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Six films that made destinations in Australia famous

Stunning landscapes and remarkable city views are commonplace in Australia. So, it’s no surprise that moviemakers from all over the world turn to this magnificent country to be the backdrop in their films.   Whilst you’re touring this amazing country it’s likely you’ll come across many sights that have made it on to the big screen. But so you know what to look out for, below are six famous fi..

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The best souvenirs to bring back from Australia

When your trip to Australia comes to an end, you’ll be left with many amazing memories. But why not also bring a little piece of Australia back with you in the form of a souvenir or gift? To help inspire your souvenir selection from your trip of a lifetime, here are some of the traditional and quirky treats we brought home from our 'Wonders of Australia' tour. (more…)..

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The Best Ways to Discover Nitmiluk National Park

If you find yourself in the northern territory of Australia, visiting Nitmiluk National Park on a tour is a must. The Park (formerly known as Katherine Gorge National Park) plays host to 13 breath-taking gorges where the Katherine River has carved its way through the landscape. The 70 metre high sandstone cliffs and stunning waterfalls make it one of the most popular national parks in Australia. F..

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Gardens in Melbourne – a hidden paradise of tranquility!

An Australia tour wouldn't be complete without visiting Melbourne. This magnificent, vibrant city offers so much more than your standard city break. There are many amazing things to visit in Melbourne, but the exquisite garden greenery hidden amongst the city’s busy streets and towering buildings make for a delightful sight, giving you the tranquility and peace rarely found within a city. To make..

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Australia or New Zealand? Which one to pick for your dream holiday

It's a question which stumps many travellers when planning their global adventures - Australia or New Zealand? With each fascinating country offering so many unique opportunities, it can be an almost impossible task picking between guided tours of Australia and New Zealand. However, we hope to make your decision easier with a rundown of what each has to offer. (more…)..

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10 of the best waterfalls in Australia and New Zealand really worth visiting!

Discovering natural wonders are often one of the most fulfilling and memorable moments of a trip. Luckily, many escorted tours to Australia and New Zealand offer an abundance of stunning natural scenery for you to immerse yourself in. We think that some of New Zealand and Australia’s most impressive landscapes feature the most majestic waterfalls. Across each of these countries, there are a large..

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Our top picks in Perth for amazing art and culture experiences

If you're looking for a taste of Australian art and culture, the city of Perth is hard to beat with its array of attractions ready for you to explore. With so much on offer, here's a handy guide to our top art attractions and museums in Perth: (more…)..

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Phillip Island – A paradise for nature lovers!

Phillip Island is an essential stop-off point on your dream Australia tour holiday. From seals and penguins to koalas and kangaroos, the island offers a generous collection of Australian wildlife. There is also a great choice of other activates like shopping, spas, a track circuit and museums. Oh and did I mention the tour of a Willy Wonka style chocolate factory? So if you’ve been wondering what..

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5 of the very best aboriginal experiences Australia has to offer

Australian aboriginal culture is over 50,000 years old, making it one of the world’s oldest surviving cultures that still exists today. This fascinating aspect of Australian life has attracted tourists from all over the world, who have been eager to discover more about this unique civilization. (more…)..

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Discover the enchanting parks and gardens of Perth

Hustle and bustle is anticipated when visiting a big city. However Perth, the captivating capital of Western Australia, offers something a little more magical – something you may not have anticipated…   Impressive parks and stunning gardens can be found all over Perth, displaying fabulous water features, art and wildlife. The sheer beauty of the parks and gardens of Perth quickly make you for..

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