Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 first time to Australia and new Zealand
  2. 2 Lost love spells | Bring back lost lover spells +27791897218
  3. 3 NZ Honeymoon in February -14 days
  4. 4 New Zealand tenative 18 day itinerary
  5. 5 drive or fly?
  6. 6 I've been given my assignment: Fiji and...?
  7. 7 Nelson, New Zealand
  8. 8 Trip Report Melbourne City Holiday Apartment
  9. 9 10-12 days in Tasmania
  10. 10 Is Jetstar really that bad?
  11. 11 French Polynesia - Cruise or Land?
  12. 12 Sydney Public Transport Opal Card?
  13. 13 3 days in Gold cost , where to stay
  14. 14 I Need Help Deciding Which Way To Go Around Australia
  15. 15 30 Day Australia Itinerary Feedback
  16. 16 Nevis Bungy & Swing
  17. 17 Sydney & Palm Cove in November
  18. 18 Tahiti or Raiatea?
  19. 19 NZ 10 day honeymoon, driving NI and SI
  20. 20 Boat charter Raitea
  21. 21 Trip Report Cairns, Darwin-Kakadu, Sydney in October
  22. 22 Cairns Australia
  23. 23 New Zealand Weather - Help!
  24. 24 Getting to Picton
  25. 25 3 Weeks in Austriala and New Zealand
View next 25 » Back to the top

Home Exchange in Australia? Where would you choose to go?

Jump to last reply

OK, still working on figuring out where we might go in Australia. I posted a couple of days ago about wanting to see wildlife. So, as I was working thing out, I got the brillant (maybe?!) idea to try to find a home exchange situation in Australia. We live in New York City so we should be able to find some Australian interested in visiting our city!

Home exchanges seem like a neat possibility to see a new place while saving some $$. But I'm a little torn as to where we should go that might keep us occumpied for a week or longer....especially as distances in Australia are so great, and we'd need to return to home base every night.

As I said in my previous post, we're not interested in cities. We're interested in experiencing some of Australia's great nature and wildlife. So, I'm thinking that either Cairns area for the Great Barrier Reef and maybe Daintree...or Western Australia, but the distances in Western Australia seem too far to be locked into one place...

So any comments? Any particular town along Northern Queensland? We're in our late twenties (which is why the saving $$ part is important), and we don't really need a party atmosophere....

We'd like to snorkle, visit some wildlife centers, maybe take a night wildlife spotting tour....

1 Reply |Back to top

Sign in to comment.