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  • Visit Uluru as part of an Australia Tour

What language is spoken in Australia?

The official language of Australia is English. You will also encounter quite a lot of Aussie slang that is naturally part of everyday conversation. See our Aussie Dictionary


What currency is used in Australia?

The currency used throughout the country is the Australian dollar. Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere and ATMs are very common. 

Do I need a visa to travel to Australia?

A visa is required when travelling to Australia as a tourist. You can get an ETA with your travel agent or apply for it on your own.

When is the best time to travel to Australia?

Spring and fall are usually the best times to visit. This season is also a great time for great airfare deals. September to November and March to May. The weather during these seasons is neither too hot nor too cold and it makes it perfect to walk around Australia and explore.

Is there transportation within Australia? 

There are many ways to get around Australia. Because of the size of the country, it is better to fly between major destinations. For shorter journeys, bus and train transportation is common. Train travel is a great way to meet the locals, there are some great iconic train journeys in Australia, and also some great self-drive options available as well as cruises.

Is Australia a family-friendly destination?

Australia is an easy-to-navigate country, with much to do that everyone will enjoy making it the perfect destination for your next family vacation. Goway has some great family-friendly itineraries which are based on educational elements such as history, heritage and unique wildlife.

How welcoming is Australia to LGBTQ travellers and families?

Australia is one of the most LGBTQ friendly countries in the world. Australia recognizes same-sex marriage and has a large population of LGBTQ communities. Australia hosts gay pride parades in many of its major cities and there are plenty of LGBTQ businesses and bars.


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