Queensland’s top five Airbnbs

Queensland is home to the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, Hamilton Island and countless other stunning country and coastline getaways. In 2019, Queensland welcomed 2.8 million international tourists. With international travel still off the books, this may just be the perfect time to explore the state while it’s – momentarily – quiet. Luckily, there is no shortage of great accommodation available through airbnb.com.au.

Figtree on Watson
4.97 stars
$175.71 per night
Located just six minutes from Maleny in the Reesville area, this villa offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Equipped with a chef’s kitchen, a gas fireplace, high ceilings and large windows, Figtree may be the perfect getaway for a couple or a group of friends. Soak up the view from the wide verandas or gardens.

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Unique farm escape in Sunshine Coast hinterland
4.97 stars
$116.43 per night

Rightly named, this cottage is a unique stay you’re unlikely to find anywhere else in Queensland. This quiet and remote haven welcomes couples and families to experience the best of rural Queensland while enjoying the comfort of a modern home. Admire birdlife from the wide deck or take a stroll down to the large pond to watch the sunset. The stay is cosy and homely, with the hosts even welcoming your furry four-legged friends. The seven friendly horses that live on the property may just be your gateway to the world of horse riding.

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Noosa Hinterland Hideaway
4.90 stars
$160 per night

Just a 30-minute drive from Noosa, this 90sqm cabin is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Made from converted shipping containers and packed with modern amenities, you can spend your days chilling out and making the most of the high-speed wifi or doing yoga on the open deck in front of an audience of black cockatoos. To ask about the onsite yoga massage with Zen Thai Shiatsu therapist Tracie, contact the host.

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Immersed in nature, close to town
4.92 stars
$161.29 per night

This one of a kind, eco-friendly cabin is nestled in a lush garden with views to the Gold Coast. Located just seven minutes from town, and 25 minutes from both the beach and the rainforest, the cabin has a kitchenette, a breakfast bar, a deck with a BBQ, an indoor warm shower and an outdoor loo. Explore the area or embrace the serenity and relax beside the pond and Zen garden.

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Rustic, renovated cottage with stunning views
4.94 stars
$100 per night

Set high on the hill and overlooking upper Flagstone Creek Valley, enjoy stunning views from the comfort of this air conditioned or fireplace heated home. The local ‘black hole’ means that there is no wifi or mobile internet access, encouraging guests to step back from technology and embrace their surroundings.

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Have you explored Queensland before? What sights and stops are a must for any first-time travellers? Of these five Airbnbs, which would you most like to stay in?

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Written by Liv Gardiner

Writer and editor with interests in travel, lifestyle, health, wellbeing, astrology and the enivornment.

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