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Australia Student visa to explore the country

Australia is a wonderful country to visit and enjoy environment. There are many types of visas issued by the Australian government for various purposes that are to go and stay in the country for a work or study or as a tourist. Student visa is a better option to stay there and gain some knowledge on your career ambitions. Australia’s South and western parts are known for its universities and student friendly atmosphere.

South Australia                                                                              

The Heysen Trail, a sensational walk through the center of South Australia, crosses 1,500 km (932 miles) of wilderness, from the coastal beaches of Cape Jervis, where sea eagles soar overhead, through the Mount Lofty Ranges to spectacular Parachilna Gorge in the northern Flinders Ranges. The trail is well-marked with red blazes, and accommodation is available in numerous huts and youth hostels, there are also plenty of places to camp along the way. Winter is the best time to tackle the Heysen Trail. Maps can be obtained from Friends of the Heysen Trail (08) 82126299.

Western Australia

 Almost as big as Texas, the Kimberley in Western Australia is one of the last great wilderness frontiers. Guided tours from Broome, Kununurra or Darwin take visitors deep into the Kimberley’s unique and spectacular landscapes to visit the Bungle Bungles of Purnululu National Park and the otherworldly isolation of the Mitchell Plateau,with soaring ravines and oases of rock pools surrounded by palms and wildflowers. At Mitchell Falls, four sets of falls plunge from one dark-red rocky plateau to the next.

Roads in the Kimberley are treacherous at any time. All but the major Broome-Darwin route require four-wheel-drive vehicles duringthe dry season (from April to October), and are often impassable during the wet season (from November to March). The best time to visit is late April, when grevillea and wattle trees blossom, grassy plains fill with wildflowers, in post-monsoon waterfalls and rock pools.

There are 70 species of native mammals in the Kimberley. Many are nocturnal, but colorful rock wallabies and numerous goannas and lizards are usually out and about. Freshwater crocodiles abound in the inland area of the Kimberley, although these are timid and do not attack humans. Coastal Kimberley and its tidal estuaries harbor saltwater crocodiles, a genuine hazard for tourists. It is dangerous to swim in its rivers and creeks, or even to walk in many areas, as the crocodiles will go on land to attack a human.

The rich bird life of the Kimberley (some 241 species) includes red-tailed black cockatoos, blue-winged kookaburras, little black grass-wrens and superb little rainbow bee-eaters, which dart about the river surface.

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