Looking for a special getaway? You could do worse than take a trip to historic Gabo Island, off Victoria, Australia’s easternmost tip. The body that runs it, Parks Victoria, says it is a maritime lover’s dream escape.
Lord Howe Island is a tiny speck of land in the Pacific, only 11km by 3km, with terrifyingly high mountain peaks, under 400 inhabitants and a 25kph speed limit. It’s a unique destination.
Having travelled through a number of places in Tasmania, Mallika Naguran and Jeremy Torr suggest travel tips that would come in handy for the intrepid traveller, especially those who look forward to a drive holiday in Australia.
The first National Park in the world was declared in 1872 by US president Ulysses S. Grant. It was rightly seen as a massive milestone in the preservation of natural heritage.