3 Exciting & Adventure-Packed Destinations of AustraliaSeptember 24, 2012
Australia has become one of the hottest destinations for travelers as it calls to travelers interested in experiencing a vacation filled with wonder and excitement, especially with its three most action packed destinations: The Australia Zoo, The Great Barrier Reef and Kakadu National Park. But do make sure you get your ESTA before flying there.
The Australia Zoo
Home of the late Steve Irwin (the famous Crocodile Hunter) and family, the Australia Zoo is home to some of the continents fiercest animals and definitely crocodiles! The Australia Zoo lets you get up close and personal with its inhabitants like no other zoo before. You can pet a koala, watch a demonstration with the “crocs”, and celebrate the life and work of Steve Irwin.
The Great Barrier Reef
One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest reef, and can be seen from space. With several thousand fish, water mammals, plant life and other aquatic life populate the reef. With over 8 million visitors each year, the reef has become extremely popular with travelers, especially those interested in scuba diving and snorkeling.
Kakadu National Park
Home to the famous Alligator River system, Kakadu National Park is one of the most diverse natural preserves in the world. The park has several distinct types of land, including flood plains, lowlands, rock lands, hills and basins. It is also the ancestral home of the Aboriginal natives. The park also hosts over over 280 bird species, 60 mammal species, 50 freshwater aquatic species, 10,000 insects species and 1,600 plant species.
Travelers searching for a destination to cater to their active lifestyle should definitely consider visiting Australia on their next travel vacation. This destination has some of the most exciting and adventurous sights and attractions than any other place in the world – lots of which you can explore on your next Australia holidays!