Top 15 Best Things to Do in Australia (And How Much)

I cannot stress enough why Australia is such an exciting country to visit.

Apart from the cascading beaches they have on their shores, this country also houses the most exciting activities you and your family would definitely want to try.

Whether it is a laidback stroll from winding roads of its charming history and culture, down to skiing and exhilarating skydiving, you absolutely must brace yourselves for the most fun offerings that Australia awaits you.

  1. Go Tully River Rafting (P 6,758.84)

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Get ablaze for a full day rafting experience from Cairns or Northern Beaches. This is a great way to bond with friends and family while marvelling at the best landscapes of Australia. Oh, and don’t forget about the teamwork and excitement you guys will never forget.

  1. Fly Aloft a Hot Air Balloon in Gold Coast (P 9,183.20)

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Soar the skies of Australia’s famed Gold Coast Hinterland on a hot air balloon flight! I’ve always dreamed of getting proposed at in here!

  1. Gaze at the SeaLife Melbourne Aquarium (P 840.69)

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Walk under solid ground whilst admiring the great sea life! I can finally know how it feels like being a mermaid!

  1. Get real at Movie World, Wet N Wild and Sea World (P 3,526.34)

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Enjoy and feel like a kid again in an utterly thrilling amusement park, not just one, or two, but three! 😀 I hope a day’s enough to get to all the rides!

  1. Sprawl over Eureka Skydeck (P 734.65)

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And be careful not to fall! Just kidding! Lavish on breath-taking views by night or day!

  1. Play fan to world’s celebrities at Madame Tussauds’ (P 923.39)

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Get close with your admired celebrities and take whimsical or fanatic photos with them! Minus the paparazzi and intimidating guards!

  1. Lego land Discovery Centre (P 1,230.74)

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Build and re-explore your childhood playthings as you take on a journey of discovering how your favourite toys were made. In addition to that, you get to see a miniature city completely made of Lego! Lastly to top everything up, you get to enjoy a Lego theme park where rides and more await.

  1. Get Gooey-Eyed in Star Observation Wheel (P 1,322.38)

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Peek into a 360 degree, unobstructed view at 120 meters above the ground. Dazzle at the beauty of all of Melbourne’s iconic landmarks as you can view them all sky high and with style!

Don’t forget your selfie-sticks! 😃

  1. Litchfield National Park Waterfall (P6,725.51)

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Explore the beauty of some great natural waterfalls like, Wangi Falls, Florence Falls, and Tolmer Falls! You’ll also get to see interesting Termite Mounds.

  1. Dive and Snorkel at Great Barrier Reef (P 6,282.02)

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If you have always wanted to try scuba diving, this is the great place to start! They have amazing lessons to teach you! After the introductory dive, and once you get your certification, you can proceed to another excursion by diving to two different locations.

And then get even more out of your trip by taking an upgrade to experience a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight. You have the advantage of seeing the reef from the air, and you can combine this flight with snorkelling, diving or both! What an awesome trip it will be!

  1. Go Tandem Skydiving at Wollongong from Sydney (P 9,289.78)

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If you’re a thrill-seeker, skydiving is a must for you in this lifetime! You’ll go tandem with a professional instructor over North Wollongong Beach, located just south of Sydney. Jump at 14,000 feet (4,267 meters) and feel the adrenaline rush through your veins!

A 60-second free fall at speeds of up to 120 mph (193kph) awaits you before the parachute opens to glide you back to solid ground. Can you feel the hair at the back of your neck rise now?

  1. Trek the Jenolan Caves and Blue Mountains (P 6,662.75)

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Embark on a hidden adventure and be guided on a tour as you discover Lucas Cave, the largest in your 25-mile (40-kilmometer) chain tour. Listen to in-depth narration of the formation of the caves and its history.

  1. Hold on to your dear life at Cage of Death (P 6,244.57)

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Evade your tragic demise by diving protected with saltwater crocodiles in Crocosaurus Cove. You can dive alone or with a friend and explore the various attractions in the world’s largest reptile display.

  1. Visit The Workshops Rail Museum (P 532.62)

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Located in one of Australia’s oldest railway workshops still in operation, The Workshop Rail Museum boasts majestic displays of beautifully restored heritage locomotives and carriages. You can join the tour to learn more about trains, and feel like a kid again as you enjoy a fun time with your kids in the Nippers Railway, an indoor adventure playground.

  1. IceBar Melbourne (P 1,432.58)

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Experience Arctic temperatures while sipping mocktails, that’s included in all packages in Australia’s only bar that is amazingly made entirely out of ice. It’s like the witch in the dessert house of the Hansel and Gretel story had it made by Elsa, the Arendelle Queen in Frozen. I would definitely go in here!

With my last post’s on places to visit in Australia, here is a list to complete your entire trip! I hope you’ll get to try some of these activities, and do let me know when you already did, okay?

**All photos are not mine and are credited to their respective owners. Photos are used to show and inspire readers about the said activities.

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