Queensland

Whether it’s Gold Coast theme parks, the Great Barrier Reef or finding dinosaur fossils in the outback, Queensland has a family holiday for everyone.

feature mission beach is known for its beautiful beaches.

Mission Beach author Eva Welsh’s local tips

German-born author, illustrator and mother-of-four, Eva Welsh, moved to Mission Beach in North Queensland 16 years ago. Located between Townsville and Cairns, Mission Beach is surrounded by rainforest and made up of four villages linked by 14km of beaches. Daily wildlife sightings inspired Eva to write several children’s books, including Cassy’s Tale, Where is Croaky? and Nipper the Crocodile. She shares what she loves about the area with Out & About with Kids.

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