Australia Travel Guide

This 29,000-acre national park on Australia’s southeast coast has Spotted Gum and Eucalyptus forests, lake, 27 miles of undeveloped coastline, and an aboriginal area that includes a sacred lagoon, home to a mythical serpent.

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Every Saturday, Sydney’s fashionistas make a beeline for this sprawling collection of market stalls, known for showcasing the work of up-and-coming designers.

Try the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the tasting room, a striking space with ribbed wood ceilings and views of the 60-acre property.

The eclectic Gallery Sorrento has rotating exhibits by Australian artists such as Rick Matear, whose moody paintings often feature the Mornington Peninsula.

Near the boardwalk, popular Magnums has its own party formula: a beer garden with live music, cheap drinks, mechanical surfboard riding, jelly wrestling, get the idea.

The modern gallery represents top Western Australian artists, including Peggy Patrick and Phyllis Thomas.

This Darlinghurst neighborhood gallery has dedicated itself to promoting the provocative and edgy works of artists, both well-established and up-and-coming, within the Contemporary art form.