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Discover the best of Top End Australia from Darwin

The ‘Top End’ is often referred to as Australia’s last frontier. It runs along the northern coast, from the capital city of Darwin in the west, through the wondrous wetlands of Kakadu National Park, and onto Arhem Land in the east.

Head out on one of these top day trips from Brisbane

Vibrant Brisbane lies between Sunshine and Gold coasts and close to national parks, mountains, vineyards and islands. Discover the city, then enjoy one of these top day trips from there.

Head out on one of these top day trips from Sydney

As Australia’s largest city, Sydney's a cultural hub filled with iconic landmarks, history and nightlife. Try one of these day trips to see State treasures, from vineyards to national parks, highlands and beaches.

Top 10 water-based activities in Australia

Given much of Australian life revolves around its 30,000 kilometres of dazzling coastline, there's lots of aquatic adventures on offer. Read our top 10 exciting activities for above and below the water.

Watch the sunrise over Uluru

Experience the spectacular panoramic views of the sunrise over Uluru and explore the outback on one of the many desert tours...

Road tripping Australia’s east coast: Self-drive Sydney to Cairns

Experience everything from the iconic Sydney Opera House and the majestic Blue Mountains to wine country, the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef and the dazzling Whitsunday Islands on this captivating road trip from Sydney to Cairns.

Road tripping Australia’s southeast coast: Self-drive Sydney to Melbourne and beyond

This captivating road trip will bring you through many of the highlights along the southeast coast of Australia, and includes one of the world’s most scenic drives, the Great Ocean Road.

Road tripping Australia’s west coast: Self-drive Perth to Darwin

While many visitors to the Land Down Under instantly think of places like Sydney or the Great Barrier Reef, Western Australia offers some incredibly diverse regions without the crowds. This suggested self-drive from Perth to Darwin will bring you to many of the area’s highlights.

Discover Australia’s magnificent wonders & wildlife

Australia boasts diverse landscapes and natural wonders that foster a range of wildlife, some found nowhere else. Read about the geography and where to spot kangaroos to koalas and Tasmanian Devils.

Chris's favourite moments from his southeast Australia self-drive

Chris Hawkins, Australian Sky's Sales and Programme Development Director, experienced an incredible southeast Australia self-drive tour. Here are his favourite locations encountered during the trip...

Top 10 Australian Outback experiences

For red sand landscapes, sprawling cattle stations, sacred rock formations, croc-infested waters, ancient aboriginal paintings, and star-studded night skies, Australia's Outback is like nowhere else on earth.

Australia’s best beaches and islands

Australia has many beaches and islands waiting to be explored, read about our favourite ones and why. Discover white sands, blue turquoise seas from sleepy picture perfect resorts to off the beaten track beaches and islands.

Exploring Australias best cities and towns

Exploring Australia will inevitably include some cities, here are some of our top cities and why…

Going solo down under

If there’s anywhere that’s known for its solo travel culture, it’s Australia. Fun-loving, sunny and eclectic, Australia draws solo travellers in with its promise of every day being different.

How long have you got. What is your reason for going

Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, therefore there is a lot to consider when planning a holiday here. To help you we have put together an introduction of important information to consider first.

Outback adventures and aboriginal culture

There is more to the outback than Uluru and long dusty open roads. The Indigenous Aboriginal people date back 50,000 years, full of history and a different way of life. Read our top places to visit to truly experience unique outback adventures and the Aboriginal culture.

Iconic Must Sees in Australia

Australia has some amazing icons that you must see: from the Sydney Opera House, Uluru and the Red Centre, Great Barrier Reef to Koala’s and Kangaroos. Read our top icons that you can’t miss along with a few secret places we also love.

Our favourite Aussie Adventures and experiences

There are many different adventures and experiences throughout Australia from swimming with whale sharks, enjoying a glass of wine in a beautiful vineyard, driving through the outback on a self-drive adventure or walking the rim of Kings Canyon. There is something for everyone, read our article to find your next adventure.

Planning for an incredible Australian adventure

Australia's a huge country with extraordinary landscapes, intriguing wildlife and exciting cities, offering the ultimate adventure for travellers. Read more to help you plan the perfect holiday.

Tailor-make the ultimate Australian holiday experience

With such a vast country, it can be hard to plan an intinerary to experience Australia’s highlights. A guided tour is generally the best way to get the most out of a trip, so here are two-, three- and four-week options for you.