Things to Do in Australia

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Take a family-designed adventure to Australia with Abercrombie & Kent’s Family Holidays. With meals and excursions for children in mind, the... Read More

One of the most popular tours in Melbourne's splendid Botanic Gardens is this one led by indigenous guides. Visitors are first treated to a traditional... Read More

From April to October, most of Melbourne can be found at either the Melbourne Cricket Ground or Etihad Stadium watching the AFL (Australian Football... Read More

Halfway up the coast is Apsley Gorge, where Brian Franklin, Tasmania's most committed Burgundian, makes a gorgeous Pinot Noir in a repurposed fish... Read More

Australia's largest performing arts venue plays host to an array of concerts and productions that cater to a wide audience throughout the year, from... Read More

Although there are often marquee temporary exhibitions on display at this institution, locally known as ACMI, the permanent galleries are equally as... Read More

With four bars and a Thai restaurant, this nightlife spot combines an Art Deco background with the vibe of a 21st-century dance club. Expect a diverse... Read More

Just over a mile from the city center, Bike Hire rents road, mountain, and tandem bikes by the hour. Read More

Named after the seaside town in England, Brighton is an upscale bayside suburb in south Melbourne. Its beach, however, is best known for its brightly... Read More

The dramatic coastline views along the winding path to the century-old Cape Byron Lighthouse are worth the hike. (Go early to catch the sunrise.) In... Read More

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Also known as route 35, this free tram is an easy way to get around the city quickly—and it's also a popular tourist attraction. The route, which runs... Read More

Clifford’s is one of a growing number of specialty food producers on the island. Like others of its kind, it thrives because of restrictive... Read More

She began her career working in costumes for the Australian Broadcasting Commission, but in 1990, Collette started out on her own with a lingerie line,... Read More

This Paddington neighborhood shop is part of Edwards Imports, a company that works with international fashion brands to bring the latest trends to... Read More

What Lies Beneath: Well, just about all of the 3,500-person population of Coober Pedy, an opal-mining town in South Australia. The town’s name... Read More

Located on the site of the first European settlement on New South Wales’ coast, this former convict village now supports the largest and only five... Read More

Eat a civilized cold lunch plate, then let the tasting-room staff lead you through a range of wines, from accomplished to profound. Must-try: 2006... Read More

Nothing says family vacation like a spin in the Cage of Death. At this reptile-themed spot, thrill-seekers can ogle massive crocodiles up close from... Read More

Cullen Wines Estate’s winemaker and managing director Vanya Cullen's parents founded the property in 1971. These days, the winery’s top... Read More

For flirty summer dresses and linen skirts and tops, the boutique showcases up-and-coming Australian designers like Thurley and Lisa Brown. Read More

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