Australia Bucket List

Everything bucket list worthy to do in Australia!

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  • Dive the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Stargaze at Uluru
  • Spend a night in the Outback. 
  • Take a wine-tasting tour of the Barossa Valley.
  • Swim with whale sharks in Ningaloo Reef.
  • Go surfing on the East Coast
  • See a kangaroo
  • Hold a koala
  • Go rafting on Tully River
  • Watch the penguins parade at Phillip Island Nature Park.
  • Explore the Daintree Rainforest
  • Watch a show at the Sydney Opera House
  • Spend a day at Tamarama Beach
  • Walk the Bondi to Coogee track.
  • Surf at Bondi Beach.
  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney
  • See all of the Darling Harbour attractions: Madam Tussauds, Sea Life Aquarium, and the Wild Life Sydney Zoo. 
  • Enjoy a sunset over Manly Beach
  • Visit the bell tower in Perth. 
  • Spend an afternoon at Kings Park and Botanic Garden with views of Perth.
  • Sample wine and local produce at Swan Valley
  • Go back in time with the colonial buildings in Perth city center: Stirling Gardens, London Court, Government House, or The Mint. 
  • Find the best street art in Northbridge.
  • Explore the old prison of Old Melbourne Gaol.
  • Take a train from Australia’s oldest railway station: Flinders Street Station.
  • Enjoy an afternoon at Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne. 
  • Take the free City Circle Tram to sightsee in Melbourne. 
  • Take pictures of the street art of Hosier Lane in Melbourne. 
  • Smell some flowers at the Parliament House Gardens.
  • Take a hot air balloon ride over Yarra Valley.
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  • Try some Vegemite on toast.
  • Eat the Australian barramundi fish
  • Indulge in some pavlova
  • Treat yourself with Lamingtons
  • Snack on some Tim Tams
  • Eat Anzac Biscuits at an Anzac Day Ceremony. 
  • Taste some wattleseed flatbread
  • Get a brain freeze with Bush Tucker Ice Cream.
  • Eat a grilled kangaroo steak.
  • Drink some local kombucha tea.
australia, Australia Bucket List


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