Things to do in Australia in summer
There are many exciting things to do in Australia in summer. Too many to choose from actually, but we reckon the seven activities listed below is a great place to start.
Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world. It is larger in size than the Great Wall of China. It is known throughout the world for being the largest coral reef system.
It is the world’s biggest single structure made my living organisms. It is spectacular and is one of the world’s most sought after tourist destinations.
Snorkeling is just one of the many experiences which can be enjoyed. Some of the many other activities include scuba diving, helicopter tours, whale watching and swimming with dolphins.
Sydney is the perfect city to explore during the summer time. This city is filled with everything you could ever ask for and more. Have fun hiking in the Blue Mountains, visit the Sydney Aquarium and see a show as the famous Sydney Opera House.
Enjoy a walk through the Royal Botanical Gardens which is known to be one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world.
Visit the beautiful Darling Harbour or explore the amazing beaches in Sydney. Do not forget about the stunning Bondi Beach, which will make a perfect day adventure.
Take the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a 7.5 kilometer scenic cableway running above the Barron Gorge National Park in the Wet Tropics of Queensland’s World Heritage Area north of Cairns. The views are spectacular and has won Skyrail more than 25 awards.
Camp and Canoe in Noosa
Noosa is wonderful resort town, which offers stunning views. Here you can experience wonderful natural landscapes, majestic beaches and tropical rainforests.
If you enjoy fashion, you will be in heaven as Noose is filled with designer boutiques, flashy eateries and many trendy spots. It is also a hot spot for some well known celebrities.
If you want to get away from the typical hustle and bustle of the city then consider heading into the bush, for a couple of days of camping and canoeing at Gagaju Bush Camp.
This is a magical place which is situated right on the Noosa River. Enjoy a beautiful summer adventure on the Noosa River with canoes in the day time and camp fires in the night time.
Enjoy a sleepover at Taronga Zoo
There is a fantastic “Roar and Snore” program at Taronga Zoo in Sydney which allows people to stay over for the night.
You can enjoy going to sleep in tents with magnificent views of lions, leopards, giraffes and more. You’ll wake up to the stunning views of Sydney harbour with animals in very close proximity.
This is a must-do experience for all animal lovers!
Soak in the sun in Perth
Perth is Australia’s sunniest capital city and it is a magnificent place to be in the summer time. Why not go on a hike, play a game of golf or go on a marine life tour? Or if none of that appeals, how about picnicking in a park or getting a tan on a beach?
Alternatively, if you’re adventurous…
Tandem skydive over Perth
If you are looking for a daring, exhilarating experience, look no further! Many skydive companies operate in Perth and offer tandem skydives. This means you can experience full 360-degree panoramic views of Perth.
It’s an experience you won’t soon forget.