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A Truly Enchanting Australian Adventure

A Truly Enchanting Australian Adventure

Sascha Eisenkrätzer went on a three-week long vacation to Australia with us. From the marvelous Blue Mountains to the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, he shares his experience of traversing the east coast, along with practical tips and personal recommendations.

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Author: Sascha Eisenkrätzer

Australia is a massive country: this is one of the first things you need to know before planning your trip. It is always a good idea to choose just one part of the country, depending on what your interests are.

Since nature, wildlife and the Great Barrier Reef were on our agenda, we decided to explore the east coast on an epic road trip from Sydney to Port Douglas . We had four stops on our three-week long trip, and we were able to experience the very best of what the east coast had to offer.

Here’s an overview of our fabulous 1,600-mile road trip across this stunning part of Australia.


Sydney, the capital of New South Wales, was our first stop. The city is a melting pot of culture and draws you in with its vibrant atmosphere, great food and culture. We took in the sights of the city and its glittering skyline, and visited the many wildlife parks and nature reserves in the vicinity.

One of the highlights for us was the full-day excursion to Blue Mountains. We marveled at the plateau with its waterfalls, deep gorges and impressive rock formations. Our trip also included a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park. We arrived at the park at around 9 am, before the rest of the visitors, and were able to see kangaroos, koalas, wallabies and wombats up close and in peace. Here’s a pro tip: while booking, always check if you can get admission into wildlife parks before they officially open in the mornings. This way, you can enjoy the premises without the crowds. Enchanting Travels helped us with this, and we can’t recommend the experience enough!

Those interested in culture can take a behind-the-scenes look at the Sydney Opera House on an exclusive guided tour. For foodies, I recommend a day trip to Hunter Valley, the birthplace of Australian wine. Taste some award-winning drops and learn more about the winemaking process.

A Truly Enchanting Australian Adventure

Rosalie TomeitTravel Consultant


A Truly Enchanting Australian Adventure

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