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Active in Queensland

Fishing on the Mossman River.

Queensland

Might of a magic forest

The sudden forces of nature in the Daintree are an inspiration, writes Sue Williams.

Queensland

A few more off the bucket list

Rafting in Queensland

Helen Pitt faces the biggest test of her life hitting the thrill seeker's trail in far north Queensland.

Queensland

Guide at a glance: Hervey Bay

Lee Atkinson visits a family holiday spot that is one of the best places to see humpback whales.

Queensland

Two wheels spin a tale

brisbane

Jane E. Fraser Brisbane is seen in a whole new light after exploring it under pedal power.

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Abseiling from the Story Bridge

Marissa abseil

brisbanetimes.com.au journalist Marissa Calligeros abseils from Brisbane's Story Bridge.

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The modern holiday: go now, go hard, go home

Short Breaks illustration by Michael Mucci. SHD TRAVEL MAY 9.

Jane E. Fraser If you think big experiences must come with big vacations, think again. A growing range of getaways shows that short breaks can be long on adventure.

Map of Queensland

Travel News

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

Phuket's beach restaurants are being evicted.

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

Magaluf bar crawl shut down in wake of viral sex video

NATALIE PARIS 10:34am | A club night notorious for encouraging drunken sex acts among tourists in Magaluf has been ordered to close down for 12 months.

Hilton hotels to replace room keys with guests' smartphones

10:16am | Hilton Worldwide hotel guests will soon be able to use their smartphones to select specific rooms, make special requests, check in and out, and even unlock their room doors.

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