Australia is massive! They mostly live on the coast but don't expect to always be able to dip your toe in the sea for the box jellyfish. With intoxicating nightlife in the cities like Sydney or Melbourne its a spot the young head for. Its simply one of the best places to go backpacking in the world with the best infrastructure designed for this kind of travel. Discover your hostels in Australia with us and plan your trip. Need a blog just ask and we will set it up for you throw another shrimp on the barbie mate!
Best time to visit - there isn't really a best time so go when its cold where you normally live.
If you are a fit cyclist looking for an amazing challenge then the Great Ocean Road is a route to consider. At 271 Km you will need to accept suffering as part of the achievment. Or split the trip up.
Excerpt:"The Great Ocean Road is one of the most iconic coastal roads in the entire world. And what do we do with iconic roads? We ride on them, of course. The entire route is 271 km long, and it would usually take about 4 days to complete. This will give you enough time to take your snaps and enjoy the scenery. However, if you are up for some challenge, you can always take it in one ride. The route is quite astounding with its views and can offer you some mesmerising scenery. Make sure you don’t forget to breathe while passing the Twelve Apostles."- We Love Cycling
The Hunter Valley is a short drive – by Australian standards – from Sydney which has made it a popular destination for day trippers holidaying in Australia’s largest metropolis and the point of arrival for many international visitors.
If you think this webpage on Australia looks different than anything you've seen so far here at Landed.at, it's because Australia isn't like anything you've ever seen before.
It is an island, a country, and its very own continent. And if you think you're going to see it all in one trip, you'd have to make it one continuous vacation for the rest of your life. There's no way to see it all, but if you know what you're looking for, it'll make it much easier to figure where you want to go.
Suppose you're looking for the best diving sites? Or, what if you're looking for the ultimate Outback adventure? Perhaps wines are your thing? Maybe you want to dive with Great Whites? Whatever you can possibly think of, you can do it here in Australia, and then some.
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This article looks at some of Australia’s great coastal holiday destinations and experiences, namely the Gold Coast, the Great Ocean Road tour and Byron Bay
When one imagines a holiday along Australia’s coast, they think of relaxing on the beach and swimming in the ocean. Our coastal regions, however, offer more than just sand and water! They often have a number of historical sites, majestic landscapes and a variety of fun filled attractions to explore.
Explored below are some of the different things you can do in the coastal destinations of Byron Bay, the Gold Coast and the Great Ocean Road tour, which journeys along Australia’s south east coast.
Sometimes, staying put is the best way to relax and unwind. Here, we show you how to have a ‘staycation’ in the beautiful Harbour City.
If you’re planning a trip to Queensland’s capital (and the third-largest city in Australia), you’re in for a treat.
Sydney is a great city for kids and adults alike, which is why so many people choose it each year as the destination for their family holidays.
For many young people around the world, the idea of leaving home and working for a year in a foreign city is an attractive one.
Australia is a great place to visit. Those choosing to do so will see things they will not see anywhere else in the world. A great way to explore Australia is to visit the nineteen World Heritage Sites. By viewing these nineteen locations one will get a true taste of Australia. Of course, take time along the way to play pokies and slots.
Sydney Harbour is considered one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world, and for good reason. Port Jackson is the official name of the body of water containing Sydney Harbour, and it’s played a big role in Sydney’s history and its continuing culture.
We’d all love the luxury of indefinite holidays, weeks that drip into months of time off with not a care in the world.
Melbourne is easily the most artistic city in Australia, and what it lacks in pristine beaches compared to Sydney, it more than makes up for in terms of culture. Widely regarded as the fashion and arts capital of the country, Melbourne will reel you in with its passion, class and creativity, and you can’t help but be inspired in a city where expression is everywhere.
Australia’s northeastern state of Queensland is undeniably a great place to visit. Enviable weather, pristine beaches and laid-back locals make it a domestic and international tourism favourite.
I have travelled a lot, been to many countries, and know flying like it is a common cold to be caught on regular occasion. For a short holiday from Australia to Fiji or the Pacific Islands, a cruise is a way better option, as I just found out. This article is a comparison of two similar holidays… Read on.
Read more: Sydney to Fiji 4 Day Holiday Comparison: Flights and Hotel Package Vs Cruise Holiday
Swirl the glass and tilt its contents away from you. Do they appear ruby red or a deep mauve? Straw yellow or light auburn? Now check for the aroma: does it remind you of pressed flowers, citrus, oak or something else? Wine tasting is a fascinating art and, of course a heady experience. Small wonder of all ‘specialty vacations’ wine tours are probably the most popular.
Read more: A great list of activities to enjoy whilst holidaying at the Whitsundays
For most people in Europe and America, Australia is surrounded by the mystique of the “land down under”. Australia is a Westernized country, but it is so far from the Western centers that it developed its own unique personality.
I found this link as being a good source of information though the website is not so well laid out its ok.
An excerpt about Airlie Beach follows
"The small town of Airlie Beach lies a few kilometres from the Main Highway East of Proserpine. When driving into Airlie on The Shute Harbour Road you will encounter magnificent views of the Abel Point Marina and out to Pioneer Bay on your left.
Well my 3 weeks in Aus is up, not that long really but I only came here to fill in the gaps from my last visit – Ullura (Ayres Rock), and Darwin.. and so that’s exactly what I did.
Byron Bay is a top place to be if you want to relax and enjoy some scenic beauty whilst on the east coast of Australia.
Read more: Things to do in Byron Bay | Backpacking in Byron Bay Australia