Known for its unusual ﬂora and fauna, vibrant coastal cities and some of the most remarkable natural wonders on the planet, Australia is a country that will delight even the most seasoned traveller.
Awe-inspiring sights like the Great Barrier Reef and Ayers Rock oﬀer a wonderful counterpoint to globally renowned man-made structures like the Sydney Harbour Bridge. From Aboriginal rock art to the beautiful churches of Adelaide on the south coast, the diversity is an eye-opener and the food ﬁrst-class. Barbecues on the beach are a given, but cosmopolitan cities like Melbourne and Brisbane are also teeming with quirky independent cafes and eateries serving cuisines from across the world.
Watch surfers crest the waves at Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach or camels saunter along the shore at Broome's Cable Beach on the west coast. Beach culture is a way of life here.
Wild Down Under
From Koalas to Kangaroos, crocodiles to quokkas, Australia is home to a wealth of weird and wonderful creatures that reside along its rugged coastlines and in its dense forests.
Sydney boasts one of the world's most impressive harbours with its famous bridge and the distinctive curves of the Sydney Opera House. Its Rocks district is another great place to explore.
A magical site that’s sacred to the indigenous people of the area, Uluru has held visitors spellbound for centuries - especially at sunrise or sunset when it seems to glow like a beacon.
A marine paradise festooned with colourful corals, turtles and shoals of fish, the Great Barrier Reef is so vast it can be seen from space. From the city of Cairns or nearby Yorkeys Knob, take an excursion in a glass-bottom boat or see it all up close by donning your snorkel gear and plunging into those turquoise waters.