Australia is home to a gobsmacking stunning coastline and also has some of the best beaches in the world. The island-nation in Oceania is home to incredible shorelines, jaw-dropping natural beauty, and calm sunsets which pulls major travelers towards it.
The nation also has some unusually breath-taking coastal-getaways that are not to be found anywhere else in the world. While words may not do justice to the many oceanic wonders scattered across the country, one thing is for sure one has to see it to believe it.
- White Sunday Islands
To get a closer view of the Australian culture, travelers shall make their way to the White Sunday Islands. The famous island is popular for two things namely Hamilton Island, Catseye beach, and the Great Barrier Reef. Nothing can come close to witnessing the remarkable ecosystem and marine life thriving gorgeously under the water surface. Other than this, if you want a try a hand in various other outdoor activities then go for snorkeling, boating, or hiking trails.
- Byron Bay
It was not until Byron Bay was discovered by the surfers and its reputation began to bloom. With a unique ambiance surrounding it, the bay has the famous lighthouse which is a witness to the earliest sunrise in the nation. There are also in a total of 9 beaches in Byron Bay which are famous for surfing activities. While kayaking, surfing, skydiving, hang gliding, and cycling are prominent activities to take part in, do not forget to visit the national parks and Byron Bay hinterland for more fun.
- Great Barrier Reef
We all have pictured ourselves enjoying a relaxing holiday at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Well, now is the time to give this dream a shape. Touted as one of the largest living reef systems on earth, the underwater paradise stretches across 344,400 sq.km in area. Intoxicating and breathtaking in every way, the Great Barrier Reef is made up of 3000 varieties of molluscs, 500 species of worms, 2,900 individual corals, over 1600 varieties of fish, and about 30 species of whales and dolphins. Apart from the thriving underwater ecosystem, there are many popular islands on the reef that serves as an idyllic coastal getaway. While diving and snorkeling are two popular activities, witnessing this natural wonder unfold before eyes is nothing less than magic!
It is a well-established fact that Sydney claims to fame came when it became one of the most popular and picturesque harbors in the world. Since then the capital of New South Wales has pulled in major visitors from around the world to its culturally diverse core. The city is situated beside the Tasman Sea and is home to the famous Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Apart from that, the other tourist attractions are the Vaucluse House, Royal Botanic garden, Sydney Tower, and Queen Victoria Building. With more than 100 beaches lined up for your entertainment, the stunning destination is a visual spectacle in all aspects.
- Gold Coast
Iconic skyline, surfing beaches, and nightlife like nowhere else in the world, it is not surprising why Gold Coast features as a popular tourist destination. The coastal city has a lot to offer for its guest, especially who seek adventure. Surfers and families can head to Burleigh Heads Beach, and Surfers Paradise to try hand in surfing, while those who need a break from the crowd can opt for Palm Beach. And if you are among those who need a break from the hustle-bustle of the city, then do take a day trip to Brisbane, Tweed Coast, Stradbroke Island, and Springbrook National Park.
- Cable Beach
Cable beach is another popular destination on the coastline of Australia. Bounded by sand dunes and Ochre red cliffs, the beach is perfect for a holiday with close ones. While the long stretch of beach offers an array of activities to keep you busy in the day, the spectacular sight of the sun melting away during sunset will surely provide photo opportunities. Other popular activities to do on Cable beach is camel rides and visiting the Minyirr Park for the extra dose of fun. And all this while also try out some exotic seafood and give your vacation a wonderful culinary twist.