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Facts about Australia

Contrary to popular believe, Sydney is not the capital, but Canberra is

Lots of different languages are being spoken by the Indigenous People, English is the primary language

The local currency is the Australian Dollar

Its most famous nickname is The Land Down Under

An Ozzie is a nickname for an Australian

It has the largest population of camels in the world

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10 things to do in Melbourne with kids

10 things to do in Melbourne with kids

Melbourne is known as the cultural capital of Australia. But culture isn't the only reason you should visit Melbourne. There are lots of other family friendly things to do here. To help you plan your ultimate family trip to Melbourne I've compiled a list of best 1o things to do in Melbourne with kids.

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8 things to do in Kakadu NP with kids

8 things to do in Kakadu NP with kids

If you're in or near Northern Territory,  UNESCO World Heritage Site National Park is a definite must-see! It's in all of the top 10 NP in Australia-lists. To help you plan your ultimate family trip to Kakadu NP I made a list of the 8 best things to do in Kakadu with your offspring.

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Best campsites in Western Australia with kids

Best campsites in Western Australia with kids

Australia harbors life to hundreds of amazing campsites all over the country. When road tripping through Australia you get the chance to camp out at beaches, right at the edge of a gorge, sometimes totally free and mostly off the beaten path.  Lots of these top campsites can be found in Western Australia. Camping in WA is an adventure your family will never forget.

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10 things to do in Sydney with kids

10 things to do in Sydney with kids

When visiting Australia most travelers spend a portion of their time in New South Wales and its capital, Sydney.  You'll find lots of family friendly activities to do in Australia's largest and oldest city. Do you want to know more about the best 10 things to do in Sydney with kids? I will tell you all about them in this post.

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10 things to do in Western Australia with kids

10 things to do in Western Australia with kids

The best road trip we ever took as a family was from Perth to Darwin in a 4wd camper. In 4 weeks time we saw quite a lot of Western Australia and Northern Territory. There's so much to explore with your family. Planning a trip through WA? This list of the best 10 things to do in Western Australia with kids will come in handy.

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Ultimate Road Trip Guide: Perth to Darwin

Ultimate Road Trip Guide: Perth to Darwin

When you are thinking about an epic road trip with your family, Australia must be on your radar. The country is known for its adventurous outback. If you're looking for a beautiful coastline, a relaxed atmosphere, dramatic gorges and a stunning reef to explore you should visit the West Coast.

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Background info

Australia is the largest country of Oceania and the sixth-largest country of the world. It has a population of about 26 million people. The first people inhabited the country about 65.000 years before the first arrival of the Dutch explorers in the early 1700’s.

In 1770 the Brits claimed the eastern half first, before colonizing the rest of the country.

States and Territories:

  • New South Wales (NSW)
  • Queensland (QLD)
  • South Australia (SA)
  • Tasmania (TAS)
  • Victoria (VIC)
  • Western Australia (WA)
  • Northern Territory (NT)
  • Australia Capital Territory (ACT)

A family road trip through the land Down Under is an experience you’ll never forget. The country is extremely diverse. Every 100km the landscape you’ll drive through changes. There are countless of hikes you and your family can undertake. And so many family friendly cities to explore.

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