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Surfing & Diving in Australia

Maid in the shade: Surf Dames hosts luxury surf camps at Raglan in New Zealand.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Queensland

Marooned by choice

Reefworld pontoon

Andrew Taylor From all angles, stunning is the word, writes Andrew Taylor.

Victoria

Fragments of the recent past loom out of bay's shallow waters

SS Launceston

Darren Gray Despite being shallow, Port Phillip Bay is home to an estimated 170-180 shipwrecks.

Western Australia

Catch my drift

Broome, Western Australia.

Fleur Bainger cruises 12 hours west of Broome to one of the world's most pristine marine parks.

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Friendly fish

Blue Groper.

Nearly 400 divers and snorkelers have spent the past two weeks discovering whether or not there really are plenty more fish in the sea - by counting them.

Map of Australia

Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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