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No matter which time of year you visit Kakadu, there is always something to see and do. Breathtaking hiking and close encounters with native wildlife, swim under the thundering waterfalls or relax in a cool billabong. Explore the wildlife filled flood plains and the towering escarpments, some of the oldest exposed rock formations in the world.
Only 100 km South-West of Darwin, the stunning Litchfield National Park is generally accessible even in the wet season. Take a tour and explore the towering waterfalls, the hiking tracks, rainforest pockets, historic sites, the intriguing magnetic termite mounds, pandanus-lined pools and 4WD tracks.
A visit to Australia's top end will bring you to the modern metropolis of Darwin. Darwin buzzes with lots of bars, restaurants and events but the cities backyard is what attracts visitors from all over the world. Arnhem Land, the stunning Katherine Gorge, the waterfalls of Kakadu and Litchfield National Park are all within easy reach of the city.
Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
Kata Tjuta is local aboriginal for ‘many heads’. This spectacular landform is only about 50 km drive from Uluru. Enjoy the peace and solitude of these beautiful rock formations with a choice of walking trails varying in difficulty.
Kings Canyon is one of the gems of the Red Centre. No visit is complete without a walk around the rim of its 100–meter-high sheer red walls and a swim in the cool oasis of the Garden of Eden pools. Spot the kangaroos, camels, and dingos roaming in the Outback and don’t forget your water bottle and camera!
Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is probably Australia's best-known natural landmark. The rock was created over some 600 million years, and the Aborigines have been in the area for the last 10,000 years.
Australia’s biggest outback town and gateway to the Red Centre sights of Uluru, Kings Canyon and Kata Tjuta National Park. This unique cultural town is located at the base of the MacDonnell Ranges attracting visitors to the area to explore the waterholes, gorges and peaks that the ranges provide.
Cape York is the most Northern tip of Australia located at the very top of Queensland. Experience the largest unspoilt wilderness in Northern Australia, visit gorges & waterfalls and enjoy the challenge of a 4WD adventure just to get there
Relax and unwind in this laidback tropical village. Great street markets, galleries and beautiful palm fringed 4 Mile beach. Gateway to Cape Tribulation and the Daintree rainforest you will be inspired by the amazing array of nature and wildlife
Tropical Northern Queensland, this is where the rainforest meets the sea. Explore the dense tropical rainforest of the Daintree National Park, the white sandy beaches, spot crocodiles by boat & surf the tree tops by flying fox.
Buzzing nightlife, world heritage-listed rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, the amazing weather… why would you not want to visit Cairns? Cairns is a major destination for backpackers from around the world and an excellent spot for adventure travellers to base themselves
Great Barrier Reef
The world heritage protected masterpiece you can see from the moon, the Great Barrier Reef.
A quaint village 140km south of Cairns. Mission Beach specializes in the extreme! A great place to jump from a plane or brave the raging torrents and try white water rafting. For those with working holiday visas, it is relatively easy to pick up seasonal fruit picking work on the local banana farms.
A short drive from Mission Beach, Tully River is packed with jaw clenching grade 3-5 rapids is lined with rainforest and steep gorges making it the best spot for white water rafting in Australia. The hydo station at the river source also allows for reliable river flow and safe but exhilarating rapids!
Head off the beaten track to Emu Park, a small seaside village nestled in the sugar cane and gateway to Great Keppel Island. Relax and unwind by the pool, take an aboriginal cultural tour or visit the local crocodile farms.
Try Barramundi fishing in the Burdekin or Hinchinbrook or take the ferry across the beautiful Magnetic Island. With over 300 days of sunshine every year this is a great place to unwind between Airlie Beach and Cairns.
Home to the largest koala colony in Northern Australia, Magnetic Island's National Parks, coral reefs, beaches and bays make it a stunning place to visit and explore. Snorkel, Kayak, hike or take one of the cheapest learn to dive courses in Australia.
Just south of Townsville, Ayr is the closest departure point for the famous Yongala Ship wreck, one of the best dive sites in the world and a must do for any keen Scuba diver. The wreck now lies in 14-28 metres of water and at 109m long is the largest and most intact, historic shipwreck in Australian waters.
Famous Party Town and gateway to one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia, the Whitsunday Islands. Take an exhilarating overnight sailing trip around the Islands or day a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. Party by night then relax in the sunshine beside the huge shorefront-swimming lagoon all day!
74 islands of beautiful beaches and stretches aqua-blue ocean nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Explore the Islands on one of the many overnight super yacht sailing trips or take a day cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef …a must do for any visitor to Australia!
Town of 1770
A unique seaside town boasting great hostels and lots of fun activities. Take a wild ride on your very own chopper motorbike, kayak with the dolphins or try out surfing.
Experience the excitement of a real outback rodeo in the Beef capital of Australia, Rockhampton. Visit a local crocodile farm or head up to Emu Park and Great Keppel Island.
Need a second working holiday visa or looking for seasonal farm work, head to Bundaberg. With several big working hostels this is a great place to find seasonal work. Don’t forget to visit the Bundy Rum distillery while you are there!
