Couple enjoy a picnic with wine at Jacobs Creek, Barossa Valley, SA © Tourism Australia

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Couple walks along the Cape to Cape Track with view of the ocean in the background © Tourism Western Australia

 Cape to Cape Track, South West, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Travel tip

Every October more than 35,000 whales migrate along the Margaret River coastline. Bring your camera and get ready for a show.

Woman browses vendors at Mindl Markets at sunset  © Tourism Australia

Mindl Markets, Darwin, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

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Bindi Irwin holds a koala at Australia Zoo © Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo, Sunshine Coast, Queensland © Australia Zoo

Rows of grapevines in a vineyard in the Hunter Valley, NSW © Destination NSW

Vineyards, Hunter Valley, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Couple pushes bicycles along a road through vineyards © Tourism Australia

Jacob’s Creek, Barossa, South Australia © Tourism Australia

Drink this

Barossa Valley in South Australia is home to some of the world’s oldest vines. The signature grape here is shiraz, but the region also loves riesling, chardonnay and grenache.  

A field of colourful tulips growing at Table Cape Tulip Farm © Tourism Tasmania & Tony Crehan

Table Cape Tulip Farm, Wynyard, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania & Tony Crehan

A couple walks alongside Sculpture by the Sea art installations © Destination NSW

Sculpture by the Sea installations, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Motorcyclists in a race on the track at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix © Emily Fitzgerald/Visit Victoria

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Phillip Island, Victoria © Emily Fitzgerald/Visit Victoria

Running during the City2Surf event © City2Surf

City2Surf, Sydney, New South Wales © City2Surf

Did you know?

It’s estimated that more than 2.6 million people visit Sydney’s Bondi Beach every year to swim, surf and soak up the sun.

Colourful lanterns lit at night within a crowd at the OzAsia Festival © South Australian Tourism Commission

OzAsia Festival, Adelaide, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission