Amazing Golf Courses on the Great Ocean Road

It makes sense that one of Australia’s most spectacular stretches of coastline has a decent golf course or two along its route, with the courses along the Great Ocean Road sure to satisfy. If you have a golfer in your crew of people heading to explore the Great Ocean Road this year, make a note  . . .
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Festivals for Food and Flowers in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is well known for many reasons, though increasingly it has become known as a place for fine food and fantastic flowers. Each year offers a number of awesome opportunities to check out the best that the ‘Blueys’ has to offer, so make sure you’re there to get a taste for yoursel . . .
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Visiting the Barossa Valley Wine Region

Visiting the Barossa Valley is a real treat for anyone who loves wine, and it provides a magical setting to relax and enjoy what are undoubtedly some of the world’s best varieties. Located just 60km from Adelaide, the Barossa Valley includes four main communities of Angaston, Lyndoch, Nuriootpa  . . .
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Walking Adventures Around the Blue Mountains, NSW

The Blue Mountains is one of the best places in New South Wales to do some bushwalking and it is less than two hours drive from Sydney. There are all kinds of walks and hikes on offer, so whether you are looking for a gentle walk or a more serious hike, you’ll have exactly what you are looking f . . .
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How To Meet People When You Are On Holiday In Australia

One of the best things about any holiday adventure is the people who you meet along the way. Some places can seem like a bit of a struggle to meet people though you shouldn’t have any such troubles in Australia, as if nothing else Aussies are definitely always up for meeting someone new. If you  . . .
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Essential Stops For Photographers Visiting Australia

If you are someone who takes their photography pretty seriously there is nothing better than having some cool things to photograph, so if you find yourself in Australia you are going to be absolutely in heaven. Whether you like taking pictures of plants, animals, people or sunsets, you will love . . .
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How and Where To See Unique Australian Animals

Australia is home to a vast array of amazing animals that are often only found down under, so if you like animals and want to see something new and different, you are going to love it here. No matter which part of this great country you find yourself in, you can find strange and unusual insects  . . .
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Great Australian Wilderness Tours

If you enjoy getting out into the great outdoors, Australia is the country for you, with a huge variety of places to go and an endless amount to see. Whether you want to see mountains, bushland, desert or ocean, you can see it all in Australia and the best way to see it is by getting yourself on . . .
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4 Birthday Ideas For the Young Explorer

Does your child spend more time in the backyard looking at bugs and going exploring than they spend playing inside? It’s clear, you have a little explorer on your hands. But what do you do for their birthday when it comes around and you’re fresh out of ideas? We’ve got some great suggestions to  . . .
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5 Educational Holiday Activities the Kids Will Love

School holidays are a great time for relaxing with the family. It’s also a good time to organise some fun activities for your kids which are not only exciting, but educational too for your little ones. From taking a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mounta . . .
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6 Ideas for Keeping the Kids Busy During the Christmas Break

The school holidays can drag on for kids when they don’t have enough to keep them occupied. That’s why it’s great to plan a few activities that your kids can look forward to over the Christmas break. From taking them on a Phillip Island tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/melbourne-day-tours/pe . . .
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6 Tips for Travelling During the Christmas School Holidays

Travelling during the Christmas School Holidays can be a little hectic. People are leaving to go away, every one’s in Christmas rush mode, and the hot weather can often try one’s patience. But whether you are going up or down the coast, or wanting to take the kids to Melbourne and go on a Philli . . .
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Holiday Planning Tips

Whether you are planning a Blue Mountains Tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour) or are jet setting off to an island paradise for a week, there are a few things to keep in mind when planning your escape. Here, we list our top tips for ensuring your next holida . . .
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4 Great Family Holiday Destinations

Australia has plenty of great family holiday destinations, no matter what city you call home. Here, we've listed our top pick of the best 4 family holiday destinations we recommend, some of which are often overlooked. From taking a Blue Mountains Tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-t . . .
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Tips for Taking your Kids on Road Trips

Depending on your child's age, the length of the drive and how used to the car they are, a road trip can either be a non-event or a complete nightmare. Whether you are planning a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour) or a trip up the coast to s . . .
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4 great Aussie Road Trips

