Posts Tagged ‘Visiting Australia’

Making the most of winter in Australia

Friday, June 27th, 2014

When most of us in the UK are going on our summer holidays Australia is in the middle of winter, situated as it is on the opposite side of the equator. This makes it a fantastic spot for those who would prefer a more active holiday – the winter sports are one of the country’s biggest and best secrets, not to be missed if you’re looking for a more interesting holiday destination this year! Here are three of our favourites, to give you an idea of what you could be getting up to this summer. (more…)

Visiting Kangaroo Island

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Kangaroo Island is a must-see destination for anybody looking to get up close and personal with one of Australia’s most iconic national animals. Situated just off the coast of Adelaide, this lush green space is famous for its towering cliffs, fertile soils, soft sandy beaches and of course, the multitude of kangaroos living across the island. (more…)

The Great Alpine Road Itinerary

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Victoria’s Great Alpine Road runs from Wangaratta to Metung, taking about five hours and offering a wealth of places to stop and beautiful views throughout the journey. Along the way you’ll pass the stunning Gippsland Lakes, drive up into the mountain ranges and right down into the valleys below for a truly beautiful look at the many diverse landscapes of this corner of Australia. (more…)

Prince William and Kate’s visit Down Under set to boost tourism

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

It’s been reported that the recent trip to Australia and New Zealand by Prince William and Kate will attract tens of millions of dollars with a boost of visitors to the country.

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El Questro Wilderness Park opens for the season

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

The privately owned wilderness park El Questro has reopened for the 2014 season, offering visitors a whole host of new experiences.

Based in Kimberly, West Australia, the park spans over one million acres and was once a cattle station. It now is home to an array of natural and man made wonders, and has three resorts on site which offer everything from camping up to luxury hotel rooms and suites.
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Things to do in Canberra

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Canberra is often overshadowed by its bigger neighbours Melbourne and Sydney, however it’s a city that shouldn’t be overlooked on your visit to Australia as it has many of its own unique sights and attractions to see.
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Running tours down under

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

A running tour is the ideal way to see Australia in a way that you may not have ever thought of before. If you’re an avid runner and want to combine your passion with your holiday, then a running tour can be the ideal way to do this.
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A guide to The Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

This year, from 27 June to 6 July, the Vision Splendid film festival will take place in the remote small town of Winton in Queensland.
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Brisbane Festival set to blend a mix of the arts next month

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

From the 7th to the 28th September, Brisbane will come alive with a mix of music, theatre, dance, comedy, art and performance in its annual Brisbane Festival. (more…)

Seven people are awarded Australia’s “best jobs”

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Tourism Australia has announced the winners of their competition to give people the “best jobs” in Australia. (more…)

Three Reasons Why Taking A Working Holiday is Beneficial to You

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Taking a working holiday in another country is a relatively simple thing to do and it enables you to go and experience life in another country without having to save up too much money at first. It also means you can try out a profession that you’ve never considered before, plus you have the freedom to travel wherever you like throughout the country. Here are a few more reasons why working holidays are a great idea: (more…)

Love the Rugby? Join the Lions Tour in Australia!

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

This year, the British & Irish Lions return to Australia for a series that has been 12 Years In The Making. They will play nine games, including three Tests and will be hungry to revenge the hurt of 2001. (more…)

Best Jobs in the World competition receives quarter of a million applications

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Since the launch of the Best Jobs in the World competition just one week ago, Tourism Australia has revealed that it has received over a quarter of a million job applications already. It’s safe to say that the ‘prize’ – that is, winning the Best Job in the World – is incredibly sought-after. If you’re aged between 18 and 30 then why not apply today for the job of a lifetime? (more…)

Apply for the Best Job in the World

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Right now, there are six very special job positions available in various parts of Australia, all of which come with a six-month contract and an enticing package worth $100k. Known as the ‘Best Jobs in the World,’ you’d be silly not to apply for this amazing opportunity! (more…)

What kind of holiday are you searching for this year?

Friday, January 18th, 2013

If you’ve already decided that you’d love to visit Australia, but not so sure about where exactly, our handy guide may help you narrow down your decision. Below, we’ve listed Australia’s top destinations to suit the needs of every traveller. (more…)

Virgin Australia & Tourism Australia double marketing spend

Friday, December 21st, 2012

According to a report, Tourism Australia and Virgin Australia have made a commitment to double the amount they spend together on marketing activities to AUS$12 million over the next three financial years, in a bid to further support the growth of Australia’s inbound tourism market. (more…)

January 2013 Australia Events

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Kick-start your New Year like never before and watch some of Australia’s most specular events during January 2013.

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New Years Eve in Melbourne

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

You can expect huge celebrations on New Years Eve pretty much everywhere in the world, however, we bet you haven’t had a New Years Eve quite so spectacular as one spent down under; expect beautiful summer weather, great open air shows, parties, fireworks and more. (more…)

What’s Christmas like in Australia?

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

If you’re spending your Christmas down under or planning a last-minute trip just in time for the New Year then you might wander how different the festive season may be in comparison to your usual white Christmas. (more…)

Top must-have travel apps for Australia

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Taking your smartphone on holiday with you? Then check out these essential apps to help your Australian journey run even more smoothly. Besides, Australia is a big place and the power of your smartphone can help you to discover a whole lot more down under! (more…)

Australian visa fees set to rise

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

It may be worth applying for your Australian visa before the year is out, seeing as the Australian government has announced plans to increase some Australian visa application charges by 20 per cent. The new charges are set to roll out 1st January next year. (more…)

Australia wins top accolades in Conde Nast Traveler Awards

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Australia has taken out top accolades in the Condé Nast Traveler ‘Best in the World!’ Readers’ Choice Awards. Australia claimed a perfect score for Qualia, which is on CNT’s 2008 Hot List of chic new hotels. We look at the top 5 cities in Australia and the Pacific, voted by readers! (more…)

Top tips for travelling to Australia

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Prepare for your trip down under with Visas4oz’s practical tips. After you’ve prepared and you’ve got all of your important documents together, you’re good to go!

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