The Australian Tourism Awards are the peak awards for the Australian tourism industry. They represent excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry and are the pinnacle of peer recognition.

The 2023 Australian Tourism Awards will be held in the Northern Territory on Friday 15 March 2024 at the Darwin Convention Centre. 


Meet the Queensland 2023 Australian Tourism Awards winners

Well done to the 14 Queensland tourism icons who secured podium finishes at the 2023 Australian Tourism Awards and a special congratulations to the five Queensland businesses who won gold. 


2023 Australian Tourism Awards - Queensland finalists 


01. Major Tourist Attractions

  Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

02. Tourist Attractions

  Bundaberg Rum Distillery Visitor Experience

03. Major Festivals and Events  

  Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

04. Festivals and Events 

  Isa Rodeo Limited 2022 Mount Isa Mines Indigenous Rodeo Championships

05. The Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism 

  Fun Over 50 Holidays - Immersive Tours and Adventures

06. Cultural Tourism

  Fun Over 50 Holidays - Immersive Tours and Adventures

07. Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism

  Cape York Peninsula Lodge

08. Tourism Retail and Hire Services

  Whitsunday Coast Airport

09. Visitor Information Services 

  Ipswich Visitor Information Centre

10. Business Event Venues

  Sofitel Brisbane Central

11. Major Tour and Transport Operators

  Ocean Rafting

12. Tour and Transport Operators 

  Creative Tours

13. Adventure Tourism

  Ocean Rafting

14. The Richard Power Award for Tourism Marketing

  Rockhampton Regional Council - Explore Rockhampton campaign

15. Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

  Sea World Cruises

16. Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

  Tamborine Mountain Distillery

17. Caravan and Holiday Parks

  BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort

18. Hosted Accommodation

  Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat

19. Unique Accommodation

  Mitchell Grass Retreat

20. Self Contained Accommodation

  Pinnacles Resort Airlie Beach

21. 3-3.5 Star Accommodation

  Magnums Accommodation Airlie Beach

22. 4-4.5 Star Deluxe Accommodation

  Cape York Peninsula Lodge

23. 5 Star Luxury Accommodation

  The Reef House Boutique Hotel and Spa

24. New Tourism Business

  Kokomo Cruises

25. Excellence in Food Tourism

  Creative Tours

25. Excellence in Accessible Tourism                                  BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort