6 of the Best Outdoor Adventure Activities in Australia
As the Australian Tourism define it, “There is nothing like Australia”.
The country is full of opportunities for all interests, it is a perfect holiday destination for thrill seekers.
There are so many adventurous activites in Australia and to help you plan your trip we have put together a guide to some of the most thrilling destinations and things to do.
1. Surfing in Noosa, Queensland
There are so many amazing surfing destinations in Australia through the whole country but not many are better than at Noosa in Queensland.
This famous 'Point' is one of the most popular locations for surfing, on some days a 200 metre ride can be easily surfed.
Another top surf spot is 'Snapper Rocks' on the beautiful Gold Coast. This one is the most famous surfing destinations and most preferred for beginners.
2. Diving at Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is undoubtedly one of the top attractions in Australia and easily one of the best diving spot of the world, this place is the biggest coral reef system of the earth spread in stretch of about 2300 km.
Here you can experience the splendid biodiversity and rare species like sharks, turtles, whales and dolphin. View our Australia scuba diving guide.
3. Drive the Eyre Highway (The Nullarbor)
Eyre Highway is a 1,664-kilometre (1,034 mi) highway linking Western Australia and South Australia via the Nullarbor Plain.
Crossing the Nullarbor highway watching kangaroos and desert can be one of the most amazing road trip adventures in Australia.
This highway was built across vast mesmerising plains through remote locations.
The road is literally wilderness and it requires proper planning and a reliable vehicle. View our advice for driving in the Australian Outback.
4. Hiking at the Heysen trail
Heysen trail is the one of the best hiking tracks with amazing scenery.
The trail is total 1200 km long and connects Cape Jarvis and Parachilna Gorge passing from various valleys, deep creeks, waterfalls, beaches, and Mt Lofty and Flinders Ranges.
This hiking trip lets you enjoy the ultimate adventure in Australia. Lots of Australia tours offer these types of trips.
5. Biking in the Blue Mountains
Have a thrilling bike ride in the beautiful Blue Mountains surrounded by dense rainforest.
Explore kilometres of trails descending into valleys and feel the cool rainforest air on your face as you pass by magnificent waterfalls and breath taking scenery.
Some of the most exhilarating rides can take five hours along Mount Bank Road or a 55 kilometre route from Wentworth Falls to Glenbrook.
6. Rafting in Murray River
The Murray Gates also known as Hell Gates is where you can go river rafting. Experience the feeling of descending rapidly past enormous boulders.
Murray River is a must visit spot in Australia for adventure seekers and if you have never been rafting before you will have experienced guides to help you travel through some of the most challenging water routes in the world.
Plan the Ultimate Adventure in Australia
If you are an adventurous traveller, there is no end of adventures in Australia.
The country has so many destinations to ensure something for every kind of traveller. We have listed some of the best places all over Australia to ensure your trip to be adventurously memorable.