More about Australia
Follow our straightforward temperature and rainfall chart to help you discover the best time to visit Australia; and see our pick of the cultural calendar.
Put down your camera, throw out your Neighbours box set and let our Australia travel guide lead you on an adventure that will become as much a part of who you are as where you go next.
Our Australia map and itineraries page takes you from Kakadu National Park to Tasmania with the Kimberley, Uluru and Kangaroo Island in between.
There are just so many things to do in Australia that this page deserves to be an entire travel guide in its own right.
Self drive tours of Tasmania; skimming over the Great Barrier Reef; whatever independent travel in Australia you’re looking to achieve, we can help.
Do you live out your surfer dreams in Sydney and on east coast beaches? Or go rough and ready around the vast landscapes of the Outback? And then there’s lesser-visited Tasmania or Western Australia.
At just over 300km both ways, Tasmania is like a pop-up book when you delve into it.
The country’s most populous state is where many people begin their Aussie odyssey, touching down in vibrant Sydney.
Australia’s Northern Territory is all about the great outdoors: the landscape here is big, bold and beautiful.
Queensland is Australia’s tropical treasure trove, where glorious coral reefs lie offshore and ancient rainforests throng with life.
South Australia is like a continent in miniature, home to rugged coastline, vast mountain ranges and ancient forests.
Find out how to get around Australia, what to pack and where and what to eat as you read advice and tips from our friends.
There are two major responsible tourism issues in Australia which need to be highlighted.