The Thrill-Seeker’s Guide To Travelling Around Australia

There are countless bucket-list adventures to be found in Australia that you can enjoy. Whether you want to venture through the rainforests, climb manmade structures, jump into the sea to swim with the wildlife or take to the skies for a unique experience, you can be sure that you will find the adventure you have been looking for.

No matter where in the country you go, there are plenty of bucket-list activities that are guaranteed to get your heart pumping. 

Australia and adventure go hand in hand. With so many incredible adrenaline-fuelled adventures to try, the most difficult decision you might face is how to determine which ones to pursue. Be sure to consider all your options and choose those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that appeal to you most.

Before you set off on your big adventure, make sure that you take out a domestic travel insurance policy that will give you the cover that you need for your adventurous escapades (but always check the PDS and terms of policy to make sure your activities are covered). 

Let’s take a look at some daring days out that every thrill-seeker should add to their Aussie travel itinerary. 

Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

Any adrenaline junkie visiting Sydney must climb the Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb. You will be given a special climbing suit and harness that will be used to attach you to a static line. Dare-devils will be rewarded for their efforts with unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour from the top of the arch of one of the most iconic bridges in the world. 

Abseil Gordon Dam

Located in southwest Tasmania about a two and half hour drive from Hobart, the Gordon Dam is home to the highest commercial abseil in the world. On this epic adventure, you will drop a whopping one hundred and forty metres from the top of the dam to the base below. Listed as one of the world’s top ten adrenaline activities, this is a must for any serious thrill-seeker. 

Dive With Great White Sharks

If coming face-to-face with a great white shark doesn’t get your blood pumping, nothing will. Off the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, you can jump into a cage where you can hang out and observe these absolutely incredible creatures. Measuring up to six metres long, these sharks are amazing to watch and you can be sure this experience will stay with you forever. 

Take To The Skies In Wine Country

Are you looking to expand your wine country experience beyond sampling the local produce? If so, try taking a hot air balloon ride over the world-famous Barossa Valley and take in the beautiful views with just a wicker basket between you and the earth below. For a more extreme rush, head to the Yarra Valley, where you can skydive from fifteen thousand feet and enjoy a sixty-second free-fall into the vineyards below. 

Walk Through The Treetops In WA 

The southern reaches of Western Australia are home to some of the tallest trees in the world, climbing a staggering seventy-five meters high and what better way to explore than to walk through the tops of them. The Tree Top Walk takes you on a four hundred and twenty-metre long adventure through the upper reaches of the canopy, giving you amazing views of the surrounding scenery.

On this unique adventure, you will quickly discover why the area is known as the Valley Of The Giants. 

Get Your Adrenaline Flowing With A True Aussie Adventure

There are countless activities that you can take on all over Australia that are guaranteed to satisfy even the most adventurous thrill-seekers. No matter where in the country you are travelling, you can be sure that an epic adventure is not far away.

Be sure to plan your adventures ahead of time to ensure you don’t miss out on the chance to experience some of these once-in-a-lifetime experiences on your next Aussie adventure.