Of the many thousands of things to do in Australia some are more compelling than others. The continent is also a country without any of the tiresome national boundaries cut up other continents. National wide travel is one attractive activity.
An individual’s own agenda will determine what he or she does. The country is home to many people with ancestral roots in other parts of the world. Chinese, English and South African grandparents visiting their relatives who have settled in Australia will often be content with nothing more than enjoying the company of loved ones.
Australia In Books
Australia is a country with two strong strands of history. The unwritten records of the aboriginal people are encoded in the geology of the country and in other primary sources. The written history of the country that began as a penal colony also makes fascinating reading. The prescience of Charles Dickens who placed the impecunious Mr. Micawber in Australia as a successful colonist is reflected in actual stories recorded in museums and libraries.
In some ways, the Sidney Opera House with its iconic concrete shells is a riposte to people who have in the past dismissed the country and its people as ‘convicts’. Of course, many of the people transported to Australia were worthy people, and the ‘House’ symbolizes in its living stream of events the cultural richness of a society that respects and generates artistic excellence. The Opera House symbolizes the strength of a uniquely indigenous culture. There is so much to see but a damaged passport can cause travel problems so be sure to get your passport renewal if it is necessary.
Great Barrier Reef
Lovers of the sea and of aquatic activities will find things to do all around the continent. From sailing to fishing, surfing, and snorkeling, aquatic sports are strongly represented. The Great Barrier Reef is so large that it can be seen from outer space. Stretching for more than two thousand kilometers off the coast of Queensland. The world’s largest reef is covered by many tour operators specializing in favorite areas where divers can marvel at aquatic diversity.
Flora And Fauna
As a continent, Australia drifted away from the rest of the world geologically. This is why it is home to a unique population of fauna and geological features found nowhere else. From the wombat to the kookaburra to the platypus and kangaroo, animals will seem uniquely interesting to people from other continents. The bird life is also diverse and prolific.
A Unique Country
Where space, fresh air, and sunlight are plentiful people will play sport and Australia’s population has established The open tennis tournament is a major attraction on the tennis tour. As far as things to do are concerned, sports people may prefer to engage in activities themselves as they enjoy the benign climate and wide spaces. At the club and provincial level, there are many sporting and social amenities.
Things to do in Australia extend beyond sport, recreation, and tourism. The land attracts immigrants from many corners of the world. People seeking a stable, democratic and prosperous country in which to live might go there to reconnect with a view to applying for residence. They are welcomed if they can show that they can contribute to the good of the society.