So you have decided on Australia as your next holiday destination and what a great choice that is, Australia really does have it all. Luxury resorts, hotels and self-serviced apartments in everything from beachside locations and unspoilt wilderness to world-class ski fields and the outback. The land ‘down under’ has many surprises within its diverse landscapes and bustling cities, there really is something for every one of all interests and ages. No matter what budget accommodation you choose, Australian standards are great and service is friendly. Visitors should first establish what kind of experience they are looking for and then choose a location where that can be served best. Those looking for stunning natural rainforest locations complete with exotic native wildlife should focus on Tropical North Queensland. While, for Australian outback experiences – steeped in native aboriginal history, the Northern Territory hits the mark.
The laid-back state of Queensland is a great place to take the family on holiday. It offers everything from beautiful beaches and perfect surf holidays to world class theme parks and Australia Zoo. Queensland is also home to the tourist hub of Surfers Paradise.
A popular first stop with international visitors is the city that never sleeps – Sydney. Cosmopolitan by nature, and Australia’s oldest city, there is a lot to enjoy in this picturesque city. Set around its harbour and featuring the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Sydney offers a myriad of experiences for its holidaymakers from snowfields to surfing beaches.
Those looking for a holiday full of culture should make their next stop Melbourne. Boasting Australia’s largest number of live music venues is a great way to start, add to that great art, boutique shopping, world class restaurants, bars and beautiful gardens and you have it all.
South Australia is best known for its internationally recognised vineyards, its bustling city centre, live entertainment and its churches. Central Adelaide hotels prove the ideal base for exploring this charming city.
Western Australia too, is popular with wine connoisseurs, boasting one of the world’s finest wine regions of Margaret River. Perth is also a great destination for diving holidays.
Australia’s Capital Territory of Canberra is home to Parliament House and the National Museum. From here you can explore historic townships, natural wonders and of course the famous Snowy Mountains.
Finally explore Australia’s second oldest city of Hobart. This sleepy city is steeped in the history of Australia’s convict and indigenous past.