Since Australia successfully minimised COVID-19 cases, you can freely visit this magnificent country! Are you ready to escape the real world even for a little while? Head to the Land down under for an unforgettable experience.
From sandy beaches, over mesmerising landscapes to overwhelming cities, you’ll have a memorable experience no matter where you go. This is a perfect time for a vacation of your life, and this biggest island, but the smallest continent has to offer it all! So, what are the top places you must visit this year?
1. Feel the wilderness on Fraser Island
Off the southeast coast of Queensland lies a mysterious and magnificent Fraser Island ideal for those who’d like to experience Aussie wilderness first hand. Only the Great Sandy Strait separates this gorgeous island from Australian shores. But what makes it so special?
If you’re willing to camp under the starry skies, this is a perfect destination for you. As the biggest sand island in the world, Fraser Island has to offer a range of beautiful sights, white beaches, and many different kinds of birds and mammals. It’s filled with picturesque landscapes and mesmerising natural sights you can explore!
2. Don’t miss the Great Barrier Reef
No matter where are you from, you’ve certainly heard about the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral system in the world. If you’re a fan of rich and diverse marine life you can see in person, then you definitely shouldn’t miss this spot!
This popular touristic destination has to offer an amazing adventure for beach buffs and scuba diving enthusiasts. As this is usually the first place many tourists visit, there are some things you need to know before you visit Australia, such as their local lingo or the amount of sunscreen you need to apply! Indulge in the world beneath the water with colourful fish and amazing corals for an experience like no other.
3. Enjoy the luxury in Broome
Are you looking for a sweeping getaway further from the busy and loud streets of big cities? Visit the small town of Broome that offers a wide range of different activities to rest your mind and soul. Located on a small peninsula on the north coast of Western Australia, Broom provides you with unique and isolated white beaches, turquoise seas and fruity cocktail where you can completely rewind.
If you get tired of sunbathing, you can always head to the China town and purchase unique pearls and other souvenirs. On top of that, you can explore the close-by nature that hides many wonderful waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries or ride on the camel’s back into the sunset. Don’t forget to visit extensive art galleries and learn about Aboriginal culture and the history of pearl making.
4. Experience Wonderland in Melbourne
Would you like to fly over the cityscapes and magnificent natural sceneries like in the Peter Pan? Sadly, you can’t visit Wonderland, however, you can experience it in one of the most fascinating cities- Melbourne. Even though this city has to offer magnificent sights and landmarks, being a regular tourist can get quite boring.
So, do you want to experience this place from a new perspective? Pump the adrenaline through your veins by trying sky diving over Melbourne or taking a hot air balloon over Yarra valley. Victoria is a region with spectacular sceneries and breathtaking views you’ll fully experience by flying through the air!
5. Love at first sight in Hinchinbrook
Create a journey of your dreams by visiting Tropical Queensland. You’ll experience love at first sight in this magical place that provides you with a wide range of activities and jaw-dropping tropical sceneries you can’t see anywhere else! Create a comprehensive trip by trying out gourmet dishes, indulging in indigenous experiences and exploring tropical sights.
There’s no place like Hinchinbrook Way that can provide you with gorgeous beaches, exciting biking and hiking adventures and getting to know the distinctive Aussie culture. On top of that, this place is located close to the Great Barrier Reef, which makes it a perfect stay destination for adventurers.
6. Meet the Aborigines of Kakadu National Park
Going to Australia and completely neglecting Aboriginal culture is a true miss! Covering almost 20000 square kilometres, Kakadu National Park is located in Australia’s Northern Territory and has been the home to Aboriginal people for over 40 000 years! No wonder this magnificent reserve is of such natural and cultural significance.
Learn about Aboriginal Australians and the diverse ecosystem of this national park by visiting some of 5 thousand ancient rock sites that will knock you off your feet. From deserted sandstones to magnificent waterfalls, not a minute will go by without impressive landscapes and immersive peace.
These are only some segments of Australia you should visit. This marvellous country has to offer a wide range of different experiences, from animal petting for kids, over nature exploration to sunbathing and learning about the culture. No matter what your motive for visiting this magical place is, a land down under won’t disappoint you!