Australia Discovery Tour - Part 1

The Land Down Under -Part 1

According to reader feedback, our UK Discovery Tour series, published to coincide with Microsoft Flight Simulator’s (MFS) World Update for England, Scotland and Wales, was one of the most popular articles of 2021. With the recent release of World Update VII: Australia for MFS, we wanted to do something similar and take you on guided flights around some of the most impressive scenery we’ve found in the Land Down Under.

Departing Bathurst, heading over the Great Dividing Range.
Departing Bathurst, heading over the Great Dividing Range.

However, with Australia’s landmass being so vast (7.7 million km2, equivalent in size to continental North America), it didn’t make sense to make this one continuous journey or we’d run out of issues to print it! Instead, we have selected six particularly scenic routes to fly that capture the essence of the continent, from the tropical Indian Ocean coastline in the north, through to the dusty red centre, over to the gumtree-clad Eastern mountain ranges and beyond.

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