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6 great reasons why you should visit Australia

Australia is a must-visit at least once in your lifetime. It’s a bold statement we know, but Australia is a country you can – and will – fall in love with. Here are just some of the many reasons why you should visit Australia:   (more…).. Read More >


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Explore the surrounding landscapes of Queenstown aboard the historic steamship TSS Earnslaw

New Zealand is a country of spectacular landscapes, and a prime example of this is Queenstown on South Island. Set against the shores of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by alpine landscapes and isolated rural communities, it’s a place to get out an explore the natural surroundings. The best way to see Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the local area has to be on-board a lake cruise, where you have a full 360-degree view of the tranquil waters and the surrounding shores. What’s more, if you took a trip on.. Read More >


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Everything you need to know about the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road drive is among one of the best coastal road trips in the world, spanning over 400 kilometres of Victoria’s coastline west of Nelson. Connecting Allansford near the South Australian border in the west to the surfer’s paradise of Torquay in the east, with some mesmerising sights and landmarks in between, the Great Ocean Road is simply a must-do journey when visiting Australia. It’s not just an impressive road trip though, so read on if you’d like to learn a few Great Ocean Roa.. Read More >


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6 great ways to experience Auckland Harbour at its finest

As the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland has plenty on offer for visitors; and thanks to its pretty harbour-side setting, there is just as much adventure to be had on water as on land. If you would like to take in the impressive cityscape from a different perspective, try an Auckland harbour cruise – some of which even venture out to the nearby islands. (more…).. Read More >


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Five reasons to visit Adelaide, the lively capital of South Australia

Did you know Adelaide is an Australian state capital? You’d be forgiven if you didn’t, after all it is smaller and not as well-known as the likes of Sydney or Melbourne. Don’t let that fool you, though, as Adelaide is an exciting city, plus an up-and-coming tourist destination on the coast of South Australia. It’s one of Australia’s best cities to visit, offering something for everyone, whether you’re looking for culture, scenery, or simply just some Aussie sunshine. But that’s just the tip of t.. Read More >


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A guide to the seasons in Australia and what you can expect when you visit

When you’re in the process of planning a holiday to Australia, there are lots of things to think about. After all, you are going half way around the world. Something you may have overlooked, however, is the weather. Being in the southern hemisphere, the seasons in Australia are the opposite to ours here in the UK, and so while we are in the middle of winter, it will be the summer months in Australia. (more…).. Read More >


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Escape to these Great Barrier Reef islands for an unforgettable marine adventure

The Great Barrier Reef: As a world-famous natural wonder, it’s an absolute must-visit while on holiday in Australia. Underneath the blue waters you’ll find coral gardens teeming with colourful fish and a whole host of marine life calling the area home. There are plenty of day activities in the Great Barrier Reef, from snorkelling to qualified dives, offering the ultimate underwater adventures. (more…).. Read More >


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Alice Springs is a hidden treasure. Here are three amazing ways to see it

At the very heart of Australia, Alice Springs is the third-largest town in the Northern Territory. The traditional home of the native Arrernte Aboriginals, it is today a thriving settlement of 24,000 people, straddling the (usually dry) Todd River and set amid the Red Centre of Australia, with its endless unspoiled and unearthly landscapes. (more…).. Read More >


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Four of the best Australian cities to visit

Australia is a truly incredible place to visit, with stunning sites, scenery and attractions at every turn. There are so many fantastic cities dotted across this vast country, each offering something very unique. We've decided to put together a roundup of just four of the best cities in Australia which you can add to your bucket list for your next trip. While many of Australia’s famous attractions are in the outback, or far from urban centres, here you'll find out about all the attractions you c.. Read More >


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Stunning locations you can discover on The Ghan railway

When heading down under you'll want to make sure that you see all of the spectacular scenery that this fantastic country has to offer, and there is no better way than on an unforgettable train journey. The Ghan rail tour in Australia follows an epic stretch of railway that connects the north and south taking you through scenic towns, mountains, rivers, farmland and of course, the pure Australian outback.   (more…).. Read More >


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