Australia is home to untouched natural environment, rich wildlife and scenic landscapes. No wonder many tourists pick this as their top travel destinations. With such as short time, you’d really get lost in thoughts on where to go and what to do on this magnificent place.
To help you decide, let’s start with the East Coast. Even this area is so vast it is filled with plenty of tourist destinations one must never miss. To make the most out of your East Coast tours, here are some of the best things to do on your trip.
Visit the Great Barrier Reef
If you love scuba diving or snorkelling then you must never miss this out. Discover the hidden beauty of this natural underwater beauty. The mixture of colourful corals and rich marine life will make you feel like you’re in a magical dimension. You can even take photos with these marine creatures if you’re lucky.
Explore the Whitsundays
Whitsundays is home to 74 scenic islands you’ll surely love to explore one by one. Go night sailing and relax under the beautiful night sky filled with stars. Such a great sight to behold! You may also try one of the high-class island resorts on Whitsundays and treat yourself to endless buffets, swim-up bars, beachside lounges and exciting watersports.
Experience Whitehaven Beach
This untouched beauty will surely leave you in awe. It’s pure, fine, white sand drives tourists to flock on this beach especially on summers. However, don’t even try to take sand from it because it’s illegal.
Learn About Its Indigenous Culture
The best way to experience life in a certain place is by knowing more about its history and culture. Go for an indigenous tourism experience in East Coast by visiting Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. It is located in Cairns and you could really learn a lot about Australian indigenous culture through traditional dances, didgeridoo playing, dot painting, and many more fun activities.
Experience the Australian Country Life
Aside from stunning beaches, Australia’s East Coast is also known for its laid-back country life. It is one of the best ways to unwind from the busy city life. Experience horse-back riding, bonfires, and eat home-cooked meals in a farm house to feel the carefree Australian country life.
If you’re in for watersports, stand-up paddleboarding is one of the fun things to do during summer in the East Coast. Lake Mackenzie boasts immaculately clear waters with currents perfect to show-off your paddleboarding skills.
Visit Surfer’s Paradise
This place is always on top of surfers’ destination. Its home to numerous beaches you’ll certainly be able to choose one that suits your surfing preference. Aside from surfing, you may also enjoy sunbathing, biking or simply strolling along the beach.
Appreciate the Beauty of Natural Bridge
This bridge is one of the top places to visit in Springbrook National Park. Watch the majestic waterfall along with natural rock formations and be amazed by Mother Nature’s best. Try visiting it at night and see the basalt cave splendidly lit by glow-worms.
There’s still more to East Coast than you could ever imagine. Don’t waste time and start exploring its beauty one at a time.