From skydiving over the beach to swimming with great white sharks, these are the top 10 adventure activities in Australia!
Australia is a huge country packed with adventures – from skydiving out of planes to scuba diving some of the most incredible reefs in the world – any everything else in between – it’s every adrenaline junkie’s dream!
Adventure Activities In Australia
If I’m honest it’s been hard to narrow down this list to just 10 (and if 10 isn’t enough I’ve got 100+ More Awesome Things to do in Australia which will definitely give you a few more things to add to your bucket list!).
As difficult as it was to keep the numbers low, these are some of the absolute best adventure activities in Australia.
Scuba Diving The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia’s top attractions and a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you’re a scuba diver, this 2300km long eco-system has to be on your list of dive sites to experience once in your life.
The coral life may be receding but the marine life there is still varied and incredible with over 1625 species of fish, 6 species of Marine turtle, 133 species of sharks and rays and up to 30 species of whales and dolphins! It’s an underwater paradise!
Skydive At Mission Beach
What better place to throw yourself out of a plane than above a beautiful beach on the East Coast of Australia?
A tandem skydive in Mission Beach is easily one of the most iconic adventure activities in Australia – I mean, who doesn’t want the iconic shot taken from the GoPro on the wrist of the skydive instructor you’re strapped to as you face is contorted into a funny shape by the air rushing past your body at high speeds?!
It’s the perfect selfie, right?!
Cage Diving With Great Whites In SA
Consistently tipped as one of the top adrenaline pumping activities in the world, hopping into a steel cage to be plunged into shark infested waters in only for the brave amongst you.
But despite coming face to face with one of the ocean’s greatest predators – this activity is totally safe. And it is truly an incredible experience to simply be in the water with such powerful creatures.
Climbing The Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge (and nearby Opera House) are some of the most iconic Aussie exports – and…