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List of Australian 2014 Public Holidays
Each state and territory in Australia regulate their own public holidays. There are only three national public holidays in Australia i.e. Good Fridays, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. More >
Australia offers some wonderful places where people can observe whales in certain season, usually during Winter, when the whales migrate from the Antarctic to find a warmer place. These whale watching spots in Australia become the main destination of tourists because whales are not the types of animals available at the zoo so that it’s rather difficult to find a place to observe this biggest type of mammal in the world. The whale watching spots are available in several West and South territories of Australia, and here are some best whale watching spots there. More >
Theme park, water park, beaches, and forests are common tourism sites chosen by most people to spend their holiday. Although those places obviously offer spectacular views and enticing experience, some people feel that they aren’t thrilling enough. Some prefer eeriness and spookiness. So, special for these different people, ghost tours are available. Different with the other attraction places, ghost tours don’t provide the visitors any rides, slides, shows, or beautiful scenery at all. The attractions offered in ghost tours are spooky, heart-thumping, and breath-taking experience which requires people’s nerves and guts. The visitors will probably find nothing at all during the tour, still they’ll sense dreadful atmosphere surrounding them. Below are some famous Ghost tour all over the world. More >
Tunarama Festival 2014
One of the oldest and oddest festivals in Australia, Tunarama Festival, is held in January along with the Australia Day. Tuna Toss competition which obliges the participants to toss heavy tunas – about 8 until 10 kilograms – as far as possible becomes the main attraction in this festival. The farthest tosser of the tuna becomes the winner and receives prize money up to 7,000 AUD. More >
One greatest theme park in Australia – Dreamworld – is located in Queensland the Northeast territory of Australia. Dreamworld consists of 28 rides including 5 roller coaster and 2 water rides in about 7 different themes. It is one of a few places offering the attractions of amusement park as well as the collection of wild animals enabling the visitors to try on the rides of the theme park and observe the nature life of wild animals at the same place. Right after the Dreamworld theme park, the Whitewater World water park was built in December 2006 to complete the facilities and choices of the theme park to the customer. More >
Australia is an ideal destination for backpackers all over the world. This secluded continent supplies various kinds of adventures as well as modern lifestyles and tasteful cuisines. Yet, visiting Australia is not cheap at all because visitors have to spend $9 AUD only to get a glass of beer. It is wiser to get ready for some money-saving tips before visiting Australia, but if Australia is the only place someone desiring to visit (it is indeed should be visited), he/she should have extra budget kept safely in the pocket. More >
Formerly, it is quite hard to get a flight directly to Australia because it is quite far and secluded from the other countries and continents. Currently, more and more airlines directing to Australia are available from the cheapest until the most luxurious one. Getting a cheap flight to Australia doesn’t only depend to the reputation of the airlines or the facilities and cosiness given by the airlines because most airlines give the same service to their passengers. The prices of flight tickets also depend on the season when the flight is taken. Here are some tips to find the best period for getting a cheap flight towards Australia. More >
As a country that lies on the entire continent, Australia is immensely wide and wonderful. Australia used to be secluded because of difficult access and a few flights can be taken to visit this country. However, the access towards Australia becomes easier since more and more people from many countries are attracted to observe this smallest continent in the world. Furthermore, plenty accommodations are prepared to ensure the amenities of the visitors while spending their time in Australia. More >
Contemporary art can be found all throughout Tasmania as well. Carnegie Hall is one of Tasmania?s well know art galleries and landmarks. It is located within the city?s central business district so finding it would not be a hard one. It features quality and avant garde artwork that is sure to catch anybody?s attention. Admission is free as well. What is Australia without the animals? Take a stroll through the bustling wild life and ecology park called East Coast Natureworld, one of Tasmania?s premier wild life parks. Experience a new found love for all animals as you see them up close and personal one by one with focus on their very own Tasmanian devil or go berry picking at garden paradise, Hillwood Berry Far, for you and your family which is the perfect way for some relaxation for everyone.
Satisfy your architectural and historical craving by taking a trip to Melbourne. It is filled with landmarks that date way back to the olden times. Now, a fusion of the past and present, Melbourne has a wide variety of gothic architecture and modern structures all in one place. Visit St. Paul?s Cathedral and get to see a part of catholic history. If you want inspiring, breath taking modern structures, visit the Melbourne museum which in itself is an architectural wonder. The Arts Centre Spire is also a structure to see. With its modern shell and perfect lighting, it seems to reach up to the heavens, literally.