Rainbow Beach Blog

Some of the finest beaches in the world are located on the east coast of Queensland, Australia. Rainbow Beach is just one of those charming seaside towns just waiting for you to discover while relaxing on your next holiday.

The coastal village is set on the edge of the rainbow coloured sand cliffs overlooking the alluring ocean waves. Whilst holidaying at Rainbow Beach, why not discover some of the most wonderful natural attractions found nowhere else in the world.

By the way, this beautiful part of the world is situated in the Cooloola Region and can be accessed via Gympie.

The natural attractions are top class and so too the accommodation. Having a broad range of possible choices from reasonably priced to luxurious, you will find the perfect place for you and your family to relax and unwind.

You will find resorts with extensive facilities to keep you active or not so active. In case you and your family enjoy the indoors, then there are a large selection of holiday apartments to choose from. If you love the outdoors, then oceanfront camping is for you. The choice of course is yours.

Do you think you’re the ADVENTUROUS type? Do you want to fly like a bird?  Paragliding or hang gliding from Carlo Sand Blow may be just the answer for you. Do you like scuba diving? Maybe multi-level scuba diving at Wolf Rock is just what you need.

You can pass the time away by surfing, horseback riding, camel rides, sea kayaking and of course fishing. You might choose to travel a short distance to Tin Can Bay and feed the dolphins or travel a little farther to Gympie and ride the world famous Mary Valley Rattler. There’s heaps to do for the adventure seeker at Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia

Near Rainbow Beach is Inskip Point – a great place for seaside camping. But there is more! Inskip Point is the doorway to FRASER ISLAND. While holidaying on the Cooloola Coast, you must take your time to explore Inskip Point and World Heritage Listed Fraser Island. Fraser provides many attractions for the traveler – rainforests, beaches, inland lakes and so much more.

Why not stay on Fraser at a resorts or a national park camping ground. There’s camping sites at Cathedral Beach. There are also cabins available. You can stay at apartments, guesthouses or beach houses at Happy Valley, Eurong or Orchid Beach.

What is so special about Fraser Island? It is actually the largest sand Island in the world and it is home to untouched freshwater lakes and creeks with many of the rarest dune lakes in the world. The lakes and ocean are home to tortoises, turtles, dolphins, dugongs and humpback whales. The humpback whales are likely to migrate to the waters of Fraser in late July to early November.

The flora and fauna on Fraser is breath-taking. There are several ways to explore the splendour of the largest sand island in the world. You may choose to take a Fraser Island Exclusive Tour or you may decide to discover Fraser Island in your own time. All you need to do is hire a 4WD and start the journey of discovering the Cooloola Coast and its surrounding beauty.