Destinations

Wine and dine in Tasmania’s east

During summer, the temperate climate of Australia’s island state brings flavours that you just can’t find anywhere else. Tasmania’s local produce is among the freshest and finest in our country – and the foods of Tassie’s east coast are no exception. First on the map is Swansea, a town that fills with holiday-makers over the … Continued

Succulent seafood on the Eyre Peninsula

They don’t call it the seafood frontier for nothing! The Eyre Peninsula is teeming with aquatic life, from the scary to the playful, the delicious to the elusive. Summer is the best time of year to pull up a seat at a local restaurant and enjoy the fruits of the sea and, here, we’ve picked … Continued

Tasmania’s Painted Cliffs

On Maria Island in Tasmania’s south-east, are two of nature’s most memorable destinations. The Painted Cliffs and the Fossil Cliffs offer visitors a rare glimpse into Tasmania’s natural history. A trip between Maria Island and Swansea will bring you right up close to these natural wonders. Right near Orford is Triabunna, from where you can … Continued

Australia’s first railway line

Before the development of rail had connected Australia’s colonies into an easily accessible network, the journey from one side of the country to the other was often long and arduous: people either walked, rode camels, travelled by horse, or caught ships that took them around the coast. When the first trains arrived, approximately 50 years … Continued

Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour

We all remember the giddy anticipation of a childhood summer trip – that sense of the holidays as a tantalising gift, just waiting to be unwrapped. For generations of Sydney kids, a road trip to Queensland has been a thrilling rite of passage, with the legendary Pacific Coast Drive topping the list for many travellers. … Continued

Kakadu National Park

The delights of Australia’s Northern Territory never cease to amaze. Traversing red ochre escarpments, navigating tropical woodlands, and soaking in a natural thermal spring, you’ll see why Australia is famous the world over for its unique outback landscapes. The World Heritage–listed Kakadu National Park is just one of the Northern Territory’s best-loved historical features. The … Continued

Adelaide to Ardrossan

Marvel at South Australia’s most remarkable offerings as you make your way along the Yorke Peninsula. The peninsula indulges its visitors with some of Australia’s finest beaches, farmland, seafood, fishing, shipwrecks and mining towns. Here is the first step of the journey. As you make your way out of Adelaide, treat yourself to an early … Continued

Summer adventure on the Coral Coast

With some of the world’s largest, oldest and most diverse natural wonders, Western Australia’s Coral Coast will delight guests at every turn. Travel along Australia’s marvellous western shoreline to swim with dolphins, explore local history and sink your feet into soft, white sand. Awaiting its next lucky guest is the town of Exmouth, in the … Continued

Kingscliff’s tropical charms

Sun, surf and sand – it’s what everyone looks for in a summer holiday. While the Gold Coast is famous for its astounding beaches, there’s even more to the region than what first meets the eye. Step away from the hum of the lively city straight into emerald seas at Kingscliff! On the far north … Continued

Coast your way through the Great Eastern Drive

When the rest of Australia starts to heat up, Tasmania’s Great Eastern Drive will bring you the best of the sunny season in a temperate paradise. Filled with natural attractions that grace top-10 world tourism lists, this trip is for taking sooner rather than later. Here is the first leg of the journey that’s teeming … Continued

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