13 Incredible Reasons You Need to Explore Australia
Australia, with its expansive coastlines, fascinating wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and rugged outback, is essentially synonymous with adventure. But this truly thrilling destination is much more than surfing, koala bears and Aussie accents. As many of the adventure-seekers who’ve been lucky enough to explore Australia (or “Oz” as some seasoned travelers like to call it) will tell you, the list of exciting expeditions you can embark on here is seemingly endless.
“It’s a multi-sport paradise where kayaking the Franklin River, mountain biking in the Elders or Flinder's Range, or hiking a trail to a remote beach on Kangaroo Island provide an experience so magical, it would have Dorothy trading in her ruby slippers for a backpack and hiking boots,” Gene Taylor of The Walking Connection says of the southern region alone.
Of course, there are many more adventures waiting to be found all across the continent. Here are just a few of the reasons you should absolutely add Australia to the top of your travel bucket list.