Moreton Island, Queensland
A short 60 minute boat ride from Brisbane, yet a world away from the hustle and bustle of the capital.
Aside from exploring the island by four wheel drive, the evening dolphin feeding at Tangalooma Island Resort is a must.
Take to the water and explore the sunken shipwreck a breeding ground for fish and coral and only 100 meters off the island.
For the adrenaline junkies there's plenty of ways to get the heart racing with quad bike trails and jetski rides around the island.
Don't forget to try Queensland style tobogganing - down the sand dunes.
Moreton Island offers the perfect mix of water and land activities to make your island escape as action packed as possible.
Fraser Island, Queensland
Being the largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island allows your adventurous side to run wild.
Fraser Island is located off the Fraser Coast, 4 hours' drive north of Brisbane.
The island has much to be explored, from the ancient rainforests and untamed wilderness to 120 kilometers of white sandy beaches.
The island boasts over 100 freshwater lakes, huge sand blows to climb, its own Maheno Shipwreck and cliffs of stunning coloured sands.
It's a popular camping, fishing and four wheel drive spot for both locals and visitors alike.