WA (Perth)
NSW (Sydney)
VIC (Melbourne)
QLD (Brisbane)
SA (Adelaide)
NT (Darwin)
TAS (Hobart)
ACT (Canberra)
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About Australia

Relax on a deserted sandy beach…
Spend the night in a spooky ghost town miles from civilisation..
Ski on snow capped mountains….
Pan for gold in the desert…
Shop in modern cities..
Hike through rain forests..
Enjoy mouthwatering cosmopolitan cuisine...
Dive in clear blue oceans, filled with exotic marine life…

Is it possible to do all these things in one country?

Welcome to Australia - a diverse and fascinating country, with friendly people, incredible scenery and an amazing array of activities.. the only difficulty is.. choosing what to do!

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Western Australia - Capital City: Perth

Discover the extensive range of experiences that await you on a holiday in Western Australia. There’s plenty to see and do, from the rugged landscapes and outback in the north, to the charm and casual sophistication of metropolitan Perth, from the forests and countryside of the south, to the historic and colourful goldfields in the east.

Western Australia’s coastline is fringed by the sparkling Indian and Southern Oceans, providing many superb beaches and opportunities for fishing and diving. Much of the wildlife is unique and from July to November each year up to 12,000 different species of wildflowers bloom throughout most of the State. For more information on Western Australia go to our Western Australia section.

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New South Wales - Capital City: Sydney

From the hub of Sydney to rustic wheatfields…..from sparse deserts to densely packed forests…..from sunny beaches to snow capped mountains - New South Wales really does has it all. No wonder it is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.

The hardest thing about a holiday in New South Wales - choosing what to do from the myriad of options available! Enjoy the shopping experience and cosmopolitan nightlife of Sydney - one of the largest cities in the world - or escape for an adventure such as mountain bike riding, white water rafting, para gliding, caving, canyoning, rock climbing, abseiling, skiing, tandem skydiving and hot air ballooning. Visit our New South Wales section

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Victoria - Capital City: Melbourne

Indulge the tastebuds in Victoria, home of beautiful wineries and scrumptious cosmopolitan food!

As a result of the influx of immigrants from the days of assisted passage after World War 2, Melbourne offers the visitor a feast of gastronomical delights from around the world. Plus, only 50 kilometres from Melbourne is the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, a region of scenic hills, forests… and over 200 wineries!!

Victoria is also home to many major sporting events such as the Formula One Grand Prix, Australian Open Tennis, Australian 500cc Motor Cycle Grand Prix and famous The Melbourne Cup horse race. Visit our Victorian section

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Queensland - Capital City: Brisbane

Queensland, also known as the "sunshine state", is home of the Great Barrier Reef - the world's largest complex of coral reefs and islands. It is also one of Australia's most popular tourist destinations - especially the Gold Coast with its beautiful beaches, unbeatable diving, major theme parks and great party atmosphere. But there is so much more to Queensland than theme parks and golden beaches. Travel up north and walk in spectacular rainforests or travel inland for amazing sights such as limestone caves, dinosaur footprints and Aboriginal rock art. Visit our Queensland section

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South Australia - Capital City: Adelaide

South Australia spreads from central outback Australia towns such as Coober Peedy to the rugged coastline of the Great Australian Bite.

Visit the unspoilt wilderness of Kangaroo Island or, for the more cultured, the Barossa Valley offers wineries and beautiful scenery.

The more adventurous may wish to spend a spooky night in an outback ghost town or even dare to go cage diving amongst dangerous sharks in Port Lincoln!! Visit our South Australia section

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Northern Territory - Capital City: Darwin

For a unique Australian experience, visit the Northern Territory - the “real” Australia! From the youthful, vibrant city of Darwin to the magnificent gorges of Kakadu to the sheer beauty of Uluru (Ayers Rock) - a trip to this magical, special place will revive your spirit of adventure and your experiences will stay with you long after the trip is over. Visit our Northern Territory section

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Tasmania - Capital City: Hobart

To experience spectacular untouched wilderness cross over the Bass Strait to Tasmania. Tasmania is a natural island - and heaven for the hiking enthusiast - over a third of the island is National Park and the 2000 kilometres of walking trails will take you along rugged coastlines, breathtaking mountains and to some of the best beaches in the world. There's also a host of other outdoor activities to experience, such as white water rafting, abseiling trout fishing, jet-skiing and caving (just to name a few!) Visit our Tasmania section

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Australian Capital Territory - Capital City: Canberra

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is a small territory (88km long and 30 km wide) located 307km north-east of Sydney and is home to Australia's capital city Canberra. Canberra is a modern town, established in 1911, and is the political hub of the nation. It is also home to many cultural delights, including Parliament House, the High Court, the National Library, Australian War Memorial and the National Art Gallery. So, if you are tired of the backpacking party scene - head to the ACT for some cultural and political enlightenment!

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