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Top 25 Fun Things To Do In Australia – Cool & Unusual Activities

Discover amazing national parks, explore iconic cities, encounter unique wildlife, try delicious local cuisine; Australia has so much to offer to its visitors. Getting through these amazing Australia attractions will take a lifetime, so we have prepared for you the ultimate bucket list of fun things to do in Australia. Are you ready?

Australia Must Do:

1 – Dance at Rainbow Serpent Festival

Dance at Rainbow Serpent Festival - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Rainbow Serpent Festival

Formerly a local festival, Rainbow Serpent Festival is now known worldwide as a music and art festival. A journey at this festival will bring you to a parallel universe between psy-trance and Australian culture.

2 – Take a dip at Sydney Royal National Park 8 Pools

Take a dip at Sydney Royal National Park 8 Pools - Fun things to do in Australia

Located in Sydney Royal National Park, the Figure 8 Pools are naturally formed rock pools, perfect for amazing snapshots.

Take a dip at Sydney Royal National Park 8 Pools - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Flickr

3 – Visit Middle Island and discover the pink Lake Hillier

Visit Middle Island and discover the pink Lake Hillier - Fun things to do in Australia

You’re not dreaming, this lake is all pink, and its color is still a mystery for the scientists. With its restricted access (only scientists are allowed), the only way to admire the pink Lake Hillier is by helicopter tour. It’s definitely a fun things to do if you travel to Western Australia.

4 – Disguise yourself for Mardi Gras in Sydney

Disguise yourself for Mardi Gras in Sydney - Fun things to do in Australia
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Mardi Gras in Sydney is a festival as well as the LGBT parade. It has been known worldwide as the most impressive and joyous LGBT celebration regrouping more than 20,000 people and growing every year. The city holds this day as the most festive day of the year! A must do if you want to enjoy a great nightlife in Sydney.

Mardi Gras Is a festival - Fun things to do in Australia
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READ MORE: Top Fun Things To Do In Dunedin New Zealand

 

5 –  Meet a shark in its natural habitat

Shark Cage Diving - Fun things to do in Australia

A wise man once said that one man’s heaven is another man’s hell. This quote is even more true with shark cage diving! Be amazed by this unforgettable activity.

6 – Dance all night in Brown Alley, Melbourne

Brown Alley Melbourne - Fun things to do in Australia
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The multi-level Brown alley in Melbourne boasts one of the most extensive and most awarded sound systems in the city. This nightclub will bring you to the real Aussie nightlife.

585 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

7 – Climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge

Climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge - Fun things to do in Australia

Venture to the top of this iconic building and enjoy an unbeatable view of Sydney city skyline. You may climb it either by night or by day. Witness the city from the sky, don’t forget to take your camera for amazing pictures. Definitely a fun things to do in Sydney.

Climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge - Fun things to do in Australia

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8 – Dive in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef thrills tourists from all over the world! - Fun things to do in Australia

Located on Australian East Coast, this 2,300 kilometers barrier reef is the largest one on earth. Discover more than 1,500 species of fish, 4,000 types of mollusks and more than hundreds of species of whales, dolphins, turtles, and sharks. The Great Barrier Reef thrills tourists from all over the world!

The Great Barrier Reef thrills tourists from all over the world! - Fun things to do in Australia

Take a dip in the sea and discover this magical underwater world. You will be amazed by this beauty of nature. A tour to the Great Barrier Reef is one of the top things to do in Cairns!

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9 – Sail the Whitsunday Islands

Sail the Whitsunday Islands - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Flickr

The Whitsunday Islands are among the world’s most spectacular sailing destinations. Get on board and head to a true paradise.

The Whitsunday Islands - Fun things to do in Australia

A wonderful place you will never forget.

10 – Explore the wildlife at Kangaroo Island

 Kangaroo Island - Fun things to do in Australia

Situated in the south of Australia, next to Adelaïde, the Kangaroo Island is one of the best places in Australia to discover its unique wildlife. The island provides an enjoyable experience for both children and adults.

 south of Australia - Fun things to do in Australia

Australian rangers will take you off the beaten track to discover the natural wonders of the island.

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11 – Try sandboarding in dunes

Sandboarding in dunes - Fun things to do in Australia

Sandboarding is one of the must-do experiences in the desert. Glide down the dunes and feel like a snowboarder for a moment.

