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Top Travel Accessories for Your Queensland Holiday

Queensland
Queensland serves up warm weather most of the year and this provides the perfect environment to indulge in a fantastic array of outdoor adventures and activities.

Like with most destinations throughout the world, each location is renowned for offering something unique for visitors. Whether it is impressive scenery, a key landmark, or sights and attractions that are positive draw cards for the region, you may find that your journey won't be complete unless you have a few travel essentials packed. Doing a bit of research to find out about notorious aspects such as, weather, insect pests, etc can mean the difference between comprehensively enjoying your travel adventures or being slightly annoyed by the smallest detail.

So if you are planning a trip to Queensland, it is always good to pack the following travel accessories to ensure you have a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Mosquito Repellent

The all-important mosquito repellent! A very handy travel accessory for those travel adventures all about embracing the great outdoors. While night time is the most prevalent time that mosquitos like to pay a visit (especially during the summer months), you may find some parts of Queensland require you to use a few sprits of repellent during the day.

But don't let these little critters deter you from enjoying the magnificent offerings of Queensland. Simply pack the mosquito repellent and enjoy a mosquito free adventure.

Aerogard

Sunglasses

Renowned for its glorious sunny days, it pays to pack the sunglasses for your Queensland holiday! Serving up the perfect landscape to indulge in inviting coastal waters and pristine white sands, you will find travelling with your sunnies a fantastic barrier from the, sometimes, glarey outside atmosphere.

Sunglasses

Sun Screen

With the Queensland sun oozing a great level of warmth, it can also be quite harmful - especially if you fail to be sun smart! So remember the renowned slogan of, 'slip, slop, slap' and ensure you stay sun smart when enjoying the great outdoors. There's nothing worse than experiencing painful sunburn that results in the rest of your travel plans being turn upside down.


Sun Screen

Hat

Following on from the sun screen message, packing a hat is highly recommended. Casting shade from the warmth of Queensland's sun, it can aid in keeping you feeling refreshed when embarking on any outdoor adventure.

Hat

Swimwear

With many visitors being drawn to the cool coastal destinations of Queensland, packing your swimwear is clearly a top choice for your travel accessories.

If your adventures are more for the inland destinations, it still pays to pack the swimmers with some hidden gems providing the chance to take a refreshing swim with rock pools, gorges, waterfalls, rivers, and creeks on offer.

Swimwear

Flip Flops

Flip flops (commonly referred to as 'thongs') are a great Australian fashion accessory and a common form of footwear for destinations that experience warm weather conditions - and Queensland is one of them!

So pack a pair of flip flops and bask in their simple yet climate appropriate design.

Top Tip: A must-wear fashion accessory for the beach! Easy to slip on and off, great to wear when washing the sand from your feet (no need to remove them!), and they keep your feet feeling cool!

Flip Flops

Camera

With the latest mobile phones coming standard with high tech photography, advising you to pack a camera may seem out-dated. If you are someone that is up with the latest tech gizmos then use this point as a reminder to access your phone's camera to capture your travel adventures.

If you are staying with the simple technology devices and taking a camera is something you must remember to do, then place this down on your 'things to pack' list.

With a vast array of landscapes offering amazing scenery, you will truly be impressed by the countless colours and environments of Queensland's canvas. From captivating blues and turquoise colours of the coastal regions, to the lush green rolling hills of the hinterlands, through to the arid destinations of central and inland locations, taking happy snaps will be a worthwhile investment.

Don't return from your Queensland holiday regretting not taking a few lasting memories.

Camera