Britain's Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, arrived in sunny Sydney on April 16, to the cheers of thousands of fans as they kicked off their tour of Australia.
The coupel paused briefly to take in the views of the sun-dappled harbor and Harbour Bridge before heading inside for a welcome reception. (AP)
However, Kate and Prince William were touring Australia sans their son Prince George, who was left in the care of his Spanish nanny.
Kate holds her son Prince George as his father Prince William holds a toy wombat that was given as a present to him from Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove at Admiralty House in Sydney. (Reuters)
Prince William and Kate Middleton watch an Aboriginal welcome performance during a reception at the Sydney Opera House. (Reuters)
Kate Middleton meets people on the steps of the Sydney Opera House following a reception in Sydney, Australia. (AP)
Perfect pose - Prince William, Kate Middleton are pictured in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge along with Governor of New South Wales Marie Bashir and her husband Nicholas Shehadie. (Reuters)
Kate receives a cricket bat from Australian women's cricket team member Ellyse Perry at the Sydney Opera House April. (Reuters)
Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton are presented with cricket bats by Australian Women's cricket team member Ellyse Perry and former Australian cricket team member Glenn McGrath in front of the Cricket World Cup trophy at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney. (AP)
A quick change of dress for the Duchess. Kate was spotted in a bright yellow dress when she landed ion Australia. During the second half, Kate opted for a white and blue printed dress, which she teamed with blue-jute platforms. The stylish royal scored an ace again! (Reuters)
Prince William and Kate Middleton pictured during their visit to the "Three Sisters" rock formation (background) in the Blue Mountains town of Katoomba west of Sydney. (Reuters)
The royal couple were flown by the Navy's 808 Squadron to meet with families that had lost their homes during bushfires last year in the Blue Mountain's suburb of Winmalee.
Kate and Prince William prepare to board a Royal Australian Navy MRH90 helicopter at Sydney's Victoria Barracks. (Reuters)
The Duchess waves as she walks with officials and security staff down a road in the Blue Mountains suburb of Winmalee, that lost homes during bushfires last year, during a visit with her husband, Prince William (not seen). (Reuters)
The royal couple, along with their son Prince George, are on a 10-day official visit.
While in Australia, they will also visit the harborside zoo and travel to Uluru, the iconic Outback sandstone monolith that's also known as Ayers Rock. (Reuters)
Prince William meets locals during his visit to the Blue Mountains suburb of Winmalee. (Reuters)