Experiences

With its unique landscapes and wildlife, Australia offers some very special experiences that are exclusive to the land down under. From dining underground in Coober Pedy to swimming with whalesharks at the spectacular Ningaloo Reef, below you will find a list of our favourite experiences.

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Feel on top of the world during a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb. The famous landmark is one of the best possible vantage points to take in the highlights of the harbour and city skyline. The climb can be done at different times of the day.
Book Bridge Climb Sydney

Climb the Harbour Bridge

Sydney

Experience the exhilaration of a sunrise hot air balloon flight over Australia's oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley, followed by an a la carte breakfast for two. Located just two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley offers the perfect backdrop for the flight of a lifetime.

Ballooning over vineyards

Hunter Valley

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers the unique opportunity to meet Australian koalas while enjoying a hot breakfast in a bush garden setting. Your ticket gives you access before the crowds arrive, and you can even take a photo of you and a koala home.
Breakfast with Koalas

Breakfast with Koalas

Wildlife Zoo Sydney

Drop out of time in Yerranderie - a really strange experience. Staying in either the Post Office Lodge or Slippery Norris Cottage, travellers can find artefacts from a bygone era.
Yerranderie Regional Park is popular for its mining heritage, forgotten ghost town, bushwalking tracks and old silver mine relics.
Yerranderie NSW

Sleep in a ghost town

Yerranderie

Enjoy low level flying over Cape Leveque before your seaplane lands safely in the calm waters of Talbot Bay right near the Horizontal Falls. Then enjoy a thrilling ride on the fastest boat in the Kimberley through the waterfalls, followed by a laid-back island cruise. You can choose from six-hour and day-long trips from Broome and Derby, or even overnight in a houseboat, with meals included.
March - October only.
Horizontal Waterfalls Kimberley

Ride the horizontal falls

Kimberley

This rock shaped like a tall breaking ocean wave is a really cool sight, not only for instagrammers. One of the country's biggest waves is also the furthest from any ocean - Wave Rock rises 15 metres above the outback plain. Over 2,700 million years in the making, today it's a popular photo subject.
Wave Rock Hyden WA

Surf a rock wave

Hyden

The giant Tingle Trees are unique to the Walpole area, 350km south of Perth. This architecturally designed pathway which takes visitors gradually into their forest canopy. At about fourty metres, the view is breathtaking.
Tree Top Walk Valley of the Giants

Tree Top Walk - Valley of the Giants

Walpole

Whitehaven Beach is continuously voted among the top ten most beautiful beaches of the world - and with good reason. The white sand is so fine you can polish your silver with it. Hill Inlet is a stunning inlet at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach. As the tide shifts, the white sand and blue hues of the inlet blend seamlessly to create a breathtaking mosaic. The scenery is best viewed from the lookout at Tongue Point. Try to reach the lookout when the tide is low to fully experience the beautiful fusion of colours that emerge.
Hill Inlet Whitsundays

Explore the stunning Hill Inlet

Whitehaven Beach

Step into the cool, crystal clear water in the world's oldest rainforest and drift along with the current in Mossman River as you explore life under the water’s surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle.
Drift Snorkel Mossman

Drift-snorkel in a rainforest

Port Douglas

Did you know that the only existing evidence of a dinosaur stampede can be found in Australia's Queensland? The stampede scene in Spielberg's Jurassic Park was based on the evidence of these Trackways.

dinosaur stampede

See evidence of a dinosaur stampede

Lark Quarry

See Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout, the Great Barrier Reef, Bait Reef, Hardy Reef, Hook Reef and the romantic Heart Reef from the sky.
All passengers are guaranteed a window seat so they can have the best view during their scenic flight.
Heart Reef Whitsundays

Fly over the heart reef

Airlie Beach

Gunditjmara ancestors inhabited these wetlands for thousands of years, and developed one of the most sophisticated aquaculture systems of their time. At Lake Condah, visitors can visit the remains of a settlement that is older than the Egyptian pyramids and Stonehenge. These scattered ruins are among the most significant indigenous sites on Earth and are currently under consideration for World Heritage status.

Explore Australia's oldest settlement

Lake Condah

Join a 5, 7 or 10 day wilderness whitewater rafting adventures – an exhilarating and relaxing culinary journey. On this adventure, visitors will experience surging rapids, exciting whitewater, tranquil gorges and pristine temperate rainforests of myrtle, leatherwood, sassafras and the rare and ancient huon pine.
Raft Franklin River

Raft a World Heritage listed river

Franklin River

Maria Island National Park is part of a convict probation station and an escape from the real world into the past with no shops and only ranger vehicles. The historic Penitentiary originally housed convicts from 1830. Today it provides basic bunkhouse – style accommodation in 9 rooms with 6 beds and 1 room with 14 beds.

Sleep in a prison

Maria Island

Nothing for the faint-hearted for sure. Gordon Dam, a 2.5-hour drive from Hobart, is the world's highest commercial abseil. The South West Wilderness of Tasmania is known for its unspoilt scenery, rugged peaks, wild rivers, and unique flora and fauna.
Gordon Dam Tasmania Abseiling

Abseil a 140-metre sheer drop

Gordon Dam