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Australia

Australia travel guide, including map of Australia, top Australia travel experiences, tips for travel in Australia, plus where the best Outback experiences in A

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Australia, The Outback

Outback Australia travel guide, including map of Outback Australia, top Outback Australia travel experiences, plus tips for travel in Outback Australia

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Australia, West Coast

Western Australia travel guide, including map of Western Australia, top Western Australia travel experiences, plus tips for travel in Western Australia

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Explorer's Guide to South Australia

The best of Australia in one place? Well yes indeed... we explore why South Australia has it all from wildlife to vineyards and more

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Aboriginal Arnhem Land, Australia

Arnhem Land, a remote chunk of the Northern Territory, offers the chance to live and learn, with Australia's indigenous locals

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Introducing Australia's professor of beaches

Professor Andrew Short has visited every one of Australia's 11,671 beaches. It's a hard job, but someone's got to do it

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5 biggest shocks in Australia

The price of visiting Australia is on the hike. But that's not the only shock you'll get when you head Down Under, says Holly Gurr

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Tony Wheeler on Australia

There's an up-and-coming part of Western Australia where you can get as lost as you want (and always be picked up again)

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Whale watching in Western Australia

A marine marvel has been discovered in the waters off Western Australia – though things are pretty special on land, too...

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Australia: Discover Victoria's secret

Penguins, wombats and dreamy scenery: Australia’s wild side can be found in just a two hour drive from Melbourne...

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Travel blueprint: Western Australia

From its wildly beautiful coastline to its raw, untrammelled interior, Australia’s ‘other half’ is one of the world’s great adventure playgrounds.

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Photography Adventures in Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust’s Photo of the Year competition 2015 won an amazing photo assignment to Western Australia. We caught up with them to find out what it’s like to photograph Western Australia’s cities, wildlife and epic landscapes

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How to travel Australia by rail

For a country almost the size of Europe, Australia has 
few railways – but it does offer some of the world’s 
greatest train rides. Hop aboard, mate!

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9 best beaches for celebrating Australia Day

The guys from Tourism Australia reveal the beaches in Oz where, to borrow the local lingo, it's really going off this Australia Day

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25 breathtaking photos of Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust's Photo of the Year 2015 competition won a photography trip to Western Australia. From wildlife to epic landscapes, their photos from Australia's largest state will take your breath away

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Inland adventures in Queensland, Australia

Most people heading to Queensland opt to drive the well-known Sunshine Coast, but you should head inland to find ancient landscapes, remote gorges and some of Australia’s rarest wildlife...

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9 incredible journeys in South Australia 

Hit the road, ride the rails, or take to the waves: South Australia boasts plenty of wild and wonderful journeys. These are the best…

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8 inland adventures in Western Australia

Western Australia is famed for its long stretches of golden beaches and coral-studded reefs – but there's plenty more to discover inland too...

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Getting the hump on Australia's Humpback Highway

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, discovers that the whales in Australia aren't as friendly as those in Antarctica

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Australia's 7 cutest marsupials and where to find them

Forget kangaroos and koalas. Australia's lesser-known marsupials are its cutest critters

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11 unique adventures in South Australia

A blend of city life, rugged Outback, and idyllic coastline – South Australia has it all. These experiences will help you discover the diverse beauty of this vibrant Aussie state

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Australia's lesser-known 'Big Things'

You've heard of the Big Banana and the Big Pineapple, but what about the Big Mower? Here are 12 big things in Australia that aren't on the tourist map – yet

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Wild encounters on Kangaroo Island, Australia

Home of over 10 million animals, tiny Kangaroo Island – 13km off the coast of southern Australia – is a thrilling conservation hot spot

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First 24 hours: Sydney, Australia

It takes a long time to get to Australia’s most iconic city so don’t rush off. Stick around for fine ferries, free tours and bridge climbs

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South Australia's unique vineyard experiences

It would be criminal to miss the world-famous wines of South Australia while you’re Down Under. These vineyard experiences offer the best ways to connect with the state’s favourite tipple

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5 places to eat in Western Australia

Western Australia might be known for fine wine, but the food culture and produce is outstanding. British chef Sat Bains explains where you need to make a pit-stop

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Six unmissable foodie spots in Western Australia

Australia’s rock'n'roll chef Matt Stone shares his top tips for exploring his backyard, Western Australia’s South West. Hire a car in Perth, allow at least a week, and pack a healthy appetite!

