WHY VISIT AUSTRALIA
Generally, the cosmopolitan towns rub shoulders with the all-powerful nature. Australia is a continent rich in various assets.
Dynamic Sydney will pleasantly surprise you with its geographical location and also its multi-ethnical aspect and a great variety of attractions: Stunning beaches where surfers rule, animated areas – the most well known being Circular Quay dominated by the legendary Sydney Opera House, the colonial quarter of Miller Point without forgetting the many small corners where you can enjoy a gentle stroll.
You should certainly not forget to visit Alice Springs with its aboriginal community in its incredibly beautiful setting far from everything.
In the north, Kakadu National Park allows you to discover extraordinary and diverse wildlife together with aboriginal paintings, some of them dating back 20,000 years.
Another famous site, the imposing Uluru monolith will astound you and fascinate you with its colors that change throughout the course of a day.
It is impossible to list all that is waiting to be discovered in this land that is as vast as it is varied. One simple piece of advice, go there!
WHAT TO SEE IN AUSTRALIA
- Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
- Alice Springs Desert
- Lake Hillier
- Pinnacles Desert
- Tasmania & Maria Island
- The Kimberley
- Blue Mountains National Park
- Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles
- Lord Howe Island
- Lake Eyre
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
- Bondi Beach
- Daintree National Park
- Fraser Island
- Kakadu National Park
- Kangaroo Island
- Gold Coast
- Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
- Wilpena Pound
- Lake Gairdner
- Hamelin Bay Stingrays
- Kuranda Scenic Railway
- Fitzroy Falls
- Mount Wellington
WHEN TO GO TO AUSTRALIA
The best period to visit Australia is from September to February.
The Australian seasons are the opposite of those of the northern hemisphere and there are variations in climate between the different areas of this vast country.
In the north, with a climate that is definitely more tropical, the wet and dry seasons simply alternate with little temperature difference between the two (around 22°C in the winter and 30°C in the summer).
The interior of the continent is mainly desert therefore very dry and hot during the day with temperatures that plunge at night. Winter is also cold in the south, especially in Tasmania and in the mountains.
You can, therefore, visit at any time of the year by carefully picking your area: From December to February (Australian summer) you will probably prefer the south, then between June and August (winter) the north would be very pleasant as well as the center with its more temperate climate.
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HOW TO REACH AND TRAVEL THROUGH AUSTRALIA
For transport within the country, you can combine planes with the bus or simply rent a car.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON AUSTRALIA
health tips & vaccination: none
local currency: Australian Dollar
local time zone: GMT +8; +10:30 (+10:30; +11)
electricity: type I (240 V – 50 Hz)
WHAT TO DO IN AUSTRALIA
typical food in Australia
souvenirs from Australia