Executive Chronicles | Going Down Under: Where to Visit on Your Australian Holidays | Thinking about vacationing down under? Well, then you’ve come to the right place.
Australia is home to some of the world’s most beautiful nature, cities, and people. And with such a vast array of amazing areas, it can be hard to choose where you want to spend your limited travel time. But this guide will help you out.
Keep reading to learn where you should visit on your next few Australian holidays.
Melbourne is a lively city filled with rooftop bars, boutique coffee shops, markets, beaches, and sports games. It’s also super diverse, so you can immerse yourself in a variety of cultures and cuisines.
And while the Melbourne weather can be temperamental, it won’t stop you from experiencing all it has to offer.
If you’re looking for a boho beach vacation, Byron Bay is your perfect destination. Located in New South Wales, you will find white sand beaches, music festivals, surfing, boutiques, and farm-to-table restaurants. Plus you may even spot Chris Hemsworth, who currently lives there.
And if you’re visiting Australia in style, check out the best byron bay accommodation apartments and villas.
Tasmania is an island state of Australia and is known for its natural allure, filled with 19 national parks. This area also has whiskey distilleries, wineries, restaurants, and the MONA (museum of old and new art).
And of course, you can go and meet some Tasmanian Devils.
Sydney may be famous for its role in Finding Nemo, but there’s a lot more to it! It’s known for the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, authentic Australian restaurants, and busy beaches. The best way to see it for yourself is by hiring a boat in Sydney, to travel the harbour and its sites.
And no Australian vacation is complete without visiting the world-famous Bondi beach, which is in a nearby Sydney Suburb. Bondi offers delicious healthy foods and lots of people in swimsuits.
Uluru (also called Ayers Rock), is a massive sandstone monolith in Australia’s Red Centre. It is known to be the spiritual heart of Australia and has lots of significance to Aboriginal Australian cultures. This spectacle is in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National park, which is also home to the Olgas, or domed rock formations.
But if you go, just remember to bring sunscreen and insect repellent, the outback is no joke!
Far North Queensland
Far North Queensland is most famous for the Great Barrier Reef, which is one of the top Australian locations. It’s the world’s largest coral reef filled with various ecosystems that you can see while snorkeling or scuba diving.
This area also offers tropical weather, ancient rainforests, and the delightful city of Cairns. When visiting Cairns, fill your day cruising on boats, learning about indigenous cultures, and walking around botanical gardens.
Queensland is most famous for the Great Barrier Reef, which is one of the top Australian locations. It’s the world’s largest coral reef filled with various ecosystems that you can see while snorkelling or scuba diving.
This area also offers tropical weather, ancient rainforests, and the delightful cities of Cairns and Airlie Beach. When visiting these cities, fill your day cruising on boats, learning about indigenous cultures, and walking around botanical gardens. If you want a truly local experience, take a Airlie Beach sunset cruise for a one of the best backdrops for a sunset in the world.
Now Go Book Some Amazing Australian Holidays
Now that you know the best places to go for your Australian holidays, you can book some plane tickets. So whether you head off to boho Byron Bay or the Great Barrier Reef, you’re sure to have a blast. And try to swing by P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney if you have the time.
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