Discover the Coral Coast

Discover the Coral Coast

One of the most under-rated travel destinations in Australia is the Coral Coast. Comprising of about 1,100 kilometers of coastline along the Indian Ocean, the Coral Coast makes a brilliant destination for outdoor lovers. There are many things to see and explore along this scenic coast: from unique sea life, to cultural and historical monuments and much more. Plus, the coast offers some of the best diving spots in Australia. Should you decide to choose the Coral Coast instead of the coast ... [ read more ]

Best Australian destinations for watching kangaroos

Best Australian destinations for watching kangaroos

Kangaroos are a universally recognized symbol of Australia. The world's smallest continent, Australia is also quite isolated, which is why its flora and fauna are so unique. And no other Australian animal is more famous than the kangaroo. While it is true that you can see kangaroos in almost every major zoo around the world, it is only in Australia when you can see them in the wild. So if you want to make sure that you can take a good look at these fascinating animals, try any of the next... [ read more ]

Scenic fall foliage destinations in Australia

Scenic fall foliage destinations in Australia

Due to its size and various climate zones, Australia is an all year round destination. Its geographic positioning also makes it a desirable destination for all those seeking to experience the reverse of northern hemisphere weather: a visit to the fascinating Australia allows you yo ski in the middle of European summer and go to the beach when the whole North America is covered in snow. Thus, while people in North Asia, America and Europe celebrate the arrival of spring, the south of Austr... [ read more ]

Most Spectacular Australian Waterfalls

Most Spectacular Australian Waterfalls

Its spectacular waterfalls are some of Australia's hidden gems  in terms of natural attractions. You might not expect a country that has more than a half of its surface covered by deserts to have some many beautiful waterfalls. But, believe it or not, this is exactly the case with Australia, where waterfalls can be found right in the middle of the desert. Form the tropical Queensland to the untamed Tasmania, Australia's woods and mountains are hiding truly amazing waterfalls. Here's a br... [ read more ]

Best countryside resorts in Australia

Best countryside resorts in Australia

Farms and vineyards represent not only a revenue source for Australians, but also have a great potential for tourism. Picturesque landscapes along with the simplicity, discipline and authenticity of a farmer's lifestyle represent the main ingredients in a worry-free vacation at the countryside. As for Australia's world-famous wine-making regions, they have long been visited by globe-trotting wine lovers, and, increasingly often, by luxury-seekers. These are enough reasons to try and make a t... [ read more ]

Common myths about the Australian desert

Common myths about the Australian desert

The Australian Desert, or, how the Aussies call it, the Outback, makes up for most of the continent territory. Yet, Australians are very outdoorsy, and bush walking is among their favorite activities - and also quite popular with tourists. So what makes so many people be fascinated with a huge piece of arid land? Well, firstly you should know that Australian desert is not at all like the deserts you see in movies - which are all resemble the Sahara, with its endless sand dunes and nothing mo... [ read more ]

Unusual marine animals in Australia

Unusual marine animals in Australia

When speaking or writing about Australia and its animals, we enter a fascinating territory, populated with truly unique creatures. We all know the story of how Australia was discovered and how European settlers destroyed some of its unique ecosystems in their attempt to introduce European species. Yet, kangaroos, koalas or wombats are still to be found in Australia, and they even became major touristic attractions. But apart form these, there are also plenty of unusual marine animals in Aust... [ read more ]

Top Places for Whale Watching in Australia

Top Places for Whale Watching in Australia

You might know Australia as the land of kangaroos, koalas and ostriches, but this country-continent is also one of the best destinations in the world when it comes to whale watching. There are numerous places along the Australian coasts that make fabulous whale habitats, and therefore in many places across Australia you’ll find tour operators and even small cruise ships offering you the chance to get a glimpse at the world’s biggest animals. And since July to September mark the whale sea... [ read more ]

Australia Shark Encounters Guide

Australia Shark Encounters Guide

Sharks are one of the deadliest but also one of the most fascinating animals that swim in the Australian waters. This is also why shark encounters can be categorized into two main categories: planned by accidental. Now what I mean by these two categories is that some people are quite fascinating by sharks in which case Australian waters can offer plenty of occasions to get close to these interesting creatures; but sharks can also represent a menace for swimmers, divers and surfers, so it’s... [ read more ]

Guide to fishing in Tasmania

Guide to fishing in Tasmania

With unequalled scenery and a great diversity of ecosystems, Tasmania is one of the best fishing destinations in the world. Professional and passionate fishermen will no doubt appreciate the great variety of environments within a relatively small area – from this perspective, Tasmania has got them all, from cold mountain rivers to tropical coastlines. Also, beginners will enjoy the unaltered nature and the adventurous fishing tours which will help them get a taste of this relaxing sport. ... [ read more ]