Spring GetawaysTreat yourself to a long weekend in Newcastle this Spring

Less than two hours from Sydney, a long weekend in Newcastle and its surrounding region delivers the goodies – from waterfront dining to cosy bars, coastal attractions and acclaimed Hunter Valley wineries.

School Holidays 5 Family Activities in Launceston and George Town

When it comes to finding family friendly kids activities to enjoy in the Tasmania school holidays, there’s plenty to do in Launceston and George Town. Here are 5 family activities in Launceston and George Town your kids will love.

Winter GetawaysAn Australians guide to visiting New Zealand for the first time

There are many ways to escape into stunning Aotearoa / New Zealand. Our guide steers you through just some of the (many) unmissable attractions, giving you the groundwork for an itinerary that suits you and helps you make the most of this exceptional country – with a few tips along the way.


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Victoria is home to one of the world’s most famous coastal drives, unique coffee culture, gorgeous wineries and award-winning mineral springs. The capital city of Victoria, Melbourne is the largest city in the state.

New South Wales

The state is home to Australia’s largest city, Sydney, and also showcases some of the country’s top (and most photographed) tourist attractions including the Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and the Blue Mountains.

Western Australia

Experience world-class surf along the state’s coastline, roam the famed Margaret River wine region or head north to the Kimberley region, home to ancient aboriginal rock art and the 22km Cable Beach, a popular backdrop for sunset camel rides.

South Australia

South Australia, fondly named the Wine State, proudly showcases some of the world’s best culinary experiences and is a destination for dining lovers with acclaimed wine regions including Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale and Clare Valley.


Tasmania is an island state of Australia, located South of the mainland and separated by Bass Strait. The southern state is also known to many as the “Apple Isle” due to its former status as one of the top apple producers in the world.


This picture-perfect state is a natural paradise at every turn including the sparkling beaches of The Whitsundays region, the tropical Daintree Rainforest and the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, one of the Wonders of the World.

Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory is the country’s only inland territory, located between Melbourne and Sydney. ACT, often named the ‘Nation’s Capital’, is home to many of the country’s politicians who can be spotted at Parliament House.

Northern Territory

The Northern Territory’s diverse destinations include the remote town of Alice Springs, the gateway to the Red Centre, Uluru, one of the county’s most famous formations and Kakadu National Park, the largest national park in the country.

North Island, New Zealand

New Zealand’s North Island is home to the county’s capital, Wellington, and also the nation’s largest city, Auckland. In fact, the majority of Kiwis call this island home and it is widely celebrated as a multicultural haven.

South Island, New Zealand

South Island draws global admiration for its extraordinary scenery – from the remarkable Southern Alps that run the length of the island, the picturesque Fiordland National Park to the impressive botanical gardens in Christchurch.