Where to go in Australia?

So many options, so little time. Australia is huge, it’s almost as big as Europe, and if you take off Hawaii and Alaska, you can fit the USA within the boundaries. On a short trip, it’s best to pick one or two states at most or be happy to have a very well planned itinerary.

Canberra Australia Parliament House

Australian Capital Territory

The Capital Territory may be small, but there is plenty to see and do in Canberra and beyond.

Sydney Harbour Opera House and Botanic Gardens

New South Wales

From Aussies two biggest icons to the ski fields of Thredbo and the world’s second oldest National Park

Nudey Beach on Fitzroy Island, Cairns area, Queensland, Australia,Great Barrier Reef.


Snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef, then find a favourite Qld beach or island to relax on.

Uluru Northern Territory Australia

Northern Territory

Uluru, Kakadu and Darwin, the Red Centre, will allow you to explore Australia’s indigenous culture.

Vineyard in McLaren Vale, South Australia

South Australia

Home to our biggest wine region, the stunning Eyre Peninsular and quirky towns like Coober Pedy.

Wineglass Bay in Tasmania Australia


The Apple Isle is perfect road tripping territory with beaches, history and wilderness.

Victoria's 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road Aerial view


Victoria offers amazing diversity in such a small package. Australia’s sporting homeland Melbourne is also the self-proclaimed coffee capital of the county.

The Pinnacles in Western Australia

Western Australia

The state with the longest coastline offers us stunning beaches from the southwest to the Coral Coast and plenty of outback life.

Traditional Maori Carving in New Zealand

The Neighbours

The Pacific islands, New Zealand, Timor and Fiji are just some neighbours you should not miss.

Queensland rail map

Travel Planning advice

From our national train services to tips for driving in Australia, we share tips to make it easier to plan your itinerary.