Top 7 Things To Do In Australia

Whether you are looking for adventure or some solace to admire the nature and wildlife with exquisite food and wine, there is no dearth of things to do in Australia. From the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne to the scenic beauty of Sydney, this island continent is buzzing with energy and excitement.

The Australian land allows you to connect with some rich culture while you are strolling in the alleys or picking your muse at the museums. Here are a few things that should definitely find place in your itinerary if you are visiting Australia.

1. Climb The Sydney Harbor Bridge

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Climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge might seem like a daunting task. However, the view of the world’s greatest harbour and city sprawled right under your feet makes it all worth it. A climbing suit and harness is provided to ensure the safety of everyone. You could choose to climb the bridge during sunrise, sunset or daytime depending on the kind of view you would like to witness. In case you are afraid of heights, you could choose to go half way also.

2. Spend Time In The Sydney Opera House

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This exquisite piece of architecture is an icon of elan and grandeur. If you have an artistic bent of mind, indulging your time and energy at the Opera house is one of the top things to do in Australia. Even though the name suggests of a single building, the place houses various performance venues like concert hall, drama theater, playhouse etc. You could either watch some performance by any of the resident companies (Opera Australia, Sydney Theater Company, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra) or take a guided tour of this place.

3. Swim With Whale Sharks

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If the deep waters fascinate you, Australia has a lot in store for you. It is an absolutely humbling experience to swim next to a 46 foot long, 15 tonne whale shark. Ningaloo Reef is the only place in the world visited by these harmless fish. They come quite close to the surface also, so even snorkelers can get a glimpse of them. The shark season is from late April to Early July and you could take a tour from Coral Bay or Exmouth.

4. Admire The Great Barrier Reef

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One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and one of the UNESCO heritage site in Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is a treat to the mind and soul. Boasting an abundance of marine life, this Reef contains multiple islands made from hard and soft coral. You could also go for scuba diving, bare boats, glass-bottomed boat viewing, and swimming with dolphins or take an educational trip and helicopter tour of this place.

5. Go Clubbing In Surfer’s Paradise

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Surfer’s Paradise on Australia’s Gold coast is an ultimate destination for entertainment. This suburb has many high-rise apartment buildings and a wide surf beach. You could shop or experience the night life at Cavill Avenue. Adrenalin Park would perk you up with its Sling Shot and Vomatron rides. If you plan to visit Australia in March-April, you could also attend the Surfers Paradise Festival which is a confluence of local culture, cuisine, films, culture and art.

6. Explore Melbourne’s Graffiti Laneways

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If you have taken in the vibe of Australia’s adventure and entertainment, you should head to Melbourne to engross yourself in creativity and innovation. You could travel to Melbourne by bus or train or opt for Sydney to Melbourne flights. Melbourne’s treasure is hidden in the alleys that are embellished with graffiti art. You will encounter a number of quaint coffee shops, boutique shops, rooftop bars while you are strolling in the lanes. You could head to Hosier lane or DeGraves Street to witness some world-class street art. Exploring Melbourne through these quaint and archaic alleys is definitely one of the most memorable things to do in Australia.

7. Enjoy A Barbecue At The Ninety Mile Beach

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Australia boasts of a number of white sand beaches where you can relax and disconnect from the city life. Ninety Mile is the longest uninterrupted beach in the country and third longest in the world. A barbecue session with close friends and family members is the perfect way to spend an evening at this beach.

Even though it is difficult to list down every possible things to do in Australia, you should definitely consider the aforementioned list to extract the most from your Australian vacation.

Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala

Karthik Reddy has been traveling around the world since completing his M.B.A in 2012. He is passionate about photography, trying out new food, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and explore places solo.

14 Responses

  1. anirudh sharma says:

    I like Sydney Opera House and plan to going Australia after read this blog.
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. Nathan W. Allen says:

    Awesome content and tips for Australia Destination. Australia is my favorite destination in the world. good sharing.

  3. Heretothere says:

    Very nice post

  4. Rohith says:

    Australia is one of the most greatest place in the world. I like this place very much, I would like to thank you for your sharing . Amazing Post

  5. Mani says:

    Great Information Sai, waiting for a post on places to visit in and around UK.

  6. susmita kapoor says:

    my friend went there before 2 years..it is a little bit coastly however it is very beautifu place…

  7. Mission Himalaya says:

    Thank you so much for this. Do you have any such list about Nepal or can you prescribe me on travelling to Nepal.

  8. susmita kapoor says:

    wow..seems one of the most beautiful place on the earth…

  9. Olivia Liam says:

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  10. Semon Sehal says:

    Australia is a very good country for the adventure. There are lot of places to do adventures and enjoy. As you wrote in your blog the Opera house is one of the top things to do in Australia. Really I also like it more as than other. Awesome design of this opera house attract to every person. Surfer’s Paradise is also the eye-catching place for every visitor. The people like me who is love to do adventure and want to do enjoyable activities they like these type of places more.
    Really want to wish here!
    Thanks! Keep writing good content it helps to other always and people can learn many things around the world though your blog.

  11. john says:

    Wow ,Look like so awesome places in the Australia. Very interesting post you have wrote. The one opera house was amazing place. Thanks for sharing!

  12. indianeagle says:

    Wow ,Look like so awesome places in the Australia. Very interesting post you have wrote. The one opera house was amazing place. Thanks for sharing!

  13. Tushar Jain says:

    So Awesome…..
    Australia is best romantic place for Honeymoon. The Great Barrier Reef is best place of Australia for Adventure and Honeymoon, Holiday.

  14. keerth says:

    looks very beautiful…thank you for sharing

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