Destination Of The Month: Australia


The island continent of Australia – the land down under, is one of the world’s most diverse and welcoming countries. Whether you’re watching a show at the iconic Sydney Opera House or catching waves along the idyllic Gold Coast, you’re guaranteed to be having a good time. Like to check out the world’s trendiest restaurants, dive into an underwater world of wonder at the Great Barrier Reef or get up-close-and-personal to a mob of kangaroos? No worries mate, you can do it all while you’re in Australia!

City sights

Spreading out beyond beautiful beaches and stunning harbours, Australia offers sprawling cityscapes of iconic architecture, plenty of greenery and an endless list of things to do. Walk of cycle across the Sydney Harbour Bridge or climb to the top for spectacular views of the harbour. While you’re there, don’t miss out on a visit to the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Vineyard tours

Looking to experience something truly unique? Then a round of golf among sprawling vineyards is definitely a must-do! Rent a bicycle, or hop on a motorcycle, to visit the wineries and enjoy fresh organic produce on sale at farm gates and farmers markets, while sampling an exquisite selection of fine wines. Here’s a tip – get a bird’s eye view through a hot air balloon ride over the vineyards that promises to leave you with many unforgettable memories!

Nature trails

No trip to the ‘land down under’ is complete without spotting your first kangaroo bounding across the road or sparring on the golf course. National parks, wildlife sanctuaries and beaches are perfect places to catch a glimpse of the unique and fascinating Australian wildlife.

Bondi Beach

Bondi beach is an iconic stretch of fine sand and curling waves popular for walking, golfing and whale watching. But that’s not all. With award-winning restaurants and great views at both ends, enjoying picnics, and fish and chips on the beach are a popular local activity. While you’re there, you can also learn to surf at one of the accredited surf schools or mingle with locals at Bondi Farmers Market on weekends.

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