Australia Travel Guide For Kids

Australia Travel Guide For Kids

Flag of AustraliaAustralia is an island located between the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Antarctic Ocean. Australia is the 6th largest country in the world.

It is made up of 6 states and less than 25 million people live here. As many people live in the city of Shanghai in China than in ALL of Australia and you can drive for days without seeing other people if you venture into the Outback. In fact, Flying Doctors originated here in Australia because flying by plane was the only way for doctors to get to patients.

One of the most famous things about Australia is the ‘Great Barrier Reef’. If you love swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving, then this is has to be on top of your list of things to do.

Australia is also known for it’s koala bears, kangaroos and creepy crawlies, but it is also home to a huge population of camels. Who would have thought that?

Australia Travel Guide for kids. Just how big is Australia?

Australia Travel Guide for kids. Just how big is Australia?

 

New South Wales

Queensland – home to the Great Barrier Reef, the largest living thing on the planet.

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia

South Australia

 

Quick Facts:

Population: 24,789,418 (2018)

Languages Spoken: English (official)

Currency: Australian Dollar

Capital City: Canberra