The road trip is an Aussie tradition. Packing up the kids, dog and camping gear in the car and heading up or down the coast is something that thousands of Australians do every school holidays. Here, we've listed our top pick of the best 4 road trips. From day tours (https://www.greatsights.com.a . . .
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Romantic Melbourne Getaway Ideas

Melbourne itself is a very romantic city. With its lane ways with hidden cafes, restaurants and bars getting lost with someone you love is the perfect way to spend a day in Melbourne. Here, we've listed our top pick of the very best romantic Melbourne getaway ideas. From day tours (https://www.g . . .
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Must See tourist Attractions in Sydney

Sydney is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With it's sparkling harbour, Opera House and incredible beaches, its no wonder people travel from all over the world to experience everything Sydney has to offer. Here, we've listed the must see attactions no visitor should miss.  . . .
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Must See Tourist Attractions in Melbourne

Melbourne has some amazing sights and attractions no tourist should miss. From day tours (https://www.greatsights.com.au/melbourne-day-tours) to Phillip Island and the Great Ocean Road to sampling some of the city's best restraunts and shopping strips, we've got the must see tourist attractions  . . .
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School Holiday Activities in Melbourne

The school holidays can really test the child parent relationship. Throw in a few rainy days with nothing planned and you could be left pulling your hair out. Melbourne has some wonderful activities you and your children can enjoy together during the school holidays. From day tours (https://www. . . .
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School Holiday Activities in Sydney

School holidays are exciting for kids and can offer you and your children a chance to spend some quality time together. It can also however end in disaster if you don't have things planned and the kids are climbing the walls in boredom. Here we've listed our top pick of some of the best activiti . . .
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Day trip Ideas Outside Melbourne

Melbourne has some truly wonderful day trip destinations located just outside its CBD. Whether you are up for a day of exploring or indulging, we have a great list of ideas you have to try. From wine and cheese tasting tours in some of the areas best vineyards to day tours (https://www.greatsigh . . .
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Great Activities to be Enjoyed on Phillip Island

Phillip Island is a great place to go for a holiday or a day trip out of the city. With so many different activities to be enjoyed on the island, couples, families and adventure seekers alike flock to the area each year for some R&R. From day tours (https://www.greatsights.com.au/melbourne-d . . .
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Get Out of the City!

Australian cities are consistently making it to the top of 'World's Most Liveable Cities' lists, and they're renowned for being clean, safe and diverse. There's no doubt about the fact that we're proud of our cities and that, in global terms we're pretty darn lucky, but sometimes you just need t . . .
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School Holiday Travel Tips

Traveling with kids can be tough at the best of times. Throw in extra school holiday traffic, rising rates in accommodation and a long distance drive and you can be left pulling your hair out. Here, we've got a great range of travel tips and ideas for taking your kids away during school holidays . . .
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5 Winter Holiday Ideas

As the weather cools down, some of us embrace the lower temperatures and head to the snowy regions of the country. For others, the idea of escaping the cold weather by heading up the coast is more appealing. Either way, we have got a great list of winter getaway ideas, whatever your preference.  . . .
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Melbourne to Sydney...Attractions Along the Way

The road from Melbourne to Sydney is a common tourist path, and for good reason. A wide, safe highway takes visitors on a ten-hour drive between the two biggest cities in Australia, and passes some brilliant landmarks and attractions along the way. If you're planning a Melbourne to Sydney road t . . .
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5 Weekend Escape Ideas

Going away for the weekend is a great way to recharge the batteries. But sometimes it can be hard to decide on the best place to go. Here, we've listed out top pick of some of the best weekend escape ideas. From a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountain . . .
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3 Great Holiday Spots the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Finding a holiday to please the entire family can be something of a balancing act at times, but fun for the parents and fun for the children don't need to be mutually exclusive concepts. With a bit of planning and preparation, it's possible to find the perfect holiday destination for everyone, w . . .
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Great Day Trips Out of Sydney

Day trips are a great way to get out with the family on the weekend, or explore an area near where you are holidaying. Sydney has so many great day trips just outside it's bustling CBD. Here we list our top pick of the best 4 day trip ideas. From day tours (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney- . . .
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Tips when Visiting the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is a wonderful place to experience the raw beauty of the Australian bush. There's plenty to see and do and lots of day tours (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours) to help you pack everything in. There are however a few important things you should know before taking . . .
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Nature Photography and Birdwatching in Australia

