Destinations
Australia
Come, stay and celebrate, then spring into the rest of your Australian holiday. Australia has so much for you to explore, whether you want nature, wildlife, outback adventure, islands, rainforest or reef.

Tourism in Australia is a large sector of the economy. In 2003/04, the tourism industry represented 3.9% of Australia’s GDP at a value of approximately A$32 billion to the national economy. Tourism’s share of GDP has been slightly decreasing over recent years. 1.1% of total exports of goods and services.
Australia’s destinations, starting with icons such as the Red Centre, Kakadu National Park and the Great Barrier Reef. These 16 natural treasures cover a breathtaking diversity of landscapes, from the mountainous Australian Alps to Fraser Island’s sand dunes, rainforest and lakes. Just as distinct are Australia’s cities, where our laidback lifestyle and cosmopolitan culture meet. From beach-fringed Sydney to elegant Adelaide, you’ll find a melting pot of cultures and a medley of theatre, restaurants, nightlife and events. Come, stay and celebrate, then spring into the rest of your Australian holiday. Australia has so much for you to explore, whether you want nature, wildlife, outback adventure, islands, rainforest or reef. Australia’s unique beauty is spread across eight states and territories, so find out more about the distinct attractions within each.

Australia’s Icons

Learn more about Australia’s 16 icons – unforgettable landscapes such as the Red Centre, Kakadu National Park and the Great Barrier Reef. Find out more about what to see and do in each of these uniquely Australian places, from walks through Tasmania’s wilderness to wildlife spotting on Kangaroo Island.
Ningaloo  |  Kimberley  |  Great Ocean Road  |  Gippsland  |  Tasmanian Wilderness  |  Freycinet  |  Kangaroo Island  |  Flinders Ranges  |  Great Barrier Reef   |  Fraser Island  |  Red Centre  |  Kakadu  |  Byron Bay  |  Blue Mountains  |  Namadgi National Park  |  Australian Alps

Australia’s Cities

Australia’s cities, from Sydney’s famous harbour to Melbourne’s cutting-edge cultural precincts and Darwin’s laid back ambience. Visit Canberra’s national attractions, lie on Perth’s white beaches or wander Adelaide’s expansive parklands. In all our cities, the skyscrapers and shopping strips are just a short drive from mountains, ocean, river and bush.
Sydney  |  Canberra  |  Melbourne  |  Brisbane  |  Perth  |  Adelaide  |  Hobart  |  Darwin  |  Cairns  |  Alice Springs  |  Broome  |  Gold Coast