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Why Tourists Like To Spend Their Holidays In Australia

May 18, 2008
Australia is very popular with holiday makers going on a family holiday and staying in a holiday villa or self catering apartment. There are some great holiday homes to rent as holiday accommodation in Australia and many tourists like to stay in self catering accommodation.

Australia is the only place in the world that has a tag of both country and a continent. It is the smallest continent and the sixth largest country in whole world. It lies within the southern hemisphere and the official name of the country is the Commonwealth of Australia. This place is full of great tourist attractions. This is why Australia is also known as a tourist paradise.

You can start your journey of Australia from Sydney. When here, you can rent a superb luxury villa with swimming pool as your holiday accommodation. This place is famous for its traditional tourist activities. You can see its Opera House where you can have a feel of its rich tradition.

If you want to do some leisure activities then you can spend your whole week on the beach. To get more close to the history of the country, you can visit the place named The Rocks. This place is the historic neighborhood having cobble stones and colonial architecture.

If you like to feel the flora of Australia then Royal Botanical Gardens is an ideal place for you. Here, you can spend some quality time by hitting the rose garden and glass houses. You can also get yourself refreshed with the fragrance of the beautiful flowers. This place is perfect for capturing pictures as you will get beautiful views of a natural beauty. Some tourists like to stay in self catering holiday apartments and use them as a base to explore the area.

If you are one of those people who love adventure sports, Australia also has several things for you as well. You can visit the Great Barrier Reef. This place is famous for its beautiful under sea world paradise.

You can enjoy scuba diving or snorkel with worlds most beautiful and colorful warm water fishes. Including a helicopter ride in your Great Barrier Reef trip will make your trip more exciting and adventurous. With the help of a helicopter ride, you can have a complete look of the place. Afterwards you can relax in a holiday villa with a great swimming pool and top up your sun tan.

Australia is also famous for its natural beauty. You can experience this beauty by adding a trip to Queensland in Australia. This place is famous for its lush green rain forests! Queensland has a place named the Wet Tropics Rainforest. This place is one of the best places to visit in the Queensland. Here, you can have an experience of the natural beauty of the country.

The best way to roam this place is to take a four wheeler trip. This trip will also include a guide to make you familiar with the place. You can also enjoy a parasailing to have a best view of this place from the sky. Queensland has some of the best holiday home accommodation in Australia. There is a great choice of holiday villas, self catering holiday apartments and some charming holiday cottages.

To experience the Coastal Australia, you can take a drive on the Great Ocean Road. This drive is the best way to have a look on the country's most beautiful beaches along with some of the highest peaks of the continent. Do not forget to see the Twelve Apostles, this is the formation made by the twelve pillars of Australian red rock. This place is also known as a paradise for photographers.

The climate of Australia is very fine. So, you can plan your visit to this place any time of the world. However, if you want to get the maximum out put from your trip to Australia, it is essential for you to take help of any packaged tour company as these will provide you the lucrative offers to explore this beautiful continent.

Many holiday makers come back to Australia year after year and choose to stay in holiday rental accommodation. There are some of the best holiday villas with swimming pools in the world in Australia and they can be rented as holiday homes during your stay there.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of holiday villa in Australia have a look at Holiday Villas in Australia
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