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Six unmissable foodie spots in Western Australia

Australia’s rock'n'roll chef Matt Stone shares his top tips for exploring his backyard, Western Australia’s South West. Hire a car in Perth, allow at least a week, and pack a healthy appetite!

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How to avoid getting flattened in Western Australia

Wander Woman Marie Javins refuses to let wild weather on Australia's west coast dampen her spirits

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10 things you must do in South Australia

How to make the most of South Australia’s city life, rugged Outback and idyllic coastline – before the rest of the world catches on

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Trip Planner: South Australia's bushland and mountains

At the heart of South Australia's bushland is the Flinders Ranges, a fantastic center for hill-walking, rock art and sweeping views

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How to celebrate Australia Day like an Aussie

It's Australia Day on 26 Jan: our resident Aussie tells you how to celebrate it properly, just like they do Down Under

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How to make dollars go further in Australia

After the affordability of SE Asia, the high cost of Australia comes as a shock to Wander Woman Marie Javins. Here's how she coped...

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The Wanderlust Guide to the best of east coast Australia

The east coast of Australia is a traveller's dream – 18,000km of surf-bashed beach, wildlife-rich rainforest, colossal coral reef and cool cities. Here's your guide to making the most of all it offers

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Australia's top 5 secret surf spots

Coast returns to our screens this week (Wednesday, BBC2, 9.10pm GMT) to showcase sea-side Australia. To celebrate, we present the best little-known surf spots Down Under

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A wild road trip through Australia's Cape York

Dotted above Australia’s north-eastern tip are its Pacific outposts. We road-trip through rugged Cape York and then indulge in a spot of island-hopping through the Torres Strait for a real Oz adventure

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First 24 hours in Perth, Western Australia

Could this be Australia’s most liveable city? After heading down under Lyn Hughes reckons the sunny, buzzy, beautiful, booming, capital of the west might just be...

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Into the desert, South Australia

Delve into Australia's spectacular Outback on this desert self-drive route

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Searching the Songlines - discovering hiking trails, aboriginal culture and wildlife in Northern Australia

On the 30th anniversary of Bruce Chatwin’s inspiring travelogue, Songlines, we delve into Australia’s Aboriginal heartlands to explore its ancient trails

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7 extraordinary adventures in Western Australia you'll want to book now

With direct flights between Perth and Europe announced, it’s time to start planning your adventure to Australia’s biggest and most surprising state

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7 things you must do in Australia’s Northern Territory

Daunting in size and wild by nature, Australia’s Northern Territory is one of the world’s most adventurous destinations. Here’s how to make the most of it.

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Wanderlust travel health update: Thailand, Philippines, Australia and more

Weekly round-up of the world's travel health news from Nomad including dengue fever in Thailand and the Philippines, whooping cough in Australia and more

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9 things you must do in Australia's Top End

Our featured blogger, Lauren Mowery, nominates the must-do activities that will make your trip to Australia's iconic Top End complete

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Exploring Ningaloo Reef - swimming with humpback whales on Australia's west coast

Australia’s west coast is now one of only four places in the world where you can swim with 'humpies'. Emma Thomson encounters manta rays, whale sharks and dolphins on her search for the elusive mammal

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Discovering Australia's Red Centre

Discover Australia's Northern Territory: get up close with natural wonders and discover the spiritualism of Aboriginal culture

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Immerse yourself in the best of South Australia

Nature lover and television star Nick Baker explores Adelaide and South Australia, encountering its weird and wonderful wildlife

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Explorers Guide to Australia

When it comes to road trips, you don't get much more spectacular than The Explorers Way. Stretching between Adelaide in South Australia and Darwin in the Northern Territory, it reveals jaw-dropping natural attractions, glorious vineyards, unique indigenous culture – and plenty more treasures in between.

