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Tasmania: the great Australian island

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia. Author Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Tasmania is a large island located in the southern part of the Australian continent. This island lost along the southeastern coast of Australia – from which is separated by the waters of the Bass Strait, an arm of the ocean ...

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Shark Bay: stromatolites, Shell Beach and dolphins

Monkey Mia, Shark Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Author Andrzej Kulka. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Shark Bay is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, the site is known to the world as one of the few where you can see the stromatolites, colonies of algae that seem rocks, and that is one of the ...

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Coral Bay climate: when to go to the Ningaloo Reef

Coral Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Author Inas. No Copyright

The Ningaloo Reef is located just north of the line of the Tropic of Capricorn, so its climate is tropical, hot and dry throughout the year. Temperatures are moderated by the presence of the Indian Ocean, but in the summer ...

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Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range

Cape Range National Park, Western Australia, Australia. Author Summi. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

NINGALOO REEF The Ningaloo Reef is a long barrier reef that extends for over 250 km along the west coast of Australia. The Ningaloo Reef, unlike the famous Great Barrier Reef, is unusually close to the coast, in fact sometimes ...

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Karijini climate: when to go to Karijini Park

Handrail Pool, Karijini NP, Australia Occidentale, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Karijini Park is located in the Pilbara region, a semi-desert region of Western Australia. The climate of the park of Karijini is tropical semi-desert, the rainy season is the summer season, between December and March, but the rain is ...

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Karijini National Park: the park of the canyons and waterfalls

Karijini NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Karijini (formerly Hamersley Range) National Park is renowned for its spectacular mountains, waterfalls, gorges and plateaux. It’s the second largest national park in Western Australia and one of the most spectacular of Australia’s parks. Situated just north of the Tropic ...

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Broome climate: when to go to Broome

Broome, Western Australia, Australia. Author Adam J.W.C. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Broome, being approximately 18° south of the equator, has a tropical semi-arid climate, with two seasons based on rainfall, there is in fact a long dry season that starts in April and ends in November, and a shorter rainy season ...

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Eighty Mile Beach: in search of shells

Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia. Author Nachoman-au. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Eighty Mile Beach is a long stretch of sand that extends over much of the coast between the towns of Port Hedland and Broome, between Cape Missiessy and Cape Keraudren in Western Australia, this beach is the meeting point between ...

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Broome: beaches and pearls

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia, Australia. Author Zoharby. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Broome is located along the northwest coast of Australia, south of the Dampier Land and West of the Wild  Kimberley, of which Broome is the southern gateway. Established in the 1880s as pearl- harbor, became the center of attraction for many immigrants who ...

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Mount Olga (Kata Tjuta): the house of the Wanambi snake

Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Northern Territory, Australia. Author Manu. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Mount Olga also called by the Aboriginal name Kata Tjuta, is a group of red rocks sculpted by the elements that are found at only a few tens of kilometers from Ayers Rock (Uluru), these rocks suddenly rise up from the ...

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Kings Canyon: a spectacular canyon in the Australian desert

Kings Canyon Gorge, Watarrka National Park, Australia. Author Vinci Liu. No Copyright

The Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park is a canyon located at 440 km south- west of Alice Springs, about 300 km north- east from Ayers Rock (Uluru). Kings Canyon is a spectacular area of the Australian desert formed by ...

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Ayers Rock (Uluru): the symbol of wild Australia

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia. Author Corey Leopold. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

In the heart of what is called the Red Centre of Australia is the one who, together with kangaroos, is the symbol of the country: the huge rocky monolith of Ayers Rock, which the Aborigines call Uluru in their own ...

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Alice Springs climate: when to go to Alice Springs

Simpsons Gap, Northern Territory, Australia. Author Prince Roy. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Alice Springs has a very hot and dry desert climate, summers are very hot, while winters are quite cold, there are also significant differences in temperature between day and night. The climate is arid, with little or no rainfall. The city ...

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Alice Springs: a city steeped in Aboriginal culture

Alice Springs, Australia. Author Mike Young. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Alice Springs is situated along the river, often dry, Todd in the mountains of the MacDonnell Range, 1,500 kilometers north of Adelaide, 1500 kilometers south of Darwin, in the center of the Australian continent. In 1862 the explorer John McDouall ...

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Pinnacles Desert: limestone rocks with bizarre shapes

Pinnacles Desert, Western Australia, Australia. Author Neil Creek. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.

