Australia – Travel Guide Natural beauty thriving within the tropical rainforests, hidden in the inner deserts and for all to see on top of the hills and mountains which form part of this dream destination which is Australia. An attractive, cosmopolitan country with a very interesting history is what describes Australia, which appeals to just about anyone who wants to go for a visit or even to live. Do you want to discover more about the Aborigines who inhabited Australia for more than 50,000 years? Then you should take a trip to Alice Springs and see some of the historic buildings such as the Overland Telegraph Station; or go to the Alice Springs Desert Park which gives an insight to life in the woodlands, lakes and dunes. Visit Canberra, the capital of Australia renowned for its museums, galleries and administrative role in Australian politics. It is the educational alternative to a beach holiday. If this is not what you are looking for then Sydney is the place to go. Bake in the Australian sunshine on Bondi Beach, go and see why Sydney Opera House is so famous or discover the colonial past of Australia’s former capital. For restaurants, nightlife and shopping, Melbourne will be your wonderland. Australia has something for everyone…. It is heaven for water sports lovers who dream of surfing along Australia’s Gold Coast or diving to discover the world’s largest living organism, the Great Barrier Reef, or meet the inhabitants and see some of the best Aboriginal rock art at Kakadu National Park. The shear immensity of Australia makes it virtually impossible to see more than one or two cities unless you plan your trip well and spend more than two weeks in the country so that you can take full advantage of all that this beautiful country has to offer.