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About Australia

Australia is a land of exquisite beauty. You will find unique experiences and landscapes bursting with colour and culture in every corner of this great continent. From rugged mountain landscapes to sweeping plains, tropical rainforests, UNESCO world heritage sites, sandy beaches that run for miles and red dust deserts as far as the eye can see. Australia has it all. Each year millions of people from across the globe make their way to Australia for their dream trip, unforgettable scenery and experiences, and we have it all right in our back yard.

Take in the coastline. With 35, 877 kilometres of coastline it is no secret Australia is home to some of the best beaches in the world. Australia’s beach culture begins at Bondi Beach, Sydney. This famous stretch of sand is known the world over and is the location for the world’s first Surf Life Saving Club.

Byron Bay has come a long way from its days as a small hippy town with modern resorts, cafes and boutiques popping up in the last 20 years. The most easterly point of mainland Australia in Northern New South Wales has drawn surfers from all over the world, but in more recent years this small coastal town’s profile has raised to world-wide attention not only for its coastline but also the celebrities that now make it their home.

A short trip over the border to Queensland and you will find stretches of powder-like sand beaches on the Gold Coast. Surfers Paradise the poster child for the Queensland’s Gold Coast, is backed by the esplanade and towering skyscrapers but, riding waves here sits highly on the bucket list of holidays makers.

Queensland is also home to the expansive 75 Mile Beach on Fraser Island; it gets its name from its length which should tell you how expansive the stretch of coastline is. Noosa’s Main Beach is a standout of many breathtaking beaches on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Its north-facing direction means Main Beach provides ideal swimming spots for the whole family and is often visited by pods of Dolphins.

The most beautiful beach in Australia is hotly contested but Whitehaven Beach in Queensland’s Whitsundays often takes first place, iconic for its white sands and azure waters. Whitehaven Beach runs for seven kilometres along the coastline with a myriad of coves, lagoons and inlets and many scenic outlooks.

Western Australia is often overlooked in favour of the East Coast but if you make the journey then you will be rewarded with magnificent beaches. Often isolated stretches of sand, untouched beauty, rocky headlands, untamed wilderness and crystal-clear waters. Take advantage of dreamy sunsets at Cable Beach in Broome WA. Be lucky enough to be there between March and October when you can witness the Staircase to the Moon, a natural phenomenon at its best

Tasmania is also a renowned location for its impressive coastline. Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park is an untouched beauty. If you haven't visited it is likely you have seen Wineglass Bay featured on promotional material for the state. Pink granite peaks and turquoise waters surround the clam-shaped shoreline, the best way to view the bay is from a dedicated lookout about a one-kilometre hike along the track into the bay.

Australia’s coastline is a big drawcard but it is only one of the many natural attractions Australia has to offer and some have to be seen to be believed. Find extraordinary Pink Lakes in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia that are as beautiful as they are baffling. Explore the tropics in Far North Queensland. Travel from reef to the outback, through rainforests, grasslands and historic towns, past waterfalls and views from the most incredible lookouts.

Be awed by nature and iconic landscapes. The breathtaking beauty of the world's largest coral reef,  the Great Barrier Reef, one of seven natural wonders of the world and the only living thing on earth that can be seen from space. The wild and unpredictable Southern Ocean along the Great Ocean Road, home to Victoria’s Twelve Apostles, the spectacular Three Sisters in News South Wales’ World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains, Uluru, Australia’s spiritual centre in the Northern Territory, Rottnest Island in Western Australia, home to the Instagram famous Quokka, the most adorable and friendly Australian marsupial. The Remarkables on Kangaroo Island, in South Australia, are just that, remarkable. Shaped by 500 million years of rain and waves pounding on the coastline, shaped these boulders into what we see today. The list of iconic, breathtaking scenery goes on and is a long list, offering unique and rewarding experiences to everyone that visits.

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