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4 fantastic ways to get up close to animals in Sydney

From kangaroos to koalas, Australia is renowned for its diverse native wildlife. As Australia’s largest city, Sydney is one of the best places to take part in a variety of animal encounters, meeting a whole host of Australian animals, from wallabies to crocodiles. If the native wildlife is one of the main reasons you’re visiting, check out these top animal encounters in Sydney and get close to som..

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6 observation decks in Australia offering stunning views

Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra… the list of great Australian cities to visit is endless. And when you’re there it’s easy to see why they are such a joy to visit – not only are they home to a variety of wonderful attractions, but also some incredible views and architecture. Undoubtedly the best way to take in one of these charming cities is by observation deck – from up high you can enjoy stunn..

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Great ways to see Kakadu National Park

The largest National Park in all of Australia, covering 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu National Park is one of Australia’s most spectacular places to visit.   There are several reasons why you should visit Kakadu National Park. With its diverse landscapes ranging from wetlands and forests to gorges and waterfalls, Kakadu is teeming with wildlife. It’s also famous for its ancient rock art an..

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Three days in Sydney: the perfect itinerary!

Sydney is Australia’s largest city and one of the world’s most iconic cities, with its perfect blend of landmarks, beaches, culture and activities. But what if you have just 3 days in Sydney? There is just so much to see in this remarkable city that you may think 3 days just isn’t enough to fit in all of Sydney’s highlights. While you’ll want to spend longer there to really get to know the real Sy..

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5 of the best activities to do in the Blue Mountains

A stunning National Park and an absolute must-visit while in Australia, the Blue Mountains offers mesmerising natural landscapes just a short distance out of the bright lights of Sydney. Mountains and sandstone gorges carpeted in eucalyptus give the area the blueish hue its name lives up to, and to fully explore the Blue Mountains, you’ll need a full day to fully appreciate its highlights. Choose..

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Brisbane restaurants with a view to die for

A lively and bustling riverside city, Brisbane is home to a host of top restaurants, drawing from a number of international influences and cuisines, from delicious Asian to hearty Italian. But that’s not all Brisbane has to offer – it also boasts some of the best views in Australia, whether it’s of the modern city skyline, the towering Mount Coot-tha or the pretty Brisbane River.   The good n..

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6 of the best things to do on Australia’s Sunshine Coast

A more laid-back alternative to the backpackers’ favourite, Gold Coast, found further south, Australia’s Sunshine Coast is true to its name and enjoys year-round sunshine. This, combined with some of the best beaches in Australia and a whole host of stunning national parks and nature reserves, makes the Sunshine Coast one of Australia’s top destinations.   Our tour discovering Australia and t..

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Top bucket list of activities to do in Cairns

A city set on the coast of Tropical North Queensland, Cairns is a laid-back base for exploring everything from beaches and islands to lush rainforests and vast National Parks. There are many attractions to explore in Cairns and the surrounding area which you absolutely need to try during your visit. If it’s your first time visiting and you’re wondering what to do in Cairns, be sure to add these am..

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Australia & New Zealand: how similar are the two countries?

Together in the South Pacific on the other side of the world, Australia and New Zealand aren’t just neighbours – in fact their relationship with each other is more like that of a big and small sibling. There are many similarities between Australia and New Zealand that provoke a feeling of familiarity when travelling between the two; yet they still have several differences that make both worth a vi..

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6 fun things to do in Sydney you never thought of

One of the world’s very best city destinations, Sydney is the biggest city in Australia, with an equally large variety of landmarks, places to see and things to do (take a look at these five great attractions in Sydney for starters). Alongside the incredible sightseeing the city has to offer, there are so many fun things to do in Sydney, from adrenaline-fuelled activities to unusual attractions. T..

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