Plan your adventure in Australia with activity holidays
Australia is filled with stunning beaches, crystal-clear oceans, lakes and waterways, lush rainforests and dramatic peaks, all ripe for an outdoor adventure. With an activity holiday in Australia, you can explore the wilds with adventures like hiking, biking, climbing, surfing, snorkelling, diving, hang gliding and much more. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or just looking to try something new, you’ll find plenty of accommodation options that put you in the heart of the wild to make the most of your experience.
Nelson Bay in Port Stephens is one of the most popular destinations for adventurous travellers. You’ll find everything from calm, family-friendly beaches to famed surf beaches with incredible breaks, as well as opportunities for diving and snorkelling among colourful marine life. If you like to fish, Nelson Bay has numerous beaches, estuary, rock and offshore fishing opportunities, so you can cast a line for Australian salmon, kingfish, snapper, whiting, bream or flathead. Holiday accommodation can be found throughout Nelson Bay, including Soldiers Point, a beach filled with jetties for easy fishing, and Dutchies Beach, a popular boat fishing area.
The trip from Melbourne to Sydney travels through many charming villages that are a paradise for fishermen. Metung, a quaint village with King George whiting, snapper and trout, and Lakes Entrance, a popular fishing area with fishing tours and excursions, are attractive destinations along the way. You’ll find holiday rentals along the entire route, giving you the option to spend the night in vibrant areas like Jervis Bay, Batemans Bay, Mallacoota and Eden to explore the seaside attractions and other activities in the area.