Australia is the land of sun, beaches, and unique wildlife. With plenty of amazing tourist destinations to soak in, fine monuments to gape at and stunning fauna to catch a glimpse of, The Down Under gives you superb tourist destinations to spend a wonderful vacation. But the country is not just about sightseeing but also scores of fun and exciting things to do on your Australia holidays.
Given below are the top 11 of those fantastic things to do that would make sure to make your Australia holidays worth remembering for a lifetime.
1. Barbecue on Ninety Mile Beach in Victoria
Having a barbecue on a beach is as Australian as it can get. And the pristine Ninety Mile Beach that’s the longest beach in the country, and the third longest in the world is sure to give your Australia holidays the fantastic mix of cooking and fun through BBQ on the immaculate sands.
2. Cruise at the Kimberly
What’s better than seeing Kimberley? Even better is seeing Kimberley when on a cruise ship! One of major wilderness regions still left intact, Kimberley is blessed with rocky shores, beautiful gorges, cascading waterfalls, secluded beaches, and gushing rivers. We promise you, cruising to take a look at all this, will be among the best things you do on your Australia holidays.
3. Dine Under Open Sky in Uluru
Make this unforgettable experience yours, of the unique star-lit dinner sitting atop a dune and overlooking the mesmerizing Uluru and Kata Tjuta. It is the perfect addition to any Australia holidays -savoring the local feast by the campfire while listening to Dreamtime tales and watching the sunset to the music of didgeridoo.
4. Dive Alongside Great White Shark at Port Lincoln
By no means, a feat for the faint hearted, being underwater when a white shark is lurking just a few laps away, is an adventure, to say the least. Even though you are in an extremely tough aluminum cage, let your Australia holidays become the pinnacle for tales of valor for your friends!
5. Watch the Cute Green Turtles Hatching in Queensland
If the above is not your cup of tea, get on the gentler side of wildlife and watch baby turtles hatching in their nests instead at Mon Repos Conservation Park in Queensland. Watching them struggle their way out of the eggs and into the sea, may not make you sound macho but will definitely give you immense satisfaction and make these Australia holidays memorable.
6. Drive Along the Great Ocean Road
No Australia holidays can be completed without experiencing the beauty and vividness of Australia, riding the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy the spectacular sights of Torquay and Bells Beach surf spots, kangaroos at Anglesea Golf Course, beach town of Lorne, 12 Apostles rock formations and even visits to Otway National Park for its lush jungles and waterfalls, and Warrnambool for whale watching.
7. Fly in a Hot Air Balloon over Canberra
Canberra lies among the best spots in the world to go flying in a balloon, thanks to its calm weather condition, abundant greenery, lovely sight of Lake Burley Griffin and an interesting mix of architecture, sculptures and beautiful monuments. End this airy Australia holiday experience with a champagne and breakfast on landing at Park Hyatt.
8. Drift Snorkel in a Rainforest in Australia
Boasting of excellent biodiversity and spread in a huge area of 900,000 hectares, Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage region is a stunning site to just behold. However, take up the adventure up a notch higher through drift snorkeling in Mossman river and you will never have experienced anything better. Spotting turtles or fish while drifting under the huge rainforest canopy, will add to its beauty.
9. Take a Foodie Trip Across Tasmania
Tasmania offers a world of yummy cuisines for the foodies to snack their way to happiness on their Australia holidays. Beginning from a breakfast of bagels from Hobart’s Farm Gate Market to fresh Tassie oysters from Port Arthur’s Bangor Wine and Oyster Shed for dinner, you will find Tasmania’s food, wine and climate too appetizing and extremely hard to resist. So go ahead and indulge yourself and you surely will relish each moment!
10. Go Surfing at Byron Bay
Get the wind in your hair, water beneath your feet and chase the great ocean waves at Byron Bay which is a paradise for the surf bums. Make a good day here surfing and spotting dolphins; or whales too, if it a lucky day! The laid-back town and the old lighthouse are yet another great attraction for backpackers from all over.
11. Watch the Fireworks on a New Year’s Eve in Sydney
You are going to love the dazzling show that Sydney Harbour puts up on a new year eve if you planned your Australia holidays around the time. The brilliant light show and fireworks can be watched through many vantage points around the area; from a cruise, a boat, your seaside hotel or even sitting on a rug in one of the picnic spots here.The sparkling sky is a spectacle to behold and capture in your camera. This experience is truly worth it and each firework or a new formation in the sky will leave you with a wow!
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