Travel blog - Australia

Travel blog - Australia

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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The Best Whitsunday Island for Honeymoons

The Best Whitsunday Island for Honeymoons

You would be hard pressed to find a more idyllic honeymoon destination than The Whitsundays. The archipelago of 74 stunning tropical Australian islands, nestled at the southern edge of the Great Barri...
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Things to Do on Brisbane South Bank

Best Things to Do on Brisbane South Bank

Whilst there are a host of activities to enjoy in the sun-drenched city of Brisbane, the city’s South Bank takes the biscuit. In similar fashion to London’s trendy area of the same name, Brisbane’s So...
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Hobart, Tasmania

Meeting the Locals in Tasmania

There are many special things about Tasmania, not least the quirks of its landscape and the characters who call it home. From a couple who make award-winning spirits to a man protecting the island’s e...
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia

A Guide to Western Australia's Northern Region

With the new non-stop Qantas flight from London to Perth, the gateway to Western Australia, this spectacular state is finally getting the attention it deserves. Here, writer and photographer Nori Jemi...
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Richard Collett Lancelin sandboarding

Perth to Broome: The Ultimate Western Australian Road Trip

Travelling from Perth to Broome is the ultimate Western Australian road trip. It’s a long, long way to drive - over 1,400 miles in fact - but there are incredible places along the way to stop off at t...
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The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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The Ultimate 50 Things to Do in Australia

Australia may be big, but our Travel Experts know it better than anyone - which is where this epic list comes in. Escape the tourist horde and really get under the skin of the Land Down Under with the...
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Hunter Valley, Australia

The Best Vineyards in the Hunter Valley

To say I am partial to Australian wine is an understatement. In fact, it is a complete lie. I am 100% biased towards the Aussie grape. Since packing up my Australian life over two years ago and moving...
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6 of the Best Wildlife Experiences on the Planet

We don’t call ourselves Travel Experts for nothing at Flight Centre! Our teams have travelled – and continue to travel – all over the world, experiencing different cultures, cuisines and landscapes. A...
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Wave Rock, Western Australia

Tales from the Road in Western Australia

A mighty wave, bathed in sunlight, towers above me as I squint up at the brilliant blue sky beyond, writes Helen Ochyra. But it’s not going to come crashing down any time soon. Formed more than 2.7 bi...
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A Guide to Visiting Phillip Island

Less than two hours from Melbourne, Phillip Island is the perfect destination for wildlife and wilderness lovers. Think waddling little penguins, koalas sleeping in the trees and vast, undulating land...
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