The Bibbulmun Track

Follow one of Western Australia’s greatest walking journeys.

By Ellie Schneider


– Come face to face with Australia’s native wildlife
– Traverse rugged coastlines and lush forest
– Walk among sky-scraping karri trees in the Valley of the Giants

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So Many Experiences in Port Stephens

With whale watching, sand dune tours, beach camel rides, championship golf courses, waterside dining, a boutique brewery and wineries, cycle ways and a range of accommodation to suit all budgets, Port Stephens is the perfect destination for a winter short break. Destination NSW suggests these 10 activities for a winter wonderland getaway.

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A Road Trip to Remember: 3 Great Coastal Drives Down Under

Time to get off your couch and onto one of Australia’s most spectacular coasts

Do you find yourself daydreaming of golden beaches and beachside bistros with seafood menus long enough to chase away the midyear blues? Chances are that you are probably in need of a holiday, pronto. Luckily for you, Australia has all of the above and then some. Think endless beaches, spectacular sea views and off-the-road adventures — all of which can be explored on four wheels.

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Must-Do Weekend Markets Down Under with Great Vibes (and Coffee!)

Weekends are best spent with a flat white in hand, wandering through weekend markets in Australia.

Say what you like but there is absolutely nothing like spending your weekends with a flat white in hand while winding your way around a weekend market in one of Australias vibrant neighbourhoods. Not only is it the  perfect  antidote  to  a  big  night  out  but  it  is  also  a  great place  to  score  a  bargain,  pick  up  a  one-of-a-kind  trinket  and  taste  fresh  pickings  from  a farmers garden.

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Fun Down Under!

Be it wildlife, nature or off-the-road experiences, Australia has it all.

If  it’s  a  fun-filled  holiday  you  are  after, then  the  Land  of  Oz  is  the  place  to  go.  Here’s  a  list  of  the  top attractions across Australia that might help you plan your dream vacation —with fun and family in mind!

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Melbourne’s Hidden Laneways

Even the locals find surprises in Melbourne’s cobblestone laneways.

You never quite know what’s in store when you wander off Melbourne’s grid of city streets into the maze of gothic laneways behind them. Even the locals find surprises here, where the venues for food, fashion and art are small, quirky and sometimes hidden.  Discover a late-night jazz bar or watch the world go by from a tiny trattoria, browse the boutiques and check out urban art. You can unlock the city’s real secrets in these distinctively Melbourne streets.

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Backpacker Essentials

Before hitting Australia’s shores, get some backpacker basics – from the best budget accommodation and WiFi options to eating like a local and staying up late. Follow our advice to get the most out of your Australian adventure.

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Gold Coast Surfing

Discover the best breaks or learn to surf in our surfing paradise.

Discover the best breaks or learn to surf in our surfing paradise. With 70 kilometres of sun-drenched beaches and four epic point breaks, it’s easy to see why the Gold Coast is home to a city called Surfers Paradise.

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Glamping in Australia

Love nature but also love a few creature comforts? Learn about glamour camping or ‘glamping’ and find out where you can do it across Australia.

Camping is probably the best way to immerse yourself in Australia’s natural splendour. But while we all love the romantic notion of sleeping beneath the stars, not all of us enjoy ‘roughing it’. If you’re used to travelling in style, the idea of lugging heavy supplies, pitching a tent or cooking tinned food over a campfire can be less than appealing. Enter glamping, or glamour camping, which lets you commune with nature in the comfort of a luxury tent. We’re talking fresh linen, private bathrooms, spa treatments and gourmet meals prepared for you. You can glamp in some of Australia’s wildest and most remote places – from the Red Centre to the Kimberley and Kakadu.

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The Ghan

Travel from Australia’s south to north on one of the world’s greatest train journeys. Board in Adelaide and watch South Australia’s rolling green hills make way for desert, the rusty Red Centre and finally the tropical splendour of the Top End. Or get on in Darwin and see the landscapes dance in the opposite direction.  Explore the famous outback towns of Alice Springs and Katherine on a whistle stop tour. Visit sacred Aboriginal sites around Alice Springs or take a scenic helicopter flight over Simpsons Gap. Cruise down the Katherine Gorge, canoe down Katherine River or choose from other tailored Ghan adventures.

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