Amazing Sailing and Beach Adventures Await
As the world’s sixth largest country, the landscape of Australia is extremely diverse and offers many different types of adventure vacations. From the land to the sea, the list of what to do in Australia includes activities such as scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef, hiking to Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Outback and surfing at Sydney’s Bondi Beach .
There’s no doubt Australia is the place to be for active adventures in the water. Coastal cities, including Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, are ideal for surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Undoubtedly the most popular attraction in Australia and one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in the world, the Great Barrier Reef covers 1,430 miles and is composed of more than 3,000 individual reef systems. Many people travel to Australia to see the Great Barrier Reef by snorkeling, scuba diving and glass-bottomed boating. For an adventure trip to the Great Barrier Reef with a luxurious side, visit Queensland’s Bedarra Resort for an all-inclusive, private experience.
Western Australia, the largest state that consists of the entire western third of the country, has an abundance of adventure travel destinations. From the coastal city of Perth to the Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia vacations offers something for everyone. Visit Kalbarri Sandboarding for a unique adventure travel experience as you surf down sand dunes or check out the Montgomery Reef, which is exposed at low tide and attracts wildlife, such as turtles, manta rays and reef sharks.
Australia vacations are taken to new heights with Skydive Australia, which offers you a bird’s eye view of the country from 17 locations from coast to coast. If you’re planning to travel to Australia and visit New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria or Western Australia and are seeking the ultimate adventure trip, there’s a tandem skydiving experience waiting for you.
Many active adventures await you on Australia vacations. Help decide which adventure trip best suits you by watching our travel videos.