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  • New South Wales

    New South Wales

    New South Wales is a land of contrasts, with pristine beaches, snowfields, lush rainforests and the outback all vying for visitors' attention. Bondi and Byron bay are two of the state's most popular beaches, where you can go swimming or surfing. 

  • Victoria

    Victoria

    Melbourne is the country's cultural capital, but if you travel outside the city, you'll find mist-laden mountains, sandy beaches and the rugged Southern Ocean along the famed Great Ocean Road.

  • Australian Capital Territory

    Australian Capital Territory

    When the Commonwealth of Australia was formed in 1901, it was agreed that the seat of government should be in neutral ground due to intense Sydney-Melbourne rivalry. The name 'Canberra' comes from an Aboriginal word meaning 'meeting place'.

  • Queensland

    Queensland

    Queensland is a holidaymaker's paradise. The Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage area protecting extensive coral gardens and fish species, while the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Tropical North Coast are all equally appealing destinations.

  • Tasmania

    Tasmania

    Tasmania is just a short flight or boat trip away from the mainland. Here you will discover colonial villages, boutique vineyards, excellent local produce and breathtaking ocean views like that of Wineglass Bay.

  • South Australia

    South Australia

    South Australia is one million square kilometres of endless desert, as well as fertile vales. The Barossa Valley is one of Australia's most admired wine regions, and you can discover the wildlife haven of Kangaroo Island.

  • Western Australia

    Western Australia

    Western Australia is the country's biggest state, encompassing many precious natural features. There is the extraordinary marine life of Ningaloo Reef, the limestone sentinels of the Pinnacles Desert and the 350 million-year-old Bungle Bungle Range.

  • Northern Territory

    Northern Territory

    The Northern Territory is characterised by vast tracts of desert and tropical woodlands. The Red Centre is ancient and breathtaking, home to the incredible rock formations of Uluru and Kata Tjuta.

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Top Activities

  • Cape Byron Lighthouse

    Cape Byron is the easternmost point on mainland Australia and provides visitors with breathtaking views up and down the coast. Dolphins can...more

  • Reef HQ

    Reef HQ is home to the headquarters of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. This underwater observatory is both informative...more

  • Bay of Fires Walk

    Mount William National Park and the adjacent Bay of Fires are well known for their pristine white-sand beaches framed by pink-granite ...more

Top Eats & Drinks

  • Eden Valley

    This is another history-rich region, abutting the Barossa Valley to the east, but with a cooler climate that creates different wines. ...more

  • Blackwood Valley

    This is a low-key region between Margaret River and Great Southern. The climate is perfect for the full ripening of cabernet sauvignon...more

  • Rutherglen

    Winemaking in Rutherglen has been more or less continuous since 1839, and many of the wineries go back well beyond 100 years....more

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