Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 top grade medical marijuana and Oils for patients and smokers,
  2. 2 AUSTRALIA
  3. 3 Choosing Tasmania or Perth/ Margaret River
  4. 4 Winter tragedy on the Routeburn Track (NZ)
  5. 5 Help me choose among these Sydney hotels, please
  6. 6 a month in Australia help please
  7. 7 Few days in NZ, what to do
  8. 8 3 1/2 weeks in New Zealand
  9. 9 NEW ZEALAND 18 DAYS ITINERARY
  10. 10 Trip Report Awesome NewZealand Trip in Winter 2016
  11. 11 Help us extend our Dec. Heron Island Tip
  12. 12 Planning an Australia trip, not sure where to begin
  13. 13 Trip Report Fantastic South Island Trip May-June 2016
  14. 14 New Zealand and/or Australia - Nature sites, day bus tours?
  15. 15 6 Days South Island Help
  16. 16 Trip Report Zipping through New Zealand with a Fiji Finish
  17. 17 2 days in Auckland. what to do
  18. 18 Visiting New Zealand/Australia in April
  19. 19 Connection Time at Sydney Airport
  20. 20 Choose a destiation - Oceania Island(s) for 10 day trip
  21. 21 Cairns/Port Douglas from Sydney
  22. 22 Snorkeling in Whitsundays
  23. 23 New Zealand Itinerary
  24. 24 Dining
  25. 25 Where to tay in Apt in Melbourne
View next 25 » Back to the top

Adventure Vacation to Australia !!! Need suggestions.

Jump to last reply

Hi guys,

I am a 23 yo guy from Asia. I am planning on travelling to Australia for around 4-4.5 weeks beginning early March. I was hoping to get some advice with regards to the itinerary.

Tentative Itinerary:
1. Fly in to Hobart, Tasmania. Spend 5 days in Tasmania. (5 days)
2. Fly/Ferry from Hobart to Melbourne. Spend 3 days in Melbourne. (3 days)
3. Travel from Melbourne to Sydney. Spend 5 days in Sydney. (5 days)
4. Travel from Sydney to Sunshine Coast/Gold Coast. Spend 3 days on the Coast. (3 days)
5. Travel from Sunshine Coast to Cairns. Spend 5 days in Cairns. (5 days)
6. Remaining week: confused about what to do?

In short what I have till now:
Home --> Tasmania (5 days) --> Melbourne (3 days) --> Sydney (5 days) --> Sunshine Coast (3 days) --> Cairns (5 days)

What I'm looking for:
I'm more of a "doing things" kinda guy rather than sightseeing. So, basically I want to do anything that involves adventure. For eg. rafting, scuba diving, hiking, mountain biking, bungee jumping. Anything that gets my heart pumping. I'm planning to do the 3/5 day live aboard Reef trip from Cairns. I only included Tasmania because someone told me that its great for adventure.

Of course, this does not mean I don't want to do any sightseeing at all. I look forward to seeing the Opera House, the Harbor Bridge etc. But, that shouldn't be the theme of the trip.

What I need help with:
1. Filling in the gap 7 days.
2. Itinerary in Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania etc.
3. I may need to work remotely for around 2 hours per day so I will need an internet connection. If anyone can suggest a good prepaid data sim, it would be helpful.
4. Anything to add/subtract from my itinerary?
5. How do you travel around Australia? Gmaps doesn't show anything.
6. All suggestions are welcome so don't hold back.

I just started planning it out yesterday so forgive me if I haven't included anything that is considered a 'must-do'. It's only cuz I don't know about it.

Thanks in advance for the suggestions. I hope this thread can help others too. I'm sure there are many people going to Australia looking for an adventure.

3 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement