Australia- a land with dazzling beaches, rich vegetation, super-friendly locals, natural wonders, pulsating nightlife and diverse landscapes is a heaven for all. From families seeking fun under the sun, adventure junkies looking for thrilling activities and everyone in between, Australia is one of the best backpacking destinations in the world that will not stop surprising you. This smallest continent in the world gives plenty of reasons to travel nomads, families and wanderlusts to explore its spellbinding cities and untouched pristine natural wonders.
Packed with a compelling history and surreal experiences that cannot be felt anywhere else in the world, Australia matches every budget, taste, age, and interest of travelers seeking bliss. Here are some solid reasons why you should spend your holidays in Australia at least once in your lifetime. Once you’ll be there, Australia will change your perspective on life for sure!
Stunning Places to Visit
From the remotest corner of the continent to the swarmed metropolitan cities, Australia has several phenomenal places to capture your attention. Exploring the Great Barrier Reef, daintree rainforest, cape tribulation, and Atherton tablelands on the way to Queensland is like opening up Pandora’s Box. For world-class waves and wide beaches, you can travel to the gold coast right outside of Brisbane apart from Bondi beach, Byron bay etc.
A wine tour to Hunter valley, Margret river and Barossa valley will enhance your taste buds. For an offbeat adventure, you can explore the wilderness of ‘Tasmania’. The metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, Adelaide, Perth, Melton are perfect to conclude your vacation in Australia. Watching penguins parade (when they venturing from water to their burrow) on Phillip Island is an absolute treat to the eyes.
Australia is unlike any place you’ll ever visit. With diverse deserts, mountains, rainforests, and numerous beaches alongside hip metropolis cities, no doubt Australia is considered as the most livable country in the world. Every step you take will open up gates to the wonderland with dramatic landscapes where you can enjoy your holidays to the fullest.
It can be a little tricky to decide where to begin your travel as we’re talking about exploring the entire continent. Scattered between rivers, mountains, wilds, the metropolitan areas of Australia can put a shame to some of the best cities in the world. These shimmering cities offer an extraordinary urban experience to alleviate your holidays in Australia.
The charming culture of Melbourne, Adelaide, and Sydney can stun anyone who hasn’t travelled Australia ever. Loaded with art, food, culture, sports and pumping nightlife, these cities justifies the saying “cities that never sleeps”. Every nook and crannies of these major cities have terrific things to offers to the tourists. Don’t get frightened by the friendliness of the locals here as they are indeed that helpful. The remarkable hospitality by the locals will no doubt leave an everlasting impression in your heart. Not only this, if you are tired of exploring the cosmopolitan part of Australia (which is quite impossible!), then you can take a break and breathe fresh air of the soul-soothingly calm suburb parts of the country.
Exotic and Diverse Wildlife
If you think that Kangaroos are the only animals pulling travelers across the world to Australia, then you couldn’t be more wrong. Australia is more than these hoppers. It is also home to plenty of species of exotic flora and fauna. The sight of wild animals like Koala, emus, wallabies, wombats, beavers, and dingoes will remind you of “Narnia”.
Travelling Australia without seeing these fascinating animals in their natural habitat cannot be called a trip whatsoever. You can easily learn about different creatures like mammals, fish, reptiles, and insects by touring the public and private zoos and national parks abundant with wildlife. There cannot be a better place to click cool pictures with these animals than Australia. Watching kangaroos idly grazing the fields, hopping around and causing mischief is something not to be missed on a trip to Australia.
Vacation in Australia is incomplete without mentioning its beaches. It’s really hard to pick a beach from many ones lined along the spectacular stretches of coast. From parties to secluded beaches, Australia has options for all where you can swim your heart out and enjoy the calming vibes of nature. Even if you are seeking a laidback holiday, Australia is your one-stop destination where dream collides with reality. To make the most of your Australia vacation, don’t forget to take a stroll through the cleanest beaches and revel in the beauty of nature.
Australia has some of the best beaches on the planet that are surfing meccas for surfers and water sports enthusiasts. Feel free to slip off your shoes and walk in the white sand of these beaches to unearth the secret ‘why travelling to Australia is practically on everyone’s bucket list”. Here are some beaches worth a visit when travelling Australia- Bondi beach, Byron bay, Cable beach, Whitehaven beach, Shelly beach and Kirra beach.
Nucleus of Offbeat Destinations
Another solid reason to visit Australia is that the place is jam-packed with offbeat tracks and destinations that are begging to be explored. The country has uncountable dramatic terrains covering remote areas and bustling cities where every nook and corner has some interesting story linked to it. You can camp near Uluru, hike to the blue mountains for expansive views, enjoy the calm of Canberra, explore the unknown waters of port Stevens, or soak vitamin D in some random beach, basically, there is no end to a typical vacation in Australia. A road trip to these less-travelled places will awake the adventurous spirit inside you. Who knows you might end up discovering a new hotspot for wanderlusts like you.
A Paradise for Wine Connoisseurs
A wine tour to Hunter valley, Clare valley, Barossa valley and Margret river is a must thing to do if you fancy relishing some of the authentic and fresh wine (made right in front of you!). Not only this, you get to know how wine is prepared, different type of wines and how to know the difference, ways to drink wine, and all there is to know about wine.
Holidays in Australia are certainly not a bad idea if your love for wine exceeds your love for anything else (in materialistic sense of course!). Over the centuries, Australia has been producing palatable wines from over 100 types of variety of grapes. Do not hesitate to sample Muscat, Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon Riesling, Chardonnay, Semillon and Pinot Noir on your trip to Australia.
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the pride of this smallest continent with the longest coral reef system in the world. The reef attracts a large number of adventure junkies round the year and is popular for heart-racing water activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, tube riding, wake boarding, kayaking to name a few. The great barrier reef supports a diverse underwater species and is home to several ocean animals like whales, dolphins, tortoise, sea snakes, seahorse and so on. Exploring the deepness of the reef will give you a totally different perspective on the world and you’d become environmentally conscious person (given the current circumstances of global warming and its harmful impacts).
A Hub of Adventure Activities
The term ‘adventure’ goes synonymous with ‘Australia’ which has abundant water and adventure sports activities to participate in. The country cum continent is a heaven for those seeking thrill and fun-filled holidays. Adventure activities like paragliding, zip-lining, hot air balloon riding, bungee jumping, hand gliding, and caving are some fun things to do while exploring Australia. Water sports like shark cage diving, whitewater rafting, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet-skiing, surfing, sailing, and kayaking provide out-of-the-world experience.
Mystical Land with Instagrammable Pictures
Australia’s sunrise and sunset are among the best in the world. To witness and capture the sun ascending from the sea, make sure to set an early morning alarm. Byron bay is the perfect spot for watching sunset and sunrise. Australia is like a shell of pearls when your purpose is to capture insta-worthy photographs. If you are travelling with your family and wish to click memorable moments, then Australia tour will certainly not disappoint you.
Be it wildlife, hot-shot places, beaches, mountains, wine yards, music and festivities, travelling Australia is going to bring a positive change in your life. Investing some time with family and friends (or alone) by holidaying in Australia is probably the best thing you can ever experience in life. Australia will unleash the child within you and you won’t be able to resist clicking instagrammable pictures of this fantasy land.
No matter if you are looking for a laid back holiday or adventurous seaside escape, Australia is the only destination that checks off everything on the list. If you’re worried about budget, then you should know that Australia can indeed be travelled on a budget. There are great Australia vacation packages available online which you can choose as per your requirements and budget. So, don’t let excuses stop you from taking a tour of this mystical land and start planning ‘Australia vacation’ right away!