Australia

Australia is world famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, “the bush”, and “the Outback“. Australia is one of the world’s most highly urbanised countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Australia is the sixth-largest country by land area. Visiting Australia is on top of a lot of travellers lists. See Australia with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Australia travel guides. 

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Camping on Bruny Island Tasmania

Camping on Bruny Island Tasmania

Bruny Island is a stunning 362-square-kilometre island located off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. Bruny Island today is known as UNESCO World Heritage Wilderness area. Bruny Island is home to stunning wilderness and wildlife that stretches...

Cost of Oz

Cost of Oz

After I wrote my post about of cost of our trip to Iceland I realised that tips like that with costs included can really help people when they are trying to plan a trip and there wasn't any information I could find about planning a trip to Australia with prices...

Adelaide: A destination not to be missed

Adelaide: A destination not to be missed

The South Australian capital of Adelaide is known for its love of AFL football, beaches, a variety of great accommodation and laid back lifestyle. Adelaide is also the gateway to some of Australia’s best known wine regions in the Barossa Valley and McLaren...

Visit Gippsland – 20 wonderful things to see and do.

Visit Gippsland – 20 wonderful things to see and do.

The Gippsland region of Victoria in Australia is our home. The Gippsland region stretches from just east of Melbourne to the New South Wales border. It is a huge region by any explanation. Gippsland consists of four sections East, West, South and Central...

Skiing Mount Buller Australia with kids

Skiing Mount Buller Australia with kids

Family skiing holidays in the Victorian Snowfields are becoming more popular every year. Ski season snow holidays at the well-known resorts of Mount Buller, Mount Baw Baw, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek are in vogue, and there is a lot to do in the high country. The...

5 things to do on Kangaroo Island South Australia

5 things to do on Kangaroo Island South Australia

Many creatures of the creatures of the animal kingdom are facing an uncertain future even extinction. However, there is an island off mainland South Australia whose people are dedicated to preserving their wildlife animals such as koalas, sea lions and various bird...

Our Port Arthur historic site day trip and tips

Our Port Arthur historic site day trip and tips

There are some places that will instil the fear in most people and the Port Arthur prison must have done that back in the day when it was a fully functioning convict prison in the largely unknown country of Australia. I can tell you that because even as it stands...

How to get from Hobart to Bruny Island

How to get from Hobart to Bruny Island

Bruny Island is one of the few great untouched wilderness areas left in Australia and maybe even the world for that matter. Located off the Southeastern Coast of Tasmania Bruny Island (or Bruny as it is known as to the locals) stretches into the wild Southern Ocean...

Kryal Castle Ballarat: Australia’s only Medieval Castle

Kryal Castle Ballarat: Australia’s only Medieval Castle

Kryal Castle...oh there are some amazing memories from my childhood from this place. I think most Victorian kids and probably plenty of interstate kids will have memories from here. I remember my mum taking me when I was younger and Mark also remembers a visit to...

City Park Launceston and the Macaque Monkeys

City Park Launceston and the Macaque Monkeys

City Park is a central thoroughfare for people coming and going to work in the city, people doing exercise and just a beautiful place to relax. City Park Launceston lies perfectly on the edge of the Central Business District and is easily reached from there on...

Things that suck in Australia for visitors

Things that suck in Australia for visitors

Australia is one of the most popular countries in the world to visit. This has been historically the place for an epic holiday because of great advertising focusing on our so-called sunny weather, wide open spaces, the world's most liveable cities, amazing beaches and...

Your Complete Guide to Noosa

Your Complete Guide to Noosa

The Sunshine Coast in Queensland is known for its amazing beaches, its warm sunny days and its laidback beachside communities. The jewel amongst it all is Noosa, located right at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast. This once quiet riverside community has quickly...

A brilliant day at Sea Life Melbourne aquarium

A brilliant day at Sea Life Melbourne aquarium

The girls and I love watching the fish at the aquariums we have been to. We all picture busy cities with fish hurrying to and from their daily activities. Aquariums are where you can really let your mind wander into an underwater wonderland and Sea Life Aquarium in...

Top Tips for Gold Coast Theme Parks

Top Tips for Gold Coast Theme Parks

Use your time wisely at the Gold Coast theme parks with our top tips! Every kid's dream is to have as many days as they can at the Gold Coast theme parks. Well, it was for my girls anyway when our Gold Coast holiday was announced. There were so many questions that I...

Sovereign Hill Ballarat family accommodation

Sovereign Hill Ballarat family accommodation

We recently visited Sovereign Hill in Ballarat Australia. Sovereign Hill is the most popular of Ballarat attractions. Sovereign Hill Ballarat is also one of Victoria's top attractions. Most people visiting Sovereign Hill stay in Ballarat for a few nights. There are...

Adventure activities Melbourne – Wild Buggy

Adventure activities Melbourne – Wild Buggy

I am the most conservative driver you will ever meet. My Dad was adamant that I would never be a crazy driver and so far so good...well that was until I got behind the wheel of the most fun 20 minutes of driving I have ever had in an off-road buggy! We were invited to...

Ride the skyline on the Melbourne Star

Ride the skyline on the Melbourne Star

The Melbourne Star is a giant observation wheel located in the Harbour Town Docklands district of the city of Melbourne Australia. It is reachable by the famous Melbourne trams in under 10 minutes from the central business district. We found the Melbourne Star one of...

Ways to save money on your Gold Coast family holiday

Ways to save money on your Gold Coast family holiday

You guys are going on a Gold Coast family holiday? Why don't you just go overseas...it is just as cheap. It's too expensive to holiday in Australia. There were so many people telling us we were mad to even consider a holiday in Australia especially a Gold Coast family...

Hills, thrills and Koalas Currumbin Sanctuary Segway Safari

Hills, thrills and Koalas Currumbin Sanctuary Segway Safari

Ever since our first Segway experience, we had been hankering to do another. A week on the Gold Coast in Australia provided us with just that. This segway experience would be truly unique. We were going to Segway through Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Willow and I were...

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