Australasia is a geographical region, and a large one too! It includes the continent and country of Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and many other islands.
(Overview of Australasia – click to enlarge)
Let’s explore these countries and islands, some of which are very hot and tropical!
Australia is known as ‘The Land Down Under’, and is both a continent and a country. Read all about the country that is famous for its beaches, its sunny weather, and its wild animals – which of course include the kangaroo!
New Zealand is a country that is actually made up of two islands! These are called the North Island and the South Island. Also, did you know that people from New Zealand are sometimes called “Kiwis”? Don’t worry though, that is a friendly name!