A huge continent with a stunning array of flora and fauna, beaches, tropical rainforests, rugged mountains and vast deserts, Australia is surrounded by water on all sides and is bascially one big island which just happens to have a coastline 22,845 miles (36735 km.) long.
Among it's miles of beaches, Bondi Beach (pictured, right) is best known mainly due to its proximity to Sydney.
Keep traveling down the Southeast to find the bright and beautiful surfing beaches of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland or to Gold Coast resorts and great surfing and swimming around Brisbane.
Head north to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef for some of the world's best scuba diving & snorkeling, or head west to swim with the dolphins around Sharks
With too many amazing resorts and beaches to list, check out the rest of the Web for more detailed info on Australian fun-in-the-sun offering a clear view to maps, weather facts, directions and other practical tourist information including picture perfect virtual tours of the waters Down Under....
More about Australia beaches around the Web:
Australia Beaches Guide - The complete guide with overviews of Bondi Beach, the Great Barrier Reef, east and west coast beaches, insider tips, natural hazards to avoid and picture gallery.
Bondi Beach Home Page - Bondi Beach central featuring cool pics of Sydney's backyard playground with what to see and do, directions, favorite surf & coastal walks, restaurant & hotel guide, history, related links.
Gold Coast Beaches - They named it right, featuring stunning pictures and mini-guides to Main Beach, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Mermaid Beach, Miami & Nobby Beach, plus insider tips and related resources.
Bay - A separate beach guide complemented by extensive tourist information on the area including hotels, restaurants, nearby attractions, maps, pictures, directions, weather info and related links.
Coast - One-stop browsing for the entire region including hotel & restaurant info, tourist attractions, beach &
diving guides, food & wine trails, maps, pictures, video clips.
Great Barrier Reef - Commercial tourist agency, but with encyclopedic knowledge of the area including pictures, hotel suggestions, beaches, diving & snorkeling areas, cruises, along with video clips, currency converter, maps, weather info.