Australia Tourism & Travel Guide

From skyscrapers to beaches, Australia is a country surrounded by the Indian and the Pacific oceans. One of the most prominent landmarks is the Sydney Opera House which is a major tourist attraction. Major cities like Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide have played important roles in attracting people around the world. Some must visits include – Australian War Memorial, the historical village of Herberton, Tasmania's site of Port Arthur, the Fremantle Prison, the spectacular Jewel Cave, the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean road, and the wineries of Yarra Valley. Australia's capital city of Canberra, is where some of the most important universities of the country are located. Australia is also renowned for its wildlife and there are numerous national parks scattered across the country. It is one country which leads the pack when it comes to sport and adventure activities. Australian tourism has been on the rise since the last decade as more number of tourists are visiting the country. There are many agencies which are running tour packages which will help you explore the country. Tourism in Australia is one of the important factors as far as the economy is concerned. Travel to Australia for an experience of a lifetime to witness some of the most stunning views.
Best time to visit

Peak Season: The best time to visit is from April through October. Australia is one big country and the climate varies from the north to the south. The northern areas are warmer throughout the year, compared to the southern areas which are cooler.

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Budget

For Budget Travellers: INR 3000 to INR 4500 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 5000 to INR 9000 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 10,000 and upwards

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Visa Info

If you are an Indian citizen, you can get an Australian visa for a period of 90 days that will cost you INR 11,500. The entire process can be completed within 20 working days.

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Trips and Itineraries for Australia

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Top Places To Visit in Australia 643 Spots

When the Europeans arrived in Australia, a land so far from their own, they brought pieces of their own country and replanted them here— perhaps to ease their life in a fairly harsh landscape. Especially since many of them came from the gentle English countryside with all its lacy comforts, and were flung into the deep end of the Southern Hemisphere. Australia was a wild land, teeming with snakes, crocodiles and an unforgiving sun that shone long and hard. So, it must come as no surprise that the European settlers sometimes strung along things that would make them feel at home—mostly their favourite tree saplings, horses and timber-made ‘kit houses.’
After our Gold Coast trip, we headed for SYDNEY, one of the costliest cities in the world. While the flight prepared for landing, I enjoyed beautiful views of the Sydney harbour that hosts the famous Opera house and the Harbour Bridge.Our Stay: We stayed at Rendezvous Hotel Sydney Central located in the CBD area, the most well connected and lively part of the city.To move around: It is highly recommended to get an Opal Card which has the minimum cost of AUD10 for adult cards, AUD5 for child cards and can be used for metro, bus and ferry. Please do remember this card is non-refundable and you won't get any unutilized balance back. If you love driving, car hire is another economical and convenient option. UBER cars are easily available as well.



Best Time to Visit Australia

Peak Season: December through March is the ideal time to visit Australia as the conditions are perfect for sightseeing.


Shoulder Season: You won't find a lot of rush in public places during September through November, as the tourists are less in number during this period.


Low Season: June through August, is the rainy season in Australia. Less number of people travel during this period of time.


Budget for Australia

For Budget Travellers: INR 3000 - 4500 a day

  • Accommodation in hostels: INR 800-1200
  • Food in shacks and street eateries: INR 700-1000
  • Public Transport and buses: INR 100 - 200

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 5000 to 9000 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels, villas and homestays: INR 1500 - 4000
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 2000- 4000
  • Local transport in rapid transit and local taxis: INR 500 -700

For Luxury Travellers: INR 9000 and upwards a day

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 6000 and upwards (INR 9000 and upwards in the peak season)
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 4000 and upwards
  • Local transport in cabs: INR 500 and upwards

Visa Information for Australia

Nationals of all countries except that of New Zealand need a visa to enter Australia. If you are an Indian citizen, you can get an Australian visa for a period of 90 days that will cost you INR 11,500. The entire process can be completed within 20 working days. European passport holders can also apply for a free eVisitor visa which allows them to stay in Australia for a period of three months within a 12-month period. Please visit this site for more information related to the Australian visa. https://www.border.gov.au/



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