Whether your idea of an outdoor adventure is an immersive rainforest experience or a guided coastal hike, there are many exciting ways to nourish your soul in the great outdoors. These are some of our favourite things to do on an adventure holiday in Australia.
Cairns Rainforest Hike
Experience a truly immersive rainforest adventure retreat in Tropical North Queensland.
An early morning start will ensure you hear the sweet sound of birds in the air, while the dawn light filters through the canopy of trees above. The beautiful Lamb Range is an hour’s drive west of Cairns and is located high above the Dinden National Park. It is the ideal experience to connect with a primal, ancient tropical rainforest, while you learn from passionate guides who will share their insights and understanding of the native wildlife and environment.
"The beautiful Lamb Range is an hour's drive west of Cairns and is located high above the Dinden National Park."
Guided Kayak Adventure
Grab a kayak and venture out into the Noosa Everglades on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
You’ll find yourself sailing through the cool waters while enjoying panoramic views of the Great Sandy National Park and the Cooloola Sand Patch. You will also be able to spot abundant wildlife, such as pelicans, kangaroos, and goannas along the way. Settle in your locally-made sea kayak and paddle in and out of the small islands that dot the northern reaches of Fig Tree Lake for a truly satisfying adventure travel experience.
The Twelve Apostles Lodge Wild Wellness Walk
The perfect outdoor travel experience to immerse in natural land and seascapes.
This four-day walk along the Great Ocean Walk culminates at the iconic Twelve Apostles. The walk will take you to a number of sites such as Apollo Bay, Aire River, The Gables Lookout, Port Campbell National Park, and Gellibrand River. This experience allows you to find spiritual wellness by walking, breathwork, Wim Hof plunging and journaling, while also feasting on delicious locally sourced chef-inspired menus.
" The walk will take you to a number of sites such as Apollo Bay, Aire River, The Gables Lookout, Port Campbell National Park, and Gellibrand River."
3-Day Guided Walking Tour and Ecovilla stay
Reconnect with nature in the Flinder’s Ranges, South Australia.
This 3-day guided bushwalking tour is an absolute delight when it comes to adventure retreats. This experience is offered by Rawnsley Park Station, a sustainably managed sheep station with luxury accommodation that provides the perfect base to explore the area and an opportunity to reconnect with nature. Your daily walks will allow you to enjoy authentic bush experiences, as well as a chance to interact closely with the native wildlife such as red kangaroos, emus, dragons and wedge-tailed eagles. You can also explore Wilpena Pound, Black Gap, Wilcolo Loop Walk and enjoy an afternoon helicopter flight to the top of the Chace Range.
Peninsula Paddle Pinot & Pools
Head to Mornington Peninsula – an adventurer’s paradise famous for nature, beaches and outdoor activities.
Enjoy a tranquil stand-up paddleboarding session in Port Phillip Bay’s placid waters, hike over nature trails to a secluded beach, and take a dip in the cool rock pools below. You will then enjoy a delicious picnic experience full of fresh local produce. Spend the afternoon at the Peninsula Hot Springs before heading to a unique winery for a wine tasting experience. End your adventure with a scenic drive via the summit of the Mornington Peninsula to the iconic McCrae Lighthouse.