Australia Travel Guide
Australia travel guide…
Welcome to the land of dynamic cities, remarkable natural beauty, surreal skylines and endless attractions. It is the place where the people say ‘G’day mate’ and you can take a leisurely stroll at the sprawling coastal beaches or chill out with a pint of beer at an outback pub. More than just a breeding ground for kangaroos and koala bears, Australia offers 365 days of nonstop action and amazing destinations that are truly life-changing. So get ready for a journey of your life; you have a whole continent to yourself to explore.
First up, soak in aboriginal culture at Northern Territory’s Red Centre. Be mesmerized by the colorful outback characters as you sit by the campfire listening to Dreamtime myths. Mount a camel and trek through the rolling sand dunes of Simpson Desert. Feeling lucky? Pan for gold at Tennant Creek and relive the fevered times of the gold rush.
Any trip to Australia will not be complete without paying homage to the national’s famed architectural masterpiece -Sydney Opera House. The shining symbol of Australia, the opera house with its radical sails design is undoubtedly worth a visit just for its cultural significance. Catch a play or attend a recital to join in the city’s vibrant arts scene.
Don’t forget to take a peek at Australia’s underwater jewel – the Great Barrier Reef. The world’s most extensive stretch of coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef is the epitome of exotic marine life. Other than the dizzying variety of mollusks and corals, the reef is also the habitat of endangered species such as the humpback whale and dugong.
If you are a sun worshipper, you will simply adore the beaches of Gold Coast. The all famous Surfer’s Paradise is where you can get all your surfing action, people watch, and let your hair down at the beach pubs. For a wholesome day out with the family, go on a theme park galore at Gold Coast’s well known theme parks – Dream World, Sea World, Wet n Wild and Movie World.
For the diehard fashionistas, Australia is a shopping mecca that you don’t want to miss. Wander around the popular Paddington Market or get lost in the hidden alleys in Queen Street. Retail addicts will find their newest haven at Chadstone Shopping Mall, the largest shopping mall in the Southern Hemisphere. Home to over 530 stores and a dedicated luxury district, you can find anything from premium leather handbags to casual street wear and abstract art pieces.
It’s no secret that Australia is a foodie heaven, with its melting pot of cuisines and homemade wines. Taste some of the freshest seafood right from the ocean at Kailis Fish Market Café, or choose to sample more gourmet items at award-winning Pier Restaurant. Aussies love a good barbeque, so drizzle on some pure Tasmanian honey on your steak and let it sizzle away.