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9 extraordinary aquatic adventures on Australia’s coast

Whether you're looking for amazing islands, world-class diving or adventurous cruises, Australia sparkling coastline has it all

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A road trip through Australia's Northern Territory

Hit the open road in Australia's Northern Territory for the best in road trips, quirky pubs and vast open landscapes

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Trip Planner: South Australia's Ocean and Outback

Love seafood, sea life and back country adventure? Then this trip planner into South Australia is perfect for you

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The top 10 things to do in Adelaide and South Australia

From boutique vineyards to wildlife-rich islands, South Australia is a dream destination to explore. Discover the top 10 things to do in Adelaide and beyond...

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9 of the best things to do in Western Australia

From swimming with whale sharks and sampling award-winning Sauvignons, to relaxing in some of the most remote and beautiful corners of the planet – Western Australia offers something for everyone...

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Kangaroo Island - Australia's Galapagos

Kangaroo Island is well named – but the thousands of roos that bound around are joined by a host of other Australian wildlife, best seen from new hiking trails

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Urban to outback: Crossing Australia on the Indian Pacific train

Australia's Indian Pacific is no ordinary train: it's an ocean-to-ocean epic, travelling between Perth and Sydney via its huge, humbling red centre. Ben Lerwill hopped on board...

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5 irresistible reasons to visit Perth, Western Australia

With new direct flights from the UK to Perth, the sun, food and wildlife of Western Australia’s vibrant capital is closer than ever. Here's why you need to get there now

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How to travel Australia on the cheap

Our featured blogger, Jonny Blair, tells you how to keep your head above water in the land Down Under

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Australia's Great Ocean Walk

Towering blue gum trees, mobster Koala Bears and spectacular coastal views are all on offer along Victoria's Great Ocean Walk

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5 spectacular road trips that encompass Western Australia's most breathtaking landscapes

Ever wondered what Western Australia's got to offer? Journey to the highlights of the region on a road trip through the Outback and along its spectacular coastal roads...

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Simon Reeve on Australia's biggest surprises

Simon Reeve explains how his new series goes beyond the stereotypes to present a fresh perspective on the land Down Under

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Way out west: Western Australia's Kimberley region on a budget

To see the Kimberley region in Western Australia usually involves five-star cruising and a five-figure price tag – we decided to see if we could experience this wilderness on a small budget…

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7 action-packed Western Australia holidays for adventurous travellers

With new direct flights from Europe to Perth, the extraordinary landscapes, untouched beaches and unique wildlife of Western Australia are now within reach. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

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How to celebrate Christmas in July in Australia

Aussies have taken to celebrating Christmas again in July, when the cooler temperatures allow more traditional celebrations that the heat of summer discourages. Like the five listed below

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How to be a true blue cowboy in Australia

Self-confessed city boy Andrew Thomas goes bush in New South Wales to see if he can hack life on the farm

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Snorkelling with whale sharks in Western Australia

Stare into the eyes – and mouth – of the world's biggest fish for an unforgettable under-water experience...

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A life on the ocean wave: sailing Australia

Jon Sparks remembers his time on the Peer Gynt II, from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Darwin

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Outback adventure: 7 trips that take you deep into Australia’s red heart

The Australian outback is home to endless landscapes, abundant wildlife and one of the most ancient cultures in the world. Discover it all on these amazing adventures in Australia’s other-worldly heartland

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Meeting the Aborigines of Central Australia's Pit Lands

Just south of Uluru, a new tourism project allows visitors to get a glimpse of traditional Aboriginal life

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Unforgettable wildlife experiences on Kangaroo Island, South Australia

This island is a wildlife wonderland, where incredible creatures thrive. Seek them out with this mini guide...

