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Episode 83 - Paradise Found - Is Queensland the World's Most Perfect Holiday Destination?

Q. Where can you see kangaroos on a beach? Sleep under the water in the middle of the world's most colourful reef? Stalk 50kg birds in an ancient forest, rent your own private island, kayak one of only two everglades in the world, or learn how to spear fish with a First Nation Guide?

A. Queensland - home to a rich diversity of wildlife, a vibrant arts scene, beautful beaches, perfect weather and fantastic food and wine .

So is this easternAustralian State really the best place in the world to vacation?

Our guest, Shelley Winkel, reckons it's so and ExtraVirgin Food & Travel Podcast host (and proud Queensland resident) Natascha Mirosch is inclined to agree.

In this episode of ExtraVirgin, Shelley, consumer PR leader for Australia and New Zealand with Tourism and Events Queensland, intrepid adventurer and passionate local, shares her deep knowledge of her home State - from her top 3 road trips, to secrets like where you can swim with turtles and dwarf minke whales, help scientists piece together dinosaur bones, have a free tour of the capital tailored to your own interests, toboggan sand dunes as well as her favorite places to eat and drink and much more.

Scroll down for links for just some of the many, many places and experiences Shelley mentions.

LISTEN HERE or download ExtraVirgin Food & Travel Podcast at Spotify, Apple, or wherever you get your podcasts.


And you can read more about QLD, including where to stay on Tourism & Events QLD website.

PIcs: Lincon Eather, Valeria Davgon, Sandro Antonietti, Daniel Pelaez, Manny Moreno, Unsplash & Tourism Events QLD

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