Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, NT © Matt Donovan

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Bondi Icebergs, Bondi Beach, NSW © Destination NSW

Bondi Icebergs, Bondi Beach, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Craig ‘Wacca’ Wachholz

“Bondi is a classic place. It’s a real equalizer. Once you get on that beach with the soft golden sand between your toes, shed your clothes and get wet in the beautiful blue Pacific… everyone is equal.”

Sydney Harbour, Sydney, NSW © Hugh Stewart, Destination NSW

Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales © Hugh Stewart, Destination NSW

Echo Point Lookout, Katoomba, NSW © Tourism Australia

Echo Point Lookout, Katoomba, New South Wales © Tourism Australia

Anzac Hill, Alice Springs, NT © Tourism NT

Anzac Hill, Alice Springs, Northern Territory © Tourism NT

Travel tip

Bookings are essential for the Kangaroo Sanctuary, and peak times can be booked out months in advance. The guided afternoon tours keep these beautiful creatures happy and healthy.

Uluru, NT © Tourism Australia

Uluru, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Chris Hemsworth, Global Ambassador © 2017 Getty Images

“Seeing Uluru for the first time was really awesome. We had the very special experience of meeting with Sammy Wilson, a local Anangu Traditional Owner. Listening to the local Indigenous people speaking with us about the cultural and spiritual significance of Uluru was fascinating and inspiring.”

Kata Tjuta, Red Centre, NT © Tourism Australia

Kata Tjuta, Red Centre, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Cairns, QLD © Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Cairns, Queensland © Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, QLD © Paul Giggle

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Paul Giggle

Mossman Gorge, Mossman, QLD © Tourism Australia

Mossman Gorge, Mossman, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Fun fact

Older than the Amazon, the Daintree Rainforest is a living museum of flora and fauna dating back at least 135 million years.

South Bank, South Brisbane, QLD © Tourism Australia

South Bank, South Brisbane, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Travel tip

If you prefer adrenaline over art, adventure seekers can take the one-hour drive out of town to one of the region’s theme parks. Offering thrilling roller coasters, waterslides and wildlife, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy at Dreamworld.

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