Ask almost anyone who’s been and they’ll tell you Australia is easily one of the most thrilling and adventurous countries in the world. From opportunities to see and interact with some of the world’s most unique and fascinating species (both on land and at sea) and backcountry beach camping to big wave surfing and everglade kayaking, this wild and expansive continent truly has no shortage of exciting expeditions to choose from.
Elizabeth Avery, founder of SoloTrekker4U.com, says of the 62 countries she’s visited in her lifetime, Australia easily falls within the top three. “I especially liked day trips from Melbourne to Philip Island,” Avery said.
Of course, as you’ll soon learn, there are many, many more bold and exhilarating excursions to choose from while visiting the land down under. Suggested by adventure-seeking jet-setters from around the world, these are just a few of the most thrilling ways to explore Australia.