Best places to visit in QLD

08 March 2023

Restrictions have eased, the sun’s out - now’s the time to travel again! Seize the moment and check out our guide to travel destinations in Queensland. Like your favorite Ballistic beer, there’s at least one destination in Queensland that’s just your style!

If you’re a lover of sun & sand then you’ll of course spoilt for choice in sunny Queensland with over 1200km of beaches! Before you head to the beach, stop by one of our 5 venues across Queensland venues to say hi and stock up on your favourite Ballistic brews. Just don’t forget your hat & sunscreen before hitting the beach!


If you’re in South East Queensland, then visiting Australia Zoo is a must. Established in 1970, this zoo is part of a wildlife park that now spans over 700 acres. Australia Zoo also shares a long history with Steve Irwin a.k.a. ‘The crocodile hunter is deeply involved in environmental conservation efforts.

A little further up the road you will find the Koroona crocodile farm. Located 90 minutes out of Rockhampton, here you can sink your teeth into all things crocodile! This facility features a commercial farm with tours, education sessions, and a snappy restaurant menu full of delicious crocodile delicacies. This place isn’t a load of croc - visit Koroona crocodile farm for a unique reptilian experience!

Further north again, the next destination on our list is a 1 of 1 nature experience - but thankfully you don’t have to worry about any crocodiles though! Immerse yourself in nature with rainforest scuba diving (yes - it really exists!). Located one hour west of Mackay, you’ll have the chance to dive amongst freshwater species of fish & turtle and even a platypus if you’re lucky! Resurface for air after diving and you’ll find yourself amongst dense tropical Queensland rainforest. Where else in the world can you experience this unique combination?

The next destination is perhaps Queensland's most significant natural landmark - the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef needs little introduction with being one of the seven wonders of the Natural World. Here there’s something to enjoy for everyone’s pace; whether it be scuba diving, island hopping, sailing, or even just lying on the beach with a Ballistic beer. We think a visit to the Great Barrier Reef can be enjoyed even better with a beer from our Reef Series.


To round off your big Queensland trip, how about a visit to the big Mango? After all, what is more Queensland summer than a juicy & ripe mango? At 10 metres tall, this is the biggest mango structure in the world! The Big Mango is located in Bowen, far north QLD, and is the perfect road trip pullover. Stop by for a rest and sweeten the deal with Queensland’s most iconic fruit. We recommend trying the mango sorbet.

We are all about making moments more. We hope you enjoy your trip, relax, and take a load off from the world.

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