Exploring the continent of Australia is a dream for many adventurers and visitors. Still, getting your itinerary on point might turn out to be harder than expected, with all the essentials this country has to offer in terms of exploring and valuable sights to see. Therefore, if you’re wondering what’s the best way to ensure you won’t miss a thing, the solution might lie in dividing your journey into sections. Start your travels in the north of the country and make your way to the south gradually. There are many places in the north that can easily take your breath away.
As a perfect place to begin your journey, Broome is going to leave you overwhelmed right from the start. You can choose to swim and relax at Cable Beach or take a camel ride. Make sure to visit Gantheaume Point and check out some of the dinosaur footprints. Enjoy the colorful markets or go for a daredevil dive at the Japanese Cemetery. Of course, you’ll be able to spot some of the most unique native animals as well.
If you’re unsure where to go next, Fitzroy Crossing might just be the place. Here, you’ll get the opportunity to learn a lot about Aboriginal culture and customs, especially if you visit Geikie Gorge National Park. Of course, don’t miss the chance to explore the Mimbi Caves. Moreover, you could try your luck fishing for Barramundi and admire the arts at Aboriginal Arts Centre.
For a bit more excitement, head out to Halls Creek. You can check out the World Heritage Listed Purnululu National Park as well as Wolfe Creek Crater, which is actually the second largest crater caused by meteorite in the whole world. For those who love inexplicable powers of nature at work, set of quartz rocks 6 meters high called China Wall are a must. Of course, if you ever want to relax, you can stop by Palm Springs, Caroline Pool or Sawpit Gorge for a bit of swimming and fishing. In case you’re interested in history, don’t forget to go to Old Halls Creek, the first place in WA where gold was discovered.
When travelling to the red centre of Australia, make sure to combine your explorations and visit Kings Canyon, The Olgas as well as Ayers Rock (Uluru) in one go. This is a place of fascinating irregularities in landscape, and you shouldn’t miss your chance to touch and climb these wonderful rocky examples of nature’s way to be completely unpredictable, illogical and remarkable.
Once in Darwin, you have an amazing opportunity to visit Katherine Gorge, Tiwi Islands and Kakadu National Park. With Darwin being so different and unique compared to other capitals in Australia, you’re only going to have a lot more similar experiences by travelling to the other three mentioned places. The nature, as well as culture, is unlike any other in the whole country and you have a lot of options for some quality pastimes such as checking out the local art, camping, canoeing and eating the most interesting and delicious food.
Great Barrier Reef
If there’s one place you shouldn’t miss out on this journey, then that’s definitely the wonder of Great Barrier Reef. It’s the world’s largest reef and a home to the most diverse ecosystem on our planet with thousands of marine and animal species living there. The nearest town is Port Douglas, which would be a great place to start your Reef exploration. There are also many fun things to do at this town so make sure to consult trip advisor for Port Douglas before you get there.
The possibilities you’re in for once you settle in Port Douglas don’t end with Great Barrier Reef. Definitely make time to visit the Daintree National Park as well as Daintree village, which will give you a perfect insight into the country’s past. Also, take a walk in Daintree Rainforest, completely untouched by modern civilization. Cape Tribulation will provide you with countless activities to choose from.
These are some of the most amazing places in the Northern Australia, but you can always adjust your itinerary and add another place to your list. Just remember to go on a journey fully prepared and take care of your health and wellbeing so that you don’t waste a moment of your time there.