For its size, it is only expected that Australia should be a diverse destination with a wide variety of attractions and sites to suit all manner of holidaymakers; but nothing will ever quite prepare those embarking on Australia holidays for the continual splendour, adventure and inspiration experienced in this fascinating country.
You’ll experience everything from big cities and remarkable coastal scenery, to diverse, breath-taking landscapes and unique wildlife.
Holidays to Australia can see you adopt a number of lifestyles, whether it is the relaxed sophistication of city life, the action and adventure found in the country’s quality water sports scene, the intrepid traveller vibe experienced when exploring the outback or the ethos of a culture vulture delving into the galleries and museums that reveal the country’s cultural heritage and historical significance.
Art, History and Culture-filled Cities
One of the most popular and iconic stops during Australia holidays is the bustling cosmopolitan city of Sydney
, home to the world-famous Sydney Opera House as well as being famed as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Spend your days exploring impressive landmarks like Harbour Bridge, delving into museums and galleries such as the Museum of Contemporary Art and head to one of the picturesque bays around the city. In the evenings you can enjoy the city’s fantastic dining scene, all with views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge to keep you company.
is another wonderful city to drop in on during holidays in Australia, and is very much removed from the grandeur and cosmopolitan ethos of nearby Sydney. You’ll encounter a more artistic and theatrical city, and with a European vibe. The city is also one of the best places to watch sport, recognised as the home of Aussie Rules Football. Brisbane
will keep visitors compelled for a few days, boasting a range of striking churches and cathedrals, the impressive Story Bridge and the wonderful Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where you can get up close to the furry critters.
A Land of Remarkable Scenery
This continent is unrivalled when it comes to breath-taking and diverse scenery and landscapes, boasting ever-changing worlds throughout the country, from coastal beauty and dry desert sprawl, to steaming rain forest and shimmering mountains – all symbols of Australia holidays. The coastal lures are strong in this country, encompassing action and adventure in the form of surfing at Bondi Beach
, diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns and kite-surfing in Perth. You can take that adventurous vibe further just outside of major cities, with Sydney boasting close proximity to the stunning Blue Mountains and expansive Royal National Park, while Melbourne offers up the remarkable Great Ocean Road and the Dandenong Ranges.
For wonderful hiking, rafting and cycling, Tasmania
is a playground for the outdoor enthusiast, boasting some wonderful national parks that are determined by diverse landscapes and vistas. For the ultimate Aussie Outback experience, head into the desert and arrive at the world-famous Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.