Couple on beach, Fraser Island, Queensland © Tourism & Events Queensland

The Pacific Coast Way: a must-do Gold Coast to Cairns road trip

The Pacific Coast Way

The Pacific Coast Way: a must-do Gold Coast to Cairns road trip

Man walking with surfboard at Rainbow Bay © Tourism and Events Queensland

Rainbow Bay, Gold Coast, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Girls looking out at the Glass House Mountains © Tourism and Events Queensland

Glass House Mountains, Sunshine Coast, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Whale breaching at Hervey Bay © Tourism and Events Queensland

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Plate of food at the Windmill Café © Tourism and Events Queensland

Windmill Café, Bundaberg, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Turtle underwater at the Great Barrier Reef © Tourism and Events Queensland

Heron Island, Southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

People walking into the Capricorn Caves © Tourism and Events Queensland

Capricorn Caves, Capricorn, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

People standing by the river in the Eungella National Park © Tourism and Events Queensland

Eungella National Park, Mackay, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Group of people at Hill Inlet © Tourism and Events Queensland

Hill Inlet, Whitsundays, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Two girls sat on Hawkins Point looking out to sea © Tourism and Events Queensland

Hawkins Point, Magnetic Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

People walking on the beach at Port Douglas © Tourism and Events Queensland

Port Douglas, Cairns and Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

This article was written by Tourism and Events Queensland. For more information about road trips in Queensland, go to queensland.com.