Australia Wish List – What Did I Tick Off?

Before I left for Australia I put together a wishlist of things I wanted to achieve and places I wanted to see. I’ve now left Australia after nine months and I can’t tick off as much as I hoped, guess I’ll just have to go back one day..

Any State

  1. See Crocodiles
  2. Camp on a beach
  3. Stoke a Koala
  4. Go Whale & Dolphin watching
  5. Get a Job

New South Wales

  1. Sydney
  2. Hunter Valley
  3. Newcastle
  4. Spend New Year in Sydney
  5. Port Macquarie
  6. Coffs Harbour
  7. Nimbin
  8. Young
  9. Blue Mountains
  10. Wollongong
  11. Jervis Bay
  12. Eden
  13. Bryon Bay
  14. Learn to Surf (YES, but in Queensland)
  15. Bondi Beach
  16. Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

Queenstown

  1. Great Barrier Reef & Snorkel
  2. Cairns
  3. Road trip In a Campervan up/down the East Coast (YES, But not in a Campervan)
  4. Surfers Paradise
  5. Daintree Rainforest
  6. Whitsunday Island
  7. Fraser Island in a 4WD
  8. Rainbow beach
  9. Sky dive on the Beach (YES, But not on to the beach)
  10. Cape Tribulation
  11. Cape York 4WD
  12. Port Douglas
  13. Mission Beach
  14. Tully
  15. Cardwell
  16. Mt Isa
  17. Townsville
  18. Arlie Beach
  19. Great Keppel Island
  20. Town of 1770
  21. Hervey Bay
  22. Noosa
  23. Moreton Bay

Victoria – The plan is to work in Melbourne so I looked at weekend trips too.

  1. Melbourne
  2. Wilsons Promontory
  3. Great Ocean Roads
  4. Torquay
  5. Apollo Bay
  6. Port Fairy
  7. Portland
  8. Nelson
  9. Grampians National Park
  10. Little Desert National Park
  11. Mildura
  12. Swan Hill
  13. Echuca
  14. Bendigo
  15. Maldon
  16. Maryborough
  17. Castlemaine
  18. Spa Country
  19. Daylesford
  20. Ballarat
  21. Queenscliff
  22. Inverloch
  23. Mt Dandenong
  24. Eildon
  25. Beechworth
  26. High Country
  27. Lakes Entrance
  28. Metung
  29. Nighty Mile Beach
  30. Mallacota

South Australia

  1. Adelaide
  2. Adelaide Fringe or WOMADelaide
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Kangaroo Island
  5. McLaren Vale Wine Region
  6. Victor Harbor
  7. Coorong National Park
  8. Kingston SE
  9. Robe
  10. Beachport
  11. Port Augusta
  12. Flinders Ranges National Park/Wilpena Pound
  13. Painted Desert
  14. Coober Pedy
  15. William Creek
  16. Lake Eyre

Northern Territory

  1. Darwin
  2. Kakadu National Park
  3. Alice Springs
  4. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  5. Take the Ghan Train
  6. Kings Canyon

Western Australia

  1. Perth
  2. Nigaloo Marine Park

 

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