My Destination; Australia

By: Kassi Bayliff

My Trip to Australia.

I'm going on a trip to my dream destination Australia. In Australia I will be staying at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney. I've rented the Horizon Club Darling Harbor view room. While I am there I am going to visit some of the top tourist destinations and enjoy the views of the city at night above the water.

Trip to Australia

Saturday, March 29th, 9pm

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia



My entire Australian trip will cost a total of $9,991.02 American dollars and $11,056.90 Aussie dollars . My flight to and from Australia all together will be $2,669.16. While in Sydney I will be staying at Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney where my room will cost $445 Aussie dollars per night which in American dollars is $403.61. I am staying at this hotel for a total of nine nights, which makes my total cost $4,005 Aussie dollars and $3,638.54. One of the places I will be visiting is Lake Hillier, the price will be decided upon arrival in Australia. Another thing I will be doing in Australia is skydiving over Sydney! The cost of this is $249 Aussie dollars and $224.60. In Australia I will be visiting one of the best theme parks in Australia, Dreamworld. A day pass for dreamworld is only $59.99 Aussie and $54.11 U.S. I've added $3,000 to my expenses for food and for anything else I might find interesting in Australia. There are so many other fun things to do that are inexpensive such as just check out the lakes and bridges.

Facts about Australia.

  • Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth.
  • Australia is one of the oldest countries on the planet, yet one of the youngest.
  • One american dollar is equivalent to $1.10 in Aussie dollars.
  • The wattle was adopted as the national floral emblem in 1912
  • Over 200 different dialects and languages are spoken in Australia including 45 Indigenous languages.
  • Australia was the second country in the world to give women the right to vote in 1902.
  • Australia was the most obese country as of 2012.
The Beauty of Australia
There are many things to do in Australia also that are inexpensive such as Manly Beach, Sydney harbor bridge, Luna park, Sports star clinic, and Darling harbor. Other things might cost a pretty penny but are known as some of the most beautiful things of Australia. The Sydney Opera house, Bondie Beach, Several theme parks, and tons of beaches and lakes.