So much of Australia’s boisterous personality is simply over the top, making it all but impossible to single out one feature or location. Even so, this is an expansive country that captivates from the very first encounter.

It has cosmopolitan cities, the great stoic Outback, and the staggering Great Barrier Reef. Australia offers a wealth of diversity in its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from the Uluru (Ayers Rock) to the Kimberley. From old, family vineyards of Hunter Valley to the remarkable island of Tasmania, from lush old-world rainforests to unique railway journeys, a cornucopia of extravagant scenery and cultural encounters are all layered one upon the next on this brilliant canvas. But there is still more. It is Australia’s new frontier, one that is as much about attitude as it is about place. It takes to heart the real meaning of sustainable tourism and authenticity. It opens up new areas for exploration, while at the same time being mindful of the importance of preserving traditional cultures, and the unique wildlife and landscapes that make Australia such a dazzlingly diverse destination. For example, hidden amid the harshly beautiful and rugged coastline of the Kimberley in northwestern Australia is some remarkably rich and diverse habitat, almost untouched by the modern world. Big Five has sought out partners who share our vision of a sustainable future that still allows our guests to explore well off the tourist track, introducing you to this Australia and its powerful charms that will call you back time and again.

Sydney Opera House

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