Most Popular Water Sports Destinations in Australia

Most Popular Water Sports Destinations in Australia

It's hard to imagine a better water sport destination than Australia. A country surrounded by two oceans, which is also home to several climate zones, Australia offers endless possibilities of the practice of water sports. Scuba diving, sailing, speed boating, surfing or snorkeling are just a few of the many sports you can try out during a trip Down Under. But where exactly should you go if you want to experience the best splashes and most thrilling moments? For this, we have selected a h... [ read more ]

Australia's Best Sailing Destinations

Australia’s Best Sailing Destinations

Australia is best-known as an outdoors and beach destination, but it also happens to be a fabulous sailing destination for anyone interested in this exciting sport. The scenic coasts of mainland Australia, Tasmania and the islands in the Great Barrier Reef can all make a great destination for a yacht owner or maybe a cruise holiday. Also, Australia is the site of numerous sailing competitions and races. Around the big coastal cities or up in the picturesque Queensland you can find luxurio... [ read more ]

Australia's Top Diving Spots

Australia’s Top Diving Spots

Home to the Great Barrier Reef, Australia is a prime diving destination. There is no other reef in the world which is as big, as famous or as biologically diverse as the Great Barrier Reef. Its shallow, clear waters offer maximum visibility for divers and snorkelers interested to discover the underwater universe. On the opposite side of the continent, in Western Australia, the Indian Ocean is another popular diving destination, with lots of great diving locations to explore. Here's where ... [ read more ]

Australia's Biggest Annual Sports Events

Australia’s Biggest Annual Sports Events

Aussies are well-known for their outdoorsy lifestyle and their passion for sports. You can blame it on the warm Australian climate, which makes a nature walk look appealing and bearable even in mid January. But no matter what the reason, the truth is that Australia has often proved to be a brilliant sports events host, which might explain the high number of international sports events that take place here every year. Some of Australia's biggest annual sports events, which I present in today'... [ read more ]

Top 5 Golf Courses in Australia

Top 5 Golf Courses in Australia

With its sunny weather and a variety of landscapes, Australia makes a brilliant golf destinations. For the passionate golf player, Australia means no only hundreds of golf courses, but also the possibility to experience all sorts of terrains and landscapes. Premiere golf courses can be find anywhere in Australia, from the vicinity of the big cities, to remote mountain resorts or tropical beaches. Here are the top 5 golf courses in Australia, handpicked for you by the Australia Wanderer te... [ 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 ]

Interesting Facts about Aussie Rules

Interesting Facts about Aussie Rules

Australia is certainly a land of exceptions, so no wonder the nonconformist Australian have invented their own version of the football game, commonly known as  'Aussie Rules'. Aussie Rules is a sport very dear to Australians – actually, it’s among the most popular spectator sports in the country and often regarded as a national sport. Anyone travelling to Australia must learn some basic and often interesting facts about Aussie Rules: How it all started It’s hard to establish how e... [ read more ]

Tips for Attending the Australian Open 2012

Tips for Attending the Australian Open 2012

The Australian Open, one of four major professional tennis competitions in the world, will start the 2012 season with a new edition. A tradition that has been going on, with small interruptions, for over 100 years, the Australian open brings together world’s best tennis players. With an approximate audience of half a million and other millions of spectators in front of the TV’s, the Australian open is a much expected event for the host city Melbourne. The fact that it is situated in the ... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Watersports in Australia

Short Guide to Watersports in Australia

A record holder in terms of gorgeous beaches and sunny days, Australia is, needless to say, a water sport lovers’ paradise. Caught in the middle between the warm and tranquil Indian Ocean and the restless Pacific, Australia is the place where swimmers and surfers can each find their place. The diverse geography and the relatively warm climate offer ideal conditions for a wide range of watersports, from snorkeling to windsurfing. Watersports are very difficult to avoid in Australia (unless ... [ read more ]

Short Guide to National Aussie Sports

Short Guide to National Aussie Sports

The amazing nature of Australia and its pleasant climate makes Aussies one of the most outgoing nations. The practice of sports plays a very important role in the Australian society, and international success in spectator sports is a great mean to inspire patriotic pride. But like any other nation of the world, Aussies tend to prefer some sports to others. There are also sports which are specific to this country-continent, like the so-called Aussie rules. If you are interested to find out m... [ read more ]