Australia Travel Guide
A DJ-centric club with zebra-striped dance floor and tribal motifs.
For flirty summer dresses and linen skirts and tops, the boutique showcases up-and-coming Australian designers like Thurley and Lisa Brown.
This settlement on the Tasmanian Peninsula was where convicts were sent when they committed yet another crime while in Australia. As a secondary penal colony, Port Arthur was designed to be a place of unremitting subjugation and hardship. As Robert Hughes
Located in Woollahra, this gallery showcases the work of 20th- and 21st-century Australian artists.
Must-try: 2005 Dry Red No. 3.
According to Guinness World Records, this beach on the shores of Jervis Bay has the whitest sand in the world. Its natural beauty is further enhanced by national parks to the north and botanic gardens to the south, giving the beach an unspoiled feel.
Kirrily Johnston exemplifies the laid-back Down Under aesthetic with her earthy-urban, feminine clothes (think billowy red skirts with high cinched waists).
Must-try: 2006 Chardonnay.
One of the larger plantations in the region.
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, using fabric from France that is hand-embroidered in Bombay, India.
Grab your “cossie” (swimming “costume”) and take a surfing lesson with the experts at Let's Go Surfing.
Cost: $75 per person for a two-hour five-person group lesson with a “soft surfboard."
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.