IN JANUARY 2023, Australia is offering exciting new experiences across the state. From discovering giants, uncovering Sydney’s nightlife, to exploring exhibitions showcasing local artists and sacred artefacts.

The following are recommendations for various interesting new tours that you can visit with your family in Australia, as written in the press statement received by Tourism Australia recently.

Mandurah Giant (Mandurah, Western Australia)
The Mandurah Giant is a free exhibition created by Danish sculptor Thomas Dambo. These massive statues are scattered across Mandurah and the Peel region and are the only ones in Subiaco worth seeking out by explorers.

The traditional custodians of the Peel region, the Bindjareb people of the Noongar Nation share stories of the lands where each giant was housed in each location. Be sure to include a stay in Mandurah on your trip, one day is enough for you to want to discover all the giants.

Local Sauce Tour (Sydney, New South Wales)
Discover the hidden Bar-lined route through Sydney CBD and The Rocks with a Local Sauce Tour.

This tour accommodates up to 12 guests, and is perfect for solo travelers, expats and singles looking to make new friends while exploring Sydney’s best small bars. From Cantina Ok! one of the top 50 bars in the world, to Frankie’s Pizza, the tour will take you to approximately four bars over three and a half hours.

Tour to Kangaroo Island (Kangaroo Island, South Australia)
Explore Kangaroo Island with a knowledgeable and experienced guide on Kangaroo Island.

Travelers can enjoy local delights in the bush, choose from a variety of tour options, or even request bespoke itineraries tailored to their needs. Available to both in-house guests and the general public, guests will be transported in Mercedes Benz vehicles for a luxury journey.

taypani milaythina-tu: Return to Country (Hobart, Tasmania)
taypani milaythina-tu: Return to Country is a groundbreaking exhibition showcasing the creative work of 20 native Tasmanian artists. Running until 12 February 2023, this exhibition explores the relationship between community and Ancestral goods, particularly those held in institutions outside of Tasmania.

The Exhibition Feared and Respected (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)
Launching this December, Feared and Revered: Feminine Power through the Ages celebrates femininity and cultural traditions that span six continents and 5,000 years.

Featuring more than 160 objects from the British Museum, the exhibition will showcase sacred artefacts, contemporary art and more. Besides this it is a representation of Australian female figures and popular culture embodiments of deities. [sources/photo special]