The capital of South Australia, Adelaide is a city of wide boulevards, lush gardens and diverse architecture. Visit the Anglican, Holy Trinity Church and Parliament House. Explore the collection of Aboriginal, colonial, and Melanesian art at the South Australian Museum. Stroll the historic Adelaide Central Market, or simply relax beneath a fig tree canopy in the Botanical Gardens.
Enjoy the facilities of the cruise ship while sailing to you next port of call.
Sophisticated galleries, subtropical beaches, cool-climate vineyards: the greater Brisbane region delivers gasp-inducing contrasts. The region's star is Brisbane itself. Traditional home of the Jagera people, Queensland's capital has a flourishing restaurant, bar and cultural scene. Lapping at its eastern fringe is Moreton Bay, where low-lying sandy isles beckon with turquoise waves and passing parade of whales, turtles and dolphins.
The Cairns Esplanade is bordered by the city centre and the Coral Sea and covers 12 hectares of public open space. The jewel in the crown is the 4800-square-metre saltwater lagoon pool with sandy edges and shallow areas for the youngsters. The precinct also includes cafes, restaurants and bars, a huge skate park. Visit Daintree National Park or head to the Kuranda Scenic Railway before enjoying an evening of magical dreamtime by the fireside at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Centre, and don’t forget the crystal-clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
A visit to Cape Town should be at the top of everyone's must do list. Table Mountain with its revolving cable car and stunning views of the city. The beaches and restaurants of Camps Bay, the amazing waterfront with its shops, restaurants and Hotels. This is also where you can book your trip over to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. Cape Town is really the most amazing and one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Nature is well and truly part of Darwin's backyard: the famous national parks of Kakadu and Litchfield are only a few hours' drive distant, and the unique Tiwi Islands are a boat ride away. For locals the perfect weekend is going fishing for barra (barramundi) in a tinny (small boat) with an esky (cooler) full of beer.
Durban, a coastal city in eastern South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, is known for its African, Indian and colonial influences. Refurbished for soccer’s 2010 World Cup, the seafront promenade runs from uShaka Marine World, a huge theme park with an aquarium, to the futuristic Moses Mabhida Stadium. The Durban Botanical Gardens showcases African plant species.
Hong Kong. mix of feng shui and finance, trams and temples still make it one of the most fascinating – and safest – cities in the world. Be sure to eat some of the best food you will ever taste, you'll be dazzled by the stunning harbour and you'll feel energised by a combination of the urban, the rural and the maritime. Hong Kong is where China and Britain have moulded and created something very unique. It's a joy to explore every corner.
Margaret River is a small town south of Perth in western Australia, known for its craft breweries, boutiques and surrounding wineries. Beaches and surf breaks line the nearby coast, whose waters host migratory whales (Jun–Nov). Stretching between 2 lighthouses north and south of the town, the long-distance walk, the Cape to Cape Track, fringes the limestone caves and sea cliffs of Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park.
Perth is a modern, cosmopolitan city surrounded by stunning beaches, acres of vineyards and secluded bays. Take a cruise down the Swan River, past parks, gardens and skyscrapers, to the beautiful vineyards in Swan Valley. Stop at Perth Zoo and explore the local and not-so-local animals. Whether you want beaches or shopping, guided tours or independent travel, Perth has something for everyone.
Where the 1820’s settlers from the UK first landed in Algoa Bay. Known as both the windy and the friendly city, PE as it is known locally is in the province of the Eastern Cape. There are good Game and Safari lodges close by including the Addo Elephant Park and Lalibela. The stunningly beautiful Garden Route is some two hours drive down the coast.
The largest of the Canaries is also the most popular with tourists. The parched southern strip of Tenerife might be stuffed with a swathe of tourism development, but this string of resorts is just one part of a diverse and remarkable island. Most island inhabitants live elsewhere and although the Costa Adeje has added a touch of class to proceedings in the south, Tenerife's most interesting towns and sights lie beyond this tourist enclave.
Southampton is a port city on England’s south coast. It’s home to the SeaCity Museum, with an interactive model of the Titanic, which departed from Southampton in 1912. Nearby, Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. Solent Sky Museum features vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire. Tudor House & Garden displays artifacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike
Sydney, with its iconic Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and of course Bondi beach must rank as one of the worlds most stunning city’s. Enjoy Sydney’s natural beauty, from unspoilt beaches to public gardens and, of course, the sparkling harbour, before discovering its thriving restaurants and markets. Top it off with a trip to the Blue Mountains, a popular excursion among locals.
Tenerife. The largest and certainly the most popular of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is home to Mount Teide, the tallest peak in Spain. The volcanic rock formations and tropical forest, beautiful beaches and dramatic landscape are all worth a visit, with a varied selection of nightlife to suit all tastes.