See a different side of Australia with Qantas
From Uluru to the Sydney Harbour and shopping in Melbourne to the beaches of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia also serves destinations off the beaten track.
With Qantas’ double daily flights between London Heathrow and Australia, travellers can connect to the unrivalled Qantas domestic network on arrival. Keep reading for inspiration on how to see something a little bit different.
Kangaroo Island – South Australia
Slip away to a sanctuary for wildlife and natural beauty on Kangaroo Island, trading the hustle and bustle of city life for iconic Australian animals (image above), local food and wine, breathtaking scenery, beaches and luxury accommodation. A must-visit is to Flinders Chase National Park to see the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch. For the more active, hike the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.
Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef – Western Australia
Exmouth is a nature-lover’s dream. A place where clear turquoise waters host an incredible diversity of fish and colourful coral life on the coast of Western Australia. Popular activities include swimming with the whale sharks, humpback whales and manta rays, whale watching, plus snorkelling on a glass-bottom boat tour or experience one of Australia’s top ten dive sites at the Navy Pier.
Lord Howe Island – New South Wales
Ease yourself into island time in the remote seclusion of world-heritage listed Lord Howe Island. Rugged volcanic peaks, lush forests and rolling surf and make it an island paradise – perfect to explore at your own pace. Plus, you’ll be one of only 400 visitors staying at any one time.
Have a go at kite surfing or challenge yourself to a one-day guided climb up Mount Gower. Nature enthusiasts can wander the extensive natural forests throughout the island teeming with birdlife. If your idea of a holiday is to relax, rejuvenate with a spa treatment, read under the pine trees or plan to visit during one of the wellness weeks offered throughout the year.
Grampians – Victoria
The Grampians are just a few hours’ drive from Melbourne and for years has attracted those eager to explore the dense expanse of Grampians National Park. The region has become just as famed for its impressive food and wine offering – this is how to combine the best of both worlds over a long weekend.
Hamilton Island – Queensland
Surrounded by pristine white beaches and a beautiful array of coral and marine life, Hamilton Island is a perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and world-famous Whitehaven Beach. There’s plenty to do with watersports, tours, cruises, scenic flights and hiking. For keen golfers, it’s worth playing a round on the Hamilton Island Golf Club located on its own private island. You’ll find a selection of bars, restaurants or the sailing club where you can enjoy a superb meal, marvel at the spectacular views, and soak up the relaxed island atmosphere.
Fly Qantas non-stop to Australia or via Singapore. On arrival, connect to the unrivalled Qantas domestic network to explore all of these destinations and more.
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