Relax on a deserted sandy beach
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!
Discover the extensive range of experiences that await you on a holiday in Western Australia. Theres 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 Australias 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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