September 21, 2012

Holidaying in Australia

Australia is a destination with so much to offer travellers. Whether you’re a party goer or like to take things easy, you’ll find your perfect place on our list of must visit Australian destinations.

Holidaying in Australia – Melbourne, Victoria

Melbourne is one of the most vibrant cities in Australia and is known, worldwide, for its contributions to the fashion industry and its fine dining options. If you like the finer things in life don’t miss out on the opportunity to live in luxury during your Australian holiday. For a truly Victorian experience, head into the Melbourne CBD and jump aboard a traditional tram. These trams do loops of the city, providing the perfect way to make your way around the busy city centre. When in Melbourne, it’s important to remember that this city is famous for their laneway cafés and shopping boutiques. Embark on an adventure through the hustle and bustle of the city and find your own piece of paradise down a hidden laneway.

Holidaying in Australia – Airlie Beach, Queensland

Located in the ‘sunshine state’ of Australia, Airlie Beach is found on the northern shores of Queensland. The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, there is so much to see and do in Airlie Beach that you won’t know where to begin. Day tours are available to the Great Barrier Reef, departing from the town centre of Airlie Beach. If you like to party, you’ll be right at home in this great destination, with a number of excellent bars, pubs and clubs lining the main street. Accommodation is available to suit all budgets, starting with cheap backpacker hostels through to five star resorts.

Holidaying in Australia – Kangaroo Island, South Australia

A natural haven for wildlife in the southern regions of Australia, Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for hundreds of species of fauna and flora. The varying terrain across the island is one of the best things about this destination, as you can go from white sandy beaches to rocky outlooks, all within the blink of an eye. You could spend a day or a week at Kangaroo Island and it would never be enough, as the environment and wildlife changes with every season.

Holidaying in Australia – Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney is one of those iconic destinations that has everything you could possibly want in a holiday destination. Thrill seekers can head to the harbour to take on the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, while lovers of shopping should go straight the historical Rocks precinct for some world class markets. If you’d like to really soak in the atmosphere of this vibrant city, embark on a Sydney Harbour River Cruise or book in for a trip to the Sydney Tower Skywalk, for the best views of the city. If you’re planning on experiencing a number of activities or tours whilst in the city, check out Sydney holiday deals for the best offers.

Holidaying in Australia – Alice Springs, Northern Territory

One of the greatest Aussie holiday experiences is venturing out to the great Australian outback. Alice Springs is the heart of Central Australia and the perfect hub for planning a trip to the infamous red centre to see Uluru. If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday, there’s nothing more rejuvenating than spending time at a world class resort in the middle of nowhere.

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