Australia is one of the most desirable travel destinations in the world and deservingly so. The natural wonders, gorgeous coastlines, delectable food, amazing wildlife and dazzling beaches are just some of the reasons why it is on the bucket list of most aspiring travelers. If you too want to be a part of this experience and witness some of the unique magic that Australia offers, we bring you the top 5 reasons why you should plan your trip in 2016:
Australia brings you a chance to connect with some of the world’s oldest cultural experiences. The Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park in Cairns has undergone refurbishment and offers some great indigenous performances in world-class theatres and galleries. Story lovers, contrastingly, can take delight in listening to a story from the local Kuku Yalanji people in Cairns.
Apart from visiting the world-famous cities, Australia’s regional destinations are also teeming with unique opportunities. You can use car rental in Australia and explore the non-conventional locations, the scenic beauty and natural marvels. Head to the Blue Mountains near Sydney and stay at the Hydro Majestic hotel, which has re-opened after 6 years of multi-million dollar renovation, or visit the Elements of Byron, a luxurious beach-facing resort that will open in February 2016 at the Byron Bay, New South Wales.
Whether it is the Great Barrier Reef or a drive across the Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australian coastlines offer a visual feast. The experience at the outer reef is truly unbeatable. Run by Sunlover Reef cruises, 18 guests head out to a specially-designed pontoon 26 miles from Cairns, where they can enjoy snorkeling, gazing at sea-life in an underwater observatory, barbeque dinners and sleeping under the night sky.
There is no better place to indulge your love for food than Sydney. Some of the world’s top chefs are heading to Australia to start their food ventures. A lot of Michelin star restaurants and top restaurants in the world are relocating to Sydney. Head to the world-famous restaurant, The Fat Duck, or Tim Ho Wan for some out-of-the-world dining experiences.
Australia is a wonderful destination for adventure enthusiasts. Explore the outback wilderness, visit the thrilling theme parks, surf along the distinct coastlines, go on unplanned road trips, sail in the Whitsundays, or try bungy jumping and sky diving. Adventure lovers will be spoilt for choice in this adrenaline-pumping holiday destination.