BEACH REVIEWS

BEACH REVIEWS

Let my Queensland Beach Reviews inspire you to visit the best Qld holiday destinations and tourist attractionsLooking for Queensland Beach Reviews? Well check out Beach Scenes’ travel recommendations!

For those wondering where should I go on holiday in Qld? I have written some reviews of Queensland holiday destinations that all make excellent spots for family vacations, weekend road trips or romantic getaways.

From Surfer’s Paradise on the Gold Coast and Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast to Great Keppel Island on the Capricorn Coast and Palm Cove in Tropical North Queensland, the Sunshine State has a plethora of options for Australian Beach Resorts and coastal tourist destinations you can visit.

Outlined below are my Queensland beach reviews. In them, you will find a wealth of information relating to several ocean-side destinations. This includes descriptions of what the beach is like, hotel suggestions for where to stay, things to do, where to eat and how to get to these places.

Whether you choose a Gold Coast Holiday or a Sunshine Coast vacation, or you decide to visit the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns or Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays, I hope these travel reviews inspire you to visit the best Queensland tourist attractions and beaches.

 

Check out my Queensland Beach Reviews

Cape Hillsborough Beach in Far North Queensland at sunrise.

Cape Hillsborough Beach: Offering The Quintessential Australian Beach Experience!

Cape Hillsborough Beach   What could be more Australian than hanging out with wallabies or kangaroos on the beach? The quintessential Australian experience, seeing wallabies or kangaroos on the beach is a magical, goosebump inducing feeling. For some people it’s a once-in-a-lifetime encounter. If this is something you have always dreamed of doing, then make your way over to Cape Hillsborough Beach in Far North Queensland. For this is one of the best places in Australia to do it. Cape Hillsborough Beach is also known as Cape Hillsborough Kangaroos Beach, which is ironic because you’re actually more likely to see…
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Maroochydore Beach: Where Great Memories Are Made!

Maroochydore Beach     Maroochydore is not just the geographic centre of the Sunshine Coast it is often referred to as the ‘beating’ heart of it too. A fabulous tourist destination for a day trip, short break or two-week holiday, the area has something for everyone. Not least a wonderful beach. It’s the kind of place where you can enjoy a morning swim in the ocean and indulge in a bit of shopping at a world class mall in the afternoon – before heading out for a vibrant evening of dinner and cocktails. It’s the kind of place that lavishes…
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Check out our review of Cooya Beach near Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland

Cooya Beach: A Great Place To Reconnect With Nature In Tropical North Queensland

Cooya Beach     Cooya might live in the shadows of its more illustrious neighbours, but for a quiet and relaxed beach experience, it’s definitely worth heading over to. A coastal town and locality in the Shire of Douglas in Tropical North Queensland, Cooya Beach is located about 74km north of Cairns and around 7km from Port Douglas. The area is also some 1754km from Brisbane. So it will take you about 2 days to drive there from Queensland’s capital city. But if you do, this pristine 2km stretch of residential Queensland beach is a great place to reconnect with…
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Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach: The Vibrant Heart of the Whitsundays

Airlie Beach: The Vibrant Heart of the Whitsundays     Nestled in the heart of the Whitsundays region, the vibrant coastal town of Airlie Beach has long been a popular beach holiday destination in Queensland. The gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach is a fabulous base from which to explore these awesome places. Backed by the rainforest-clad hills of the Conway National Park, Airlie Beach boasts a stunning palm-fringed beach, great vibe and wonderful views of the Coral Sea that will consume you all day. Throw in some fabulous year-round tropical weather, plenty of…
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Beach View of Sunshine Coast Beaches

The Ultimate list of 36 Awesome Sunshine Coast Beaches!

