Overnight Visitors

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97.3 million increase 6%

Nights

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350.6 million increase 5%

Overnight Spend

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$65.1 billion increase 5%

Key findings

  • Business travel increased 11% to 21.3 million and spend was up 6% to $16.3 billion
  • Domestic day visitors increased 5% to 195.4 million and spend was up 6% to $20.8 billion, bringing total domestic (day and overnight) spend to $85.9 billion
  • There was continued growth in nature-based activities including bushwalking (up 18% to 12.2 million) and visiting national or state parks (up 15% to 11.5 million)
  • Almost all state and territories experienced visitor growth, with NSW and Tasmania recording the highest growth at 10%.

Overnight trips, nights and spend by state - year ending March 2018

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