Safety Tips for Australian Beaches

Every year, millions of people come from all over the world to enjoy the beautiful beaches in Australia. While the beaches look amazing and very inviting, they are also known to have a few hidden dangers that every visitor should be aware of. Whether you are taking a Sydney tour, a Gold Coast tour or you’re simply checking out the beaches at your own pace, the following helpful advice will ensure you have an enjoyable and safe beach experience.

Swim at Patrolled Beaches

Throughout the day, many of the more popular and centralised beaches in Australia are patrolled by lifeguards. These lifeguards are there to ensure that you have a fun and safe time swimming, keeping you safe from dangerous things like large waves, rip currents and shifting sandbars. When swimming at these beaches, you can feel more secure knowing that there is always someone to help you if you get in trouble. It’s very important that you always listen to the lifeguards, like when they ask you to come closer to the shore.

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Famous Hunter Valley Wines and Wineries

When it comes to creating amazing wines, no region does it better than the Hunter Valley. People come from all over the world to take a Hunter Valley tour to have a taste of what the region is best known for: full-bodied white wines, ‘medium weight’ reds, and fabulous ports. There is a perfect mix of small-scale boutique wineries and large-scale and well-known productions, so every visitor can find something that appeals to them. If you’re planning on joining a winery tour in the Hunter Valley, the following wineries are some of the more famous ones that you won’t want to miss.

Drayton’s Family Wines

With over 150 years and 6 generations-worth of knowledge and experience of creating wine in the Hunter Valley, you absolutely must stop at Drayton’s Family Wines and have a taste. Between Monday and Friday, there are daily tours available for visitors to come in and enjoy their wide selection of whites and reds.

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Coping with the Distance on Your Australian Adventure

Many visitors to Australia really don’t appreciate the immense landscape of the country. In comparison to so many other parts of the world, Australia is huge and its incredible geography means that there are huge distances between many locations.

Can you be prepared?

No matter how many times you may read or be told that particular Australian locations are far apart, it is often only when visiting and experiencing this for yourself that you understand just how vast the country is.

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Cost Advantages of Bus Tours vs Hire Cars

When travelling in Australia, managing the budget so that as many of the country’s incredible sights and destinations can be seen as possible, is important. Many travellers want to see as much of the country as possible and so question whether it is more cost-effective to take organised bus tours or hire a car.

Which is best?

The short answer is that advantages and limitations come with both options.

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Using the Internet to Plan an Australian Holiday

If you are planning on going to Australia for a holiday you are in for a fabulous time, but to make sure that you are getting the most out of your visit it can help to get online before you head off. The following looks at some of the many ways that you can use the Internet to plan your Australian holiday.

Use Price Comparison Websites

If you want to stretch your Australian holiday budget one of the best ways to do so is by using price comparison websites, as they can help find you the best deal on everything from flights and hotel rooms to surfing lessons and Great Ocean Road tours. So make sure you are getting the best deal on every element of your trip by using these fantastic sites, and you may find that you can afford to extend your Australian holiday for a few extra days, weeks or even months.
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