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Activities in Australia

Beaches

Australia is home to 10,000 beaches, which is the most in any country in the world. The beaches offer a variety activities for the thrill seeker or the relaxed tourist. Surfing is a popular activity at Byron Bay Beach in New South Wales. Other beaches offer a wide variety of activities from swimming, snorkeling, shopping, boating and fishing. Below is a list of some of Australia's best beaches:

  • Bells Beach

  • Bondi Beach

  • Byron Bay

  • Cable Beach

  • Gold Coast

  • Hyams Beach

  • Surfers Point

  • Palm Beach

  • Whitehaven Beach

 

National Parks

Australia has one of the largest and greatest national parks systems in the world , with locations ranging from desserts to rain forests. The parks systems covers approximately 24 million hectares and is home to some of the most beautiful natural and cultural parks in the entire world. There are 516 parks throughout the country that covers approximately 3% of the continent. The parks offers visitors the chance to explore the natural beauty of Australia that has been preserved for the world to cherish. Below is a list of some of the most popular parks in Australia:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Beaches

  • Whitsunday National Park

  • Booderee National Park

  • Lord Howe Island

2. Desert

  • Uluru Kata Tjuta

  • Purnululu

  • Watarrka National Park

3. Aborginal

  • Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks

  • The Grampians Australian

  • National Park Victoria

4. Wildlife and Mountains

  • Kangaroo Island

  • Blue Mountains National Park

  • Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clare National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food and Wine

Australia also offers tourists a wide selection of food and wine and other cuisine to taste. Due to the diverse ethnicities of Australian citizens there is also a diverse selection of food and wine. There are ample wine tastings and restaurants to experience during a stay in Australia. Here are some highly recommended ones:

A. Resturants
  • Icebergs - Bondi Beach
  • Moog- Sydney
  • Taxi- Melbourne
  • Circa- Melbourne
  • Balloons Bistro - Alice Springs

B. Wine Tastings

  • Hunter Valley
  • Mudgee
  • Barossa Valley
  • Swan Valley

 

 

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