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Australia has a lot to offer...

Both natives and visitors alike have a myriad of fun activities and glorious sites to choose from when touring Australia!

Among countless miles of gorgeous beaches along the coastline, there's sure to be one that suits your lifestyle. As is common accross the globe, more and more of the country is coming to rely upon Solar Power which is great for the environment. For the more forward-thinking crowd Australia offers the young and hip Byron Bay, New South Wales area. If you're into shopping, theme parks, and non-stop nightlife the Gold Coast is the perfect place for you. Wine lovers celebrate Wineglass Bay, Tasmania and surfers soak up the rays in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. Whatever kind of beach experience you're looking for, Australia's got you covered.

For more exotic appetites, there is the rugged terrain of the famous Australian outback. Whether you want to mingle with indigenous Aborigines, or just hang out in an authentic Australian pub, the outback has it all. Some of the most sophisticated and bustling cities in the world belong to Australia. The modern metropolises of Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, to name but a few, offer incredible theater, restaurants, and shopping. Opportunities to get up close and personal with nature also abound in Australia. Kakadu National Park, Ningaloo Reef, and the Blue Mountains offer extraordinary adventures ranging from seeing Koalas to swimming with whale sharks.

Australia is the home of a cornucopia of one-of-a-kind events. For race car fans there's the Melbourne Grand Prix in Albert Park where you can watch some of the world's best drivers fly past you at a staggering 300km an hour! For those who enjoy a more non-traditional form of transportation, the Canberra Balloon Fiesta is a gorgeous spectacle of hot air balloons in flight. If you consider yourself a "foodie" then the Tasting Australia festival is the perfect 8 day celebration of a wide range of culinary delights. For a quirkier day of fun, try the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, where the locals build boats out of old soda and beer cans and actually compete against each other in them!

Australia can provide many accommodation options for your Australian holidays in any number of well recognized hotels like the Hilton, Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, Westin, and Marriot. If you'd prefer a more unique experience there are also many locally owned bed and breakfasts and inns. >Getting around in Australia is a breeze with internationally known rental car companies like Hertz, Avis, and Budget. There is also public transportation such as trains, ferries, and bus services.

If you're looking for the perfect place to plan a holiday, Australia has a lot to offer!

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