Everyone loves holidays and these are the most awaited days of the year, after the hard work at office or school. With the coming hot season, comes the time of holidays. Yes, the summer holidays, and it is the perfect time for an enjoyable getaway. It becomes exclusively enjoyable if you live in Australia because it has lots of destinations that offer perfect holiday spots. Take the most awaited campervan road trip with your family this holiday.
Australia is known for its diverse culture, heritage, wildlife, coastal reefs, rainforests, beautiful beaches and a lot more. There are different kinds of experiences, different people desire to have on their holiday time. Some desire to feel the sand underfoot and the waves lapping at the feet, while others feel like escaping to cooler climes and enjoy some quality nature and food will be on top of their list.
Moreover, Australia is also known for its adventurous stuff and we can say that there is something for everyone irrespective of their age, taste, and likes. Therefore, you can spend your summer holidays in the best way possible at the most magnificent and beautiful destinations in Australia. Summer comes with sunlight and flowers all around, and it makes the perfect time to enjoy nature at its peak with ease and comfort. Your energy will also be at a high level which will enable you to undertake those adventures which you have been desiring for a long time.
Let us take a look at a few of the well-known holiday spots of Australia to add them to your ‘awaiting’ list.
#1. Visit Uluru
Also, known as Ayers Rock, Uluru is said to be the most famous landmark, located in the Northern Territory within Kata Tjuta National Park. It has a distance of 450 km south-west of Alice Springs. It is also world’s largest monolith and an important Aboriginal pious site. You can indulge yourself in exploring the history of the place by heading 1.6 km to the top or having a walk around the rock with the help of an Aboriginal guide.
The speciality of Uluru is its changing colours at sunrise and sunset, which you should not miss if you are a nature lover. Kata Tjuta is commonly known as the Olgas, which is Uluru’s sister formation. The meaning of the name is ‘many heads’ because it comprises of 36 stunningly domed and coloured shapes that cover about 35 sq km. You can take a 3-hour Valley of the Winds walk, that involves the spectacular views of the magnificent rock system and a variety of Australian flora and fauna.
#2. The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef has a distance of over 2000 kilometres along the coast of Queensland. It is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. It is one of the most beautiful destinations of Australia that depicts nature at its peak along with the most spectacular protected sanctuaries in the world. There are white sandy beaches, crystal clear and colourful waters, an abundant marine wildlife, and beautiful warm weather to boot. Visitors can have their most unforgettable trip to add to their travel diaries.
As the name suggests, the Great Barrier Reef system comprises of more than 3000 reefs, which vary from 1 hectare to over 10,000 hectares in area. The specialities of this place are diving and sailing, along with a large number of other outdoor activities like fishing, swimming, kayaking and windsurfing.
#3. Visit the Great Ocean Road
The journey to the Great Ocean Road is Australia’s one of the most spectacular and well-known road journeys. It stretches along the bottom south-west of Victoria. The Great Ocean Road is also said to be the most clicked areas in Australia, and therefore, is the most iconic holiday destinations you can visit, that boosts your photography.
This unique road was constructed by soldiers who had returned from the Great War, in 1932 with an aim to dedicate it to their fallen mates who did not come home. To enjoy this unique and ‘once in a lifetime driving’ experience, it is recommended that you should spend at least three days over here. It is because you should have enough time to visit the attractions and stunning landscapes that the place has to offer.
#4. Surfers Paradise
If you want to have full-on family entertainment on your holidays, Surfers Paradise is the perfect place to visit. It is located on Queensland’s Gold Coast and is one of the most popular holiday destinations that offer entertainment not only to the tourists but also for many Australian families looking for a getaway by the beach. You can find good hotels to have a comfortable accommodation, along with fine restaurants, bars, shops, and more to continue getting entertained on your journey.
You will see wonderful parks just minutes away from the heart of Surfers Paradise which are Dreamworld, Wet and Wild, Movie world and the newest ‘White Water World.’ It is a perfect place to enjoy the leisure time with family and kids.
#5. The Kimberleys
Located in the northern part of Western Australia, The Kimberley region is one of the most beautiful places you can visit. It extends from Broome in the west to Kununurra and Lake Argyle in the east. It covers a distance of 421,000 square kilometres which is slightly larger than Japan and quite larger than the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
The Kimberley region is a unique place to visit that will leave you with amazing experiences on your holiday. There are lots of attractions to see at this place and it makes a perfect integral part of Australian identity.
Make your holiday a blast by visiting the most beautiful and amazingly stunning holiday destinations of Australia.