How To Find Domestic Bliss In Australia

13 March 2016
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From the depths of the Daintree to the red heart of the Northern Territory; the silica sands of the Whitsundays to the surf-worn Great Ocean Road, Australia always leaves you wanting more!

With the mercury still sitting high, our attentions remain turned to lazy days on palm-fringed beaches and heart-pumping activities out on the water.

If the Great Barrier Reef is on your list, make a beeline for the resort town of Port Douglas at the doorstep of Queensland's Coral Sea. If you like your surf with a side-serve of bar-hopping, venture further south to Surfers Paradise.

Offshore, Daydream Island is waiting to fulfil all your seaside ideals, while far-flung Broome is just the ticket for an intrepid beach-based escape.

Easter is so close we can practically taste the chocolate. Now is the perfect time to score yourself a last-minute Easter holiday deal.

Hamilton Island resort Find utter peace on Hamilton Island (Image: Getty)

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Top Picks

Find island paradise at...

  • Lord Howe Island, NSW
  • Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  • Rottnest off the coast of Perth

Try something different like...

  • Stand-up paddle boarding in Noosa
  • A croc-spotting cruise in Port Douglas
  • Camel rides on the beach in Broome
Broome camel ride Tap into your Aussie spirit with a camel ride in Broome (Image: Getty)

Visit iconic beaches...

  • Bondi or Manly Beach in Sydney
  • Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays
  • Cottesloe Beach in sunny Perth

The whole family will love...

  • Gold Coast's beaches & theme parks
  • Buggy rides on Magnetic Island
  • Sand dune fun on Fraser Island

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