Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia

Visiting Australia is on many people’s bucket lists. Even though it’s quite a remote destination for most of the world; the sunny Australia still manages to attract millions of tourists every year. Regardless of whether you want to go on an adventure through the wilderness or you want to sip cocktails in a bar; Australia will have something for you.

But if you don’t know how to make the most of your time while visiting the land down under, then let us give you a couple of ideas. So, without further ado, here are the top 5 ways to spend a relaxing week in Australia. Enjoy.

Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia

Cruise the Kimberley

Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia, Cruise Kimberley

The Kimberley is one of the last true wilderness areas in the world. It spans over hundreds of thousands of square kilometres and covers the western region of Australia. There are tons of things to see here like diverse wildlife, secluded beaches, waterfalls, freshwater swimming holes, and much, much more. There are a number of ways you can experience the Kimberley region, but hopping on a cruise is probably the most memorable one.

Dine at Uluru

Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia, Night Sky Uluru

After you are done with your cruise, we recommend taking a break and dining under the stars at Uluru. There is nothing quite like this anywhere in the world. This exclusive dining experience is available four times a week from April to October. You will get the chance to eat some traditional Australian meals and listen to the sound of a didgeridoo while looking at the sunset over the sacred Uluru Mountain. To top it off, once you are done with dining; you will get to listen to Aboriginal Dreamtime stories under the clear skies and enjoy the perks of resting next to the camping fire.

Journey along the Great Ocean Road

Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia, Great Ocean Road Victoria

If you are looking for great sightseeing spots along the coast of Australia, then you should consider renting a car and travelling alongside the Great Ocean Road. You will get to see some truly captivating sights like the famous surf spots at Bells Beach, the rock formation of the Twelve Apostles, as well as a couple of beautiful towns along the way like Lorne and Warrnambool. Finally, you should make a stop at the Great Otway National Park. This place has some of the most captivating waterfalls and wildlife in the world.

Hop on a bike and go sightseeing

Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia, Mount Buller Victoria, Cycling

To all adventurous types who don’t mind breaking a sweat while on a vacation; we recommend sightseeing from the back of a bicycle. Some places are hard to reach by car, so going on a cycling tour is the best idea. For example, Mount Buller is known for its amazing bike trails. You will get to ride on 40 kilometres of trail, and every meter will be worth your while.

If that’s too intense for you opt for visiting one of the world’s most famous surf destinations at Byron Bay. Immerse yourself in the outdoors and discover endless trails through the rainforest. You can choose between numerous activities that Byron Bay accommodation offers; from guided bike and walk tours while learning more about this unique eco-system to organized visits to Farmer’s Market  and experiencing the wonderful local food and produce.

Join a wine tour

Top 5 Ways to Spend a Relaxing Week in Australia,Wine Tour

Finally, let’s close this article on a truly relaxing and hedonistic note. Wine tours are a huge thing in Australia, both among tourists and locals. Wine cellars, especially the ones around Sydney, organise tours every day. Australia’s wines have a unique flavour, and you won’t taste anything like them anywhere else in the world. So, if you consider yourself a wine connoisseur, then this will be a perfect opportunity to taste some quality wines while visiting picturesque sights around Australia as well.

Of course, these five suggestions are only a fraction of what Australia has to offer; but we would need hundreds of pages if we were to list everything that is worth visiting. So, next time you get the chance to visit this amazing place; make sure you go on at least one of our suggestions. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

About Olivia Williams Jones

Olivia is psychologist and entrepreneur from Brisbane. Mother of two beautiful children and proud owner of two silly boxer dogs. She is passionate writer, a traveler and conscious consumer, seeking healthy and sustainable products to incorporate into the lives of her family. Her motto is “Be the change you want to see in the world”.

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