Stockton Dunes, Port Stephens, NSW  © Georges Antoni/Tourism Australia

9 Aussie Philausophies and how to experience them

Try it

Explore the outback in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. There's plenty of adventure to be found within the rugged landscape that dates back 600 million years.

Flinders Ranges, SA © Georges Antoni / Tourism Australia

Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Try it

Rottnest Island, off the coast of Perth, is home to some mates you might not expect. Get to know the locals – especially the cheeky quokkas.

Girl with quokka, Rottnest Island, WA © Tourism Western Australia

Girl with quokka, Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Try it

The seaside city of Port Stephens is home to the vast Stockton Sand Dunes. Feel the sand move beneath your feet on an exhilarating dune-surfing adventure.

Stockton Dunes, Port Stephens, NSW © Georges Antoni

Stockton Dunes, Port Stephens, New South Wales

Try it

Tasmania’s Bruny Island is abundant in seafood ready to be shared. Dig into a fresh and sustainably sourced feast of abalone, sea urchin and oysters on a Seafood Seduction tour with local Rob Pennicott.

Bruny Island, TAS  © Georges Antoni / Tourism Australia

Seafood Seduction, Bruny Island, Tasmania

Try it

Climb into the secure enclosure at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, where you’ll be lowered into the water for an up-close encounter with a crocodile.

Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin, NT © Tourism Australia / Shaana McNaught

Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin, Northern Territory

Try it

As the sky goes dark, retreat to one of Melbourne's rooftop bars. Dance to the music, take in the city lights and enjoy a moment of uncomplicated fun.

Transit Rooftop Bar, Melbourne, VIC © Georges Antoni / Tourism Australia

Transit Rooftop Bar, Melbourne, Victoria

Try it

The Dreamtime stories of Aboriginal culture have been told for thousands of years, making them the oldest in the world. Listen to the rich stories told by Aboriginal guides at Rainforestation Nature Park – and walk away with a story of your own.

Rainforestation Nature Park, Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, Kuranda, QLD © Tourism Australia

Rainforestation Nature Park, Kuranda, Queensland

Try it

Take a break from life's hustle and bustle within the flower beds of Canberra’s Floriade festival. You’ll find markets, music and quirky costumes along the way.

Floriade, Canberra, ACT © Georges Antoni / Tourism Australia

Floriade, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Try it

Australia has some epic foodie experiences. Take a seat at Rick Shores restaurant in the Gold Coast for views as good as the food.

Rick Shore Restaurant, Burleigh Heads, QLD © Georges Antoni

Rick Shore Restaurant, Burleigh Heads, Queensland