Think you know Australia like the back of your hand?
After some heavy scrutinising and rowdy debate, we’ve worked out a way to score your connection to Australia.
We’ve ranked 8 authentically Australian experiences that can truly get you under the skin of the sunburnt country. If you’ve done 1-3, you’ve got some very exciting work to do. Experienced more than 6? You, dear friend, are the definition of true blue.
Experience A Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walk
Port Douglas, QLD | From $75
Taking a glimpse into the 50,000 years of mythology and tradition of Australia’s Aboriginal community is an undeniable element of the list. In the Daintree’s idyllic Mossman Gorge, you can be guided through sacred ceremonial sites, bush tea rituals and artworks with the wisdom of a local Indigenous Guide.
Witness The Australian Outback Spectacular
Gold Coast, QLD | From $89.99, ADULTS AT KIDS PRICES
Throw on an Akubra and fast-track your way to the bush with the Australian Outback Spectacular. This Gold Coast experience offers an emotional ride into the outback set to a mouth-watering 3-course meal. With 12-years under their belt, the theatrics and visual production technology are world-class.
Go Sailing And Snorkelling On The Great Barrier Reef
Port Douglas, QLD | From $206.50, SAVE $40
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef is a must-do for visitors and locals alike. Whether you perch yourself on an island or park on the mainland, an intimate sailing and snorkelling tour is a favourite way to experience the reef.
Take A Sunrise Camel Ride At Uluru
Uluru, NT | From $132
Australia’s unique landscape is best absorbed in the red centre, trotting towards Uluru on the back of a camel waiting for a new day to dawn. This obscure land formation holds spiritual significance and unimaginable history, making a visit essential for getting to know Australia.
Go Behind The Scenes At The Sydney Cricket Ground
Sydney, NSW | From $30 NEW EXPERIENCE
With Australia’s National Cricket Team playing its first Test match 1877, this sport is deeply embedded in our country’s culture. Drinking beers watching a match is one thing, but to understand it properly you need a tour of the SCG.
Do A Barossa Valley Food And Wine Tour
Adelaide, SA | From $143.64, SAVE $5.36
One of the world’s most beloved wine growing countries, getting up close with the grape crushing industry is a cultural must. As if you needed another excuse to sample indulgent cheeses and sophisticated wines in your spare time?
Go Horse Riding In The Snowy Mountains
Snowy Mountains, NSW | From $330
Step into the Banjo Paterson poem setting of the rugged Snow Mountains and you’ll know Australia inside out. With horse riding around the borders of the Kosciuszko National Park and the famous Snowy River, you’ll admire wild brumby amidst the country’s highest mountains.
Walk Over The Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney, NSW | From $168
A pride of the country since 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is up there with Vegemite, Kangaroos and Koalas. A thrilling walk across the bridge will see you standing 134 metres above the sea, admiring the incredible cityscape whilst 8 lanes of traffic rush beneath you.