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AustraliaAustralia - New Zealand and the South Pacific

There’s no doubt about it: Australia is a diverse place, with beautiful beaches, unusual animals, more than 60 wine regions and fascinating cities. You can surf, admire city skylines, explore rainforests and dive in underwater wonderlands all on the same continent—all you have to do is decide where to go.

Join a Cairns dive tour to swim among the Great Barrier Reef’s colourful fish and coral. Explore rainforests and watch crocodiles (from afar) in nearby Daintree.

Surf and swim on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. In Brisbane, stroll along the gorgeous riverbanks and across the famous Story Bridge. Take the family to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and watch these cute creatures eating eucalyptus or sleeping. Let vibrant rainbow lorikeets land on your arms at feeding time.

In Sydney, ride the train to Circular Quay to shop, dine and people-watch. The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb provides glorious city views. Attend a performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House and stay after dark as it lights up in brilliant colours. Ferry to Taronga Zoo and spend the night. Swim at Coogee Beach’s ocean pool. Then do the Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk in reverse to reach famous Bondi Beach, where you can surf and sunbathe on golden sands.

Bike through Melbourne to the Royal Botanic Gardens or cruise along the river to enjoy the city’s magnificent skyline. Visit the National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The Great Ocean Road drive offers many stops to view the rugged shoreline.

Stop in Canberra to see the Royal Australian Mint, the High Court and numerous museums, monuments and galleries. Take a trip to the Blue Mountains, with ridge after ridge of beauty. Travel north to national parks to see wildlife like wombats, emus and goannas. Uluru, around five-hours’ drive from Alice Springs, is an unbelievable sight at sunrise and sunset. Visit Adelaide for water sports on the Great Australian Bight. In Perth, look west to a sunset over the Indian Ocean.

Wherever you travel, you’ll find friendly locals and travellers, delightful food and drink and plenty of adventure throughout Australia. When is the best time to book your holiday? Right now!

Popular cities in Australia

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Sydney
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    SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • Wild Life Sydney Zoo
    Wild Life Sydney Zoo
  • Sydney Opera House
    Sydney Opera House
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Melbourne
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  • Rod Laver Arena
    Rod Laver Arena
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
    Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Brighton Beach
    Brighton Beach
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Brisbane
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    Queen Street Mall
  • Roma Street Parkland
    Roma Street Parkland
  • South Bank Parklands
    South Bank Parklands
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Perth
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  • Scarborough Beach
    Scarborough Beach
  • Hillarys Boat Harbour
    Hillarys Boat Harbour
  • Cottesloe Beach
    Cottesloe Beach
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Adelaide
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  • Glenelg Beach
    Glenelg Beach
  • Rundle Mall
    Rundle Mall
  • Adelaide Oval
    Adelaide Oval
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Gold Coast
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    Sea World
  • Warner Bros. Movie World
    Warner Bros. Movie World
  • Dreamworld
    Dreamworld

Popular places to visit in Australia

Great Barrier Reef
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Great Barrier Reef

The largest coral reef in the world lies just off the coast of Cairns and offers thousands of kilometres of coral, marine life and untouched white sand beaches.

Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Opera House

Take in a performance or just take in the splendour of one of the world’s most famous buildings.

Darling Harbour
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Darling Harbour

Once the site of disused railway yards and dilapidated wharves, one of Sydney’s greatest urban renewal projects has breathed life into this location once more.

Royal Botanic Gardens
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Royal Botanic Gardens

Escape Sydney’s busy downtown and enjoy the winding pathways, art installations and rose gardens of this lush haven.

Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

An iconic structure on a beautiful harbour with breath-taking views at any time of day or night. Climb it, walk it, photograph it or just stand back and admire it.

The Twelve Apostles
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The Twelve Apostles

Appearing to proceed solemnly around the Shipwreck Coast of Victoria, these colossal limestone formations are a breathtaking sight to behold on the Great Ocean Road.