Australia GuideAustralia is the only country that has a whole continent to itself. World famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback", Australia is actually one of the world's most highly urbanised countries. HotelsFind hotels in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Canberra and more.
Popular in AustraliaSydneySydney is the Harbour City. It is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities. MelbourneMelbourne is Australia's second largest city, and the capital of the south-eastern state of Victoria, located at the head of Port Phillip Bay. PerthPerth is the capital and largest city of Western Australia. Perth sprawls along a flat coastal plain, centred along the Swan River and bounded by the Darling Scarp to the east and the Indian Ocean coastline in the west.
In AustraliaNew South WalesNew South Wales is Australia's most populous state. Its capital, Sydney is the country's oldest, largest and most cosmopolitan city, centred on its spectacular harbour. QueenslandQueensland is one of the six states in Australia and probably most famous because of its association with several major world heritage sites including the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park. VictoriaVictoria is the southernmost of the eastern mainland states of Australia. The state is roughly triangular in shape. Western AustraliaWestern Australia is the largest state in Australia, occupying the western third of the continent. Northern TerritoryThe Northern Territory is a Federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the centre of the mainland continent, as well as the Central Northern regions. South AustraliaSouth Australia is a state of Australia in the south of the country between Western Australia to the west and Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to the east, and south of the Northern Territory. TasmaniaTasmania is Australia's smallest and only island state with a population of roughly 500,000 people. Australian Capital TerritoryThe Australian Capital territory is a territory consisting of the the Australian capital, Canberra, surrounding countryside and the Namagi National Park. Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island is an island in the South Pacific Ocean, an Australian territory. It is 1600 km east of Sydney and Brisbane and 1000 km northwest of Auckland. OutbackThe Outback is a name for the large regions covering most of the centre of Australia, including inland areas of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.