The Ultimate list of 36 Awesome Sunshine Coast Beaches!     With almost 70km of pristine beaches and sparkling waters, the Sunshine Coast is a popular holiday destination for those wanting to top up their tan. Located in Queensland, about an hour north of Brisbane, it is an area of outstanding natural beauty that is also blessed with a sub-tropical climate. Stretching from Caloundra in the south to the Great Sandy National Park in the north, the Sunshine Coast is renowned for its sensational beaches. Some of which regularly rank amongst the best in Australia. But unless you are a…
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Palm Cove Beach in Tropical North Queensland

Palm Cove Beach: A Tropical North Queensland Beach Paradise

Palm Cove Beach     The term paradise is often overused but in the case of Palm Cove Beach it is quite justified. Nestled in between Cairns and Port Douglas, this sleepy, tranquil beachside village is the perfect base to connect with both yourself and the stunning surrounds of nature. Defined by its long stretch pristine beach and the sapphire waters of the Coral Sea, as well as the palm trees dotted along the pristine coastline, and the 500-year-old melaleuca trees that line the cobbled waterfront esplanade, Palm Cove Beach it an idyllic place to visit. Offering endless opportunities to…
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Burleigh Heads is one of the best of all Gold Coast Beach Holiday destinations

Your 14 Day Guide to a Gold Coast Beach Holiday

  Your 14 Day Guide to a Gold Coast Beach Holiday     The Gold Coast is one of the most popular beach holiday destinations, not just in Queensland but the whole of Australia too. Boasting over 70km of coastline it is a mecca for lovers of sun, sand and surf. Drawing more than 10 million visitors every year from all over the world. Blessed with a number of wonderful beaches, you could easily visit the Gold Coast for two weeks and spend the day at a different one. So in case this is something you would like to do…
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Check out this awesome Mooloolaba Beach View!

Fancy a Mooloolaba Beach Holiday?

Fancy a Mooloolaba Beach Holiday?     How does a Mooloolaba Beach Holiday sound to you? Well if you haven’t previously considered it, then perhaps it’s time to give it some thought. Recently voted the sixth best beach in Australia by Tripadvisor, Mooloolaba Beach is known as one of the best places for a family beach holiday in Queensland. Its gorgeous stretch of white sugar sand is also one of the safest and most beautiful beaches on the Sunshine Coast and you can access it within a two minute walk from most of the accommodation providers that line its Esplanade.…
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Long Beach at Great Keppel Island

17 Awesome Great Keppel Island Beaches!

17 Awesome Great Keppel Island Beaches     If you love remote, not-easy-to-get-to beaches then Great Keppel Island should definitely be on your beach bucketlist! For it has no less than 17 different beaches located on its 1454 hectares! Situted at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef these beaches are all remote – to the point that they can only be accessed by walking trails that snake through the island, or by boat. Once you do reach them though, you will be rewarded with pristine areas of outstanding natural beauty and very few people. If any at all.…
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Whitehaven Beach has been voted the Best Beach On The Planet for 2021

Whitehaven Beach: Voted The Best Beach On The Planet for 2021

Whitehaven Beach: Voted The Best Beach On The Planet for 2021     Australians are rightly very proud of the 10,000+ beaches they have shimmering along their coastline. But now they have another reason to hold them in such high regard. For one of them has been voted ‘The Best Beach on the Planet‘ by Tripadvisor in their annual list. Can you guess what it is? Well let Beach Scenes put you out of your misery. The beach in question is Whitehaven Beach in Queenland, Australia.       About Whitehaven Beach A previous winner back in 2013, Whitehaven Beach…
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Surfers Paradise Beach

Surfers Paradise: The Gold Coast’s Blockbuster Beach

Surfers Paradise     Along with Bondi Beach in Sydney, Surfers Paradise is one of the best and most famous beaches in Australia. Located in the heart of Queensland’s Gold Coast, ‘Surfers’ as it is colloquially known as is a world class tourist and entertainment destination which welcomes, on average, about 20,000 visitors a day. The best known and busiest beach on the Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise is known for its golden sand, iconic skyscrapers and beach lifestyle. Ironically, despite its name, Surfers Paradise is actually a lot more popular with visitors who come more to sunbath, chill out, relax…
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Alex Headlands

Alexandra Headlands Beach

Alexandra Headlands Beach     The Sunshine Coast has many lovely beaches to visit. While the likes of Mooloolaba and Noosa tend to hog the highlights, Alexandra Headlands Beach should not be ignored. Known as ‘Alex’ by the locals, the beach is located within the suburb of Maroochydore. Indeed, Alexandra Headlands and Maroochydore Beach seamlessly merge in to one glorious expanse. By far the main attraction in this quiet laidback coastal town of around 4000 residents, Alexandra Headlands Beach features a wonderful coastal sweep of golden flat sand, which extends to the north, and an endless procession of intoxicating rolling…
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