From the Tropical North to the heart of the Outback. There are so many places to visit. Are you a wine lover? Then perhaps, you would like a trip visiting the best wine regions of Australia? Or are you an outdoor enthusiast? Then visit Australia’s most outstanding nature. There are endless possibilities.
Which regions should you visit in Australia?
Depending on how much time you have and because Australia is so big, you will need to make some choices of which regions you would most like to visit. We can advise you on which regions are best suited to your interests. And, we highly recommend travelling at a slow pace, getting to know each place like a local.
In the meantime, here are some of our favourites. If you would like to hear more about these regions or others, we would be happy to meet with you and discuss.
As you drive away from the far north Queensland coastline, you will find yourself surrounded by endless rolling green hills known as the Atherton Tablelands. A mountainous area which boasts waterfalls, volcanic crater lakes and the oldest rainforest in the world.
Chill out in Port Douglas. Tropical, upmarket and colourful, this tranquil oasis has all the ingredients to soak up summer holiday vibes. There are small streets full of cool cafes, art galleries and high-end restaurants - right next to the beach.
Lamington National Park
Be enchanted by a mountain-fringed rainforest escape. A World Heritage Listed region that boasts geology and dates back more than 225 million years. It features densely forested mountains, raging waterfalls and over 160 kilometres of walking trails. Admire ancient trees, unique vegetation and various animal species.
Be captivated by an untamed wonder of the Top End, Kakadu. Featuring the oldest culture on earth. Kakadu is rich with ecological and biological diversity and is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Covering an area of over 20,000 square kilometres, this untamed area is Australia’s largest National Park.
Uncover the secrets of Katherine, where the outback meets the tropics! Located 320 kilometres southeast of Darwin, on the banks of the Katherine River. This spectacular place is bursting with gorges, misty waterfalls, warm thermal springs and ancient culture.
Discover one of Australia's best-kept secrets, Ningaloo Reef. Located off the coast of Western Australia is a coral coast. With 250 different types of coral, 500 species of fish, sea turtles, manta rays, whale sharks and humpback whales. Here, you can make spectacular diving and snorkelling trips.
Tucked away in Australia’s south-west corner is one of Australia’s premium wine regions. Margaret River - where rolling vineyards meet the wild ocean and the spectacular forest. Discover world-class beaches, ancient caves, award-winning wineries and tall-timber trees. A gourmet escape with over 120 wineries to savour, boutique breweries, fine restaurants, local cheese and divine chocolate.
"If you're a foodie, Margaret River is heaven. Organic wines, black Angus, truffles, foie gras - the local farmer's markets have it all. I would love to live here."Rom, copywriter
Discover one of the earth's natural treasures, a beach and a nature lover's dream - Esperance. Located on the Southern Ocean, 720 kilometres south-east of the capital city, Perth. A gem filled with wondrous beauty, white sand beaches, turquoise water and untouched islands. Visit Lucky Bay and admire squeaky-clean sand, arguably one of Australia's whitest sandy beaches.
"Western Australia one of my most favourite place in the world! Once you are heading north from Perth, it's very authentic and not touristic. Driving distances are larger, but it's all worth it when you reach places like Karijini National Park or Purnululu National Park."Nicole, Travel specialist
Melbourne is chic, stylish and a melting pot of multiculturalism. Renowned for being one of the world’s most livable cities. The capital of Victoria and Australia’s second-largest city. This down-to-earth city is oozing with funky hidden bars, cool cafes and boasts a galore of shopping. Be sure to taste the coffee culture too!
Say G’day to a parade of Fairy penguins on Phillip Island. A marine playground, watch in awe as little penguins surf through the waves after a day of fishing. Welcome to Victoria’s first surfing reserve, a place where you can find some of the best breaks in the country.
The Great Ocean Road
Be intrigued by one of the world’s most renowned coastal scenic drives, The Great Ocean Road. A 240-kilometre stretch of road that takes you along the coast of the Indian Ocean, Victoria. Starting from the colourful surf town, Torquay, this road will lead you through ancient forests with the largest collection of eucalyptus trees in all of Australia.
Uncover the natural treasures of Bruny Island, a 362 square-kilometre island located off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania. This gem is a wildlife enthusiast paradise with a wonderful array of unique animals. Spot white wallabies, pademelons, quolls, potoroos and an assortment of birds. For a spectacular view over the Tasman Sea, visit The Bruny Island Lighthouse.
Be enchanted by the natural assets of Freycinet. A national park located on the east coast of Tasmania, 125-kilometres north-east of Hobart. Featuring white pearled beaches, rare flora and fauna, secluded bays and an assortment of birds. At Wineglass Bay, you will find a lookout which boasts one of Tasmania’s most photographed views.
The first national park in Tasmania, Cradle Mountain, a nature lover and hikers paradise. A part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, it is one of Tasmania’s most renowned natural environments. A wild landscape featuring ancient rainforest, alpine heathlands, Icy streams cascading out of mountains, glacial lakes and a wealth of wildlife.
New South Wales
Be devoured by the glamour and grandness of Sydney - the largest city of Australia. This refined destination is rich with charisma and historical value, with an array of things to do and see! Be charmed by the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Feel the beach vibes and discover the sunny shores of Bondi, Coogee or Manly. Nearby, you can visit the stunning wine region, Hunter Valley or the mysterious Blue Mountains.
Come and marvel at the treasures of Jervis Bay, a perfect mix of wildlife and the beach. Soak up this coastal, marine and hinterland national park wonderland. Uncover the secrets of Hyams Beach or Greenfield and relish the pearly white sand. Some even say that it may be the whitest sand found in Australia!
Immerse yourself in Australian heritage during your visit to Tenterfield. This quaint region is bursting with country-charm, friendly locals and is rich with historical value. Located 275 kilometres south of Brisbane, by the Great Dividing Range in New South Wales. This charismatic place is best known for being ‘The Birthplace of the Nation’.
Lord Howe Island
Discover one of nature’s open-air art galleries, Lord Howe Island. This paradise boasts subtropical forests, sandy beaches and crystal clear water. The island was created over seven million years ago by volcanic activities 2000 metres below sea level. The island is World Heritage Listed because of its rare flora and fauna, seabird colonies and aquatic animals.
Where rolling vineyards meet the beach - Mclaren Vale. Located 40 kilometres outside the city of Adelaide, in South Australia. Boasting a Mediterranean climate, this gem is a foodie haven. Spend your days swimming at pristine beaches, sampling quality wine and delicious food. Visit the farmer's markets, go on a hiking trail or discover local art.
Explore a natural wonderland - Kangaroo Island. Located south-west of Adelaide, off the mainland of South Australia. An island with 509 kilometres of coastline, rich with protected nature reserves and home to an abundance of native wildlife. Say G’day to sea lions sunbathing on the beach, koala’s dozing in eucalyptus trees or pelicans soaring over glistening lagoons.
Uncover the secrets of Adelaide, a hip and colourful city oozing with laid-back vibes. The town has streets lined with restaurants and cafes, showcasing the region’s finest produce. Go on a culinary journey, taste locally produced wine and modern Australian cuisine. Visit Central Markets for a foodie adventure or head over to Peel and Leigh Street for some bar hopping.
Would you like more information about visiting these regions? Or other regions? We are happy to meet with you at your most convenient time and discuss all the possibilities.
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