Plan a trip to Australia
Australia is a must visit destination. Wide open space, white sandy beaches, indigenious culture and vibrant cities
To see what Australia offers, check out some of these great videos
When to go to Australia
Australia has two different seasons.
The North (Top of Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland) is warm most of the year. November to April is the Wet season in most of the region with hot, humid weather and tropical storms. June – August is Dry and Warm. Peak season in the North is from mid year generally June – August when the weather is dry and warm and lots of tourist are around. The best months to visit the North are April, May, Early September, October for good weather and reasonable prices.
The South (Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Southern Western Australia) is warm in Summer December – February, with cool to cold Winters June – August. For the south Peak Season is from December – March when it is warm/hot and dry and holiday season. The best months to visit the south are November, Early December and March, April for good weather and reasonable prices.
To decide when to go, it’s a good idea to check Australia weather, Australia public holidays and Australia School Holidays.
How long to go to Australia for
Plan to go to Australia for at least two weeks to visit 1 to 2 cities. Or stay 2 months to give you time to really see the country. If you plan to visit a few areas – Sydney, Melbourne, Uluru, Darwin a minimum of 3-4 weeks would be needed as it is a Big Country!
For longer stays in Australia consider hiring a vehicle to explore.
For trip planning information for Australia look at Australia General Info.
Places to visit in Australia
Australia is big, really big. To visit it all you will need a long time. If you plan to visit the most popular places, consider Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland Islands and Uluru – Alice Springs (the big Rock in the Middle). If you have more time try and fit in Darwin, Western Australia and Tasmania.
Map of Australia – Links to each States Tourism Office
Top 12 Australia Travel Destinations
For more detailed information, discover the most popular destinations for Australia
Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Australia
To enter Australia you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry requirements for Australia and documentation check the Visa and Passport information and Project Visa
How to get to Australia
International Flights operate to/from Australia from Asia, South Pacific, Middle East, USA, Europe (via Middle East or Asia)
International Cruises operate to Australia from Asia, Europe, Middle East, the South Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Honolulu and the USA.
For Flight details check
How to get around Australia
Australia is serviced by a number of airlines, cruises and ferries, you can also hire a car or obtain public transport.
For ways to get around try
What to see and do in Australia
Australia inspires writers, bloggers and photographers. Here’s some Top Blogs and Free things to do in Australia.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Australia
Australia offers a range of sightseeing and attractions. Hike through rainforests, snorkel off the reefs…or volunteer. Plan what to see and do in the Australia with plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Independent travel give a great overview if you want to travel on your own.
Ideas for Places to Stay Australia
There are numerous places to stay in the Australia, from Budget hostels on the beach to Luxury resorts and Villas. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Australia, or if you are just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for the Australia to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Australia Accommodation.
How much to Budget For Australia
To work out what to budget for, have a look at the average cost of living in Australia.
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Australia
Check important information on Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas.
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