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Everlasting daisies, Mt Hotham © John O'Neill

Bushwalking

What the rest of the world calls hiking or trekking, Australians call bushwalking. The term is used to describe both multi-day trails through national parks and wilderness areas, and leisurely walks through urban parks. Australia invites travellers to explore extremely diverse and impressive landscapes, including desert,…

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Great Barrier Reef © Paul Toogood

Diving

The Great Barrier Reef off the Queensland coast is the most magnificent marine wilderness and natural reserve in the world, and as such draws divers and snorkellers by the multitude. Jumping off point for those coming to explore the Reef is the city of Cairns. As it is a vast area (the reef is 1.243 miles/2,000km long)…

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Surfing The Passage, Australia © Ed Dunens

Surfing

With no shortage of waves, warm waters, consistent breaks and a glowing reputation, the east coast region is the hub of Australia's surfing scene and the best place to hunt for waves. The only downside is that these waters tend to be overcrowded, but that is the price for popularity.

Victoria is a surfer's dream…

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Everlasting daisies, Mt Hotham © John O'Neill

Bushwalking

What the rest of the world calls hiking or trekking, Australians call bushwalking. The term is used to describe both multi-day trails through national parks and wilderness areas, and leisurely walks through urban parks. Australia invites travellers to explore extremely diverse and impressive landscapes, including desert,…

read more


Great Barrier Reef © Paul Toogood

Diving

The Great Barrier Reef off the Queensland coast is the most magnificent marine wilderness and natural reserve in the world, and as such draws divers and snorkellers by the multitude. Jumping off point for those coming to explore the Reef is the city of Cairns. As it is a vast area (the reef is 1.243 miles/2,000km long)…

read more


Surfing The Passage, Australia © Ed Dunens

Surfing

With no shortage of waves, warm waters, consistent breaks and a glowing reputation, the east coast region is the hub of Australia's surfing scene and the best place to hunt for waves. The only downside is that these waters tend to be overcrowded, but that is the price for popularity.

Victoria is a surfer's dream…

read more