“Australia… Even the name beckons to adventure; from skydiving out of planes to scuba diving some of the most incredible reefs in the world – any everything else in between – it’s every adrenaline junkie’s dream!“
Few places on the planet rival Australia for its spirit of adventure. Blessed with a mosaic of rugged and ravishing landscapes, this sun-soaked country offers the perfect settings for exhilarating activities on land and sea. The country is full of opportunities for all interests, it is a perfect holiday destination for thrill-loving people. There are so many adventure activities in Australia, to help you plan your trip we have gathered some best of them.
Climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge
Standing atop the Sydney Harbor Bridge, one of Australia’s most iconic tourist attractions sparks the senses. Far below, the glittering harbor wriggles and coils along the coast, salty sea air bristles your skin, and you can actually feel the splendor of this stunning city. In addition to day climbs, you can choose from dawn, twilight, and night ascents for a different perspective of this glamorous harbor city.
Skydive At Mission Beach
What better place to throw yourself out of a plane than above a beautiful beach on the East Coast of Australia?
A tandem skydive in Mission Beach is easily one of the most iconic adventure activities in Australia – I mean, who doesn’t want the iconic shots on the wrist of the skydive instructor you’re strapped to as your face is contorted into a funny shape by the air rushing past your body at high speed!
Four-Wheel Drive on Fraser Island
Fishing, mountain biking, birding, hiking, and swimming are all popular things to do here.
World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, off the coast of Southeast Queensland, offers one of the most unique 4WD adventures in Australia. Cruising down 75 Mile Beach, a seemingly endless stretch of wave-thrashed shore on the planet’s largest sand island, is an exhilarating experience. This is also a fun family adventure holiday.
Bungy Through The Jungle in Cairns
AJ Hackett is famous all over the world for its bungee jumps from various different heights and off various different structures.
Jump on your own, or jump with a friend – you can go forwards, backwards or even from sitting on a chair! There is a menu of 16 different ways to jump so if you’ve done a bungy or two before and fancy something a little different.
Sunbathe with kangaroos at Lucky Bay
It can’t get more iconically Australian than lying on a white sandy beach next to a kangaroo. Resident Kangroos are known regularly sun themselves at a handful of Australian beaches, the most famous of which is Lucky Bay in Western Australia’s Cape Le Grand National Park. This stretch of white sand and turquoise water in Esperance is more than an idyllic place to lay down your beach towel and catch some rays with a roo.
Swim With Unique Marine Life
From whale sharks to turtles and sea lions, swimming with Australia’s marine life is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
A few key experiences to get you started; swimming with humpback whales in Queensland, coming mask-to-fin with a whale shark on the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia, splashing around with the ever-so-cute sea lions in South Australia, and snorkeling with turtles in Queensland and New South Wales.
Have a Crackin’ trip and enjoy the best adventure activities in Australia… But Stay Safe!