Australia, also known as “the Land Down Under”, is a country roughly the size of Europe. All major cities are on the coast, surrounding the vast unpopulated desert wilderness called the Outback. The northern part of this continent has a tropical climate, with hot and humid summers, whereas the southern part is subtropical, with more distinct (temperature) changes between seasons.
When visiting, you’ll definitely see kangaroos (possibly more dead than alive ones) and the famous Sydney Opera House. Apart from that you should also check out
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and the Great Barrier Reef. Our Visit to Australia
2016: January 19 – April 17 Sydney > Canberra > Melbourne > Adelaide > Alice Springs > Cairns > Brisbane > Sydney $77.60 per person per day Our Australia Highlights
The Red Centre
Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon, these are just a couple of the peculiar but stunning sights to be found in Australia’s dry red centre.
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is probably on every scuba diver’s bucket list. Spot reef sharks, giant turtles, and the most beautiful coral you’ve ever seen!
The Great Ocean Road
Enjoy the stunning views along the Great Ocean Road, a 240 km scenic coastal drive.
Discover this underground opal mining town. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time!
The Gold Coast Theme Parks
Let out your inner child and visit the Gold Coast Theme Parks.
Wilsons Promontory National Park
The Prom was one of our favourite national parks in Australia. The views are absolutely stunning!
Need to know before travelling to Australia
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