Nicknamed, the whale watching capital of the world, Hervey Bay is a great place to get up close and personal with these giants over the winter months. Also one of the 2 departure ports for the Famous Fraser Island.
This picturesque coastal town is the closest departure point to Fraser Island and hosts an huge variety of unique activities. Swim with the dolphins, explore the spectacular scenery of Fraser Island, skydive, fish, four wheel drive and visit the Carlo Sand Blow, an amazing spectacle in itself!
World heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and voted one of the best backpacking experiences in Australia. No trip to Oz would be complete without exploring the Islands dunes, rainforests, beaches and stunning freshwater lakes by 4WD!
With its beautiful beaches, lush hinterland and pristine river you will love Noosa! This cool surfie town is a great place to relax for a while. Visit the Steve Irwin Australia Zoo or explore the Everglades in the near by Great Sandy National park.
Full of thriving urban villages, surrounded by activities and attractions in every direction. Less than an hour away, the white beaches and blue waters of the Moreton Bay and Islands region set the scene for swimming, surfing, snorkelling and sailing.
The home of surfing roots in Australia and has bred some of its best world champion surfers, check out the peeling waves of burliegh & kirra, then head deep into the forests of Springbrook to get amazing views of the Surfers skyline.
Broome is the western gateway to the Kimberley National Park - home to world famous Cable Beach sunsets and the natural phenomenon of the Staircase to the Moon. Check out a pearl farm or the real dinosaur footprints and catch an outdoor movie at sunset.
Exmouth is home to the world's largest fringing reef - the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. This underwater paradise is a popular spot for all kinds of visitors, from dolphins, manta rays, turtles and humpback whales, to the largest fish in the ocean - the gentle whale shark.
Monkey Mia is one of Western Australia's most famous dolphin watching destinations. In the calm bay a pod of friendly dolphins that visit the shore most days to be hand fed.
Perth is a modern metropolis where you can enjoy the beach lifestyle, relax in natural bushland, sample world-class local wines and watch an ocean sunset within just 30 minutes of the city.
Just 19 km off the coast of Perth, lies the sunny picturesque Rottnest Island. Take in the beautiful scenery, dazzling marine life and some of the world's finest beaches
About 90mins from the centre of Melbourne, Phillip Island is known for its surf beaches, unique wildlife and the famous penguins, which make their epic journey along the beach at sunset.
This vibrant city is full of history, culture, arts and attitude! You will love exploring this eclectic and the surrounding regions.
Great Ocean Road
Twist and wind your way along the road carved out of the sheer cliff edge, you will be rewarded with breath taking views, lush forest, historic cape lands and amazing sandstone statues in the ocean.
New South Wales
This beautiful seaside town is a melting pot of alternative life style & Aussie surf culture, as soon as you arrive you'll understand why this is one of the most popular destinations in Australia.
Home of the famous MojoSurf Camp, beach parties, learn to surf, work on your tan, kayak, fish and make new friends, yeeewwwww!
Home of the Big Banana, but also a great spot to enjoy cave diving at fish rock cave.
Australia’s oldest, largest and most diverse city. You can't leave without your picture of the Harbour Bridge and opera house. Explore the rocky headlands, azure bays and legendary surf beaches. The cafes and nights spots in this modern city are constantly buzzing.
Situated just an hour away from Sydney's CBD the Blue Mountains are one of Australia's most popular National Parks. If your looking for a taste of Australia's amazing natural landscapes then the Blue Mountains has it all.
The diverse cultural city of Adelaide is renowned for its parklands, café culture and busy events calendar. Sip some wine in the Barossa Valley or hop on over to Kangaroo Island
Departure city for one of the scariest activities in Australia … SHARK. CAGE. DIVING. The question is, are you brave enough?
Flinders Ranges National Park, renowned for its natural, cultural and geological significance, is one of Australia's premier national landscapes.
Coober Pedy is famous for its unique style of underground living. There are authentic underground homes to explore as well as underground museums, opal shops, art galleries, underground churches and, of course, opal mines.
In a country where they just don't do small, the Nullarbor Plain manages to take it a step further. It breaks a number of world records. Scratch the dry surface and be prepared to unearth many legends, a rich history and stunning scenery along the 1200 km that makes the Nullarbor.
Enjoy the stunning natural scenery and a huge array of wildlife on Kangaroo Island. Stay on a working Auzzie farm, ride the 4x4’s, learn to surf, spot the sea lions and koalas, then finish off the day around the campfire
Australian Captial Territory
The capital city of Australia, is an ideal base from which to explore the historic townships and natural wonders of the famous Snowy Mountains.
You will enjoy exploring the Georgian streetscapes of this boutique riverside city. Everything you need to have an amazing Tasmanian experience is right on Launceston's' doorstep: wine trails, gourmet food, history, wilderness and adventure.
Set at the foot of the majestic Mount Wellington this vibrant historical city is full of buzzing cafes, buskers, gallery’s and historical sites
The northern most tip of New Zealand, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean, in a spectacular swirl of currents. According to Maori history, the spirits of Maori deceased leap from a gnarled pohutukawa tree, at the end of the cape, into the ocean to return to their ancestral homeland of Hawaiki.