The Nambung National Park is located about 200 km north of Perth, near the town of Cervantes, off the coast of the Indian Ocean. The park was created to protect the famous Pinnacles Desert, an area of ​​coastal sand dunes ...

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Perth climate: when to go to Perth

Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Author JJ Harrison. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.

Perth has a mild Mediterranean climate that can be divided into canonical four seasons, the summers, between December and March, are hot and dry, the winters, between June and September, are mild and rainy, spring and autumn are mild and ...

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Perth: one of the most livable cities in Australia

Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Author JJ Harrison. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Perth was founded in 1829 along the banks of the Swan River near its mouth in the waters of the Indian Ocean, the place was originally a penal colony and a military post, after the city grew thanks to the ...

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Western Australia climate: when to go to Western Australia

Purnululu NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Western Australia has many types of climate, in the south-west, the climate is temperate, with winter rainfall (June-August) and four distinct seasons, to the north the climate is tropical with a wet season and a dry season (April to November) ...

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Western Australia: beaches, canyons, deserts and coral reefs

Karijini NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Western Australia is the largest state of Australia, it has a land area of 2,645,615 sq. km. and a population of 2,400,000 (2012), the majority of Western Australians live in the capital, Perth (1,800,000 inhabitants), in the south western corner ...

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Northern Territory climate: when to go to the Northern Territory

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia. Author Corey Leopold. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

In the tropical climate area that extends along the Gulf of Carpentaria and Arnhem Land, including also the capital of the territory, the port of Darwin, the climate is humid and tropical, and can be divided into two seasons, a ...

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Northern Territory: from the Indian Ocean to the desert heart of Australia

Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park, Australia. Author Vinci Liu. No Copyright.

The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, located in the north-central part of the country, the capital is the city of Darwin (population 130,000), a port situated along the Indian Ocean. This Australian territory has an area 1,420,970 ...

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Victoria climate: when to go to Victoria

Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia. Author Thomas ENGUEHARD. No Copyright

This Australian state has a temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and cold and wet winters. The city of Melbourne has a very varied climate, with rainfall well distributed throughout the year, and an annual average of 650 mm ...

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South Australia climate: when to go to South Australia

Maslin Beach, South Australia, Australia. Author Vmenkov. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

South Australia is the driest state in Australia, much of the region is composed of semi-arid territory. South Australia presents various types of weather, climate, ranging from desertic in the north of the state to the mild Mediterranean climate of ...

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Canberra climate: when to go to Canberra

Canberra, Australia. Author Huwr. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The country’s capital, Canberra, is located about 300 km south-west of Sydney and 150 km from the east coast of Australia. The city of Canberra is located about 580 meters above sea level and has, thanks to the mitigating influence ...

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Lord Howe island climate: when to go to Lord Howe

Lord Howe, Australia. Author Fanny Schertzer. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Located in the Pacific Ocean 600 km off the coast of New South Wales, Lord Howe Island has a sub-tropical climate, with warm summers and mild winters. The average maximum temperatures vary between 19 ° C and 20 ° C ...

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New South Wales climate: when to go to New South Wales

Sydney Opera House, Australia. Author Kazuhisa Togo. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of New South Wales is temperate, characterized by hot, dry summers and cold wet winters. Along the coast the wettest period are the months between January and June, the average annual rainfall in this area is of 900-1,200 ...

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Queensland climate: when to go to Queensland

Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday island, Queensland, Australia. Author Grizzy Kret. No Copyright

The climate of Queensland is sub-tropical humid climate with two seasons, a rainy and humid season in summer (October to May) and a relatively dry season between June and October. The average maximum temperature in Brisbane, ranging between 29°C in ...

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Tasmania climate: when to go to Tasmania

Wineglass Bay and Promise Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia. Author Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Tasmania has a maritime temperate climate, with hot and mild summers (December-February) and cold and rainy winters, with snow in the mountains especially in July and August. The steady rain falling throughout the year, but since the prevailing winds are ...

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Australia climate: when to go to Australia

Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Australia because of its shape and size is characterized by different types of climate that are very different from each other, we find a large central and western area of the country subject to the desert climate, while the northern ...

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Australia: kangaroos, Aboriginal and deserts

Purnululu NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Australia (Commonwealth of Australia), is the largest state in Oceania and the sixth nation, for surface, in the world, it’s completely surrounded by sea, Australia is washed to the north and east from the Pacific Ocean, and to the south ...

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