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Australia Vacation

Australia (from Latin Terra Australis – “southern land”) – the sixth in the world regarding the area and the only state on Earth, occupying the whole continent. Geographical location of Australia Australia (Commonwealth of Australia) occupies the continent of Australia, the island of Tasmania and some other islands of the Indian, Pacific and Southern Oceans. To the north of Australia are East Timor, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, to the north-east – Vanuatu, New Caledonia and the Solomon Islands, southeast – New Zealand. The Australian mainland divides itself into the Indian and Pacific. Often geographically and geopolitically, Australia includes Australia and Oceania in the region. The area of ​​Australia is 7617930 km2. The length from the west to the east is about 4000 km, from the north to the south – 3128 km. The length of the coastline is 34218 km. In the relief of Australia, there are three central regions: the Western Plateau with a relatively level surface, the Eastern Mountains with significant elevations and the Central Lowland between them. Australia includes the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef stretching from north to south along Australia’s east coast.

Australia Weather

40% of the territory of Australia is in the tropics. Due to the length of the continent and the variety of factors in operation, in different regions of Australia the climate is different: in the north the climate is subequatorial, monsoon, hot, in the central part – tropical desert, in the south-west – subtropical with the prevalence of winter precipitation. On the east coast – tropical, marine, hot with a summer maximum of rainfall. Deserts and semi-deserts occupy Australia – the driest continent of the Earth, the entire central part of the continent, and the main settlements are on the coast, in a strip of temperate climate. Do not forget that Australia is located in the southern hemisphere and the seasons are opposite to European ones: spring from September to November, summer from December to February, autumn from March to May, winter from June to August.

Australia Travel Destinations

Uncover the Quirky, Creative and Arty Side of Melbourne

September is the perfect time to explore Melbourne’s raw and quirky art scene. The sunny Spring days are ideal for exploring laneways filled with street art and checking out locally produced items at one of the city’s many markets. The annual Melbourne Fringe Festival also comes to the city in September, lining the streets and filling theatres, galleries and bars with musicians, dancer...

A Romantic Retreat for Two in South West WA

The beauty of South West WA is the story of many travellers who make the effort to explore our wonderful region “down south”of Perth. The people are friendly, eager to ensure you enjoy your holiday and always go the extra mile to create a quality experience on your holiday. There are local places to discover and explore with a mix of must-do local attractions, plenty of self-drive expl...

The Ultimate Aquatic Experience on the GBR

I would highly recommend pooling your accommodation and activities budget and booking a trip on one of the region’s live aboard dive boats. If you’re not scuba certified you can completed your open water training on a number of the boats that explore the inner reef, however if you’re good to dive straight in, pardon the bad pun, you can join one of the adventurous 3/4 day trips t...

Let’s discover what Wilson’s is all about

Wilson’s Prom is a true revelation for the traveller who leaves the caffeine high of Melbourne seeking a more sedate pace. Very few places in this part of the world can you be in the midst of nature such a short distance of a cosmopolitan city. Your travel style suits Wilson’s to a tee! Plenty of wild beaches, hiking and wildlife. The luxury comes from a self contained cottage maybe, o...

How much fun can you have in Melbourne?

Conquer Melbourne’s funky cafe scene, be inspired by grungy laneway street art, check out the city’s educational but fun museums, connect with the best of Australian culture and get up-close-and-personal with Australia’s unique wildlife. All in three days in vibrant Melbourne, Australia’s most vibrant and international city. Explore grungy, arty Melbourne present and past M...

Wine, Art, Beer and Whales!

First, to Tanunda, in the Barossa Valley to sample the wine & maybe do a little walking. Then, through the Adelaide Hills to Hahndorf. They say it’s more German than Germany. It was the home of Sir Hans Heysen, the noted artist, many art galleries and also to Grumpy’s Brewhaus, a micro brewery where they make (and sell)great beer. Finally, Victor Harbor, where I really recommend cr...

The Arty Underworld Guide of Sydney

I’ve been to Australia many times, but I could not get to Sydney. And so it happened! The city met me with a hurricane that lasted five days, I broke the umbrella and broke my mirror camera. But, for the first time having risen on the Harbor Bridge, I forgave Sidney all adversity. In such a place it is impossible not to fall in love. The largest and oldest city in Australia is located on the...

A Taste of Tasmania

The island of Tasmania is the smallest state of Australia. It is located in a zone of subtropical climate in the north, and temperate in the south. Therefore, by nature, the island is closer to New Zealand than to the green continent (which is more red than green). Tasmania is unique in its nature, namely, the fact that evergreen fern forests are preserved here – the same ones that you saw i...