The Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne’s seaside playground, forms the eastern and southern shore of Port Phillip Bay. Take your time to explore the national parks and reserves, attend a colourful market, taste delicious wines at a vineyard, or take in the vista.
Noosa Heads, in Queensland, has one of Australia’s best family beaches. Facing north, it is more like an ocean cul-de-sac, with gentler surf conditions than might be found on the more open beaches. Accessed from the famous Hastings Street shopping strip the beach is fronted by holiday apartments and penthouses.
Sydney’s striking harbour, with twin icons the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, defines this vibrant, multicultural city and its culture of the outdoors. The CBD is dominated by office towers, many of which are regional headquarters for international corporations.