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Amazing wild encounters in Australia's Northern Territory

Think the Northern Territory is too dry and dusty for wonderful wildlife? Think again. You'll find incredible animals galore in its surprisingly lush reserves and national parks

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11 Outback adventures in Australia’s Northern Territory

The Outback was made for exploring. Whether you want a taste of adventure or a full-on adrenaline day, there’s something for everyone in the beautiful Northern Territory…

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Trip Planner: Australia's Legendary Pacific Coast

Discover why this diverse stretch of coast deserves its "legendary" description

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Top 5 historical gems you must visit in Western Australia

From colonial haunts to moving WW1 memorials, these historical hot spots will bring WA's colourful past to life

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5 ways to make the most of a short trip to East Coast Australia

How to maximise your days when you've got limited time in this oversized country...

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9 barefoot luxury experiences in Australia’s Northern Territory

Get closer to nature without compromising on comfort with these extraordinary Outback experiences

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5 unusual ways to experience Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Has the new David Attenborough series got you hankering to visit the Great Barrier Reef? Here are five different ways to explore it

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Hiking the new Three Capes Track through Australia's wild Tasman Peninsula

As a new trail opens up one of Tasmania’s wildest beauty spots, Sarah Baxter explore the island’s convict history and bright future

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Wanderlust travel health update: India, Germany, USA, Australia

Weekly round-up of the world's travel health news from Nomad including dengue fever in India, measles in the USA and E.Coli in Europe

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The great train corroboree

Paul Miles catches the great Ghan railway across Australia's Aboriginal heartland

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5 reasons to visit Noosa, Australia

With rumours rife that Prince Harry and Meghan are heading to Noosa, we look at five other reasons you’ll have a right royal time visiting the jewel of Queensland's Sunshine Coast

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10 ways to see Uluru, Australia

More visitors than ever are choosing not to climb the sacred slopes of Uluru (aka Ayers Rock). Bravo to that! We reveal the most spectacular alternative ways to experience Northern Territory's most famous sight – without offending Aboriginal customs

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5 great Aussie road trips

Australia is made for road trips. And these five classics will make sure you experience everything this vast country has to offer

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How to follow in the footsteps of Crocodile Dundee

It's been 30 years since Australia's first-ever international blockbuster was released - and the Northern Territory is still ripe for adventure...

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5 fair dinkum Aussie outback pubs

Quench your thirst like Crocodile Dundee in these True Blue drinking establishments across outback Australia

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Staying connected in a Western Australian desert

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, on the challenges of staying juiced up and online in remote Western Australia

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Exploring the East Kimberley

Matthew Brace tells you where to go and what to do in Australia's final frontier

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Destination Adelaide

You've arrived in South Australia's capital - what now? Valeria Singleton fills you in

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Hiking across Maria Island, Tasmania

Chris Moss discovers a stroll across a small island off Tasmania offers the perfect apéritif to Australia

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Travel Icon: Uluru

Better known as Ayers Rock, this cultural highlight of Australia remains as awe-inspiring up-close as you would imagine

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The Ultimate Guide to Uluru

Our featured blogger, David Hoffman, reveals how get the most out of Australia's most iconic sight.

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Walking in the wilderness, Tasmania

Australia's southern isle is wild, remote and perfect for hiking. Mix wildlife with creature comforts and world-class walks in the Tasmanian bush

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5 similarly named places that can be easily confused

With news that a traveller mistakenly booked a flight to Sydney, Canada instead of Australia, here’s our top 5 interchangeable locations

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Trip Planner: Lord Howe Island

Get away from it all on a UNESCO-listed and utterly unique outpost in Australia's New South Wales

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Photo of the Year winners return: Part two

Mark Davies, winner of the 2010 Photo of the Year competition (Wildlife category) talks about his trip to Australia's Northern Territory

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Trip Planner: Sydney & surrounds

Combine an exploration of Sydney, Australia’s most scenic city, with visits to the wildernesses on its doorstep

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Northern Territory's most jaw-dropping views – and how to find them

Want landscapes that are big on drama? Hiking trails through jaw-dropping terrain? Australia's Northern Territory has the answer...

