A continent in its own right, Australia is a land of extraordinary diversity and remarkable landscapes. You will find everything from tropical rainforests and lush gorges to fiery red deserts in the vast Outback, while national parks, scenic winelands and idyllic beaches can be found close to its gleaming modern cities.

Flight Time

20 hours (Perth) or 24 hours (Sydney)

Time Zone

UTC +7 to UTC +11

Recommended Airlines

Emirates, Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Australia are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Anna walking in the Blue Mountains, Australia

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Read our guides to the regions of Australia

Uluru, Central Australia
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Central & Outback Australia

The centre of Aboriginal Australia, the Outback and central Australia take in Alice Springs, Uluru and some of the country's most intriguing wildlife. Our specialists will suggest the best places to visit and stay in the region where red earth glows against a blue sky.

Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Queensland
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Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef

Discover our highlights of a trip to Queensland, which stretches from bordering New South Wales up to the tropical north. You'll find most of the attractions along the coast: the Daintree Rainforest, the Outback oases of the Atherton Tablelands and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Southeast Australia

Drive the Great Ocean Road, enjoy the cities of Sydney and Melbourne, and take in the spectacular views of the Blue Mountains in this region that covers the State of Victoria, New South Wales and parts of South Australia.

Yallingup Beach, The Margaret River region, Australia
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Southwest Australia

Perth with its skyscrapers that overlook quiet colonial suburbs on the banks of the Swan River is the largest city in this vast region. Out of the city, you can whale watch, hike in national parks, visit the wineries and have deserted beaches to yourself.

Kakadu National Park, Australia
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Top End & the Kimberley

Explore gorges and canyons that reveal hidden Aboriginal rock art, take a lesson on mustering cattle, journey along a dusty four-wheel-drive track and escape to a coastal retreat on a tailor-made holiday with us in the Kimberley.

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Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Queensland
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Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef

Discover our highlights of a trip to Queensland, which stretches from bordering New South Wales up to the tropical north. You'll find most of the attractions along the coast: the Daintree Rainforest, the Outback oases of the Atherton Tablelands and the Great Barrier Reef.

Odyssey H2O Reef Trip off Cape Tribulation, Australia
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First-timer's guide to Australia

Our Australia specialists use first-hand experience and knowledge in planning perfect itineraries that capture the must-see places and sights for your first visit to Australia.

Driving the Dampier Peninsula, near Cape Leveque
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Self-drive holidays in Australia

If you want the freedom of the open road to tour Australia, our specialists know the routes and will plan you a self-drive holiday that runs seamlessly. We'll give you advice on driving in Australia and how to catch internal flights to enjoy a trip in more than one region.

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Australia's top 10 natural highlights

Australia has more than its fair share of the world's natural wonders, and our specialists have picked 10 of the best. They range from rainforests to deserts, mountains to coral reefs, and all nurture their own unique flora and fauna.

Surfing on Bondi Beach
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Family holidays in Australia

We'll plan you a tailor-made holiday that's packed with family activities. We'll help you choose family-orientated places to stay and give you ideas on great family things to see and do, like swimming with dolphins, attending surf school and exploring with an Aboriginal guide.

Echidna, Kangaroo Island, Australia
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Wildlife holidays in Australia

Australia is well-known for its kangaroos and koalas, but delve a little deeper and you'll find a whole host of unusual and eye-catching wildlife. We'll advise you about the best ways of spotting the wildlife you don't want to miss on your holiday in Australia.

Cradle Mountain, Australia
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Activity holidays in Australia

In a land where living the life outdoors runs through the veins, we can tailor any number of activities into your trip to Australia. Complete the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, saddle up and ride the trails of the High Country or snorkel with whale sharks, to name but three.

The Ghan, Alice Springs
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Railway journeys in Australia

Travel the epic span of Australia through the Outback and past mountain ranges and gentle farmland, coast to coast, by train. Ride the railway east to west, or north to south, as part of a tailor-made trip to Australia.

Aboriginal guide, Anangu Tours, Central Australia
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Aboriginal Australia

The big skies of the Northern Territory are also the heartland of Aboriginal Australia. We work with local Aboriginal guides and groups who'll reveal their way of life, traditions and a hidden wealth of ancient rock art.

James at the Twelve Apostles, the Great Ocean Road, Victoria

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