Australia’s icons range from the awesome beauty and wild colors of the natural icons such as Ayers Rock & Great Barrier Reef to the famous man-made icons such as the Opera House and Sydney Harbor Bridge. With an extensive transport network, you can explore Australia in as little as two weeks and create your own unique vacation experience.

Australia has six states - New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia - and two major mainland territories - the Northern Territory (The Red Centre & The Top End) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). In most respects these two territories function as states, but the Commonwealth Parliament can override any legislation of their parliaments.

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New South Wales

Australia's most populous state, New South Wales contains one third (33%) of Australia's population. Located in the south-east of the country, and encompasses the whole of the Australian Capital Territory. The state is diverse from the largest city of Sydney, to the surrounding regions of the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley, the verdant farmlands, the outback and the long sweeping coastline. More..


Victoria is the second most populous state in Australia. Geographically the smallest mainland state, Victoria is Australia's most densely populated state, and has a highly centralised population, with almost 75% of Victorians living in Melbourne, the state capital and largest city. The temperate climate and defined seasons ensures year round attractions. The regions offering stunning coastline, rolling high country, the rugged Grampians and bountiful wine groiwng areas. More..

North Queensland

Queensland is a massive state, larger than most countries. Tropical North Queensland offers many attractions including the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. North Queensland experiences two weather seasons:: "the dry", a "winter" period of rather warm temperatures and minimal rainfall and "the wet" a sultry summer period of hot, sticky temperatures and higher levels of rainfall. More..

South Queensland

South Queensland has a larger population with the large city of Brisbane as well as the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. The natural wonders of Fraser Island and the Lamington National Park are easily accessible as well as popular attractions such as Australia Zoo and the wild dolphins at Tangalooma. The warm year-round temperatures also draw many visitors to this region. More..

South Australia

South Australia, renowned for its wow factor - Wildlife, Outback and Wine. Adelaide, beautifully positioned on the Torrens River with stunning beaches to the west and the lush Adelaide Hills to the east. Visit Kangaroo Island and it's wallabies, goannas, koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, dolphins, sea lions, penguins, fur seals, eagles, whales and ospreys, just to name a few. The wine regions of the Barossa Valley & McClaren Vale are as picturesque as the food and wine is fine. Experience the start of the real Australian outback at the Flinders Ranges. More..

The Red Center

Australia's Red Centre is the heart of Outback Australia where you find Uluru, Australia's most famous rock monolith, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon and the town of Alice Springs. The Red Centre takes its name from the uniquely reddish soil found in the area and in the varying orange-red hues of Uluru. Discover Lambert Centre, which is the geographical centre of Australia, marked by a matching flag to the one on Parliament House in Canberra. More..

The Top End

The second northernmost point on the continent covering a rather vaguely-defined area of perhaps 400,000 square kilometers behind the northern coast. It surrounds Darwin and stretches east to the Arnhem Land, south to Kakadu and north to the Tiwi Islands. The landscape and Aboriginal history are awe-inspiring. More..


Tasmania is Australia's only island state. It is a heart-shaped island of lush green valleys, uncrowded towns and villages and still undeveloped coastlines. It is one of the world's most mountainous islands with a mild climate and regular rainfall. The Roaring Forty winds that travel across the island bring with them the cleanest air in the world. Hobart and surrounds have the largest population. The National Parks of Tasmania are unlike anywhere else in the world. More..

Western Australia

Western Australia is the largest state and incredibly diverse. In and around Perth discover the ideal outdoor lifestyle in Australia's sunniest capital city. Relax or get active at the beach, on the river or in natural parklands. The South West has world class wines, towering forests and pristine beaches. The coral coast has famous marine life, endless white sand beaches and warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Western Australia's North West is one of the world's last true wilderness areas and home to the beautifully rugged landscapes of the Kimberley and the beach retreat town of Broome. More..

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra became the site for the newly federated nation of Australia in 1908 by a ballot in Parliament after extensive searching. The Indigenous peoples of this area have lived here for over 20,000 years. Since then the city has grown to become the proud home of the Australian story. Canberra is a fantastic base from which to explore the many treasures of the surrounding region. Explore historic townships, natural wonders, beautiful coastlines and the famous Snowy Mountains. So allow enough time to linger longer and enjoy all the nation's capital has to offer.