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    I'm writing up a list of must-see places in QLD. So far I have:

    Waterfalls: Babinda Boulders, Millaa Millaa Falls, Cardwell spa pool, Elliott falls, Josephine Falls, and Fruit Bat Falls
    Fraser island: Lake Mackenzie, SS maheno wreck
    Whitsundays: Blue Pearl Bay
    Gold coast: Dream world, Warner bros movie world, Sea world, Gold coast aqua park, Thunderegg crystal mine, Spirits of the red sands
    Surfers paradise
    Sunshine coast: The big pineapple + beaches
    Heron island: Baby turtles
    Paronella Park

    Any suggestions for what I can add? Thanks

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    Eungella and Finch Hatton Gorge (Mackay region)

    Whitehaven Beach

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    Tree top walk on the Gold Coast hinterland (near the thunder egg place).

    Wildlife HQ on the Sunshine Coast (next to the Big Pineapple)

    Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays

    Cape York in general - I can’t remember any specific places other than the waterfalls you have already listed.

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    Lady Elliot Island

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    Following as we are heading up to Cairns at some point in the very near future.

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    Thanks so much ladies, I've added them to the itinerary. xx

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    Noosa National Park (Sunshine Coast) is amazing. It can be pretty busy so pick your time to go but it’s worth it. Fantastic walk with stunning views.

    Not sure if it’s a must do but if you’re up that way and have time, the walk up Mt Coolum (Sunshine Coast) is pretty nice as well. There’s an amazing view from the top. If you have young kids (under 4) be prepared to carry them some of the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Noosa National Park (Sunshine Coast) is amazing. It can be pretty busy so pick your time to go but it’s worth it. Fantastic walk with stunning views.

    Not sure if it’s a must do but if you’re up that way and have time, the walk up Mt Coolum (Sunshine Coast) is pretty nice as well. There’s an amazing view from the top. If you have young kids (under 4) be prepared to carry them some of the way.
    It sounds lovely. Is the walk to Mt Coolum on a very narrow path? Ds2 is quite heavy and Ds3 always runs off so both would likely be in a double pram for most of it.

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    Hervey Bay - whale watching/across to Fraser Island

    Bundaberg - Rum distillery, turtle hatching at Mon Repos

    Rainbow beach - Carlo sand blow

    Cairns - trip out on the reef, Kuranda rail + sky rail, head north to Daintree, cape tribulation

    Winton - dinosaurs

    Longreach - stockmans hall of fame, Qantas museum

    Gold Coast - Springbrook national park (waterfalls, glow worm caves), mount Tamborine, lamington national park

    Sunshine Coast - Maleny (Maleny dairy, Mary Cairncross reserve)/montville, eumundi markets,

    ETA Queen Mary falls between Warwick and Beaudesert. Sunflower fields between toowoomba and warwick
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissTwiggley View Post
    It sounds lovely. Is the walk to Mt Coolum on a very narrow path? Ds2 is quite heavy and Ds3 always runs off so both would likely be in a double pram for most of it.
    Ah ok. You can’t take a pram, it’s a rugged track and very steep in some sections (i used to carry DD through the steep sections). If DS3 is likely to run off it wouldn’t be safe. The Noosa National Park walk is pram friendly, you won’t be able to do the whole walk with a pram but can turn around when the sealed path stops.

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