If you are thinking of travelling to Australia, or if you happen to live in Australia like we do, you will find plenty of travel inspiration, destination guides and useful tips to help you along your way.

Australia is kind of a big deal. And by big deal I mean it’s BIG… HUGE in fact!

It happens to be the 6th largest country in the world and the largest island in the world.

The Australian outback is somewhat of a stand out for one of the things Australia is known for, however there is so much more than just the red centre on offer.

Beautiful beaches. Tropical rainforests. Ski fields. Unique native animals. 

And those are just some of the things on offer in this beautiful and diverse country.

Australia Travel Guide - Destination Guide to Australia and the states and terriitories



Each state in Australia offers up something different and exciting to appeal to every traveller, from natural landscape to exciting family travel attractions.


One of Australia’s most popular states for travellers due to the inviting tropical climate, beautiful beaches and world-famous Great Barrier Reef, Queensland has something for everyone.

Coolum Beach - Sunshine Coast

If you are looking to kick back and relax at a waterfront resort, enjoy the laid back lifestyle this state is known for, or get some daring thrills at one of Queensland’s many theme parks, including Seaworld, Movieworld and Dreamworld.

And of course, the water parks – Wet N Wild and White Water World.

Enjoy Brisbane city views and attractions. Or for nature lovers, north Queensland is known for the tropical rainforests and humid climate. Make your way north with a Brisbane to Cairns road trip.

And when the wet weather hits, check out these indoor activities in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast to stay dry while still having fun.

Check out all our Queensland posts.


One of Australia’s trendiest state’s, with Victoria’s capital city Melbourne a popular destination for shopping and foodie fans.

Victoria is also well known for the stunning coastline of the Great Ocean Road, a must-do road trip if you have a bit of time to enjoy the drive. There are many glorious beaches to experience too.

Well known as being a hub for many of Australia’s most popular sports including the Australian Football League (AFL) and cricket. 

With the cooler climate, you may want to visit in winter and go skiing somewhere like Mt Hotham in the Victorian Alps.

And if the four seasons in one day come along, you’ve got plenty of fun indoor activities to do in Melbourne too!


The capital of NSW, Sydney, is one of Australia’s most well-known destinations with the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, along with the popular Darling Harbour – a perfect place to sample some great food and enjoy this lively city.

sydney opera house

Bondi Beach and Byron Bay are among Australia’s most popular beach spots, and the snowy mountains are a worthy detour, home of Australia’s highest mountain – Mt Kosciuszko.

If wildlife is your thing, two of the must see zoos in the country are Dubbo Zoo, with an open range setting and Taronga Zoo, just a stone’s throw from Sydney Harbour.

Check out our New South Wales posts.


Australia’s largest state, with the largest coastal range, providing plenty of great beaches, such as Cable Beach in Broome.

Other popular destinations include Freemantle, Rottnest island, Monkey Mia and the Pinnacles.

A visit to the family-friendly capital city Perth is a must, or if wine is what you fancy, Margaret River will have you covered. It is also a great place to experience some of the beauty of Western Australia beaches.

There is plenty to see and do in the Kimberleys. And of course, be sure to check out the pink lakes for something different.

Find all of our Western Australia posts.


Australia’s capital city, Canberra, is home of the Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial, along with many other iconic Australian attractions.

There are also national parks and natural landscapes to be enjoyed, such as Poacher’s Way and the Murrumbidgee Corridor. Canberra and the ACT overall are full of family-friendly attractions.


Separated from mainland Australia, Tasmania can be reached by plane or sea and offers up plenty of worthy destinations.

From the quiet yet beautiful capital city Hobart, with the backdrop of Mount Wellington, within easy distance to Port Arthur Historic Site and the Tasman Sea, or the stunning Wineglass Bay.

A Visit to Port Arthur Historic Site

Take a leisurely (and windy) drive to Cradle Mountain or the tourist favourite, Straughn, on your way to Tasmania’s other major city, Launceston. Tasmania is appealing for its natural scenery, great food and quality wine.

They also have stunning beaches in Tassie.

There is no better way to see Tasmania than by road trip.

Check out all our Tasmania posts


Churches and wine come to mind for many when thinking of South Australia and the capital city Adelaide. The Barossa Valley is one of the most popular winery districts in Australia, along with the scenic landscape in the area.

Kangaroo island is a great place to get up close and personal with wildlife such as seals, or if you are keen to explore the Australian outback, South Australia is home to the Flinders Ranges, Simpson Desert and Lake Eyre.

Don’t miss your chance to experience some of the best beaches in South Australia. They are a real delight!

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Brisbane Attraction


If you are looking for a place full of Aboriginal culture and history, Northern Territory has plenty on offer.

There are many must see natural attractions, such as the world famous Uluru, Kakadu National Park, Kings Canyon and the Katherine Gorge.

Australia’s red centre a perfect place to enjoy what natural Australia has to offer, making sure to spend some time in the capital Darwin to enjoy one of Australia’s smaller capital cities.


Australia has so much to offer to any kind of travel. It is a safe and friendly destination for solo travellers, has plenty of romantic and beautiful places for couples and of course so much on offer for family travel to entertain every age.

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Is Australia on your list to visit or is it already a favourite destination?