Australia is known to be one of the most diverse countries in the world. This is mainly due to the thousand of mile that travelers and tourists can explore and experience as well as engage in various activities. Here are some of the top rated things that you can do while in Australia.
- Snorkeling and Diving
Australia is known to have remarkable barrier reefs with some standing out as biggest on the planet. Basically, diving is a popular activity in most area in Australia. Ensure that you get a manual guide that is trustworthy, indicating the various spots of snorkeling and diving.
- Visit the islands
Basically, Australia is the greatest island in the world. However, the country also has many islands especially on the south of Adelaide. The most popular is the Kangaroo Island that is coated in green. The King island is located towards the north of Tasmania. It has a population of about 1600. It is an exquisite sight worth checking out. Lord Howe Islet is popular with trekkers and Stradbroke is best for wheel drive expertise and fishing.(Image by tim)
- Go to the cities
You can also visit some of the cities in Australia such as Melbourne and Sydney. These are the largest cites in the country and are considered to be great tourist destinations. These cities feature all the things that you may need such as remarkable dining, uncomplicated transportation and great things to see as well as complete vibrancy. In fact, Sydney has been rated as one of the most live-able cities worldwide. It has earned a reputation of being the intercontinental center of fashion, art, tourism, leisure and even tradition. Melbourne is considered as the social prime city in the country with great admiration for its art as well as food. In Australia, it is the second most populous city.
Opening of new restaurants across Australia was not affected even a bit by the global financial crisis. Superb restaurant can be found anywhere around the country. You only have to turn on your GPS on your car and head right to the closest of your choice. Some of the most popular hotels in Australia are the Stefano’s located in Mildura and the Royal Mail hotel located in Dunkeld. These hotels are well known for their creative presentation and excellent dining. There is also Loam in Drysdale as well as Tonic and Lolli Redini in NSW.
- Outback road trips
For those who love road trips, you can hire a four wheel drive and probably head north on the popular Gibb River road. One of the greatest outback highways is the 660km drive in the western side of Australia. This drive takes you to Kununurra from Derby. During the rain seasons, the terrain can be impassable and inhospitable. On a good season the highways have blue open skies over the rugged terrain of red dirt. This is during the peak months of June till August when it’s advised that you book accommodations in advance.(Image by Yurek Kulski)
These are some of the most popular activities that you can engage in while in Australia. The big island offers a variety of other exciting things such as sporting tours and even multi-day hikes. Ensure you get the right travel agent to guide you through them.
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