Australia Travel Guide

Australia accommodation, Australia activities and attractions, transportation to and around Australia -  Jasons is your complete visitor guide for Australia. 

Uncork the Wonders of the West. Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia.From the dry desert interior to lush coastal areas, Australia is made for adventure, with world renowned wine valleys, stunning beaches and heritage-listed parks just waiting to be explored.

You can relax on beaches all year round, ski during winter, camp on a tropical island or head into the rugged Outback for a wilderness adventure. Gourmet travellers will find award-winning wines and world-class restaurants to tempt their tastebuds, or soak up the culture and discover the superb galleries and museums.

Grand Pacific DriveDespite the bronzed Outback 'Crocodile Dundee' image many people have of Australia, most of the population lives in cities along the coast. Australians are very casual and friendly, and welcome visitors to their spacious shores. Places you might like to visit on your Australian travels include Queensland's popular Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast, known for their superb beaches; the Northern Territory with its Aboriginal heritage; Melbourne and the historic goldfield towns of Victoria; bustling Sydney city in New South Wales; the orchards and wineries of Capital Country and Canberra; the famous Barossa wine valley in South Australia, the 'wildflower state' of Western Australia and rugged Tasmania, Australia's only island state.




Population

20,090,437 (est. July 2005)

Capital city

Canberrra

Area

7,682,300 square kms

Climate

The average temperature ranges from 23-26°C above the Tropic of Capricorn. Southern areas more temperate, although subject to variations.