Land of Dreams, Australia is a traveller’s paradise. From being home to some of the most elusive wildlife to picturesque rain forests, red-earthed national parks, stunning beaches, and scorching deserts, Australia is a complete package for that thrilling and blissful holiday. Here a list of top 10 things to do that your holiday package to Australia must have!
1. Drive the Great Ocean Road – Take a journey along the stunning Great Ocean Road in Victoria. A drive on this picturesque is regarded as one of the best road trips in the world. The route stretches from the town of Torquay to Nelson, on the South Australian border. Stop on the way to admire the spectacular the Twelve Apostles, Gibson Steps, and Loch Ard Gorge.
2. Dine under the stars at Uluru – One of the largest monoliths in the world, Uluru or Ayers Rock is a must-visit on a trip to Australia. Take an unforgettable experience of dining under the starlit sky of Uluru.
3. Scuba dive at Great Barrier Reef – Scuba dive in one of the seven wonders of the natural world. It will be an experience to dive into the vibrant and full of beautiful marine life, Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest barrier reef system. If you wish to stay dry, you can view the magnificent reef from underwater viewing stations and specially designed, wonderful glass bottom boats.
4. Shop at Chapel Street Market – Melbourne beckons the shopaholic in you! A shopper’s paradise, the lively chapel street is an amazing shopping place with class, elegance and style! It is surely one of the best things to do in Australia.
5. Look out for Penguin Parade at Philip Island – Head to the Philip Island to experience the magic of little penguins returning home at sunset to one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia.
6. Cuddle a Koala at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary and it’s a wonderful experience to cuddle with the cute Koalas. The sanctuary gives you the chance to hold koalas and hand-feed kangaroos.
7. See the vistas of Blue Mountains – A UNESCO world heritage site, Blue Mountains is a spectacular panoramic view to behold. The classic vista is the Three Sisters rock formation from Echo Point is a must-see attraction here!
8. Admire Sydney Opera House – Admire the beauty of Australia’s most iconic building, Sydney Opera House is regarded as the architectural masterpiece of the century. You can choose to enjoy a performance here, dine at one of the restaurants, or take a tour of the building, which encompasses theatres, studios, a concert hall, exhibition rooms, and a cinema.
9. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge – Along with the Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia’s most adored tourist attractions. Enjoy the dazzling cityscape from the bridge, climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge with a guide, if interested in knowing about the bridge’s history and its construction, visit the museum in the south-eastern pier.
10. Surf the waves at Bondi Beach – Surfing is an essential part of the Aussie culture, and it is a delight to try it out at Australia’s most famous beach, Bondi Beach. The beach is home to the oldest surf lifesaving clubs in the world. Soak up the sun, take in the views, and the best way to do is to troll along the scenic Bondi to Bronte coastal walk, which begins at the southern end of the beach and follows the coastline for six kilometres along sandstone cliffs.