Put these on your must do list.
1: QUEENSLAND THEME PARKS
DREAMWORLD: After 30 years Dreamworld is still Queensland’s favourite theme parks! From the tallest and fastest thrill rides, to live interactive shows and of course its unique animal attractions, Dreamworld has so many worlds in one this theme parks has something for everyone!
SEAWORLD: Seaworld is the gold coast own magical marine experience with dolphins, sharks, exotic fish, sting rays, penguins and even polar bears. Seaworld is jam packed with wild life rides and different water shows, a great family day out! Book ahead to swim with the dolphin!
WET N WILD: Wet N wild cover hectares of water slides and rides including the twister, sheertube plunge, Giant wave pool, the Kamikaze and of course buccaneer bay to keep the little ones happy! Wet N Wild is a wicked day out for all age groups!
2: LUNA PARK MELBOURNE – VICTORIA
Luna Park is situated in Melbournes St Kilda foreshore (Just look for the Huge Smiling Face). For around one hundred years luna park has been enchanting and memory creating! With its beautiful Carousel, magnificent ferris wheel and thrill rides Luna Park is something for all age groups.
3: SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE CLIMB – NEW SOUTH WHALES
The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb is the ultimate experience of Sydney! The climb is approximately 3 ½ hours long as it takes you to the outer arch of the bridge over catwalks and ladders and finally all the way to the summit which is 134 metres above the harbour its self! The climb is usually in groups of 14 people which is lead by a professional tour guide. This is the ultimate and challenging experience to see the breath taking surrounds of the harbour and Sydney itself!
4: CROCOSAURUS COVE DARWIN – NORTHERN TERRITORY
Crocosaurus cove is located in the heart of Darwin which is the capital of the Northern Territory. This unique wildlife centre allows you to get up close and personal with the iconic and extremely dangerous Australian Salt Water Crocodile.
This centre has some of the largest salt water crocodiles alive and the world’s largest display of reptiles in general!
Bring your bathers and “Swim with the Crocs” in the cage of death. This is the only place in the world which will bring you face to face with real life salt water crocodiles if you dare!
5: SKYPOINT CLIMB SURFERS PARADISE – QUEENSLAND
The Sky Point Climb is the latest attraction to the gold coast and is situated on top of the tallest building in the southern hemisphere, the Q1. The Skypoint Climb is Australia’s highest external building climb reaching a dramatic 270m above sea level!
The adventure begins with a safety briefing with your tour guide before then being fitted with specially designed climb suit and harness. Here you will take one of the world’s fastest elevators to the roof top and begin your climb, the summit of the climb is approximately thirty metres up from the 77th floor roof top and is an exhilarating experience not to be missed!
6: BYRON BAY SKY DIVE – NEW SOUTH WHALES
Byron Bay Sky dive is the ultimate in tandem skydiving! whether it be your first time or your fith, Byron Bay Skydive is the ideal way to thrill and take in the beauty of Byrons coast line at the same time!
The extreme freefall from 14 thousand feet lasts around sixty seconds until the parachute is pulled and you glide over the magnificent Byron until landing safely on the ground! Byron Skydive has been established for over twenty years and is open seven days a week.
7: PORT ARTHUR – TASMANIA
Port Arthur is a former convict settlement, today the area is silent and still.
However if you had been here between 1834 and 1848 you would have found one of the largest convict laboured ship yards and prisons ever built in Australia.
Today Port Arthur is a beautifully preserved and almost untouched piece of History. Visiting Port Arthur will not only teach you, it will also show you exactly what life was like in convict settlement.
Port Arthur has many different tours that run daily and is open seven days a week. The ghost tour is highly recommended at night as the presence of the past spirits still remain today!
8: WHISPERING WALL – SOUTH AUSTRALIA
The Whispering Wall is in fact the retaining wall of the Barossa Reservoir.
Built between 1899 and 1903, the dam was a revolutionary engineering feat for its day and attracted attention from all over the world, even making its way into the pages of the journal Scientific American.
But what draws visitors to the Whispering Wall is its unique acoustic effects: words whispered at one side can be clearly heard at the other, more than 100 metres away. Besides trying out the Whispering Wall, visitors can also learn about the history of the construction of the dam, take in the scenery of the water reserve and enjoy the colours and sounds of the peaceful bush setting.
9: JENOLAN CAVES – NEW SOUTH WHALES
The Jenolan Caves are situated in the Blue Mountains and are with a doubt, Australia’s most magnificent and unique limestone caves.
There are nine different caves to see and explore, these caves have spectacular lighting, underground streams and incredible formations.
The complex cave system is one of the largest underground cave systems in the world and was recently proclaimed the oldest as well. Guided tours run daily and are quite inexpensive. Don’t forget to rug up though as its pretty cold!!!
10. ROTTNEST ISLAND – WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Rottnest Island is located 18 kilometres off the coast of Perth in Western Australia. Rottnest has a number of unique natural attractions and plenty of activities to do!
With 63 beaches and coves this island is Perth’s Premier destination, try surfing, boating, fishing (rock or deep sea), swimming, diving and snorkelling the reefs!
Getting to Rottnest Island is easy, Ferry services run morning and night daily from Hillarys Boat Harbour in Perth and also from Freemantle!