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Travel Inspiration For Your Next Getaway

Best things to do on your next trip!

Don’t we all love that feeling of snatching a great last minute deal and feeling like a champ after? It’s time to plan your next getaway to discover the unique natural wonders, untamed wilderness, and unique experiences the world has to offer. Check out these travel inspirations, book your experiences after and you’re set for a good time.

 

Watch a sunset or sunrise at Uluru 

Trust us, it’s life changing. Australian sunrises and sunsets are some of the best in the world but watching it at the majestic Uluru is an experience that you can’t get anywhere else. Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock is a massive sandstone monolith located in the heart of the Red Centre. One of the most magical aspects of this sacred sandstone is that its color shifts at dawn, during the day and at dusk. Sunset and sunrise tours and multi-day tours are very popular in the region as you’ll be guided by the best to watch the incredible phenomena at the best spots. To experience the best of Uluru, venture on a walk at the base of Uluru and learn about the rich Aboriginal culture. Alternatively, sightseeing passes are excellent choices to explore the best of the Red Centre with the freedom to travel and enjoy separate experiences.

 

Escape the hustle and bustle and get back to nature 

World Heritage-listed Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park, covering almost two million hectares of wilderness. Discover expansive lush rainforest, fiery red rocks and ancient Aboriginal art that can be dated back to 20,000 years ago in this wondrous national park. Explore a cascade of waterfalls, including the magnificent Jim Jim Falls and swim in crystal clear waters of the plunge pool. Kakadu is best explored on a camping tour that will allow you to see the best of the national park with a small group under an experienced guide. If you’re short of time, you can join a day tour where you’ll learn about ancient rock arts, hike to breathtaking lookouts and jump on a river cruise to spot crocodiles! While you’re in the region, checkout Litchfield National Park where you’ll get to immerse yourself in the Australian bush landscape and learn about the incredible ecosystem and history of the region.

 

Snorkel at a World Heritage-listed site

The Great Barrier Reef is world-renowned for being one of the world’s most important and remarkable natural wonders. This natural asset is the only living organism that can be seen from space and it comprises almost 3000 coral reefs, 600 islands and is home to nearly 5000 marine species. A snorkelling or diving trip at the Great Barrier Reef is definitely an iconic once in a lifetime experience. Choose from the many Great Barrier Reef tours to experience a world-class snorkelling or diving experience and witness the majestic underwater world that lies below. If you want to take things to the next level, hop onto a helicopter ride from Whitsundays and take in that jaw-dropping view from above. 

 

Go white water rafting at the world’s highest commercially rafted falls

Here’s one for the adrenaline junkee and adventure seekers! This experience screams fun and will get your heart rate pumping for that ultimate adrenaline rush. Enjoy a great time white water rafting down one of the Grade 5 rivers in the world as well as the world-renowned 7 metre Tutea Falls. While you’re there, why not challenge yourself for a white water sledging (aka riverboarding) adventure as well? You’ll be in charge of your own sledge vessel and guided by a qualified guide so you can take complete control and vessel your way through rapids on your own. What we love about these experiences is that you’ll also get to gain insight into the Maori culture! While you’re in the region, it’s also worthwhile to join a cultural experience at a Maori village and learn about their tribal culture, witness ceremonial experiences and feast on a traditional hangi meal.

 

It’s time to take all the travel inspirations and bucket list items that you have been collecting on your couch to the road again! There’s so much to do and you’re only a few clicks away from your dream trip.