Memorable Trip To Australia With Family
1: Budgeting For the TripTraveling to Australia and exploring the beauty of the country can be a costly affair. The restaurants and hotels here are just as expensive as those in Europe and North America. Drinks are costly too because Australians pay a high amount of alcohol taxes. Another significant expense of yours would be transport. Internet access in some areas is limited too. The country is full of budget-friendly options. With these tips, you can stay within budget:
- 60 Australian Dollars per day will include hotel accommodation, food, and transport.
- If you are traveling as a couple, 100 Australian Dollars per day will pay for a double room, meal, and transport.
- For those who want to stay in a decent hotel, get dinner and go on a day-trip will need between 150 and 300 Australian dollars.
2: Know the Best Time to VisitThe seasons in Australia are opposite to that in the United States since the country is located South of the equator. The Northern states in Australia are warm all year round. The Southern states, on the other hand, are cooler in winters. Here’s a breakdown of the seasons:
- Summer: December to February
- Autumn: March to May
- Winter: June to August
- Spring: September to November
3: Set PrioritiesLet’s be real, you are going to be on a short trip so you can’t see everything even if you are in Australia for 2 weeks. List down the places you want to see for sure and the activities you have always wanted to perform. This will keep you from disappointments.
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4: See Animals from Up CloseAustralia is a heaven for animal lovers. It’s home to more than 1 million species of animals and plants. Many of them are hard to find anywhere else in the world. Platypus, kangaroo, wombat, koala, and kookaburra are one of them. You can even get close to these animals and cuddle them. Kangaroo Island, Gold Coat, and Hobart are the best places to find animals. Apart from animals, Australia has a spectacular marine life. You can swim with whales, sharks, and cuttlefish. A tour to the Supper Spencer Gulf and Ningaloo is a must if you want to swim next to a giant cuttlefish.
5: List of Must-Go DestinationsNow let’s have a look at the must-visit destination if you are going to Australia:
- Sydney: You will experience something beautiful here no matter what time of the year it is.
- North Australia: The best time to visit North Australia is from May to October. Sunrise and Sunset at Uluru, a walk at Kings Canyon Rim, Kangaroo Sanctuary, Kakadu National Park are some of the great places to visit.
- Tasmania: If you love winter and you would want to ski, Tasmania is for you. Cradle Mountain-Lake, Hobart, Historic sites at Port Arthur, Freycinet National Park, Capes Track, are some of the must-see places.
- Red Centre: You may visit the Red Centre all year round. Keep in mind the summer months are very hot. The right time to visit the Red Centre is in winter. However, you can expect it to be busy during the winter. While you are here, explore the field of light, Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Ormiston Gorge, etc.
- Queensland: It’s warm all year round. Summers can be extremely wet. Make sure these places are in your bucket list: Boodjamulla National Park, Great Barrier Reef, Daydream Island, Ailie Beach and more.