Travel blog - Australia

Travel blog - Australia

8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World

From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada's Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia's scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable) portals to some of the wo...
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Josephine Falls Richard Collett

Brisbane To Cairns: The Classic Queensland Road Trip

Between Brisbane and Cairns, there’s over 1600 kilometres of road to cover and countless hours to spend behind the wheel of a vehicle, but for those who do tackle this long stretch of Australian coast...
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View from the summit of Bluff Knoll Richard Collett

The Best National Parks in Western Australia

Western Australia is the largest state by land area in the country, with an extensive coastline and vast landscapes to explore. It’s arguably the most diverse region in Australia, and every different ...
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Whale shark, Ningaloo Reef

Swimming with Whale Sharks in Western Australia

Whale sharks have been on the bucket list since day dot. In a world of amazing places to go, there are few where the experience accelerates the destination to the top of the list. But that’s certainly...
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Sunshine, Western Australia

An Expert's Guide to Western Australia

”It’s so different to the rest of the country. The vibe is really relaxed and the coastline is stunning, with amazing walks and so much incredible marine life." Here Flight Centre’s Australia Exp...
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The Best Whitsunday Island for Honeymoons

The Best Whitsunday Island for Honeymoons

You would be hard pressed to find a more idyllic honeymoon destination than The Whitsundays. The archipelago of 74 stunning tropical Australian islands, nestled at the southern edge of the Great Barri...
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Things to Do on Brisbane South Bank

Best Things to Do on Brisbane South Bank

Whilst there are a host of activities to enjoy in the sun-drenched city of Brisbane, the city’s South Bank takes the biscuit. In similar fashion to London’s trendy area of the same name, Brisbane’s So...
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Hobart, Tasmania

Meeting the Locals in Tasmania

There are many special things about Tasmania, not least the quirks of its landscape and the characters who call it home. From a couple who make award-winning spirits to a man protecting the island’s e...
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia

A Guide to Western Australia's Northern Region

With the new non-stop Qantas flight from London to Perth, the gateway to Western Australia, this spectacular state is finally getting the attention it deserves. Here, writer and photographer Nori Jemi...
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Richard Collett Lancelin sandboarding

Perth to Broome: The Ultimate Western Australian Road Trip

Travelling from Perth to Broome is the ultimate Western Australian road trip. It’s a long, long way to drive - over 1,400 miles in fact - but there are incredible places along the way to stop off at t...
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The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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The Ultimate 50 Things to Do in Australia

Australia may be big, but our Travel Experts know it better than anyone - which is where this epic list comes in. Escape the tourist horde and really get under the skin of the Land Down Under with the...
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