Experience the Splendor of Australia’s Beaches

You’ll love them.

Judith Uusi-Hakimo

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Three people diving in the reef with beautiful and colorful corals and other sea creatures.
Photo by Oleksandr Pidvalnyi: https://www.pexels.com/photo/three-people-diving-on-body-of-water-1540108/

Visiting Australia can be an exciting and unique experience, from exploring its diverse landscapes to experiencing the inviting hospitality of its people. But while enjoying the beaches, it’s important to remember that they’re also home to many dangerous and venomous animals. It’s easy to forget this fact when confronted with such stunning beauty, but taking extra caution is essential for a safe and enjoyable time.

Australia’s east and west coasts are renowned for their stunning beaches, which draw visitors worldwide. As well as offering great opportunities for swimming, surfing, snorkeling, or just relaxing in the sun, they offer some of the most awe-inspiring wildlife experiences you’ll ever have.

There’s no denying that its stunning coastline offers unforgettable memories. From whale watching in Western Australia to swimming with dolphins off Ningaloo Reef to sea turtles nesting along sandy shores, there’s plenty to explore and discover beneath the waves and on land.

In addition to its coastal attractions, Australia also boasts a wide variety of land-based activities — such as national parks offering beautiful hikes through forests filled with native birds and animals, including kangaroos and koalas.

At the same time, further inland, travelers will find some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the world, such as Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Central Australia and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) in the Northern Territory. Also, the deserted dunes in Western Australia’s Nullarbor Plains, down to Tasmania’s rugged Alpine peaks, are worth a visit.

Further still lies The Outback — an arid region that spans much of central and western Australia — where visitors can experience some of the most impressive sunsets imaginable while also gaining insights into Aboriginal culture through visits to remote outback communities.

Of course, it’s important to remember that Australia’s oceans are also home to some of the planet’s most dangerous and venomous creatures. Sharks, crocodiles, stonefish, blue-ringed octopus, and jellyfish regularly inhabit these waters.

Swimmers should take extra precautions, such as wearing protective footwear or checking with lifeguards…

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Judith Uusi-Hakimo

A Nurse by profession. A mother of three and a wife of one. A storyteller and an aspiring writer.