Everything you need to travel to Australia

Regardless whether you are looking to go to Australia on a gap year, to study abroad, to be a backpacker or to emigrate as an expat, you will on this site find hundreds of pages with useful information. Here you will find everything from checklists for what to pack and what not to bring, to information about how to get a visa, travel guides for all parts of the country and the top sights you should not miss. You might be fresh out of high school and dreaming about your first round-the-world trip, or you might be an experienced independent traveller with years of travel behind you, and we hope that this site and our e-books turn out to have just the information you require for a long trip or a migration down under. Good luck on your trip!

-Anders Liljeqvist, founder of SwedesInAustralia.com

Article Series

Plan your trip

  • Visa to Australia
  • Flight tickets and accommodation
  • About travel insurance to Australia
  • Important preparations for a trip to Australia
  • Checklists for your Australian trip
  • The trip – going to Australia
  • Domestic travel within Australia
  • Working in Australia
  • Tax and pension (superannuation) in Australia
  • Study in Australia
  • Cars and car rentals in Australia
  • Daily life (healthcare, bank, phone and media)
  • Homesickness and culture shock


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    Facts about Australia

  • Australia’s Geography & Climate
  • Australia’s Wildlife
  • History of Australia
  • Dangerous things in Australia
  • The Australian Personality
  • Australian Culture
  • Famous Australians
  • Facts about Australia – a Summary
  • Public Australia
  • Festivals & events in Australia


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    Queensland Travel Guide

  • Brisbane & Sydöstra Queensland
  • Central Brisbane
  • Moreton Bay
  • Noosa
  • Gold Coast
  • Fraser Island to Airlie Beach
  • Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Islands
  • Hervey Bay & Fraser Island
  • Capricorn Coast
  • Tropical Queensland
  • Cairns & Great Barrier Reef
  • Daintree & Port Douglas
  • Townsville & Magnetic Island
  • Outback Queensland


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    Capital Country (NSW+ACT) Travel Guide

  • Sydney
  • Bondi Beach
  • Manly Beach
  • Blue Mountains
  • Hunter Valley
  • New South Wales North Coast
  • Port Macquarie
  • Byron Bay
  • New South Wales South Coast
  • Jervis Bay
  • South of Eden
  • Country & Outback NSW
  • Orange
  • Lightning Ridge & Bourke
  • Broken Hill & Silverton
  • Snowy Mountains
  • Canberra & Australian Capital Territory
  • Central Canberra


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    Victoria Travel Guide

  • Melbourne & Surrounds
  • Central Melbourne
  • Melbourne’s suburbs
  • The Great Ocean Road
  • Phillip Island
  • Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges
  • Central & Western Victoria
  • Grampians
  • Ballarat & Daylesford
  • Bendigo
  • Eastern Victoria
  • Wilsons Promontory
  • Albury & Wodonga


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    Western Australia Travel Guide

  • Western Australia’s southern parts
  • Perth
  • Fremantle
  • Rottnest Island
  • Albany & Denmark
  • Around Margaret River
  • Karajini National Park
  • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
  • Coral Coast
  • Exmouth
  • Geraldton
  • Kimberley & Pilbara
  • Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles)
  • Broome
  • Mitchell Falls


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    South Australia Travel Guide

  • Around Adelaide
  • Central Adelaide
  • Barossa & Clare Valley
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Yorke & Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Northwest of Adelaide
  • Coober Pedy


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    Northern Territory Travel Guide

  • The Top End
  • Darwin
  • Kakadu & Arnhem Land
  • Katherine & Surrounds
  • The Red Centre
  • Alice Springs
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Tennant Creek


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    Tasmania Travel Guide

  • Central Hobart
  • Tasmania’s East Coast
  • Northern Tasmania
  • Tasmania’s Wild West Coast
  • Freycinet National Park
  • Launceston
  • Tasmania’s Central Highlands
  • Around Hobart