Did you know - If Australia was a city, it would still only be the world’s seventh largest with its population of 23.5 million people (after Tokyo, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Jakarta, Seoul and Delhi)?
Australia is a huge country and much of it remains unpopulated, but it’s these regions, along with the cities, beaches and the outback that truly make Australia a land worth exploring.
With Queensland’s tropical climate and coastal beaches, lush rain forests and small country towns, tropical islands and the famous Great Barrier Reef – this is a state that is so full of tourist activities and natural beauty to explore, that you will not want to miss it.
New South Wales has some of the best beaches in the country, alpine mountains and famous outback towns that are well worth visiting. Always popular, Sydney is one of the world’s most visited holiday destinations and with so many things there to see and do, including the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, it’s no wonder millions of tourists visit each year.
Victoria is renowned for hosting some of Australia’s best alpine ski resorts and though the state is small, there are plenty of things to see and do, including trailing along the Murray River, heading up the mountains, seeing the penguins at Phillip Island and visiting the many food and wine districts.
South Australia is famous for its wine and visiting the country towns on the outskirts of Adelaide you will find a laid back culture and intriguing history. You will also want to include the popular Kangaroo Island, Fleureau Peninsula and the Flinders Ranges regions in your itinerary.
Tasmania is just a short flight from the mainland, but it seems a world away in terms of culture and natural beauty. It has some of Australia’s best wilderness areas, a cool climate, mountainous terrain, lush rainforests and a web of lakes and rivers.
Western Australia is best known for its pristine beaches and rugged Australian outback, along with the beautiful wildflowers covering the land, the Kimberley’s and the Margaret River wine region. There is plenty to explore in WA.
At the Top End, you will find the amazing landscapes of the Northern Territory, from the Katherine Gorge and Kakadu National Park, to Arnhem Land, the Olgas and the very famous Uluru (Ayers Rock). Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture and heritage and embrace Australia in a setting you will never forget.