Aerial view of salt lake in Kalgoorlie

Explore regional Australia

Take your holiday off the beaten track to a place where the stars are brighter and the water more blue than you can imagine. Fly with QantasLink and explore Australia via some of the best beaches, breathtaking natural wonders, and the most remote holiday destinations on the planet.

The perfect beach holiday

If there's one thing Australia does well, it's a beach holiday. From family memories of fish and chips and sandcastles to romantic evenings sipping cocktails against a beach sunset with loved ones, there’s not much that makes a holiday special quite like a trip to the coast. And with a mainland coastline stretching more than 30,000km - there's a whole lot of white sandy beach, turquoise water and world-famous reef to explore in regional Australia.

Plan your trip to Ballina (Byron Bay) Byron Bay staircase

Ballina (Byron Bay)

Spectacular beaches, world-class festivals, and vibrant community spirit are just some of the reasons why Byron Bay is a must visit destination. Direct flights from Sydney to Ballina commence 8 April 2020 subject to government and regulatory approval. 

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Read about Coffs harbour Beach in Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is nestled between breathtaking mountains and sandy beaches in Northern New South Wales. A favourite destination for family holidays or a beach escape, this stunning region enjoys one of Australia's most liveable climates.

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View Exmouth travel guide Stingrays in Exmouth

Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef

Exmouth is a nature-lover's paradise with clear turquoise waters and an incredible diversity of underwater life. Swim with the famous whale sharks or see the dolphins, manta rays, turtles, dugong and humpback whales. 

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Get close to nature

Imagine being alone on a mountain-top, with nothing around you but silence and breathtaking national park. Or is your idea of adventure being face to face with a 16-foot great white shark? Whether you're after rainforest and waterfalls or mountains and majestic sea creatures, it's time to strap on your hiking boots and pack the binoculars because these destinations offer natural encounters you'll remember forever. 

Read the Port Lincoln travel guide Car on a road in Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln is the seafood capital of Australia, with tuna, oysters and kingfish caught fresh daily. As a nature destination, explore the Eyre Peninsula's beach and cliffs, and for those with a sense of adventure, swim with Australia sea lions or cage dive with a great white shark. 

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Discover Hervey Bay Whale watching

Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is well-known for its breathtaking whale watching experience. From exploring the vibrant coral gardens, wandering the 26 hectares of botanic gardens, or an unforgettable trip to Fraser Island, whatever your reason, Hervey Bay can get you that little closer to nature. 

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Plan your trip to Launceston Stingrays in Exmouth


Launceston is a vibrant hub for food, wine, culture and a whole lot of nature. Visit the Tamar River Valley and Tasmania’s premier wine region boasting farmers' markets, cooking schools and vineyards. There's also limitless possibility for adventure with Cradle Mountain close by. 

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Slow down to island time

Plan a trip to Lord Howe Island Couple riding a bike

Lord Howe Island

As close to paradise on Earth as you can fine, World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island hosts only 400 visitors at a time. Picturesque mountains, world-class hiking, surf breaks and underwater life make it perfect for adventure seekers or a romantic escape. 

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Find flights to Hamilton Island Aerial view of coral reef in Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island

You won't find cars on Hamilton Island, instead you'll find pristine white beaches and crystal clear water filled with coral and marine life. One of the Whitsunday Islands, this is the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and world-famous Whitehaven Beach. 

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Discover Kangaroo Island Cliff and ocean off Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

An easy flight from the mainland, Kangaroo Island offers natural beauty, beaches, fresh seafood and local wines. It's also a sanctuary for native wildlife such as koalas, wombats, wallabies, fairy penguins and of course its namesake, the kangaroo.

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Adventure in remote wonderlands

Read more about Alice Springs Sand hills in Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Alice Springs is a buzzing outback city and a great base to see the red centre of Australia. Mountain bike through the surrounding trails, go outback ballooning or visit the historic Telegraph Station before exploring the Alice Springs Desert Park nearby. 

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Read the Uluru travel guide Uluru at sunrise


Discover the country's most iconic and culturally significant landmark in the middle of the Australia desert. Walk or cycle around the base of this mammoth rock, explore the national park and hear the traditional Aboriginal stories of the land. 

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Find flights to Broome Boat in Broome


Broome is famous for rugged wilderness, turquoise water, beach camel rides and some of the most breathtaking sunsets on the planet. With a year-round tropical climate, stunning coast that stretches for miles and a lively history, you're going to want to slowdown to Broome time. 

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