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5 Indigenous sites across Australia

Indigenous people have occupied Australia for at least 60,000 years, living on and with the land. As a result, there are thousands of significant and ancient sites scattered across the nation. From rock art galleries and shelters, to middens and natural features, these sites have deep significance to Indigenous people for social, cultural, spiritual, commemorative and historical reasons. … Continued

Top spring spots in Tassie

Tasmania offers some of Australia’s most impressive natural sights all year round, but its landscapes reach stunning new heights in spring. Get ready to feast your senses on the island state’s abounding treasures of the season. LAVENDER FIELDS, TASMANIA As spring sweeps across Tasmania’s impossibly picturesque lavender fields, delicate buds greet the warmer weather. The … Continued

Wander the Fitzgerald Coast

Down south, the Golden Outback’s iconic white sands, aqua waters and rugged shores make for a heavenly seaside adventure. This corner of the Golden Outback is blessed with some of the world’s most sublime beaches, eclectic marine life and untouched islands; and vast, endlessly promising outback in the other. Esperance A seven-and-a-half-hour drive from Perth, … Continued

The Outback Intro Loop

Plunge into New South Wales’s formidable desert backyard and discover a region that is as rich in natural beauty as it is in character. The Outback Intro Loop is your ticket to a world far removed from the state’s well-trodden shoreline drives and Sydney’s icons. On the contrary, there will be times when the road … Continued

Natural masterpieces on the Outback Way

The Red Centre isn’t just an Australian treasure; it’s a global one. One of nature’s genuine masterworks, it’s our continent’s throbbing heart. Vibrant Indigenous cultures have thrived here for millennia – and remained unknown to outsiders until the 19th century, when white explorers began their fruitless search for a long-gone inland sea. Modern conveniences have … Continued

Explore the Capricorn Way

Whisk the family away this winter to discover the geological mysteries and star-studded skies of Queensland’s Capricorn Way. The Capricorn Way is an iconic road trip; it will all at once teach you about Australia’s past, present and future. Prepare for fairly mild temperatures, ranging from around 10ºC at night to around 25ºC during the … Continued

Winter gems in New South Wales

From the snowy southern alps to the temperate northern plains, New South Wales is a delight to travel through in winter. The Snowy Mountains Kosciuszko National Park, in the Snowy Mountains, is a popular winter destination for good reason: there’s nothing quite like cross-country skiing on the spectacular high plains, gliding over blankets of crunchy … Continued

Six places to celebrate Christmas in July

Christmas Down Under has its perks, but it doesn’t compare to picture book scenes of snow-capped pine trees, toasty fires and gloriously ugly knitted jumpers – which is what Christmas in July is all about! You’re more likely to spot a roo than a reindeer, but this round-up of Australia’s most fabulous Christmas in July … Continued

Townsville’s must-dos

As winter creeps across the southern states, Townsville is the balmy oasis you’ve been dreaming of. Expect average June temperatures hovering in the mid 20s, idyllic beaches, natural marvels, grand architecture, and an enviable foodie scene that will have you saying, ‘Melbourne-Shmelbourne’. Whether you’re here for a night or a week, these are Townsville’s must-dos. … Continued

Explore the Flinders Ranges

Without exaggeration, the Flinders Ranges boasts some of the most spectacular landscapes in Australia, encompassing rugged mountain ranges, expansive plains and impressive gorges. Overflowing with trails to walk, four-wheel drive tracks to explore and stunning vistas to take your breath away, it’s wise to take your time and make the Flinders Ranges an extended trip. … Continued

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