Travel blog - Australia

Travel blog - Australia

The Twelve Apostles in Victoria

An Expert's Guide to Victoria

Flight Centre's Victoria Expert Nikki Metcalfe has been to Australia 10 times and spent three months travelling around Victoria. She says "This small state is so diverse, with a cosmopolitan...
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Fraser Island, Queensland (image: Tourist Events Queensland)

Queensland Gets the Royal Seal of Approval from The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Today, Monday, 22 October, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex touch down on the soft sands of Fraser Island – the largest sand...
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Fraser Island, Queensland

Things to Do on Queensland’s Fraser Island

On a trip along Queensland’s Nature Coast, fellow travellers had repeatedly told me about one particular spot that I simply had to visit. They spoke of a mystical sandy isle, with windswept dunes, cry...
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Discover Queensland’s Great Beach Drive

With a sprawling coastline, well connected highway and plenty of icons to see, the Australian state of Queensland is made for driving. But where to begin when planning an all-out epic road trip that i...
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Kayaking at Whitehaven Beach

12 Photos That Prove Queensland Has the Best Beaches in the World

Where to find the world’s best beaches? It’s a tough call – but these drone snaps from Tourism Australia have got us dreaming of Queens...
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Where to See Wildlife in Victoria, Australia

From the dramatic coast to the rugged, national park-filled interior, Victoria is home to some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife. Despite being the second smallest state Down Under, its rich landsca...
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Best Road Trips in Victoria, Australia

If you love the idea of road tripping in Australia consider making the state of Victoria your starting point for a driving holiday Down Under. From the culture-packed city of Melbourne there are a num...
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All Aboard The Ghan Train in Australia

Spectacular scenery, comfort and camaraderie are among the many reasons The Ghan train expedition has stood the test of time. Originally dubbed The Afghan Express, the Australian locomotive was named ...
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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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Karijini National Park 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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