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5 wildlife volunteering experiences where you can really make a difference

From tending lions and leopards in Namibia to rescuing fruit bats in Australia – introducing some of the best wildlife volunteering experiences

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5 quirky reasons to visit outback Queensland, Australia

From Queensland’s melony answer to La Tomatina to camel races and opera, there are more reasons than vast red landscapes and big open skies to visit outback Queensland

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How to survive floods in Bangkok

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, stops in Bangkok enroute to Western Australia and finds the city underwater. How does she cope?

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6 ways to get your working visa

Katherine Price looks at the visas available to help you fund your travels around the US, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and India

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Photo of the Year winners return: Nori Jemil

Nori Jemil, winner of the 2010 Travel Photo of the Year competition (Travel Icon category), talks about her trip to Australia's Northern Territory

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Neil Oliver: "There’s something elemental about coasts."

TV historian Neil Oliver tells us about restoring extinct animals, his favourite coastline and why he fell in love with Western Australia

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5 classic Aussie experiences in New South Wales

From surfing to shoreline drives, wine tasting to discovering the depths of the Outback, these essential experiences in New South Wales will connect you with the spirit of Australia

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New South Wales’ best Indigenous experiences

One of the defining features of Australia is the Indigenous culture - we highlight the best in New South Wales, from art galleries, music and festivals

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Top 5 activities around Katherine, Northern Territory

Katherine is one of the key stop-offs on the long, long road journey down Australia’s Stuart Highway – and it gives plenty of good reasons not to rush through

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Photo of the Year winners return: Andrew Deer

Winner of the landscape category at last year's Travel Photo of the Year competition, Andrew Deer returns from his prize trip to Australia and reveals all

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Photo of the Year winners return: Nori Jemil

Nori Jemil, winner of the 2010 Travel Photo of the Year competition (Travel Icon category), on the second part of her trip to Australia's Northern Territory

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Ultimate guide to the Great Barrier Reef

Stretching along the east coast of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is a glorious chain of coral, rainforest and lush islands. Here's how to explore it all...

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Meet the real-life Crocodile Dundee

Matt Wright, star of TV's Outback Wrangler, is Australia's crocodile-catching, helicopter-flying, snake-collecting action man. Prepare for severe career envy...

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10 tastiest food & drink experiences in New South Wales

Cheese, wine, fruit, seafood and amazing street food? New South Wales is Australia's bread basket - here's 10 of the tastiest food experiences to be had

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Photo of the Year winners return: Part three

Mark Davies, winner of the 2010 Travel Photo of the Year competition (Wildlife category) talks about his trip to Australia's Northern Territory

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Photo of the Year winners return: Andrew Deer

Winner of the landscape category at last year's Travel Photo of the Year competition, Andrew Deer returns from his prize trip to Australia and reveals all

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Advertorial: Canberra on the rise, with newly launched direct flights

Australia's capital is finally getting the attention it deserves, says Emma Gregg, as visitors discover a cultured, green city with plenty to offer, from art and culture to world class food...

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5 reasons you must visit Fraser Island, Australia

Perched just off the coast in south east Queensland, Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island, offering stunning beaches, crystal clear lakes and wildlife galore

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Amazing Adelaide: How to experience South Australia's capital like a local

Discover more that this vibrant, foodie-friendly and easy-to-reach city has to offer – and why it’s the perfect place to start your Australian adventure…

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6 ways to get closer to Aboriginal culture in Australia’s Northern Territory

Aboriginal culture is rich, deep-rooted, and utterly fascinating. Here’s how to immerse yourself in its magic

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Top 5 unique bars in Perth

Rich Keam has sipped his way around Perth’s new rooftop and laneway bars to find the best spot to celebrate Australia Day in the sunniest city Down Under

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Roaming the Red Centre

Australia's central Outback is about more than just big red rocks Polly Evans discovers feral camels,remote cattle stations and relics of the early pioneers on an epic self-drive odyssey.

