Australia

Australia Travel Guide

Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton, the Aussie duo behind this young, hip women’s wear label, first made their name with jeans (in particular, the low-rise variety so popular in the early 2000’s).

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

A modest dirt road leads to this winery, where vintner Richard McIntyre's earthy Shiraz and wood-fired pizzas (served only on weekends) have a cult following.

A rum bar that serves 74 different kinds of rum—one for each of the 74 Whitsunday Islands.

Open since 1878, "Queen Vic" is an over-1,000-stall melting pot of Southeast Asian greens, Italian cheeses, kangaroo salami, and Tasmanian scallops.

Moorilla, one of Tasmania's earliest modern vineyards, has opened a hotel—with glass-and-steel guest chalets suspended on a hillside over the Derwent River—to go with its winery, organic microbrewery, and restaurant.

Cullen Wines Estate’s winemaker and managing director Vanya Cullen's parents founded the property in 1971. These days, the winery’s top releases are world-class, particularly the vibrant Diana Madeline Cabernet-based blend.

Mick and Paula Woodney purchased the Kangaroo Valley Fudge House and Ice Creamery in 2011 with the goal of returning the old-timey candy shop to its roots.

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Visitors looking to slip “the surly bonds of earth” seek out this aeronautical operation, which started in 1996 and is now run by pilot/owner Steve Krug, who has been taking wing since 1974 and has thousands of water landings on his résumé.