Article from Let’s Go Caravan and Camping.
As an experienced caravanner or camper, it can sometimes be difficult to find new things to do that still get us as excited as when we were younger.
So, for the young at heart among us, here’s a list of the Top 10 Aussie experiences to try when you’ve already done it all!
1. Tasman Island 3 Hour Cruise from Port Arthur, TAS
Cruise along the unspoilt coastline of the Tasman National Park between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck in southern Tasmania.
During this 3-hour wilderness adventure you will sit at the foot of the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar, marvel at the towering sea stacks such as Cathedral Rock, and glide in and out of sea caves witnessing the erosive power of Mother Nature.
A major highlight of your experience will be Tasman Island, one of the great landmarks of the Southern Ocean and an iconic turning point for Sydney to Hobart yacht racers.
2. Moonlight Kayak Tour, VIC
Kayaking by moonlight is a spectacular way to experience Melbourne from a unique water-level perspective. Melbourne’s Yarra River is an excellent location for new paddlers to experience kayaking for the first time, or for experienced kayakers to enjoy a stunning paddle through Melbourne’s scenic waterways.
No kayaking experience is needed to enjoy the tour, where patient guides will be with you every step of the way.
3. Aqua Donut Hire, VIC
If you prefer to do your water-based activities during daylight hours, then kick back and relax on Melbourne’s newest form of water transportation – The Aqua Donut!
The Aqua Donut is a circular boat with a built-in charcoal barbeque station to enable a unique dining experience as one floats along the Melbourne’s picturesque Docklands precinct. It’s a great way to gather over a meal and appreciate the beauty of the city. All you have to decide is what’s on the menu!
4. A Foodie’s Guide to Footscray, VIC
Join a food-loving local guide and get to know the multicultural suburb of Footscray through its delicious food. From Vietnamese to Italian sweets, you’ll taste your way through the neighborhood, learning about what makes the area so special along the way.
You’ll also enjoy some amazing coffee at a favorite local stop and discover how Melbourne got its reputation for having some of the best coffee in the world.
5. The Vino Bus, QLD
All aboard the Vino Bus! Escape the city for a day of wine tasting you will not forget. Explore the amazing boutique wineries the Tamborine Mountain Wine Region has to offer and enjoy a delicious two-course lunch.
During the tour, you’ll visit 4 boutique wineries as well as Tamborine Mountain’s famous distillery. Each winery will carry out guided tastings which allow you to try between 6-10 varieties of wine at each place. The Vino Bus’s knowledgeable and entertaining guide will provide educational information along the way while ensuring you have a fun and unforgettable experience.
6. Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne, VIC
Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives! Leaving Melbourne, travel along the surf coast highway stopping to enjoy some of Australia’s most beautiful southern beaches and the famous Twelve Apostles.
Find yourself surrounded by towering limestone cliffs as you take a walk along the beach, check out the Archway, Razorback and Dumpling Pots. Hear the history, romance and heartbreak as the guide tells tales of Australia’s most famous shipwreck at the Loch Ard Gorge!
7. Sydney Harbour Sea Kayak Tour, NSW
Explore Sydney Habour from a different perspective. On this tour, a friendly guide will show you one of the world’s most spectacular waterways by kayak!
The tour departs from Point Piper Kayak Centre, a hidden gem that unlocks the door to Sydney Harbour. The tour will guide you along some of the most expensive waterfront real estate in the world before reaching Nielsens Park. From this vantage point, you’ll have a beautiful view of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
8. Spirits of The Red Sand Dinner and Theatre Show, QLD
This is Australia’s newest and most spectacular interactive Aboriginal cultural live theatre show and dining experience. The first of its type in Australia, this interactive and informative show is an immersive experience that will both educate and enlighten you.
You’ll journey back in time to the 1800’s, immersing yourself in the rich, sometimes saddening history of Australia and will get to enjoy a delicious char-grilled feast at the same time.
9. Litchfield Park Jumping Crocodile Experience & Sunset Cruise, NT
This tour crams it all in on this one day – a real Northern Territories extravaganza! Cruise through the most crocodile infested rivers in the world and get up close and personal with these deadly creatures.
Marvel at the beauty of Litchfield National Park and cool off in the crystal clear waters at the foot of Florence Falls before enjoying bubbly and prawns as you take in a spectacular ocean sunset from the stunning East Point Reserve in Darwin.
10. Hunter Valley Wine & Dine Day Tour, NSW
Leaving from Sydney, this tour of the Hunter Valley wine region provides a variety of food and wine experiences to showcase the best of the area’s local produce…and, of course, the wine!
This picturesque hinterland is famous for its Semillon, but the region also produces more than 20 varieties of wine, including Shiraz, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Verdelho. This tour will let you sample a range of wines from boutique cellar doors—each selected for their commitment to excellent customer experience and quality wine.