Travel blog - Australia

Travel blog - Australia

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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Manuka honey, Australia

The Best Things to Buy in Australia

The highlights of an Australia holiday don't typically include shopping, but when visiting the Land Down Under there are certainly a few choice purchases we recommend. Instead of the clichéd koal...
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Campervanning in Western Australia

Perth is one of the most remote cities in the world. But it’s never been easier to travel there, with the first direct link between London and Perth launching earlier this year. The city is also the g...
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Sydney Harbour at sunset

8 Tips for Flying to Australia

Whether for a holiday of a lifetime, or visiting friends and family, flights to Australia aren’t as simple as booking a trip to Europe. There’s a lot more to consider and prepare for in order to ensur...
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Moreton Bay Bugs, Australia

Australia’s Food & Wine Highlights

Australians take their food and drink very seriously so prepare yourself for a journey into excellent cuisine. Some of the world’s finest restaurants are found in Australia’s cities. With swaths of th...
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Hardy Reef, Australia

Experience the Great Barrier Reef from the Air

It’s difficult to imagine wanting to leave Hamilton Island in the heart of Queensland's Whitsundays, but after a few days here, I just couldn’t wait to get back to the airport. As boarding proced...
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The Most Beautiful Places in Western Australia

We never thought we’d be jealous of an Australian albatross, but dammit – those big birds get some amazing views. With sweeping white sands, jungly tangles, technicolour corals and sea water that look...
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Kangaroo Island

Where to Find Wildlife and Nature in Australia

Nothing beats the exhilarating feeling you get when you spot wild animals in their natural habitat. It can make for an unforgettable holiday experience. Much of Australia’s wildlife can be found acros...
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Top Tips for Booking your Queensland Holiday with Flight Centre

Planning your trip to the land Down Under? Flight Centre can help you plan the best Queensland holiday, as Brighton Travel Expert Mel Don...
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