Traveling Guide to Australia
I might be accused of being slightly biased to my home country here but Australia is one of the most sought after destinations for many travel lovers. The mixture of stunning landscape, friendly locals and adventure activities to do around every corner is sure to keep any traveller busy.
Australia is a HUGE country and anyone thinking of travelling to here should plan ahead to maximise both their time and travel budget. Don’t think for a minute you can visit the whole country in a one-month long visit.
Popular landmarks to visit in Australia include the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Uluru in the outback centre of the Northern Territory, Kakadu National Park close to Darwin, The Twelve Apostles in Victoria and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains in New South Wales.
Popular things to do in Australia include climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, watching an iconic football match (AFL) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, going for a swim at Bondi Beach or a snorkel over the Great Barrier Reef, game fishing for Marlin in Cairns and hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania.
Australia Travel Facts
Number of countries: 1
Climate: Australia has a four season climate of summer, autumn, winter and spring in the south of the country. While in in the northern areas of Queensland, Northern Territory and north Western Australia have wet and dry seasons.
Highest Mountain: Mount Kosciuszko (2,228 metres)
Famous Locations: The Great barrier Reef, Uluru, the Great Ocean Road, the outback regions, Sydney Opera House, wildlife, beaches, surf and laid back people.
Budget Level: Travelling in Australia is not a cheap experience. Firstly, the country is isolated from any other destination so getting there is costly, transport to various destinations is also time consuming and expensive. There are backpackers and cheap ways to travel though with some research.
Safety: Travelling throughout Australia is considered overall a safe destination. The low pick pocket rate and overall high police presents combine to make it one of the safest areas in the world for travellers.
Travel Destinations in Australia
Choose your Australia travel destination from the list below and find travel tips, destination guides, recommendations for things to do in each state or territory, accommodation advice, personal stories from my travels plus more. Be prepared to travel in Australia.
Australia Travel Tips and Advice
Some handy travel tips and ideas to ensure you have your next trip to Australia completely organised. Travelling across this huge country backpacking, sailing in gorgeous waters near the Great Barrier Reef or spending time in wine country can all be done while exploring here. With a country being as big as Australia it's important to have a good idea of what to expect. Use these travel tips to assist with your adventure around Australia.
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