Australia is a land of the unexpected. Of vast size, amazing natural wealth, awesome scenery and exotic plant and animal life. The Australian environment is unique. From unspoilt beaches, tropical rainforest, rugged mountain ranges and vast tracts of desert, Australia is a country of contrast. Home to an amazing 14 World Heritage listed wilderness areas, Australia’s diversity is yours to enjoy.
With the reverse seasons of the northern hemisphere, Australia enjoys a largely temperate climate. Most of Australia receives more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, or an amazing 70 per cent of the total possible hours. Grab a hat and sunscreen and enjoy the delightful climate!
Australia has many world famous landmarks. Beside the Opera House and Harbour Bridge (both conveniently close to one another!), there is a host of other landmarks in the midst of beautiful cities, dramatic cliffs, tranquil bays and the richness of the Australian desert.
The Australian love of life shows in their culture. Whether spent appreciating the arts or exploring the great outdoors, leisure time is an important aspect of Australian life. The multicultural diversity of Australia has also influenced its culture, from Chinese New Year to the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Australians are known for their love of life and enjoyment of the great outdoors. While they have a reputation for being a little wild at times, their love of fine dining, the arts and music go hand in hand with a love of sport, the beach and BBQs. Wherever you go in Australia, you’ll find a passion for getting the most out of life. Australia is a vast continent full of amazing sights.
If you’re there on a short trip, you may prefer to travel by air. Australia’s domestic airlines provide extensive coverage allowing you to hop quickly between cities and sights. Or if you prefer a more leisurely pace, travel by rail or road. Australia has a vast network of well-maintained roads and highways with some of the most beautiful road touring in the world. Vehicle hire is simple. And all cities, except Hobart, are linked by a rail network.
Choose your own pace – energetic, relaxed, or somewhere in between. Whatever your age, you can enjoy the holiday of a lifetime in Australia. Australia combines a relaxed, friendly lifestyle with a range of accommodation wide enough to suit everyone. Explore and roam, or stay in one place. Australia suits all travelers – you can enjoy quality accommodation, tours and advice plus generous discounts on a wide variety of activities. No matter what sort of adventure you seek, you’ll find it here!