Whether you’re looking for the perfect outfit or souvenirs to take home to your family and friends, a shopping day can be a perfect addition to a trip. As one of Australia’s largest cities, Melbourne is full of shopping quarters, each with something different to offer. If it’s your first time in Melbourne then exploring the markets, shopping centres and bustling streets can be excellent way to get..
The Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most incredible highways, winding for hundreds of kilometres along the coast of Victoria next to the breath-taking Southern Ocean. Taking a drive with views of magnificent cliffs, rolling national parks, historic ports, spectacular mountains, and beautiful beaches is must-do for all visitors down under. With so many spectacular sights to see, take a look..
As an island nation, New Zealand has close ties to the sea and its people love beach life. Australian beaches may be better known, but New Zealand has beaches which rank among the world’s best. Which beaches in New Zealand are the nation’s favourites, which should not be missed when you visit this beautiful country? (more…)..
Boasting 144 breathtaking islands, it’s clear to see why New Zealand’s Bay of Islands is one of the country’s most popular natural beauties. New Zealand tours with Distant Journeys gives you the chance to discover all the activities that the Bay of Islands has to offer. With so much to explore, you certainly won’t be struggling for things to do. With its endless crystal waters, an obvious place to..
One of the world’s most popular attractions is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. All year round, tourists flock to the city of Cairns to experience this magical wonder. However, many often ask if it’s possible to enjoy most of the Great Barrier Reef in a day. So, let us reassure you by saying you can – some Great Barrier Reef day tours give you the option to do it all, so there’s no need to worry a..
A trip to Australia isn’t complete without a visit to Uluru and its surrounding area. This incredible location gives you the ultimate outback experience with its unique wildlife and red rock landscapes creating a mysterious and intriguing backdrop. Ayers Rock is brimming with authentic attractions, allowing visitors to really immerse themselves in the beauty of the Australian outback, and we have..
When planning your trip to New Zealand, you’ll soon discover that there are two sides to this wonderful country. There is the North Island which features the popular Bay of Islands and Rotorua. Then you have the South Island with other highlights, such as Milford Sound and Franz Josef. There are contrasting, but equally as exciting, experiences that make both worthy of a visit, so make sure you ch..
Sydney is undeniably the best known and most popular of Australia’s cities, packed full of landmarks and world famous attractions. Connecting the northern and southern shores of Sydney’s harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an instantly recognisable symbol of Australia, affectionately known as the ‘Coathanger’ by locals. Here’s our list of interesting facts about Sydney Harbour Bridge – some you..
When you think of Australia, chances are you think of the gorgeous climate, the iconic landmarks and the unique wildlife. What you may not immediately be aware of is that Australians have a proud history of invention and innovation. Here’s our list of just a few world-changing Australian inventions that affect and improve the quality of our lives today. (more…)..
On your trip to New Zealand, you may want to know the best places to experience the Maori culture. The country’s unique and remarkable history is still very present within today’s culture, with traditions from the Maori people still being passed down through generations. A tour in New Zealand will likely guide you through some fascinating Maori areas, where you will be able to discover their uniqu..