Posts Tagged ‘Visiting Australia’

Making the most of winter in Australia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”

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