Victoria's capital, Melbourne, sits on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay. Lauded for its sense of style and elegance, Melbourne boasts glamorous festivals and events, Australia's best shopping, a lively passion for eating and drinking, and a flourishing interest in the arts.
Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, NSW - opened in 1932. It is the largest still arch bridge in the world measuring 1,149 meters in lengh and 134 meters from sea level to the top of the arch. The local nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge is the 'Coat Hanger'. You can take a guided tour on top of the Harbour Bridge throught the day and night.
Explore the World Hertiage -listed Great Barrier Reef, which stretches for more than 2,000 kilometers along the Queensland coastline. It is the largest coaral reef system in the world. Support 10,000 species including 1500 types of fishes, 200 kinds birds, and whales, dolphins and sea turles.
Alice Springs sits in Australia's Red Centre sits in Australia's Red Centre, framed by the MacDonnell Range and the desert landscape. Alice Spring is unofficially known as the capital of Aboriginal art and culture.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden (400-hectare)is one of the biggest inner-city parks in the world. Larger than New York's Central Park. At the park's heart is 17-hectare Botanic Garden containing over 2000 plant species. Lotterywest Federation Walkway, a 620m path through the gardens that includes a beautifully designed, 222m-long, glass-and-steel bridge that passes through the canopy of a stand of eucalypts.
Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Yulara, NT rise 348 metres from the desert in the deep centre of Australia. It is the world's second largest free standing monolith. You can walk around Uluru's base with an Anangu guide, and learn how it was created.