Located on the continent of Oceania, this country is the sixth largest country in the world. Here, you can find entertainment for the adventure, nature, gastronomy, wine, art, culture, and shopping lovers. Australia covers every taste. From snow to sandy beaches. So, what to do in Australia?
Take a stroll on The Great Ocean Road, that connects all the best beaches to practice surf with all the relaxing port cities and lookouts where you can watch whales and the Twelve Apostles. You can also visit Freycinet National Park, in Tasmania, where you can go fishing, swimming, or kayaking while you visualize the clear blue water and white sands.
You can find here the most diverse natural environments, with a unique flora and fauna, including a lot of National Parks and areas, declared World heritage. Besides the exotic plants and animals you may find, you can also escalate snowy mountains or swim on the clearest waters on Earth.
Australia offers a bunch of options for the bold. Whether taking an adventure on the Outback or having a luxurious lunch on a tour.
A long distance ride on a 4×4 through the Outback or boat tours can be done. You can find on the Outback the Red Center, the Flinders Ranges or you can also visit South Australia and The Kimberleys.
Australia offers a very rich and creative culture. In Caberra you will find the emblematic Sydney Opera House. However, as you walk through the streets of Melbourne you will encounter colossal expositions and art street. Here you can also enjoy ballet and opera companies. You may also want to experiment with the Aboriginal and European culture in North Terrace, Adelaide. Learn about their art or have fun at the Darwin Festival.
Discover the cultural spaces of Brisbane, where you can find the Cultural Center of Queensland and the futuristic Powerhouse. Hobart, the oldest theater of Australia, offers theater performances. Have a relaxing walk through the galleries and museums of Perth until the Freemantle coastline, which is full of art.
For the Shopaholics
Your vacations will not be completed without taking a little genuine Australian souvenir. Perhaps, you may want to remember Australia with a mysterious Aboriginal artifact or art. Smith Street Mall, in Darwin, you can find Aboriginal art. However, if you like exotic art from around the world, you should go to the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, that is celebrated in May and October.
Queen Street Mall, in Brisbane, has 700 retailers where you can find national and international labels. The mall also offers a dynamic shopping and lifestyle.
Another shopping center you can visit is the Rundle Mall, in Adelaide, with 500 stores and 13 commercial galleries.
Other places that are worth visiting for shopping are, Melbourne Central, the markets of Queen Victoria in Melbourne, the boutiques from Brunswick Street in Fitzroy, the Rose Street Artists Market, Market Street on Sydney, King Street in Perth, Freemantle markets on the weekends in Perth, Salamanca Place in Hobart and Manuka and Kingston in Canberra. There is a vast selection all over Australia for the shopping lovers.
Feeling tired and hungry?
Australia offers an exotic selection on their menu for all tastes. You can find delicious vegetarian cuisine as well as meat you can only find in Australia, like wild pig, kangaroo, wallaby, rabbits or deer. But if you are bored with normal food, you may want to try their delicious and Exotic food.
Whatever you are in the mood for, vacations here on Australia will never be boring. So, pack your things and take an adventure on this great country.