Adventure Activities in Australia & New Zealand

Adventure Activities in Australia & New Zealand


Taking a trip to Australia or New Zealand is a must do on any bucket list. Whether you want to relax on the beach, scuba dive, surf, river raft, bungee jump more, there are so many adventurous activities you can do in either country.


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Scuba & Snorkeling 

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Australia; If you like scuba diving you will want to visit Ningaloo Reef and Great Barrier Reef. Between April and July in Ningaloo Reef you can see a migration of whale sharks, don’t worry, these sharks eat plankton and are docile and harmless. Try scuba or snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef and the wildlife like sea turtles, tropical fish, corals, dolphins and whales.


Take a Crocodile River cruise along the Daintree river starting in Port Douglas. You can see crocodiles on the river banks soaking up the sun. Want to swim with the sharks? Head to the Great Barrier Reef and get up close and personal with endangered sea life. You can even take a cage dive under the water to get real close to great white sharks. In Daintree, Australia you can take a Rainforest sky walk above the trees and ancient rainforest.

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Like to Golf? Try golfing at one of the courses in Sydney, or try the Sydney bridge climb for amazing views of the city.




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What better way to explore than to get off the beaten path than to hop on a bike and explore on 2 wheels.

Freycinet National Park


Try biking in Tasmania; head to Cradle Mountain or Freycinet National Park and you will see amazing scenery and wildlife.

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New Zealand is a great place for mountain biking with plenty of riding trails near most cities and towns. You will see nature, parks, and incredible scenery. Take a detour to check out the culture and arts and chat with the friendly locals.


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Need even more adrenaline? Did you know that Queenstown in New Zealand is the adventure capital of the world? Here is the perfect place to bungee jump. In fact, bungee jumping was born here. Or try taking a jet boat, parasailing, hiking or white water river rafting.



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Queenstown also is a winter paradise and skiing is a popular activity for a holiday vacation.  Ski season is June thru October. There are world class ski resorts here, try visiting the Remarkables, the best ski lodge in New Zealand.




Bondi Beach


Noosa Bay


Australia has some great spots for surfing. Bondi Beach is famous and caters to all levels of surfers. Manly beach, Byron Bay and Noosa Bay are also amazing spots for surfing. In New Zealand you can find plenty of coastline with world class surfing as well.



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