Australia is a beautiful place, with beaches and mountains, cities and forests. There are must-do things when visiting Australia, such as:
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is a scenic drive along the southeastern coast of Australia. It passes through several national parks and features many lookouts, beaches and other attractions. You and your escorts may take several stops along the drive.
You might want to walk on a pier at Port Campbell National Park to view rock formations jutting out the ocean, and if you are lucky, you may see whales. There is .also the fantastic view from the Loch Ard Gorge Lookout point.
You may also take a hike through The Grotto in the renowned Kennett River National Park where there are caves with stalactites and stalagmites.
Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is one of Australia’s best places to experience Aboriginal culture. You can find the oldest rock art and burial sites in the world here and several Aboriginal tribes that still live there.
You can go on a guided tour with an Aboriginal guide who will tell you about their customs and traditions. You’ll learn how they lived before Europeans arrived on their shores, what they believed about nature, and how they interacted. You may participate in traditional ceremonies like their song and dance performances or watch them fire spinning.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is located in Brisbane. Koalas are active during the day, and you may also visit these nocturnal animals at night. At this Sanctuary, you can get to hug a koala bear.
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide is home to many art galleries, but the Art Gallery of South Australia is a must visit. It’s one of Australia’s most extensive public galleries and has been open since 1881. The collection includes over 50,000 pieces from around the world, including Aboriginal artworks.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is home to Australia’s most famous sandstone monolith. The rock is sacred to the Anangu people, who have lived in this area for thousands of years and consider Uluru a living ancestor.
The climb up Ayers Rock Uluru is only for some, as it can be dangerous. But climbing is a must if you’re looking for an adventure and fit enough to take that challenge.
Crocosaurus Cove Darwin
Crocosaurus Cove is a crocodile-themed tourist attraction at the banks of the Adelaide River, Darwin, Northern Territory. Its main attraction is a crocodile cage dive. A couple of other attractions at Crocosaurus Cove include touching baby crocs and watching crocodiles feeding.
This dive is called the Cage of Death is an enclosed space where tourists can get up close and personal with Australia’s most dangerous predator, the saltwater crocodile. The cage is made from steel and concrete with almost an inch thick bars. The top of the cage has a viewing platform where you can see inside.
From the great outdoors to museums and art galleries, there is no shortage of things to do when visiting Australia. When you plan your visit, take your time as you must stay a while longer in each place to truly get to steep in the experience.