Australia Travel Blog

 

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This blog is dedicated to inform and inspire you on all things to do with Australia. Actually we write posts on anything that’s of interest in the South Pacific (our home) DownsideUP was started to inspire you to visit us DownUnder.  

Flight times from Nadi Fiji
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power
The First Light travel team have collated all the things you need to know about combining Fiji with your Australian getaway.
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power

Ayers Rock campfire with aboriginal elders
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power
Find out why the experts at First Light Travel think Australia is the perfect place for you to spend your honeymoon.
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power

Whitehaven Beach Whitsunday Islands
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power
The team at First Light Travel know Australia like the back of their hands and are the experts in putting together the perfect post-wedding honeymoon itinerary for you lovers out there.
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power

smiling quokka
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power
The wildlife-loving First Light Travel gurus give the lowdown on how to see the delightful Quokka - Western Australia’s favourite native furry attraction.
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power

Barossa Valley Hilltop view
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm
There are a lot of things to do in the Barossa Valley and as you’d expect, most of them have in one way or another to do with eating or drinking. Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Barossa or have visited before, here are some of the must-dos in the Barossa Valley.
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm

Balloon festival Adelaide at the Beach
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm
Adelaide has many amazing beaches, green spaces and parks. It’s a wonderful place to explore as a family. Read on to find out the most amazing things to do in Adelaide with kids to make your next holiday fun for everyone. 
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm

Hiking Australia
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power
With treks to mountain summits and panoramic coastal rambles, First Light Travel has got you covered with South Australia’s best multi-day trails.
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power

Camping Wilpena Pound
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm
Wilpena Pound is part of the Ikara Flinders Ranges National Park, far off the main desert highway that connects south with north. Even though (or because) it’s far away from any other attraction, the Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound are some of the most popular places to explore in the South Australian Outback. Read on for your visitor guide to Wilpena Pound.
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm

Kangaroo Island Hike
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power
Strap on those hiking boots and point your feet towards South Australia’s top walking trails, as selected by our First Light Travel experts. 
Jenny Power
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Jenny Power

Adelaide in Winter
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm
In winter, the nights in Adelaide are longer and it rains a bit more than in the hot, dry summer months. But Adelaide does not go into hibernation. Instead, people rug up and embrace the colder months by coming together in front of a cosy fire, equipped with a mulled wine. Visiting Adelaide in winter is a special and (heart-)warming experience. Read on for our list of things to do in Adelaide in winter.
Alexandra Diethelm
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Alexandra Diethelm

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