Around 35,000 whales migrate from the Antarctic to the warmer waters of the Margaret River region yearly, for a period of six months between June and early December thus making it one of the longest whale watching seasons in Australia!
2018 is shaping up to be a great year for live Queensland events! Whatever your passion, you’ll find your event right here to experience Australia’s best live events.
The only waterfront music festival at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Set in the most beautiful tropical location in Australia, the festival offers an entertaining weekend for over 30s who want to throw their cares away and kick back, soak up the setting, listen to quality live music and enjoy friendly people and good times.
Tourism and Events Queensland is giving you the chance to plan a Great Barrier Reef adventure your way! Whether it’s chilling on a luxury island, flying over Heart Reef or about to jump straight into the 2,300km long underwater world, the Great Barrier Reef is pretty epic.
The legendary pianist Piotr Anderszewski will headline the 25th Anniversary of Queensland’s famed Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) alongside a great line-up of international musicians and Australia’s finest performers to mark the celebrations in Townsville.
Staged between 31 July and 8 August 2015, AFCM will see acclaimed Australian pianist Piers Lane AO return for his ninth year as the Festival’s Artistic Director, curating another innovative program which will include tributes to the late Peter Sculthorpe, world premieres of three new works, outstanding Australian and internationally acclaimed musicians, and even comedic performances.
Australia’s Southern Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world and was selected as a World Heritage Site in 1981. The Great Barrier Reef is also the world’s only natural feature that can be seen from outer space. Its many islands, crystal clear waters and year-round tropical climate make it an ideal destination for snorkelers, divers and lovers of nature.