Top Holiday Ideas

  • Best Zoos in Australia

    Australia is a natural wonderland brimming with lush flora and captivating fauna. So it's no wonder the country is home to some of the best national parks, bushlands and zoos on earth. No matter where you're travelling for your Aussie vacation, there's a p…

  • September

    There are only a few months of the year that don’t contain public holidays—and September is one of them. Despite the lack of a three-day weekend, there are many events and festivals that could inspire a trip. Whether you’re interested in flower festivals o…

  • Top 10 Things to do in Phillip Island

    Philip Island is named after the 1st Governor of New South Wales, Arthur Phillip. Phillip Island is so popular with tourists that during the summer months, its populat…

Events & Festivals

Holidays by Month

  • New Years Day

    New Year's Day is a public holiday across Australia, celebrated to kick off each new year on 1st January. Both locals and visitors celebrate across the country with beach barbecues, family gatherings, and days full of recreation like swimming or surfing. F…

  • Boxing Day Test

    The famous Boxing Day Test match held in Melbourne is played each year between Australia and another touring country. This year, the Boxing Day Test will be held between Australia and India from 26-30 December.

  • Proclamation Day

    In South Australia, the day after Christmas that in other parts of the country is celebrated as Boxing Day, is celebrated by the name of Procla…

Holiday Destinations

  • Things to do on the Gold Coast

    Travellers to the Gold Coast area already know that there is plenty of natural beauty to experience in the region. From perfect beaches to unique wildlife excursions to heritage-listed expanses, the Gold Coast has a lot to explore, and they welcome visitor…

  • Queensland Holiday Ideas

    Visitors have holiday and travel options aplenty in Queensland, amid the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Kings Beach and much much more.

  • The Hippie Side of Byron Bay

    Byron Bay boasts beautiful memories for many naturalists, hippies and surfers of the 70s. More recently though, it has shed its ‘hippy-haven’ tag and become a place of respite for the burnt-out city slicker with money to drive up the real estate prices and…

Holiday Themes

  • Family Holidays Abroad

    Family holidays abroad are a unique, fun and exciting way to get away from the same, familiar local surroundings and experience something new. Children get to experience new cultures first-hand, while taking in the sights and sounds of the world around the…

  • Fishing Holidays

    Australia is home to some of the greatest sights and most intriguing creatures on Earth, attracting countless people to its various regions each year. Favourite activities for visitors include an array of recreational activities, tranquil excursions, sight…

  • Pet Friendly

    Ideas for finding the perfect pet friendly holiday accommodation

Infographics

  • Traveling to Thailand

    With attractions that include lush jungles, sunny beaches, and hundreds of islands, it is easy to see why Thailand draws travellers from around the world.

  • Bali for Beginners Infographic

    The lush Indonesian island of Bali is teeming with cultural experiences and exhilarating adventures. From the bustling nightlife of Kuta to the otherworldly peacefulness of Ubud, there's plenty on offer on this gorgeous Indonesian island.

  • The 2014 World Cup in Brazil Infographic

    The 2014 World Cup has drawn to an end, with Germany finishing as the winners and earning the crown of the best footballing nation! Congratulations! Our World Cup infographic previewed the tournament and the history of the Socceroos - despite being knocked…

Top 10s and More

  • 6 Things to do in Shanghai

    Shanghai is unique among China’s cities – a true blend of western and eastern culture that you can’t find in the likes of Beijing or Guangzhou. It’s sometimes called the Hong Kong of the mainland, and given the city’s occupation by various nations after th…

  • Things to do in The Whitsundays

    Also known as Australia’s Blue Outback, the Whitsunday Islands are a collection of 74 Islands located north of Brisbane. The Islands were discovered by the famous explorer, Captain James Cook in 1770. The islands are named so because they were believed to …

  • Melbourne for Families

    Melbourne is a fantastic city to bring the family to on holiday. The wide open spaces that can be found in the city, with lush parks and exciting playgrounds, are just perfect for keeping the kids entertained. Add to that the fact that Melbourne boasts an …