We all love taking happy snaps on holidays, but for some, the process of capturing moments of our travels on camera is the sole reason for taking a holiday in the first place. A growing number of Australians are taking up birdwatching and nature photography as hobbies that allow them to experien . . .
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The History of the Three Sisters

The Three Sisters is one place you must visit when taking a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour) . Their sheer size is incredible and their story even more so. Here, we unravel some of the important information about this fascinating formation . . .
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5 Great Wildlife Spots in Australia

Australia's wildlife is some of the most unique and impressive on the planet. With a host of animals that only exist here, nature-lovers from all over the world make Australia their number one destination in order to catch a glimpse of our fascinating flora and fauna. From the Kangaroo to the Pl . . .
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5 Adventure Activities in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is such a beautiful place to visit. For families, couples and adventure thrill seekers alike. So after you've taken a wonderful scenic Blue mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour) and want to get the blood pumping, why not try on so . . .
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Kids Activities in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are a great place to take the kids. There is so much to see and do. From taking a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour) to visiting the Jenolan Caves there are plenty of activities the kids are sure to love. Here, we've liste . . .
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Australia's East Coast Gems

With the beautiful global cities of Sydney and Melbourne dominating the tourist agenda for Australia's East coast, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that along the entire coastline are literally hundreds of equally fascinating attractions and highlights that are not to be missed. The best thing i . . .
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How Do You Get to See Australian Animals?

Australia is famous for the its native animals and it is great to be able to see them outside of a zoo or aquarium. While country areas offer the best chance to see wild animals even Sydney offers the chance to spot a wallaby or koala if you go on a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.c . . .
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Well Known Australian Tourist Destinations

The curent trends in tourism point towards many people wanting to try something different on their holidays. Despite this tourists still head out in massive numbers on a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour), Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb as well . . .
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Sydney Versus Melbourne for Holiday Relaxation

The Sydney versus Melbourne rivalry will continue for a long time to come but it is usually judged by how entertaining each city is. So it is a good idea to consider the types if holiday activities available to you in each city, such as a blue mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/ . . .
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Day Tours Outside of Australian Cities

If you are off on holidays or live in one of Australia’s busiest cities then it is a great chance to get out and about on a day tour. Instead of having to invest a huge amount of time and money you can book a day tour such as the ever popular blue mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/s . . .
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Right Place, Right Time: Seasonal Wonders of Australia

Sometimes the key to memorable travel is visiting places at the right time of year. Here we look at the best picks in Australia, season by season, as well as the best times of year to try something like a Phillip Island or Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue . . .
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Where To Take Overseas Friends Visiting Australia

Uh oh -- your friends from overseas have just called you to let you know they’re coming to Australia for a week, and guess what? You’re going to be their tour guide! But wait -- there’s a problem. You don’t live anywhere near iconic Australian national wonders such as Ayers Rock or the Great Bar . . .
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Australian Natural Wonders, State by State

NSW -- Three Sisters While Sydney is most famous for its picturesque harbour with the the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, you’ll find it just as rewarding to head up two hours west to Katoomba in for a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-tour . . .
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5 Amazing Locations Close to Aussie Capitals

If you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of your capital city, consider these locations close to Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne respectively. There's plenty to do, from taking a Blue Mountains tour (https://www.greatsights.com.au/sydney-day-tours/blue-mountains-t . . .
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Best Melbourne Eateries

Melbourne is known for its rich culture and arts scene, and within that scene are some of Australia's best restaurants and eateries. It's well-known that food alone does not make a winning restaurant, and while the food in Melbourne's restaurants is undoubtedly high-quality, it is the ambiance a . . .
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Victorias Must-See Attractions

Victoria might look like one of Australia's smallest states, but what it lacks in sheer size it more than makes up for in history, culture and beauty. From rural landscapes, to cosmopolitan Melbourne, to the breathtaking beauty of Victoria's southern coastline and beaches, this state provides so . . .
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Adelaide in a Day

Adelaide, or 'The City of Churches' as it is often known, is a culturally and historically rich destination, and one that boasts several options in terms of enjoying its many attractions. Whether it's historical landmarks or buildings that you've come to see or if you're simply hoping to immerse . . .
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