You can’t go to Sydney without making a visit to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Towering across Sydney Harbour, this bridge gives some pretty awesome views of Sydney… especially if you’re climbing over it! Get psyched to see the iconic Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, Bondi Beach and the Blue Mountains… to name a few. Choose to climb the bridge day or night to experience the city at sunset or in clear blue skies. Make sure to indulge in some authentic Australian food while you're here. With over 19,000 restaurants in Sydney, you're bound to find something to your liking.
Snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef: Head up the East Coast of Aus to Cairns and jump into the coast of Queensland aka the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. The world’s largest coral reef system won’t disappoint with its mesmerising reefs and many species which live under the sea waters. No Australia holiday package would be complete without this experience and with Contiki, all details will be sorted for you, so you can enjoy this snorkelling adventure to the max.
If cities aren’t your thing, jump on-board a sailing boat from Airlie Beach and experience an unforgettable adventure along the beautiful Whitsunday Islands of Northern Queensland. Australia trips aren’t quite complete without sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving your way along the most colourful reefs and relaxing beaches in the world. Any of these 74 islands will leave you speechless as you swim, snorkel, eat & repeat along the blue shores.
Byron Bay is a must for every East Coast adventure. This coastal town is known for its scuba diving sites, beaches and all round chilled out vibes. And let’s not forget the surfing. Head to the likes of The Wreck, Main Beach, Clarke’s Beach, The Pass, Belongil Beach and Cosy Corner for the best surf spots this backpacker town has to offer.
Another spot along the East Coast known for its surfing is … you guessed it, Surfers Paradise. But beach vibes aren’t all this place has to offer. Come darkness you’ll be partying it up in Surfers insane clubs along the Cavill Avenue strip, followed by the ultimate R&R beach day!
Trek through the UNESCO World Heritage listed cape tribulation and Daintree rainforest in Cairns
The Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation are two breathtakingly tropical rainforest spots you can experience on a day trip from Cairns. Wildlife, mountains, sea and rainforests are what these UNESCO World Heritage sites are all about and an intrinsic part of Australian culture.
Heading to Sydney? This city surrounded by beaches is the ideal combination of beach side bliss and city chic and when it comes to chilled days catching rays, there’s once place that always delivers – Bondi Beach. Surfers, locals, travellers, laid-back vibes, beach bars and cliff top walks is what Bondi is all about. So grab your thongs (that’s Aussie for flip-flops) and beach towel for a chilled day by the waves.
Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site and the world's largest sand island in Noosa
Situated in Queensland coast, Noosa is a coastal retreat brimming with boutique shops, crystal waters, subtropical rainforest and a pretty diverse ecosystem. Dive, dine, kayak, shop and even find your gateway to Fraser Island in this natural beauty, picture perfect seaside town. Welcome to the good life!
Want a slice of old school Australia? This majestic spot has far more going for it then its famous red rock. Thanks to the Aboriginal people this is a site of spiritual significance and a sacred place where many people pay respect to the traditions and culture of the indigenous people.
Australia and activities go hand in hand. With so many sites to see, cities to explore, sea to swim and endless outback to immerse into, you’ll be completely spoilt for choice. Here’s a little taster of just a few of the activities you can expect to experience whilst touring Australia: