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Australia's size and varying landscapes make it the perfect destination for an activity vacation.

There is plenty to see and do here, from a gentle hot air balloon flight over the Outback, to more strenuous activities such as the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.

As a year-round destination, there are always plenty of activities available, meaning you can make your tailor-made activity vacation to Australia as energetic or relaxed as you choose.

Australia activity vacation ideas

Start thinking about your experience. These itineraries are simply suggestions for how you could enjoy some of the same experiences as our specialists. They’re just for inspiration, because your trip will be created around your particular tastes.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, Sydney

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb has become a legendary activity for any visitor of Sydney. The three and a half hour excursion takes you over the arch to the summit of the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, giving you wonderful 360 degree views of the Harbour, including the iconic Opera House.

Port Douglas

Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Flight

This scenic helicopter flight encompasses two of the highlights the Tropical North Queensland region has to offer, the Reef and Rainforest.

Ubir rock at sunset

Kakadu & Arnhem Land Safari — 4 Days

Visit Kakadu's ancient rock art galleries and enjoy bushwalking in unspoiled country, swim in clear waters at the base of towering red ocher escarpment cliffs, cruise on a tranquil billabong full of saltwater crocodiles, and perhaps visit Arnhem Land to view Aboriginal rock art galleries, with an Aboriginal guide on hand to provide explanation and interpretation.

Whale shark, Ningaloo Marine Park

Snorkeling with whale sharks with Exmouth Dive Centre Full Day

Experience a unique ocean experience in swimming with the largest fish in the sea. From late March to early July each year whale sharks converge in the nutrient rich waters off the Ningaloo Reef, timing their annual visits with the coral spawning.

Constitution Dock, Hobart, Australia

Hobart Kayaking

Experienced guides will provide comprehensive paddling instructions before you take to the water and explore the shoreline of historic Battery Point.