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Everything you need to know about the new Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

Koalas, kangaroos and wallabies call it home. Craig Wickham gives the lowdown on hiking Australia’s new Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail, including practical advice, when to go and top tips…

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Trip Planner: Kakadu National Park and the great outdoors

Explore the largest National Park in Australia, find crocodiles, explore a human history dating back 40,000 years through its rock art and go river cruising

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How to row 3,500 miles across the Indian Ocean

James Adair and Ben Stenning rowed from Australia to Mauritius: 3,500 miles across the Indian Ocean. James explains how they made their big trip dream a reality – and created a film of their adventures too...

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New South Wales History Hotspots

As Australia’s oldest state, New South Wales has more heritage than any other. Discover gold-rush towns, colonial houses and much more

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3 incredible road trips to try in New South Wales

New South Wales has some of the best long-distance drives in Australia, with epic coastal scenery, magnificent mountains, and art and culture to soak up en route. James Ottery chooses three of of his favourites

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16 of the world's best one-week road trips

There are plenty of epic drives you can squeeze into seven days, whether tracing coastlines or tearing through salt pans. Head out on one of these amazing trips, from Cape Tribulation in Australia to Ruta 40, Argentina

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15 of the greatest food and drink experiences in Sydney & New South Wales, by chef Matt Moran

Who better than Matt Moran, one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs, to guide you through Sydney and New South Wales' top food and drink experiences? Here are his picks, from restaurants and whisky bars to farmers’ markets

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Kangaroo Island: Face-to-face wildlife encounters

Discover why this glorious isle, only a short hop from Adelaide, is possibly the best wildlife destination in Australia...

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7 things to do for free in Sydney

Travelling on a budget? Make the most of Australia's most popular city with these 7 free things to do in Sydney

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Trip Planner: Alice Springs and the mountains

Sitting in the geographic center of Australia, Alice Springs makes a great base for exploring the magnificent Est MacDonnell Ranges

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Photo of the Year Winners return Part 1

Mark Davies, winner of the 2010 Photo of the Year competition (Wildlife category) talks about his trip to Australia's Northern Territory

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10 of the world's most similar flags

We demystify the world's most confusing flags, including Chad, Romania, Andorra, Moldova, Poland, Indonesia, New Zealand, Australia, Ivory Coast and Ireland.

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Strolling the songlines

Australia's epic Larapinta Trail delves into the Outback to discover unique wildlife, suprisingly diverse landscapes and an insight into Aboriginal Dreamtime stories. William Gray steps out

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Surf's up! The 10 best places to learn to ride the waves

Ever wanted to surf but worried where you could learn? From Cornwall to Australia we cover the ten best places around the world

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The World According to John Birmingham

Author of the Axis of Time trilogy and Dopeland: Taking the High Road Through Australia's Marijuana Culture, John Birmingham gives us his timeless take on travel

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Wanderlust guide to birdwatching worldwide - digital edition

A 19-page introduction to the world's best birding experiences, plus gear and expert advice to help you spot and photograph the key species in Australia, Latin America & the Caribbean

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Top 10 things to do outside of Perth

Perth's reputation as a vibrant, arty city is growing by the year, but there’s more to Western Australia than its action-packed capital. Here are 10 of the best ideas for exploration further afield...

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The world's 7 best beaches for finding shells

From a beach in Western Australia made from shells 10 metres deep to tropical shell-strewn beaches in Cambodia and Costa Rica, beachcombers are sure to find something precious on these bountiful shorelines

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15 songs named after countries

With a song called Straya (That's 'Australia' to those of you who can't speak Strine) going viral this week, we look at other songs named after countries. Are there any we've missed?

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