When it’s time for a break from the everyday, there’s no better way to spend it than getting out in the great outdoors. Throw in a few action-packed activities and you’ve got everything you need for an awesome day out. We’ve pulled out a few ideas from our range that are perfect for adding excitement to your weekend or holiday itinerary.
Feel the adrenaline rush of canyoning on this half day experience in the Blue Mountains. As well as the breathtaking scenery you’ll take on short swims, rock jumps and an abseil down a waterfall. It’s the perfect way to immerse yourself in nature.
Experience the rush of taking on raging rapids in a two-man kayak and make your way through picturesque gorges and valleys of lush native bushland. This thrilling whitewater kayaking adventure takes place just 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD on the Yarra River.
Hop in a kayak for an exciting day paddling around Storm Bay at the mouth of Hobart’s Derwent River. You’ll pass picturesque bays, glide beneath lichen-covered cliffs and explore sea caves. Plus, look out for local wildlife, including dolphins, seals, stingrays and sea eagles and even migrating whales.
Whale shark swim tour
This awesome full day tour is about as far away from the everyday as it gets. You’ll set off from Exmouth for the stunning Ningaloo Reef and, with expert guides on hand, take the plunge to snorkel with whale sharks. Plus, look out for manta rays, dolphin, tortoises, and humpback whales.?
Learn to surf
Warning: This experience might just turn into a new passion! Surf lessons are a whole lot of fun and the best way to improve your skills. Whether you’re an absolute beginner, or looking to taking your skills up a level, Noosa Main Beach is a great place to surf.
Swim with dolphins and seals
There’s no time like the present to plan an experience you’ll never forget. Swimming with dolphins and seals in the wild fits that category! This is an experience that’s as incredible as it sounds. One of the best places to make it happen is in the beautiful southern waters of Port Phillip Bay.
Horse trail ride
Escape the day-to-day and explore Byron Bay’s stunning hinterland and coastline on horseback. This 90-minute trail ride offers amazing views of lush sub-tropical forest and the ocean, with a trot along the secluded Belongil Beach sure to be a highlight.