Those lucky enough to explore one of the world’s greatest countries, Australia, should check out our ultimate Australian Bucket List below so they can truly experience the best of what it has to offer.
Meet a Quokka on Rottnest Island
Get up close and personal with a smiley quokka on Rottnest – it’s the only place you can see these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat. A Dutch explorer discovered the island and thought the quokkas were rats; Rottnest sounds a lot like rat nest!
Swim With Whale Sharks
Snorkel and dive with the biggest fish in the ocean; whale sharks are gentle giants that can grow up to 10 metres long!
Visit the Giant Tingle Tree, Walpole
This is the world’s oldest and tallest Eucalyptus tree, located in Western Australia; it towers far above the canopy at 75 metres tall with a girth of 24 metres!
Visit Wave Rock, Hyden
This beautiful and giant rock formation looks like a magnificent wave that’s about to crash. It’s 15 metres high and approximately 110 metres long.
This underground town in southern Australia is the world’s biggest opal mining area, and it was built this way to avoid the scorching daytime temperatures.
Dive With Great White Sharks in Port Douglas
An exhilarating experience that allows you to get close to Australia’s most feared predator. Female Great Whites can grow up to 6.4 metres long!
Pan for Gold, Ballarat
During the Australian gold rush, this was one of the most popular gold mining areas. You can have your own go at panning for priceless gold!
Peninsula Hot Springs
These beautiful thermal pods are perfect for relaxing and soaking up some rays, the setting is pure tranquillity.
River Rafting, Franklin River
If it’s adventure you seek, this World Heritage Area of the Franklin River offers 8 or even 10 day trips rafting.
The Aurora Australis, Tasmania
If you want to catch a glimpse of the renowned southern lights, Tasmania is the only place in Australia you can do so. Coles Bay and Cockle Creek are your best chances of catching one of nature’s best light shows.
The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
Would a trip to Australia be complete with a dive at the world’s greatest coral reef systems? It’s home to countless species of fish, molluscs, sharks, dolphins, and starfish. It’s hailed as one of the seven wonders of the natural world.