Australia is a country full of wonders and attracts many tourists every year – there is something for everyone in this beautiful country. There are breath-taking experiences and activities that are a must-do whilst visiting Australia. Here are five top recommendations of experience to look into when visiting Australia.
1. Dive with Sharks in Port Lincoln
For any adrenaline junkies, diving with sharks would be the perfect experience. There are many activities around Australia that gives you the accessibility to cage dive with great white sharks – a once in a lifetime opportunity and a story to tell for years to come.
No scuba-diving experience is needed for most of these experiences. You can have a one-day great white shark tour experience with Calypso Star Charters and Adventure Bay Charters which is 43 miles off Port Lincoln.
2. Drive the Great Ocean Road
Drive the Great Ocean Road and experiencing the sights of Torquay and Bells Beach, the calm town of Lorne, kangaroo sightings and the remarkable rock formations of the 12 Apostles. Explore the waterfalls and lush forests in Otway National Park and whale watch from Warrnambool.
Rent a hire car and drive along the Great Ocean Road, you could even drive the whole journey in all of three-hours non-stop, however you would be missing out on some amazing experiences. Don’t forget to make sure you have car hire excess insurance to be protect whilst on your trip.
3. Visit the Outback
The beautiful outback in Australia covers 80% of the country, however only 1% of this is inhabited, which in itself makes the Outback an incredible experience. You can spot the largest reptile on the planet, the Saltwater Crocodile. The Adelaide River has ‘jumping crocodile cruises’ where you can see huge Saltwater Crocodiles from the safety of your boat.
Experience the outback’s dry deserts and wonderful wetlands, star gaze the clear dark blue sky and see intricate aboriginal skeleton rock art in Australia’s largest national park. The outback is a travel destination must!
4. Visit Sydney Harbour
Sydney is undoubtedly a popular destination for tourists, and most commonly used as a base for some of an Australian visit. The city is modern and has beautiful and iconic attractions that are associated with Sydney globally.
Experience Sydney Harbour to the full by discovering the cruises that are on offer. Enjoy local cuisine, sights of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. The cruises also explore other destinations such as Manly, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo and other bays with beautiful scenery.
5. White Water Raft in Franklin River
On Tasmania’s wild west coast is The Franklin River, which is filled with gorgeous scenic nature. You can experience The Franklin River to the max with white water rafting opportunities. You can raft along the beautiful 78 miles of the Franklin River over eight to eleven days, camping on the riverbanks overnight.