1. Uluru/Ayers Rock
The massive, lonely sandstone rock formation called Uluru is so recognizable that people from all over the world remember it immediately. Apparently situated in the middle of the noonday, the world of waterholes, caves, and ancient art is located at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, which covers both surrounding and rock.
The most magical viewing periods are the sunrise and sunset – when the rock shines in the reflections of vermillion and tango.
2. Aboriginal Experiences
If you are searching for full immersion or just a glimpse of the rich culture, the bucket load here offers you opportunities. A jewel-filled tapestry of myth, dance, music, art, and an intimate connection with this land is Australia’s aboriginal culture with a past that spans 50 000 years or more.
Ancient rock art – both open and secret – is freely poured throughout the country, as are possibilities for indigenous tours.
3. The Great Barrier Reef
Take the overnight cruise – no matter how you do – just make sure you do this: swim, snorkel, ride in the glass underneath the boat. A total of 2500 km (1.500 miles) along and beyond the Queensland coast is the world’s largest reef, and the only living organisms can view from space.
The beaches and waters – in particular the external reef – are beautiful at heart, but you can find yourself in a water marvel, bursting with color and biodiversity, when you duck your head under the surface.
4. Swim with Whale Sharks
Although the word Shark can scare many of you here don’t have to panic – these docile, up to 12 meters (41 feet) plus filtering creatures in plankton are one of the gentle giants of the ocean. Nevertheless, it is impossible that recognizing that you’re not on the menu a heart stop or two would keep you from catching a snorkel eye with your mouth opened toward you – the mouth which is 1,5 m (4 ft, 11 in.) in diameter.
Snorkelling with the largest fish on the planet is not anything that you can overlook hurriedly and anything at Ningaloo Reef, the largest fringing reef on earth, is possible in West Australia.
5. Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
If you’re afraid of being dumb at large, the chance to climb one of Australia’s most famous landmarks is a must. The Bridge Climb provides a variety of ways to rise above the busy heart of the metropolis, ranging from fast-paced challenges to more calming and anxious climbs. There is also special event climbs like the Mardi Gras Disco Climb where you can celebrate by shaking your stuff under a 134 m high ball of disco.
You will nevertheless be breathless by the 360° panoramic view of Sydney, the Blue Mountains, and the Pacific Ocean.
6. Get an Adrenalin Fix
There are many ways of getting your heart racing in Australia, and there is no full visit to this country without at least one intense taste. The menu offers bungee jumping, sky-touring, white cage shark diving, rafting, scuba-scuba diving, snowboarding, jet-boat trips, and a few more adrenaline-friendly options.
7. Take a Food Tour
You’ve never been to Australia if the thought of a food tour evokes photos of silver-haired stuffy visitors. The Audi loves food and wine and lives in a country where some of the finest shapes are created – from seafood straight to homemade beers, from gourmets’ and gourmands’ dreamlands, to anywhere in the world.
Food tours are available with a mentally striking variety – from tours entirely geared for serious shocks to experiences that will see you shooting up another barbie shrimp as you gaze at the glorious sunset in Uluru.
8. Kangaroo Island
Just fifteen kilometers south of Adelaide is Kangaroo Island, the most widely named South Australian gem. Yeah, kangaroos here – no awards to devise them – but there are several more iconic types of Australian wildlife on this pristine island. This includes platypus, wallabies, echidna, koala, goanna, piggy boy………..and this is just the tip of the iceberg.
This natural idyll of over 150 kilometers of deserts, beaches, and forests gives over 33 percent of its territory to National Parks or Protected Areas.
9. Explore Kakadu National Park
Without stubbing your toe against a national park, you cannot go far in Australia and they are all rare. However, the Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory is a World Heritage site with a wide range of special treatments in one region.
With 50,000 years of Aboriginal history, this park is situated in the countryside of highly sculptured cliffs, huge savannah plains, lushly wooded forest, and thick green wetlands.
10. Take a Surf Lesson
Surfing is an important part of any Australian trip in a country where it’s so much a part of the culture that it’s a curriculum for all coastal schools. If you plan to try your hand at sailing, countless surfing schools and coaches are ready to get you up and have a blast. Even though the 50,000 km of coastline of Australia is not surfable, there is plenty of beaches and reefs to sell to anyone – from the novice to the kamikaze pro.