Australia is a country filled with great landscapes, wildlife and beaches. Below are the 18 reasons why one should visit Australia:
- The beaches
The Twelve Apostles in Victoria is one of the vastest coasts on Earth. It is located on the Great Ocean Drive which is one of the world’s top road-trip routes making it much more pleasurable.
- The beach quality
The beaches in Australia have white sands, palm studs, hidden coves and crystal-clear waters.
- Kangaroo Island
This island lacks predatory animals making it safe for Australian wildlife like kangaroos, koalas, whales and dolphins to live naturally in their habitat. This island can be approached by taking a short plane or a ferry ride from Adelaide.
- Australian deserts
The Australian Outback is one of the most unique places on Earth with bright red earth that is littered with white sand dunes which has a canyon with waterfalls and aboriginal cave drawings. This destination offers a life-changing experience.
- Tropical Australian forests
Queensland has ancient forests, green islands and amazing parks like the Daintree National Park, vast ferny jungles, steamy hot springs and tropical waterfalls.
Mount Buller in Australia looks almost like Switzerland and it also allows skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking.
- King’s Canyon
Australia has King’s Canyon located in the red deserts of Watarrka National Park. Walking along the rim allows one to enjoy the amazing views before arriving at a shady waterfall to cool down.
Places like New South Wales and Lucky Bay in Australia have massive waves which enables surfers to enjoy themselves.
- Jumping crocodile cruise
Paying a visit to Kakadu National Park will enable one to enjoy the jumping crocodile cruise on the Adelaide River.
- Shark Cage Diving
Diving in the South Australian waters enables one to get up close and personal the Great White Sharks.
- Naracoorte Caves
Visiting the Naracoorte Caves enables one to see the remains of marsupial lions, Tasmanian tigers, explore dramatic caverns and also see deposits of fossils from millions of years ago.
- Amazing Bondi Icebergs
This place is the coolest public pool on Earth. Walking from Bondi to Coogee enables ones to enjoy the scenic ocean-side walk, refreshing swim and a glass of wine at Bondi Icebergs Bar.
- Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour is a beautiful place to view during sunset. Viewing it from the Opera House or Circular Quay is also amazing. Historic Rocks district also has a pub.
Clare Valley in Australia offers the finest wines. All one needs is to just follow the Reisling Trail and explore the valley’s green vineyards and have a sample of crisp Australian wine at the historical stone estate.
- Whitehaven Beach
This beach has a long stretch of palm trees, clear blue water and soft, white and clean sand.
Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a huge sandstone monolith that changes colours from bright red to soft pink throughout the day.
- Road trips on beaches
Fraser Island has beautiful beaches, freshwater lakes and countless wildlife including some last wild dingoes left in Australia. Renting a 4×4 and tent while cruising along the sand highway is a good way to enjoy the trip.
- Australia is full of Australians
Australians are friendly and down-to-earth which makes travelling to various parts of Australia an unforgettable experience.