We ran the numbers and compiled a list of the top spots for short-term rentals in Queensland.
Top Places For Airbnb in Queensland
Looking to get started in the growing Queensland short-term rental market before the 2032 Olympics come to town? Our in-house data analyst Charlie has crunched the numbers and outlined Queensland's best-performing areas.
We collect data from Airbnb and analyze the average nightly and occupancy rates for active listings within an area. If you want to dive deeper into these numbers, you can use our free estimation tool. Please do not make any investments based solely on these figures.
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#8 South Brisbane
The vibrant inner-city suburb has many bars, restaurants, and art galleries. Easy access to the City Centre makes it an attractive destination for tourists and locals.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $55,588.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 81% (About 295 days).
#7 Brisbane CBD (East)
The east side of Brisbane's CBD is a prime location, situated between the Brisbane River and the city centre. It offers luxury shopping, museums and easy access to public transport.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $64,692.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 67% (About 244 days).
#6 Brisbane CBD (Central)
Brisbane's central business district, situated in the heart of the city, offers a luxurious lifestyle with many shopping and entertainment options and easy access to public transport.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $70,512.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 82% (About 299 days).
#5 Surfers Paradise
This gorgeous seaside town mixes city high-rises with breathtaking ocean views. Tourists find their itineraries filled as this is the Gold Coast's entertainment hub.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $72,536.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 65% (About 237 days).
#4 Sunshine Coast Hinterlands
The Sunshine Coast Hinterlands, located inland from the coast, provide a natural contrast to the bustling coastal towns. This region is noted for its quaint towns and natural beauty, including the Glass House Mountains, rainforests and many other sights.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $75,803.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 69% (About 251 days).
#3 Southern Gold Coast
Located just above New South Wales, the Southern Gold Coast is a beach-side district famed for its long stretches of sand and surf. Visitors can experience excellent surf or relax on the beach days at this trendy locale.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $83,480.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 68% (About 248 days).
#2 Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast is one of the top beach destinations in the state. It boasts expansive coastal access and offers opportunities for both nature-based and city-life experiences.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $83,690.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 72% (About 262 days).
Noosa takes the number one spot for a good reason- it is Queensland's most sought-after beach resort area. With excellent surf, coastal restaurants and cafes, nature activities, and world-class beaches, Noosa provides the perfect balance between a sleepy seaside town and a lively and trendy location for all.
On average, Airbnb listings here annually yield $106,201.00 with a typical occupancy rate of 66% (About 240 days).