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Secure cheap Australia holidays with Brightsun Travel and look forward to exploring one of the world’s most beautiful countries. Australia promises an amazing travel experience with world-famous cities and landmarks and exciting wildlife spotting experiences; you’ll be able to encounter the likes of kangaroos (the national animal of Australia), koala bears, wombats, and other native animals in Australia. A particularly special Aussie wildlife spotting hotspot is Perth Western Australia.

There are thousands of stunning beaches in Australia, ranging from bustling secluded stretches of sand to vibrant beach neighbourhoods with a buzzing cultural scene and awesome surfing experiences, like the famous Bondi Beach in Sydney. Other unforgettable adventures in Australia include mountain hikes, nature trails, white water rafting, and snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef Australia. Then there’s Canberra, the Australia capital renowned for its incredible cultural centres.

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Brady Hotel Central Melbourne

30 Little La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Bed and Breakfast 5 Nights
From £1539 per person View Offer

Mercure Melbourne Caroline Springs

10/20 Lake St, Caroline Springs VIC 3023, Australia

Bed and Breakfast 5 Nights
From £1649 per person View Offer

Hyatt Regency Perth

99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Room Only 2 Nights
From £1659 per person View Offer

Quest East Perth

176 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA 6004, Australia

Room Only 4 Nights
From £1669 per person View Offer

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

123 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Room Only 5 Nights
From £1679 per person View Offer

Top Destinations In Australia



Melbourne is another major city worth considering for your Australia getaway with awe-inspiring architecture, spectacular art displayed in museums and on the city’s streets, vibrant retail hubs including markets and malls, and a dynamic nightlife. The diverse city hosts an array of colourful festivals throughout the year, as well as famous sporting events, so there’s always something fun to get involved in.  



Perth, the capital and largest city of Western Australia is the sunniest city in Australia, best known for being home to an abundance of zoos, marine reserves, and nature parks. There are over 19 beaches in and around Perth, boasting fine white sands and dazzling blue waters. Perth is an urban city with a vibrant food scene, colourful street art, and charming historic neighbourhoods.  



Sydney is one of Australia’s cosmopolitan cities and the country’s largest city with endless holiday highlights, including mega museums, heritage sites, and the Sydney Opera House, not to mention award-winning restaurants. Visit Sydney for Australia Day, the country’s annual national celebration which comes alive at the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay with fireworks displays, maritime shows, and live performances. 

Helpful Information about Australia 

Australia Currency: You’ll be spending Australian dollars 

Australia Language: English  

Local Time: 10 hours ahead of GMT. 

Flight time from the UK: Passengers can now fly direct to Perth from London Heathrow, and this takes approx. 16 hours 45 minutes. 

Tourist Information: Visit the official Australia tourist information site for lots of helpful information regarding upcoming events, where to go, what to do, and how to get around. 

Health/Travel Restrictions: To travel to Australia, British citizens need a valid passport, visa, and completed Incoming Passenger Card. For up to date travel advice and health recommendations visit the government’s travel advice for Australia.

Other FAQs:

Q: How big is Australia?

A: Australia is the sixth largest country in the world with a total area of around 7,692,024 square kilometres.

Q: Does it snow in Australia?

A: Australia’s alpine regions and the high altitude regions of Tasmania do see snow during the winter season between June and August, and the weather can be quite cold. 

Q: What side of the road do they drive in Australia?

A: Driving is on the left-hand side in Australia. 

Q: Is Australia safe?

A: Australia is a relatively safe country to visit, with crime levels no higher than those in the UK. It’s advised to take care of personal possessions when travelling in cities and tourist hotspots, be vigilant at night in Sydney, and seek advice on local safety in remote areas. 

Top Things to do in Australia 

Visit Sydney and look forward to the ultimate sightseeing getaway with key landmarks to explore such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Other must-do attractions include the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Zoo, and Sydney Tower Eye. Then there’s the Sydney Beaches… A trip to the city is incomplete without some chill out time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach.

Some of the top things to do in Melbourne include taking a tour of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, taking a day trip to the Great Ocean Road which is just a couple of hours drive away from the city, exploring key cultural attractions such as the National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum, and spending an afternoon at the Queen Victoria Market Melbourne to taste great local coffee and cuisine and purchase some hand-made souvenirs.

Perth Australia is a cultural powerhouse with many fine museum spaces to explore; a trip to the city would be incomplete without making a sightseeing stop at the Art Gallery of Western Australia in the Perth Cultural Centre. Visitors can also experience Perth Zoo, the impressive Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and Hillarys Boat Harbour, which is situated around 25 minutes from the Perth CBD, boasting impressive dining spots and boutique shops.

Australia Weather 

Australia is a large country with 6 states and 2 territories, therefore its climate varies throughout. The country is located in the southern hemisphere with seasons at opposite times of year, i.e. summer is between December and February, autumn is between March and May, winter is between June and August, and spring is between September and November.  

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