The Coromandel, with pristine beaches, native forests and laid-back vibe, is one of New Zealand's most popular and best-loved holiday destinations
Bay Of Islands
A boating and kayaking paradise comprised of 144 sub-tropical islands. Swim with the dolphins. Go kayaking, swimming, fishing, or picnic along secluded beaches.
Described as a haven of beautiful beaches, breathtaking walks and small wineries, and only a short ferry ride from Auckland, Waiheke is a great location for a day trip or short getaway.
The largest city in New Zealand, central Auckland is a hub of urban delights set against beautiful coastal scenery. Voted one of the most liveable cities in the world, and nicknamed “the city of sails”, Auckland is full of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanted holiday islands.
Famous for its labyrinth of caves, sinkholes and underground rivers, the area's name comes from the Maori words wai (water) and tomo (hole). Try the exhilarating and unique black water rafting!
Visit the markets, catch a wave, check out the boutique galleries. This lively surf town has an interesting creative culture and a wonderful choice of cafés. Don’t forget to check out the amazing 55m Bridal Veil Falls, One of the best waterfalls in the Waikato
A place of fascinating Māori culture, hot springs and boiling mud pools. With its richness in heritage and culture, the magnificent geothermal experience and the astonishing natural beauty of the landscape, Rotorua is a major center for tourism and there is an abundance of activities ranging from spiritually fulfilling to adrenaline charged action.
Created nearly two thousand years ago by a volcanic eruption, Taupo is a great lake for water-skiing, sailing and kayaking. The Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay, which can only be seen from the water, make for a great boat trip or kayaking excursion. The forests surrounding the lake offer hiking and mountain biking to suit all levels of experience
Tongariro National Park is the oldest national park in New Zealand. Hike the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and explore emerald lakes, alpine meadows and hot springs surrounding the largest volcanoes in the North Island.
Situated at the bottom of the North Island, nestled between a sparkling harbour and rolling green hills, Wellington is New Zealand's capital city. This sophisticated yet friendly city has all this urban excitement within earshot of untouched nature spots.
Abel Tasman NP
Turquoise waters, golden beaches, inquisitive seals, sculptured granite cliffs, and world-famous Abel Tasman Coast Track.
Tucked into the forested foothills of the Southern Alps, the cosy township of Fox Glacier is geared up for glacier walks, hikes and flights.
Franz Josef Glacier
Experience the most spectacular glacier accessible by the general public anywhere in the world. The Franz Josef is a 12 km long glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Climb and explore the spectacular icefall terrain with a variety of different tour options.
This artistic seaside town is the perfect place to get friendly with the migrating whales and local dolphins and seals. Amazing surf, cheap fresh crayfish and plenty of activities to choose from.
Bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the edge of the Canterbury Plains that stretch to the Southern Alps so you can surf a wave then hit the ski slopes all in the same day! Extensive rebuilding after the 2011 earthquakes has created and eclectic cityscape of historic buildings and modern architecture.
The little sister of Queenstown, Wanaka combines world-class ski fields and a huge array of activities with a more laid back atmosphere. A great summer or winter destination!
The adventure tourism capital on New Zealand, this lively resort town has everything you need to get the adrenalin pumping through your veins! Bungy, ski, jet boating, paragliding, quad biking, luging, horse trekking, river surfing, down hill mountain biking and much much more! Make Queenstown an essential part of your new Zealand itinerary.
Sometimes described as the 'eighth wonder of the world', Milford Sound was carved by glaciers during the ice ages. The fiord's cliffs rise almost vertically from the dark waters and waterfalls cascade downwards, some as high as 1000 metres. When it rains in Milford Sound, and it often does, those waterfalls multiply with magnificent effect.
Feel humbled yet uplifted buy the amazing scenery virtually untouched by man. Explore the calm sounds and perfect reflections by boat or marvel at the beautiful geography by air.
Te Anau is the 'gateway to the fiords' being the closest town to Milford Sound its famous hiking track. Take a trip to explore the beautiful 15000 year old cave system and see hundreds of tiny glowworms in a magical underground experience.
A chain of 20 islands near Nadi, the Mamanukas provide a stunning array of activities for all types of travellers. Choose from parasailing, windsurfing, famous dives sites, some of the best surf breaks in the world, and just about any other activity you can do on or under water. Young or old, party animal or looking for a family holiday, there's an island for everyone.
The Yasawa Group is an archipelago of about 20 volcanic islands full of beauty, gorgeous beaches, abundant sunshine and a range of resorts. This is the place to come for an affordable retreat in paradise.
Nearly everyone who visits Fiji comes to Nadi. This bustling multi-cultural town is the main hub for international travellers, and offers great places to eat, drink and shop.
A bustling regional centre, Suva has everything you’d expect from a large city from trendy shopping malls and farmers markets, restaurants, entertainment to a huge range of cultural activities
Coral Coast is an 80km (50 mile) stretch of beaches and bays along the Ocean Road between Nadi and Suva. From a fisherman selling his day’s catch on the roadside, to bargaining with a local at the Sigatoka Market, true island life is here.