Australia is a kaleidoscope of wonders. The vast continent has the most picturesque coastline, bustling cities and gargantuan, untamed outback with some jaw-dropping vistas. If you have a restless, adventurous spirit, adventures in a place where a blazing orange desert and the deep blue ocean clash sounds like a match made in heaven. If you are eager to go on an unforgettable escapade in the Land Down Under, here are 5 unforgettable adventures, the very best of Australia.
The captivating Uluru
There is something truly mesmerizing about Uluru – a sense of timelessness a deep historical wonder that rouses something primordial in every visitor who is eager to explore this corner of the red desert. It is by far one of Australia’s most famous landmarks, and for a good reason. This was a sacred ground for indigenous people and it’s fairly easy to feel some sort of inexplicable magic in the region. Exploring the historical context and cultural background of the area under the wide blue skies of the outback is truly an experience one can hardly ever forget.
The Great Ocean Road
Australia is as renowned for its surfing culture as it is for its road-tripping tradition. If you are in the mood to go on a relaxing road trip adventure, the Great Ocean Road is a good starting point. It is definitely one of the most scenic drives in the Land Down Under that manages to showcase a hint of every captivating aspect the lands have to offer. It is a short trip at that – only 243 kilometers – which leaves you with ample time to pay a visit to local wineries and tourist traps along the way.
The beautiful Randwick, Sydney
Uluru is an excellent hotspot for exploring the old and mysterious culture of the indigenous people of Australia, and Randwick is a perfect place to dig into the history of the European settlers. The amazingly preserved facades of Victorian buildings and the captivating stories they have to tell can be overwhelming at times. If you truly want to be meticulous with your research, you are bound to spend some time in this Sydney suburb. Who would have thought that a quaint little suburb with such a gorgeous Randwick accommodation can hides so many intriguing historical secrets?
The Blue Mountains
The Blue Mountains are a perfect adventuring playground for avid hikers and campers. It is a World Heritage listed site with awe-inspiring vistas, lush forests and steep mountain slopes. It is a fairly active area so you’re bound to come across other adventurers in camp areas and along the hike and bike trails. Make sure to visit the legendary Three Sisters rock formation and enjoy the sites of magical waterfalls deep in the forest.
The Whitsunday Islands
The Whitsunday Islands are not strictly an adventuring spot that will pit you against the wild. They are a small group of islands near the Great Barrier Reef that are known for their staggering beauty. If you are a hedonist as much as you are an adventurist, this tropical paradise should definitely be on your bucket list. White sandy beaches mix with the azure ocean like something out of fantastical aquarelle painting and the lush palm trees serve as a reliable shade from the sun as you sip your cocktail near the lounge bar. The countless aquatic activities are there for those of you who are incorrigible adrenaline junkies, but make sure you savor the best out of this spot in terms of pure hedonism.
At the end of the day, all travelers feel their own call to adventure, and these are merely some examples of the very best escapades one can enjoy in the Land Down Under. Thankfully, the vast continent is a patchwork of incredibly interesting locales, quaint valleys and epic mountain ranges. There are so many things you can experience in Australia that you’ll hardly ever feel idle unless you really go out of your way to do so. Therefore, pack your bags and embark on a journey to the youngest continent that still begs to be explored.
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About the author
Marie Nieves is a lifestyle blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. On her travels she likes to read poetry and prose and surf the Internet. Her favourite writer is Tracy Chevalier and she always carries one of her books in her bag. She spends most of her free time at home walking her Labrador Retriever named Max. She is an avid lover of photography and a regular author at Travel Food People.
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