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Below you’ll find a selection of the very best Australia has to offer.

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ADELAIDE

Adelaide City

The beautiful city of Adelaide despite only being Australia’s fifth largest city offers a cultural, culinary and historical experience for everyone.

Barossa

Less than an hour’s drive north-east of Adelaide is the Barossa, a valley formed by the North Para River. This beautiful scenic region is famed for its European heritage, hectares of picturesque rolling vineyards, gourmet delicacies and not to mention its world-class wine region – a delight for all senses.

Kangaroo Island

A scenic drive through the Fleurieu Peninsula and a short ferry trip south from Adelaide will find you in the pristine wilderness of Kangaroo Island, an ecological paradise with an abundance of native Australian wildlife.

 

CAIRNS

Daintree Rainforest

North of Cairns you‘ll find the largest tropical rainforest in Australia, the Daintree Rainforest. Having gone through all climate changes including the ice age, it’s one of the oldest surviving rainforests in the world. While dinosaurs no longer roam this landscape, its closest relatives in the region, the cassowaries and crocodiles still do.

Great Barrier Reef

No trip to Queensland is complete without a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. This mind-blowing natural wonder is located in the Coral Sea, off the north coast of Australia and is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Once you catch of glimpse of even just a fraction of this magnificent structure, the world’s largest single structure made by a living organism, it’s easy to understand why.

Kuranda

Perched on the Atherton Tableland just 25 kilometres north west of Cairns is the picturesque Kuranda Village. Referred to as the ‘Village in the Rainforest’, this mountain retreat is surrounded by tropical rainforest and the World Heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park.

 

MELBOURNE

Ballarat

The town of Ballarat, north west of Melbourne, was founded during the gold rush era of the 1850s. As word spread that the Ballarat region was home to one of the largest deposits of alluvial gold ever discovered, thousands came from all over the world seeking their fortune.

Great Ocean Road

The journey along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives and is an experience that sits high on many travellers’ bucket lists. It begins just an hour and a half’s drive from Melbourne and then stretches for 243 kilometres between Torquay and Warrnambool with amazing views the whole way through.

Melbourne City

Uncover a world of old and new, of art and culture and of food and wine. Melbourne offers all this and more in one cosmopolitan city. As Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne may not bask in as much of the limelight as the bigger and flashier Sydney. But look a little deeper and you’ll see why many Australians (well, Melburnians at least) believe this city is the best in Australia.

Phillip Island

Phillip Island is the perfect place to see Australian wildlife up close and in its natural environment. And you don’t have to travel too far from Melbourne to see it. Just a two hour drive from Melbourne, this charming island is home to a colony of around 32,000 Little Penguins and an array of native wildlife.

Yarra Valley

Located north-east of Melbourne is the Yarra Valley, a picturesque rural landscape surrounding the Yarra River and bordered by the stunning Great Dividing Range and Dandenong Ranges.The Yarra Valley is Victoria’s oldest and most famous wine regions and is one of Australia’s leading cool climate wine producing regions.

 

PERTH

Margaret River

Tucked away in the south west corner of Australia, south of Perth is the beautiful Margaret River region. Located in the valley of the eponymous Margaret River, it sits 9 kilometres inland from the Indian Ocean between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia.

Perth City

Located on Australia’s west coast, Perth is one of Australia’s sunniest cities and you’ll be inspired by its rich and diverse culture. This metropolitan city is Western Australia’s capital and largest city.

The Pinnacles

A scenic three hour journey from Perth along the Indian Ocean Drive you’ll find Nambung National Park home to one of Australia’s most unique natural landscapes, the Pinnacles. Observe the fascinating desert and its thousands of huge limestone pillars that mysteriously rise out of the sand. The amazing formations, some standing as high as five metres tall in contrast to their flat surrounds are really quite a sight.

Wave Rock

Wave Rock in Hyden is one of the most famous rock formations in Western Australia’s rugged Golden Outback located 340km east of Perth. Caused by weathering and water erosion, this multi-coloured granite rock forms the shape of a wave frozen at the point of breaking and came into the spotlight when it was featured in the National Geographic Magazine in 1967.

Blue Mountains

Take a scenic three hour drive west of Sydney and discover the magnificent Blue Mountains, which were first crossed in 1813 by explorers Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson. This World Heritage Listed National Park is recognised internationally for its incredible geographic, botanic and cultural values and boasts a stunning landscape of dense eucalypt forest, grand escarpments, waterfalls and cave systems

 

SYDNEY

Canberra

Canberra is Australia’s capital city and a unique Australian city with an entirely planned urban landscape. 300 kilometres south west of Sydney, the site was chosen as Australia’s capital in 1908 as a compromise between the two largest Australian cities, Sydney and Melbourne. It’s the nation’s political heart and home to some of Australia’s best historical and cultural institutions.

Hunter Valley

Escape to the picturesque Hunter Valley just a couple of hours north of Sydney and indulge in life’s great pleasures of food, wine and nature.

Sydney City

A multi-cultural city of more than four million people, Sydney is a vivid metropolis built around one of the most stunning harbours in the world.

Port Stephens

A two hour drive north of Sydney is the picturesque coastal town of Port Stephens. Often referred to as Australia’s blue water paradise, Port Stephens’ tranquil waters are home to more than 140 resident bottlenose dolphins. It is Australia’s dolphin capital!

 

Ulurua

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park is home to the world famous Uluṟu (Ayers Rock), the physical red heart Australia and one of Australia’s most iconic natural landmarks. The monolith stands at a towering 348 metres tall and has a circumference of over 9 kilometres, with the bulk of its mass lying underground.

Kings Canyon

Just under 3 hours’ drive from Uluru (Ayers Rock) is the lesser known but equally remarkable Kings Canyon. This majestic chasm was formed over millions of years of erosion, slicing the earth 270 metres deep and is the biggest attraction in Watarrka National Park.

Alice Springs

Located just 200 kilometres from the geographical centre of Australia is the outback town of Alice Springs, affectionately known as ‘Alice’.