If you’ve never been to Australia before, or if you’d like to explore your home country better, you might be overwhelmed at all the possibilities you could go for. Australia is one of the most varied countries in the world so it’s hard to know what exactly to pick. Luckily, we have plenty of ideas…
A City Break
Most travellers head to Sydney first. It’s packed with tourist attractions including the Sydney Opera House, which is one of the most famous buildings in the world. If you’re into culture, why not book a show there? Alternatively you could snap a photo from the riverside. If you’re looking for more of a chill out vacation, you could go to Perth, on the southwestern coastline of the country, which is known for its hip, relaxed atmosphere. If you’re into nature then Perth is a great city for you – there are 1300 species of animals at Perth Zoo and you can meet koalas, wombats and kangaroos at Caversham Wildlife Park. Finally, you could check out Melbourne, which is the capital of Victoria and known for its culture with numerous fine dining options, intriguing galleries and independent bookshops. There are also a lot of exhibitions and festivals going on at all times of year.
A Nature Exploration
If you love nature, then Alice Springs is the perfect vacation destination for you. It’s the most famous outback town in Australia and located about nine hundred miles from the nearest city. There are numerous gorgeous and picturesque hikes in the area and the sight of Uluru/Ayers Rock at sunset and sunrise is one of the most beautiful things you could encounter. You can check out the art and culture of indigenous Australia at Kings Canyon, along with the Devils Marbles, which are boulders that appear to defy gravity, and the Red Centre Way for more stunning natural sights.
An Aquatic Adventure
If you love the ocean then Australia is a perfect vacation choice for you. If you’re staying in the city then you could take a boat out from Sydney to go whale watching, or check out the world famous Bondi Beach with its incredible surfing. Even if you don’t surf yourself, you’ll love watching the Australian surfers and their impressive expertise – make sure you get down there early in the morning so you don’t catch too many midday rays in the sun. If you want to relax in the sun then try out Kimberley Australia cruises and tours around the Kimberley coast where you can see waterfalls and reefs and maybe even take a helicopter flight. If you’re into underwater exploration then visiting the Great Barrier Reef is an absolute no brainer. It’s one of the world’s best destinations for scuba divers as it’s the world’s largest barrier reef system and one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Make sure you take a waterproof camera so you can snap some shots that you’ll be looking back on for the rest of your life.