Australia has some of the world’s most distinctive and diverse natural environments, with unique wildlife and spectacular landscapes. In these areas you can get up close to our native plants and animals, explore wide open spaces and discover ancient rainforests on the fringe of modern cities. You can also climb snow-capped mountains and swim in some of the most pristine water environments on earth. With around 50000 kilometres of spectacular coastline, complete with islands, stunning beaches, fringing reefs and long meandering drives, you’ll find millions of places to explore around our island continent. From World Heritage-listed national parks to luxury rainforest retreats and beaches where you won’t see another person; whichever way you experience our infinite coastline, you’ll soon discover why it is an integral part of the great Australian lifestyle.