Australia is the largest Island of all, located in the southern hemisphere the climate is hot and the terrain is varied, mostly a vast wilderness known as the outback. Rent a car and discover the cosmopolitan cities and natural attractions unique to Australia; found in six states and two territories.
Fly to Western Australia and hire car from Perth Airport. Perth is well known for the beautiful beaches and reef that it presides along, as it is for the shops, boutiques, restaurants and museums. A clean and glamorous city situated on the banks of the Swan River. Enjoy the beauty of Kings Parkbotanical gardens or view the city from the tree top walk. There are many free BBQ facilities and picnic areas to experience the Australian way of life. Perth offers 80km of idyllic coastline, the perfect location for swimming and surfing. North of this state is the Kimberly region WA (Western Australia) and is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas, between May –September the temperatures are warm and pleasant, however from November until April down pours of rain can be expected.
Driving east to The Northern Territory, to experience rugged natural beauty and land rich in Aboriginal history. Visit the World heritage listed Kakadu National Park; explore the rainforests and the Aboriginal Rock Art. Stay in the Red Centre town of Alice Springs and visit the iconic Ayers Rockknown as Uluru.
Drive across to Queensland; see the magnificent beaches of the famous Gold Coast, and Great Barrier Reef. There are so many different islands to explore, luxury resort or alternatively or relaxed locations, all surrounded by breathtaking beaches and coral gardens; perfect for scuba diving and swimming. Catering to family holidays there are many theme parks available, such as Dream world, Sea World and Warner Bros Movie World.
Driving in a southerly direction is New South Wales, famed for the cosmopolitan Sydney. Australia’smost populated city with a population of 4.6 million, a city built around Port Jackson know as Sydney harbour and surrounded by a national park, blue mountains. The coastal areas of Sydneyinclude internationally known beaches such as Bondi and Manly Beach.
North of Sydney is Melbourne, drive down the coast to experience the first city in the state ofVictoria. With a European influence Melbourne as a unique style, positioned on the estuary of theRiver Yarra. Visit the eateries situated along St. Kilda’s beach. Drive out to the many wineries for lunch and explore the surrounding areas.
Tasmania is the only state of Australia that is not connected to the main land, an island of natural beauty, mountains, rivers and wineries. Cruise up the Derwent River of Holbert the principle town or visit one of the three national parks.
The sixth state is South Australia, is known for parks and wildlife, sand boarding on the South Coast at Vivienne Bay, and Kangaroo Island as natural haven where you can stay in the lap of luxury or under a blanket of stars.