets. The Retreat is sparkly clean with shady, daytime paddocks built around gum trees, super spacious kennels, and an in-home doggy sleeping area for miniature and small breeds. The house is as neat as a pin and features two bedrooms with built in robes. There is one bathroom in the house with a shower, plus a second toilet and shower in the laundry. The dining / living area, Pooch Parlour, ke... 
The Wharf Maryborough

The Wharf Maryborough

$2,200,000
Fraser Coast
An idyllic waterfront lifestyle and a thriving business in one, this is a unique and highly sought-after opportunity not to be missed. The Wharf Maryborough has been an iconic landmark along the mighty Mary River for more than 25 years and it could be all yours. . Both locals and tourists alike flock to this bustling riverfront attraction renowned for its family-friendly atmosphere, peaceful ambience and selection of boutique shops and accommodation options. . The Wharf Maryborough consists of three freehold titles plus one seabed lease with 31 years remaining. The extremely popular ma... 
Noosa Edge Naturist Retreat

Noosa Edge Naturist Retreat

$4400 per month WI/WO (Conditions Apply) (Lease)
Sunshine Coast
Noosa Edge Paradise is an adults-only, clothing-optional Sensual Retreat. All 3 bedrooms are located in the 300 sqm Main House. Free Wi-Fi Outdoor pool , inside cave is a spa bath at additional cost's,Swimming Pool, Bali Hut Large covered Timber Deck for reading & Relaxation, Yoga, Smoker’s Area Games Rooms with Pool table and Dart bored(Spotify premium music) Fully equipped Gym. “PT booking’s are required” Outdoor games, including Beach ball, Tennis , Boccia Play Areas indulge & explore your fantasies Special Catering on request  
Byfield Cabins on Waterpark Creek

Byfield Cabins on Waterpark Creek

$1,825,000
Capricorn
This beautiful 60 acre freehold property is located in the small community of Byfield, adjacent to the Byfield National Park. Located 50 kilometers North of the coastal town of Yeppoon and 75 kilometers from the City of Rockhampton in Central Qld. Byfield has a primary school and a very popular country cafe as well as other weekend attractions. Our 60 acre property is a natural subtropical bushland with the beautiful waterpark creek as our eastern boundary providing still water kayaking for our guests. We have established our small business as a quiet couples retreat with interesting walki...