TRAVEL TO AUSTRALIA – TIPS AND INFORMATION GUIDE FOR 2020
Australia is a vast and bountiful country that offers beauty, leisure and adventure at every turn.
It consists of not only gorgeous and unique landscapes and wildlife, but also the famous outback culture, quirky small towns and well-developed coastal cities making travel to Australia a must.
Road trips are a great way to see the country. The same vastness that makes a road trip across Australia seem daunting is the very reason to explore it by vehicle.
Wildlife is one of the main reasons to travel to Australia. Approximately 90% of the animals that are native to Australia cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
Australia is also known for its world-class beaches. Whether you want to soak in the sun, catch a few waves or snorkel or scuba dive, there is plenty to do along the nearly 40,000 km of coastline!
And, of course, you could spend days or weeks exploring the stunning landscape of the Australian Outback.
In case you couldn’t tell, there are plenty of reasons to travel to Australia.
Now let us help you plan your trip!
TOP 5 TRAVEL EXPERIENCES IN AUSTRALIA
With so much to see and do in Australia, it really is hard to pick the top experiences.
However, we think that to truly appreciate Australia you need to plan to add these 5 activities to your itinerary.
OTHER THINGS TO DO IN AUSTRALIA
Swim with whale sharks. The Ningaloo Reef is the best place to swim with the gentle giants of the sea. A trip of this kind is not soon to be forgotten!
Explore the Blue Mountains. Just an hour outside of the busy streets of Sydney and you’ll find yourself surrounded by pristine wilderness.
Head out on a vineyard tour. Australian wine is some of the best in the world and you can sample several as your tour Margaret River.
Go Whale Watching. It is mystical and spiritual to encounter massive whales in the wild. Enjoy an experience from Hervey Bay among others in Australia.
Skydive. Sure you won’t see the entire country. But if you skydive at one of the most popular places in Australia you will see Rottnest Island and the beautiful surrounding waters.
Climb Mount Kosciuszko. This mountain in mainland Australia’s tallest peak at just over 2,200 meters. Add it to the list of continental peaks you have to summit.
Sail around the Whitsunday Islands. These islands are among the most diverse in the world offering rainforest hikes, white sandy beaches and the Great Barrier Reef. Touring these islands is an absolute must.
Take the train across the country. Splurge on a little scenic luxury trip and enjoy the countryside of Australia as you zip around the country, er continent.
Take a tour of Kangaroo Island. The island is Australia’s third-largest and taking a tour will reveal that it is home to a variety of animal species and a vast wilderness to explore.
Visit Wineglass Bay. There are many reasons to visit Tasmania and Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park is among the top. Be sure to give yourself enough time to explore the other great places to see in Tasmania.
Search for pearls in the sea. So you may not find any of your own, but Broome has a thriving pearl industry in its pristine waters and you are welcome to dive into the experience of making the world your oyster.
Hike the Larapinta Trail. This trail is among the top trails in all of the world and traverses the Northern Territory out of Alice Springs. Be sure to hike this trail as it is growing in popularity year after year.
Visit the Sydney Opera House. Perhaps the most iconic image of Australia, aside from a cuddly koala or kangaroo, that you can tour or take photos of from seemingly anywhere in Sydney.
BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN AUSTRALIA
There are plenty of amazing places to visit in Australia. Depending on your interests, trip duration and time of year you will find plenty of things to do during any length of stay.
Narrowing down the best places to travel in Australia is difficult. From picturesque beaches to arid desert, Australia offers a wide range of places to visit and things to see and do.
Here are our top 5 places to visit in Australia.