Category: Special Events

Brisbane Tennis International Draws Record Crowds

This year’s Brisbane Tennis International attracted more than 105,000 people during the eight day tournament. Queensland Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey said that this year’s success had cemented the tournament’s reputation as a premier event on the global tennis scene. Lleyton Hewitt and Serena Williams took out the men’s and women’s titles during the event, […]

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Some Fun Things to Do Over the Holidays on the Gold Coast

It is easy to see why the Gold Coast are still one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations. In addition to some of the world’s best beaches, the region contains a wide variety of activities for the entire family. Some great family activities on the Gold Coast for the Holidays include: Great Australian cuisine. There are […]

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Sydney Festival Tickets Selling Fast

Tickets to events at this year’s Sydney Festival are selling fast, with some smaller venue shows already close to capacity. With an annual turnover of some $19 million, the 17-day Sydney Festival is a major drawcard on the city’s event calendar. According to the festival’s executive director, Chris Tooher, ticket sales are tracking well in […]

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What Australians Want to Do This Summer

So what do Australians want to do for their holidays this summer? A survey by The Daily Telegraph discovered some interesting holiday plans. Some popular holiday plans included: Driving the Great Ocean Road. Many people want to take a road trip through Queensland and along the Great Barrier Reef. Popular stops include Brisbane and Surfer’s […]

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Taronga Zoo Attracts 1.5 Million Visitors a Year to Sydney

One of Sydney’s most popular tourist attractions is also a popular destination for locals. Taronga Zoo has become such a draw that it has been named a major tourist attraction at the recent NSW Tourism Awards. The presenters noted that the Zoo has gone out of its way to cater to tourists with a vartity […]

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What to Do in Brisbane During School Holidays

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School holidays are here, as parents already know. Fortunately, there are now lots of fun activities for kids of all ages in Brisbane. Some great school holiday activities in Brisbane include: Beginner Rock Climbing at Mt. Barney Lodge Retreat The retreat has three climbs specifically designed for children ages 3-12 years old, and it’s a […]

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The Most Incredible City Hikes From Around the World

While the concept of hiking may call to mind off-road journeys far from any urban landscape, this is not always the case. Some of the most beautiful, inspirational, and enjoyable hikes in the world can be found near the world’s most exciting cities. Tijuca Forest is located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. Not […]

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Sydney’s Top Five Cultural Tours

Travellers looking for Sydney’s cultural side will find a plethora of tours designed to show off the city’s rich history. Check out these top five cultural tours from aluxurytravelblog.com: The Rocks Walking Tour is a two kilometre walk around the oldest neighbourhood in the city. The Rocks has a colourful history, which you’ll delve into […]

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Sydney Opera House Still Internationally Relevant at 40

Sydney’s iconic Opera House celebrates its 40th anniversary with the knowledge that it is viewed more highly as a brand than Australia itself. Deloitte said that the Sydney Opera House is the main reason for visiting Sydney for tourists from New Zealand, China, the US and UK. According to travelweekly.com.au, performances at the Opera House […]

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What to do in Sydney over the Summer

Summer in Sydney means school holidays, Christmas, festivals and lots of sun. At this time of year, prices are higher than normal, so try to plan and book ahead. The school holidays mean that popular spots such as theme parks, resorts and beaches are likely to be packed with people, according to GoAustralia. (more…)

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