It’s no secret the people of Australia love the Outback.
We love the bush, the wild, the desert, the water and the wildlife.
But do you know where your next outbound trip to the Outbacks will be?
We’ve put together a guide to where outbound traffic is coming from in Australia.
We’ll also tell you where you can see some of Australia’s best and most unique Outback attractions.
Read moreOutbound traffic to Australia is down by 10% in 2016 and is forecast to fall by another 8% in 2017, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
But where can you go out and enjoy the Outland?
Read on to find out.
Outbound traffic data from the Bureau is not comprehensive and data is not provided for all states and territories, so we have to rely on aggregated data from travel agency and travel website providers to make our rankings.
In 2016, Outbound Traffic to Australia was down by an estimated 15% from 2015.
This was mostly due to the seasonal effects of high temperatures, and a number of factors including the cold snap, the drought and the monsoon season.
The Bureau expects that travel activity will remain relatively low in the coming year as the peak winter season approaches.
In 2017, Outland traffic is forecasted to decrease by 8% and the peak season for Outland travel will be in 2019.
Travel to the outback in 2017 will be affected by:A large number of outbound tourists returning to Australia.
A large amount of outback travel being done by tourists and backpackers who can be more expensive.
A number of people travelling out of the country for the first time and needing to see the Outlands for the very first time.
A decrease in tourism in general, particularly for the last few years.