Top Cities in Australia

Pocket Guide: Australia

Australia is epic. Epic landscapes, epic wildlife, epic adventures and pretty cool people too! This colossal island continent is one of the world’s great wildlife destinations, with many unique plants and animals that can be found only here. From the Great Ocean Road in the south to the Great Barrier Reef in the north, discover vast deserts, lush rainforests and iconic landscapes. Visit cosmopolitan cities, like Melbourne and Sydney, with incredible hotels and hostels, thriving arts and cultural scenes, sample world class wines, learn more about fascinating indigenous cultures and go on life-changing road trips. The sense of space and freedom in Australia is truly incredible so make the most of it on your trip.

The best hotels in Australia for you

New South Wales: The most populated state and where you’ll find Sydney and Australian Capital Territory, which includes Canberra. The Blue and Snowy mountains also tower over the landscape. Grab a hotel in one of Australia’s most famous cities and explore this amazing part of the country.

Queensland: Sunny and hot most of the year, check out the Gold Coast and the Great Barrier Reef, or visit the stunning Whitsunday Islands. A hotel in Queensland is ideal for the beach-bums, backpackers and surfers looking to take advantage of the sunny Golden Coast.

Northern Territory: A vast and sparsely populated red desert that surrounds Uluru and Alice Springs. One of the world’s great wildernesses can still be explored from a hotel in Australia.

South Australia: Australia’s wine country, home of the Flinders Ranges and Adelaide, the ‘city of churches’.

Tasmania: An island separated from the mainland by the Bass Strait with a great tourist network and even a chance to see some penguins. Get out into the bush from your hotel in Australia.

So much to see & do with a hotel in Australia

In a country this big it’s impossible to see it all: there’s an incredible mix of natural and manmade attractions. Visit the huge desert of the Northern Territory where you can discover Uluru (Ayer’s Rock) and Alice Springs. Head west to Perth, the most isolated city in the world but also one of the most beautiful. Check out the cultural capitals of Sydney and Melbourne, taking in iconic attractions like the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Lounge on Bondi Beach or take the Great Ocean Road along the south coast. Head north to the lush rainforests, all the time keeping your eyes peeled for Australia’s stunning wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles and more.

Take a tour of Australia’s famous wine districts, including the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale, stopping at the cellar doors to sample exquisite wines. Immerse yourself in the main Aussie pastime: sports. Take in a game of rough and ready Aussie Rules or watch a test match at the MCG, one of the biggest sports stadiums in the world. Learn to surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast or join the crowds on Bondi Beach. Dive the natural wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef or island hop the remarkable Whitsundays. Go bushwalking in one of the many national parks or even ski at a choice of resorts in New South Wales and Victoria. Australia is a country that really has got the lot.