7 of the best sunrise and sunset spots in Queensland

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No matter the season or even the weather, the Sunshine State lives up to its name with dazzling sunrises and spectacular sunsets that are never exactly the same as the last.

They will steal across your senses like you’ve never imagined, filling the sky with impossible colour as the world falls calm and silent. Get your cameras ready.

1. Moreton Island 

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Sunset over the Tangalooma Wrecks in Moreton Bay, just two kilometres north of Tangalooma Island Resort.

2. Fraser Island 

Colour radiates from the horizon at Seventy Five Mile Beach, on the largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island. Photo: Tourism Queensland.

3. Gold Coast

Capture the calm of a sunset away from the iconic Surfers Paradise skyline, in the heart of the Gold Coast. Photo: Amanda Louise Photography.

4. Outback Queensland

Experience the colour and charm of ‘Matlida Country’ with a Longreach sunset, dissolving into a sky of the brightest stars you’ll ever see. Photo: Tourism Queensland.

5. North Stradbroke Island

With seemingly endless coastline and hardly a hint of civilisation, Adder Rock Beach on Stradbroke Island is a photographer’s dream. Photo: Tourism Queensland.

6. Redcliffe

Located at the most northern point of Moreton Bay in Redcliffe, the pretty seaside village of Scarborough awakes. Photo: Tony Porter Photography.

7. Noosa 

The juxtaposition of the Noosa River nestled between the coast and hinterland of the Sunshine Coast makes for stunning sunset shots. Photo: Tourism Queensland.