Australia is a land of contrasting extremes, it has the worlds most ancient as well as modern environments and life forms, as expressed in Australia's ancient geology, aboriginal heritage, colonial heritage, modern lifestyle and unique flora and fauna.
Hotels and accommodation styles in Australia can vary greatly depending on the environment they are suited to and their remoteness. From world class 6 star luxury in the heart of vibrant Australian state capital city CBD locations to everything in between, such as, apartments, budget accommodation in cities and basic station stay to tented wilderness glamping and eco lodge shelters in unspoiled wilderness locations under the stars or full compliment luxury home steads in the bush.
As well as Australia's better known tourism locations such as world famous Sydney beaches, city CBD locations or the New South Wales, ACT, Victorian ski fields. There is also plenty of pristine wilderness environments to still be discovered in remote Australia, such as scorching Western Australian and Northern Territory outback desert gorges, the far north Kimberley, Kakadu, Arnhemland. Australia also hasmany of the worlds best beaches, both undiscovered secluded beaches and famous surf breaks alike.
Discover Australia has tours all over the country, day tours extended tours, coach tours, adventure tours, guided tours activities, day tours, air tours and cruises alike.
You can visit pristine reef eco systems such as Western Australia's lesser known gningaloo reef where you can experience walking a few meters from the shore to snorkel with the protected marine life, or maybe you might prefer to visit Queensland world famous great barrier reef where you can take an off shore boat tour and tick the barrier reef off of your world heritage bucket list.
In Western Australia's outback the Kimberly region has been named lonely planet's #2 wilderness destination in the world to visit and there are even bigger rocks than Ulluru (Ayers Rock) to be explored in Western Australia's Pilbara region, which is famous for its iron laden red dirt, outback gorges and desert watering holes. The Pilbara also has MT Augustus the worlds largest monolith which is even bigger than Ayers Rock and the Karijini national Park.
If city life is your thing the bustling modern CBD areas in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and all of Australia's major cities offer hotels near to truly world class cuisine, modern swanky and old Australian style bars, pumping nightclubs and world class entertainment.
You won't be disappointed with the recreational fishing in Australia either, it is simply outstanding with many game fishing and good eating species.
If you want to get up close with the wildlife there is a whole lot of cute Australian animals that you can encounter up close, from baby sugar gliders, dolphins, kangaroos, koala, seals to some you might want to keep a bit of distance with like fresh water and saltwater crocodiles, great white, tiger and bull sharks. Australia also has living examples the worlds most ancient life form stromatolites as well as fossils of many extinct species and dinosaur.
Discover Australia car hire has hire vehicles and self drive tours with vehicle accommodation included as well as itinerary and guide maps. There are vehicle styles to suite all needs Sedans, vans, hatchbacks, small cars, large cars, 4x4, four wheel drive vehicles, camper vans and motor home rentals.
Temperatures in Australia can reach into the high 40's C in some parts and go below freezing in others, most parts of Australia are arid and dry including many of Australia's state capital city locations, in some of the southern capitals such as Perth it is not unusual if you don't see a cloud for months on end.
With such extremes it is important that you take every precaution when traveling within Australia under your own steam, making sure that you use adequate 30+ or greater sun lotion at all times, wear a hat suitable clothing for the right environment and have enough water, fuel and food for emergencies, it is also a good idea to travel in groups and to at least let someone know your intended rout and arrival times, if you intend doing a remote journey you can call the local police to advise them of your journey and details. Running out of petrol is not an option if the next outback service station is 200kms away, neither is camping on a far northern Australian creek shore where salt water crocodiles can sneak up in 6 inches of water, so think plan and think and plan again.
Where ever you plan to visit in Australia and whatever style of vacation you choose, your well planned dreams are sure to be fulfilled in this truly blessed and lucky country of Australia know as gods own country.