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10 Natural Wonders of Australia (Part Two)

Australia is home to such a great deal of natural beauty including the Great Barrier Reef, which is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. It topped off part one of our list of the 10 Natural Wonders of Australia. Part one of our list also included the Bungle Bungles Ranges, the Pinnacles […]

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July 2nd, 2016

10 Natural Wonders of Australia (Part One)

Australia is home to such a great deal of natural beauty including the Great Barrier Reef, which is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. It tops off our list of the 10 Natural Wonders of Australia. If you like seeing nature’s beauty when you travel, then Australia is a hot spot for natural wonders. Here are the 10 natural wonders that made our list. Of course, there is much more to see throughout Australia, so keep on travelling.

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July 1st, 2016

Australia Winter Escapes Part Four – Winter Festivals in Tasmania

It’s winter time in Australia and that means vacationers can experience a variety of weather options for your holiday from warm and relaxing beach stays, to whale watching, to snow-filled mountain getaways. We have already told you about many different winter holiday adventures over the past couple weeks. In part one of Australian Winter Escapes, we told you about whale watching in Hervey Bay, Christmas in July in the Blue Mountains, the Margaret River Wine Region, and warming up in the tropical north in Kakadu National Park. In part two of Australian Winter Escapes, we highlighted winter in Canberra, the Whitsunday Islands, Hobart Tasmania, and ski resorts. In part three on Winter in Australia, we featured winter festivals like Vivid Sydney, Arnhem Land’s Garma Festival, the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, […]

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June 25th, 2016

Australia Winter Escapes Part Three – Winter Festivals

Winter in Australia offers up a host of different things to do and something for everyone whether you like the beaches, the tropics, the mountains, or the whales. Winter also means fun festivals across the country. Today, we will be highlighting Vivid Sydney, Arnhem Land’s Garma Festival, Darwin Beer Can Regatta, Canberra Fireside Festival, the […]

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June 18th, 2016

Australia Winter Escapes Part Two

Winter in Australia takes place during June, July and August. Since Australia is in the southern hemisphere, that means that the seasons are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere. For travellers aroudn the world, winter time in Australia means a host of different holiday options from warm and tropical to cold and snowy and everything in between. Last week, in part one of Australia Winter Escapes, we told you all about whale watching in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Christmas in July in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, the Margaret River Region of Western Australia and Kakadu National Park in the Top End of the Northern Territory. In part two, today’s blog post will feature winter destinations and activities in Canberra, the Great Barrier Reef, Tasmania, and Australian […]

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June 17th, 2016

Winter Escapes in Australia (Part One)

Wintertime in Australia means a host of different options for your holiday. Whether you like it hot or cold, there is surely something for everyone in winter in Australia. Summer holidays in Australia can include everything from beaches, surf, whale watching, wine country, winter sports, and the tropical north. In part one of our winter escapes of Australia, we are featuring whale watching in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Christmas in July in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, the Margaret River Region of Western Australia and Kakadu National Park in the Top End of the Northern Territory.

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June 11th, 2016

Six Unique Australian Animal Encounters

Seeing the wildlife is a big part of any Australian holiday. Of course, you want to be able to get up close and personal with the wildlife but still be safe at the same time. If you want to include unique animal encounters in your holiday travel, check out these wildlife attractions.

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June 11th, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: Recap Part One

We just finished up our series highlighting the 9 Great Walks of Australia. We showed you what it’s like to trek through each of these walks. Hopefully, you will consider one of them when you are in that region of Australia next. Nine different walks was a lot of ground to cover, so we wanted […]

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May 20th, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: The Freycinet Experience Walk

Four of the nine Great Walks of Australia are in Tasmania. It’s no coincidence that so many fascinating, exciting and remote walks are all located in just one small corner of the country on the island state. We just told you all about the Bay of Fires Lodge Walk on the northeast coast of Tasmania. Today, we are focusing on the Freycinet Experience Walk, just an hour and a half drive south of the Bay of Fires. The Freycinet Experience Walk has a four day itinerary departing and returning to Hobart, the capital city in the southeast corner of Tasmania. Since participants return to the Friendly Beaches Lodge each night of the walk, you can choose to modify the walk to make it shorter to accommodate your own abilities or […]

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May 7th, 2016

Great Walks of Australia: Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

Bay of Fires is a bay located on the northeastern coast of Tasmania in between Binalong Bay and Eddystone Point. It gets its name from the orange fiery colours of the granite rocks along the beach. Popular things to do while visiting the Bay of Fires region are camping, beach fun, boating, fishing, swimming, surfing, and bird watching. One of the top tourist things to do here is partake in one of the Great Walks of Australia, and that is the Bay of Fires Lodge Walk. This is a small, guided four day walk through the remote landscape of The Bay of Fires. The itinerary takes you on foot through sandy beaches, exploring secluded coves, kayaking in the Ansons River, forests, heath lands, and luxury accommodations at the Forrester Beach […]

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May 5th, 2016