Queensland bucket list | 37. Hand feed wild dolphins on Moreton Island.

Hand feed wild dolphins on Moreton Island. Took my grand daughter Shannon, the last year I went. Went whale watching as well and saw the while whale only a baby at the time but am told it I still traveling in that area.

Queensland bucket list | 24. Dive the renowned 102-year-old wreck of the S.S. Yongala, off the coast off Townsville.

Dive the renowned wreck of the S. Yongala, off the coast Townsville.

Queensland bucket list | 26. Strap a watermelon helmet on your head and go watermelon skiing at the wacky Chinchilla Melon Festival, held every two years.

Chinchilla Melon Festival Feb, - It’s all out melon war at Queensland’s quirkiest, fruitiest festival, where melon-smashing, melon-skiing and melon-eating are the order of the day.and 12 other festivals

Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway above Australia's World heritage listed Rainforests Image by Jarrad Seng http://blog.queensland.com/2014/11/20/100-things-to-do-cairns-great-barrier-reef/ #thisisqueensland

From tropical islands to jungle surfing, take your cue from Rihanna and shut up and drive (or ferry) with this list of the best day trips from Cairns.

Queensland bucket list | 27. Polish off a plate of Hervey Bay scallops with a glass of wine, sitting on the deck of Coast Restaurant & Bar in Hervey Bay.

Polish off a plate of Hervey Bay scallops sitting on the deck of Coast Restaurant & Bar in Hervey Bay. You may even see the old whale or two. Great place to whale watch.

Queensland bucket list | 40. Go hunting for mud crabs through the mangroves then cook up your catch with Kuku Yalanji brothers, Linc and Brandon Walker.

Go hunting for mud crabs through the mangroves then cook up your catch with Kuku Yalanji brothers, Linc and Brandon Walker.

Queensland bucket list | 32. Join in a Friday night ‘Paddle & Prawns’ on the Brisbane River.

Join in a Friday night ‘Paddle & Prawns’ on the Brisbane River.

Queensland bucket list | 34. Catch a barramundi in the Endeavour River in Cooktown.

Catch a barramundi in the Endeavour River in Cooktown.

Be a brave cowboy or cowgirl and put fear aside at the inaugural Mt Isa Rodeo School at Mt Isa http://blog.queensland.com/2014/08/15/rodeo-school-gallery/ #thisisqueensland

If the words bull riding, rodeo and tent boxing perks your ears, muster your mates, mount your horses (or and trek into Queensland’s wild west.

The best of both worlds - a day on a boat and the Great Barrier Reef http://blog.queensland.com/2014/10/03/gallery/ #thisisqueensland

Think you've got what it takes to handle the Pro Dive cruise? Or would you prefer a beginner's guide to the Great Barrier Reef? Check out our list of the best tours on the reef and find one that's right for you!

Sunrise balloon ride in Atherton Tablelands Image by @hellopoe http://blog.queensland.com/2014/10/17/instagram-rock-stars-around-world-visit-queensland/ #thisisqueensland

Sunrise balloon ride in Atherton Tablelands Image by @hellopoe http://blog.queensland.com/2014/10/17/instagram-rock-stars-around-world-visit-queensland/ #thisisqueensland

Bungee jump Cairns by Max Coquard. Choose from their "menu" of jumps! http://blog.queensland.com/2014/11/20/100-things-to-do-cairns-great-barrier-reef/ #thisisqueensland

With the Great Barrier Reef, Wet Tropics rainforest, waterfalls, gorges, and ridiculous levels of beauty it's one of nature's biggest overachievers.

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