The Best Holiday Locations in Australia
As a holiday destination Australia has a wide variety of different locations to visit. From beach holidays, to rural retreats, to luxury island resorts and the great outback, you are sure to find the perfect holiday to suit. Enjoy first class accommodation, no matter what your budget and taste, visit amazing tourist spots and incredible natural wonders. Whatever you are looking for you will be sure to find it.
The largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is a trip back to nature. Only accessible by ferry you will need a four-wheel drive if you plan on driving on the island. Go camping, fishing, bush walking and swimming, and enjoy the rainforest, creeks and lakes and the world's largest sand dunes. There is a wide range of accommodation available to suit every budget, with a five-star resort, self-contained cottages and camping grounds.
Queensland's Tropical North
Stay along the coast in Queensland's far north, from Mackay right through to Cape York, at the very tip of Australia. Known for being where the Rainforest meets the Reef, it is a beautiful part of Australia with plenty to see and do. Take a trip out to the reef and go diving or snorkelling, and visit one of the islands. Drive up through the Daintree Rainforest and experience the diverse range of plants and animals in this World Heritage listed area. Go for a cruise on the Daintree River and see huge crocodiles lying on the river bank. Visit the Cairns Zoo, go fishing off the coast, visit one of the many National Parks and stay in accommodation to suit your budget and your needs, either you are just passing through or holidaying with the family.
Sydney is a fantastic city to visit with plenty to offer visiting tourists. With spectacular views of the harbor around every corner, there are many hotels, apartments and back pack hostels in the center of the city to choose from. Visit the Opera House, scale the Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Tower, visit the Taroonga Zoo and the iconic Bondi Beach. Take a ride on a ferry across the harbor, or take a day trip right down to Manly and enjoy lunch on the beach. The Botanical Gardens are well worth a visit and in the warmer months you can enjoy the Moonlight Cinema, although make sure you book in advance as it is extremely popular.
The largest island off the coast of the mainland, Tasmania is a fantastic holiday location as you can easily travel around the whole island and see a lot in a fairly short space of time. The capital city of Hobart is a historical town, rich with convict history and beautiful old buildings. Visit the oldest brewery in Australia, travel out to Port Arthur, an old convict gaol and enjoy the views from the top of Mount Wellington. Stay in bed and breakfasts and enjoy the rural aspect of Tasmania or, for a great family holiday, hire a camper van and explore the island, stopping whenever you find something of interest.