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Sandboarding in dunes - Fun things to do in Australia

Would you give it a try?

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12 – Experience the Melbourne Beer Odyssey

Melbourne Beer Odyssey - Fun things to do in Australia

The ultimate cruise of Melbourne genuine urban breweries and cider bars, Melbourne Beer Odyssey is a must-do for beer lovers. Experience old-world styles and new world inspiration.

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13 – Try rafting on the mighty Tully River

Rafting Tully River - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Flickr

Spend a day on the Tully River, get wet and have fun with your mates. No experience is necessary – just a sense of adventure!

14 – Fly at Byron Bay in a Hot Air Balloon

Byron Bay Balloning - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Byron Bay Ballooning

Suitable for children and adults, hot air ballooning is the best way to see Aussie’s most spectacular scenery surrounding Byron Bay. Hot air balloons is a fun things to do to soak up incredible views of the ocean and hinterlands from the sky.

Byron Bay Balloning - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Byron Bay Ballooning

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15 – Party at Road to Ultra Australia Festival

Ultra Music Festival - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Road To Ultra Australia

Probably the most famous festival in the world after Burning man, Ultra Music Festival is now in Australia to rock the countryside with the most recognized DJs of the world like Axwell Λ Ingrosso or Afrojack.

Ultra festival - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Road To Ultra Australia

16 – Ride a horse at Mornington Peninsula

Ride a horse at Mornington Peninsula - Fun things to do in Australia

Hop on horseback and ride alongside the ocean beach. Finish your journey at local hot springs and relax in the beautiful natural hot waters.

Riding horses at Mornington Peninsula - Fun things to do in Australia

 

17 – Go canyoning in the Blue Mountains

 Canyoning Blue Mountains National Park - Fun things to do in Australia
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This canyoning journey will bring you into an unrivaled experience through Blue Mountains National Park, one of the 100 best National Parks in the world. The pristine beauty of the canyon is out of any description.

 Blue Mountains National Park - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Flickr

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18 – Relax yourself at Mataranka Springs

Mataranka Springs - Fun things to do in Australia

Located 100 km South of Kakadu National Park, Mataranka spring offers thermal baths. Surrounded by a palm forest with a constant temperature of 34 degrees, Mataranka is an ideal place to relax and swim in crystal clear stream springs.

19 – Take a ride with a 4X4 Taster

Riding with a 4X4 Taster - Fun things to do in Australia

Prepare yourself for a new and awesome driving challenge. Strap in, hold on tight and take the wheel in a sensational extreme 4X4 Taster drive experience.

20 – Have fun at Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach - Fun things to do in Australia

Located on Queensland’s Whitsunday Coast, this vibrant town is renowned for its nightlife. Airlie Beach is also known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef with its beautiful tropical weather, pristine blue waters and picturesque views.

Queensland's Whitsunday Coast - Fun things to do in Australia

Would you like to join them?

21 – Jump out of a plane at Wollongong…

Tandem skydive - Fun things to do in Australia

At Wollongong, experience a tandem skydive right above the turquoise waters. Freefall from up to 15000ft and scream until your parachute opens. Has anyone ever dreamed of flying?

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22 – … or try it indoor

indoor skydiving - Fun things to do in Australia
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Experience the thrill of skydiving without having to jump from an airplane, just try indoor skydiving.

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23 – Hold the rhythm at the Blues Fest

The Blues Fest - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Bluesfest Byron Bay

Formerly the East Coast International Blues & Roots Music Festival, The Blues Fest is held since 1990 and proposed lots of iconic blues singers like Bob Dylan or Chris Isaak. A must-do for all blues music lovers.

Blues Festival - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Byron Bay Blues Fest

24 – Ride the Gold Coast in a Buggy car

Ride the Gold Coast - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to Flickr

You may discover the Gold Coast with a buggy. Sit back in the car and enjoy a breathtaking journey along the seaside.

 

25 – Follow Aussie nightlife rhythm at the ARQ, Sydney

ARQ, Sydney - Fun things to do in Australia
Credit to ARQ Sydney

Located at the end of Oxford Street, head to ARQ nightclub and spend an unforgettable party in the best club of Sydney.

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This feature was appeared in touristscanner.



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