Australia is Travel + Leisure’s 2020 Destination of the Year!

Published: November 15, 2019.
Written by: Nikki - Destination Specialist, Calgary

…And we couldn’t agree more! The country-continent offers so much for Canadian travellers to discover and the choices are as diverse as the country itself. From the cosmopolitan cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, to the rugged outback areas of Flinders Ranges, Alice Springs, Esperance, and through to the Riversleigh Fossil Sites in Queensland with 25 million-year-old fossils, there are many wonders of this great big island!  You can read the full article here.

Coast to coast, reef to reef, there is something in this country for everyone. When it comes to wildlife, Canadians can experience unique animals only found in Australia from Koalas to Echidnas, Wombats and more. Learn about the world’s oldest living culture, Australia’s aboriginal people, and view ancient rock art or be lead to significant cultural sites as the first inhabitants share their deeply-rooted stories.

The TRAVEL + LEISURE Destination of the Year awards a destination that the editorial staff consider to be a trendy, sought-after destination based on what holiday-goers are searching for, and recommending to one another when making vacation bookings. Thank you TRAVEL + LEISURE for honouring this beautiful country!