So, you’re traveling to Australia! Lucky you, and your family! Australia is a land of never-ending fun and excitement and has a lot to offer to kids, teens, and adults, too. However, if this is your first time vacationing with children, it can be a little tricky to entertain them and provide the youngsters with fun activities and experiences. Luckily, here’s a little guide that will show you some of the best cheap and fun family vacation ideas.
Australia is a vast continent that has become renowned for the staggering diversity of its topography, biomes, and sites. It is an epic assembly of beautiful yet slightly intimidating natural wonders. Still, the welcoming and laid-back residents of this continent still show resolve when it’s needed, which is embodied in the impressive collection of cutting-edge urbanities with solid infrastructures and beautiful cityscapes. There is hardly a better part of Australia that showcases all of this than the east coast. If you ever yearned to visit this corner of the world, here’s the wanderlust guide to the hidden gems of Australia’s east coast.
Have you ever thought to uncover the rich diversity of Aboriginal experiences offered across Australia? Indigenous Australians are warm, welcoming and generous in spirit, all enthusiastic to share their story and insight to their culture, bring landscapes to life to allow a deeper appreciation of Australia.
Queensland, Australia, beautiful one day, perfect the next. If you enjoy exploring untouched wilderness, taking on a coastal drive, embracing indigenous culture or discovering the colorful marine life on the Reef, be sure that you include these top five experiences when planning an Australian Vacation.
For people who have never set foot onto this incredible continent, Australia’s “expensive” reputation precedes it. It’s no wonder that the world stutters at the very mention of their incredibly high standards of living, as well as their incredibly pricey offers, from foodie spots, to cultural events which are renowned worldwide. However, what friendly Aussies value the most are by far the least expensive and free of charge experiences life has to offer.
If you’re a female traveler who’s also fond of attending big events like music festivals, then you’d immediately know what we mean when we say that not all of them actually looks after the best welfare of the ladies. Don’t get us wrong, women can still have as much fun in the male-dominated music festivals. However, there would be some issues to ponder and think about like invasion of personal space and sexual assault, most especially if it’s going to be your first time in this kind of event. During vacation, with or without a music festival in the picture, your safety is still top priority.
A guest post by Daniel of Destinationless Travel – Kakadu isn’t just about breathtaking landscapes; it’s also a great way to learn about Australia’s first settlers and traditional landowners. The Indigenous people of Australia have a history on the continent of around 40,000 years. Kakadu gives any visitor a chance to step back in time, to see how the Aboriginals lived off the land, and learn how special it all is to them.
When planning a vacation to Sydney, many overlook traveling outside of the city limits to the New South Wales countryside and outback. Just a short drive from Sydney, you can see golden beaches on the Pacific Coast, the soaring summits of the Blue Mountains or enjoy fine wines on the Hunter Valley. Rent a car and experience it all in a few days.
Visit Cairns without missing out on the top sights, experiences and attractions. At the top of everyone’s list is the reef and rainforest, but delve a little further to discover bustling markets, food and wine and active adventures! Check out our Top 10 list of things to do while in Cairns.
Get off the beaten tourist path and explore the adventure, wildlife and aboriginal culture that awaits you in and around Darwin and the Top End.