13 Drone Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Western Australia NOW!

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 looks more like a swimming pool, Western Australia is even more photogenic … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 by Hazel Plush


Discover Sydney, Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef with Flight Centre

Can you really see enough of Australia in a fortnight? Yes you can. Lauren Jarvis takes us on Flight Centre’s two-week Sydney, Rock & Reef Journey, covering the wonders of the Land Down Under while proving that this trip will leave you with memories that last … Continue reading

July 3, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


The Best Ways to Explore Australia

From soaring above the world’s largest coral reef to hiking mountain passes and paddling down majestic rivers, there are as many ways to explore Australia as there are wonders to behold… BY AIR: Take your breath away While the Great Barrier Reef offers myriad … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


How I Got Hooked on Queensland

My best-ever month was spent exploring Queensland with a childhood friend, tells Ellie Fazan. Swimming in the dazzling blue water off the coast; barbecuing seafood so fresh it jumped onto our plates; camping under starlight. Then losing ourselves in a wet, green world far … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


9 Fun Facts about the Great Barrier Reef

Famous the world over for its colourful corals and fascinating fishes, the Great Barrier Reef sits high on the travel must-sees list. Together with Sydney and Uluru, it forms part of Australia’s trio of top sights, with many travellers combining the three for the … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Explore Hobart, Mona and Beyond in Tasmania

An island off an island, a land of wilderness, a place at the edge of the world. Tasmania is all these things. But since unorthodox gallerist David Walsh opened his irreverent Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Hobart in 2011, the island-state … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Australia Calendar: The Best Dates Down Under

There’s enough to see and do in Australia to keep you coming back at any time of the year. Start filling your diary with untold adventures, like these… JUNE 2017 Haunting Hobart Venture into Hobart, Tasmania, in June and you might think Halloween has … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Take the Scenic Route from Melbourne

While Sydney boasts Australia’s most recognisable cityscape, Melbourne has quietly fostered its most sophisticated cultural scene, with a vibrant lifestyle that has seen it being named ‘World’s Most Liveable City’ by The Economist Group for the past six years. According to Rupert Mellor, the … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


7 of the Best Things to Do in Perth

Australia’s most remote city is often overlooked for its distant location on the coast of Western Australia – but it shouldn’t be! This sun-soaked spot (boasting 300+ days of sunshine every year) has plenty to keep you busy, including these seven things to do … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 by Hazel Plush


Why Australians love the Gold Coast

I love the Gold Coast. I’m not ashamed to admit it. Even in spite of its long suffering reputation for glitzy excess. To put it in perspective, the Gold Coast is to Australia what Miami is to the USA.  And while some of the … Continue reading

May 22, 2017 by Lauren Burvill