If you an active traveler looking forward to the next vacation, then head down under for some adventure travel. Whether you love water sports, hiking or biking, Australia gives travelers an array of options. It is a beautiful country with some of the friendliest people on the planet and every traveller should head there at least once. Here are some of things you need to add to your travel itinerary.
The Oodnadatta Track, South Australia:
Australia is famous for its “Outback” trails. Ride roads traveled by cowboys of yesteryear in rural Australia. Setup on 5.5 million acres this adventurous get-away is at Ana Creek Station. The trail is centuries old and leads to rocky and desert terrain, great way to see the landscape in Australia. This dusty trail has become more accessible with modern amenities so it is not difficult. Adventurers of all levels can spend time walking through Australia’s past. Here are a few of the highlights.
The Great Barrier Reef:
This beautiful ecosystem is the largest on earth and open for exploration to adventurers. It is filled with color and is one of the few earth structures seen from outer space. The Great Barrier Reef is a mainstay in the culture of the country and a national treasure.
Take the plunge and swim with whale sharks. If you have ever wanted to experience what it is like to be near these amazing sea creatures here is your chance. Swim with manta rays or simply go diving. If you prefer to stay dry, take a flight over the area and get a more expansive view.
Put on your gear and climb Mount Gower. A day trip to Mount Gower will leave you exhilarated. The trek is not for the faint hearted with a trying 875 metre climb. Along the route, see Mt. Lidgbird, Balls Pyramid and many orchids and ferns native to the area. The trip is a five-hour climb and takes four hours climbing down from Mount Gower.
Half of this region is part of the National Park system and the next a National heritage site. Walk this fantastic region of Australia. Climb up the timber stairs and view the ocean from “Neck Lookout”. Visit Mount Wellington and brave the cliffs of Dolerite.
Australia has great waves for water lovers. A visitor can spend a whole vacation visiting the different coastal regions following the waves. If bird watching is your idea of adventure, there are many magnificent species to investigate in the forest of this beautiful country. The country takes a traveler to any level of adventure they care to pursue.