Australia day is the national day of Australians and it marks the arrival of the first fleet on Port Jackson in 1788, led by Captain Arthur Philip. On 26th of January, all the states and territories come together to reflect and celebrate the contributions that everyone has made to the nation and focus on how they can move forward as a community and as a unified nation. It is a day for people of all backgrounds to come together, share stories, embrace the commonality and celebrate diversity. The locals celebrate by going out to barbecues, watch or play sport events, parades, music concerts and indulge themselves in many public events and festivals. Here is a brief overview of a few activities you can jump in on for this special occasion.
Australia Day Cruises, Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour hosts several events and celebrations for Australia Day and the area will most likely be packed with festival enthusiasts. The best and easy way to catch all the action away from the busy crowd is to hop on one of the Australia Day lunch cruises in Sydney Harbour. Experience the buzz of the harbour and witness live events like the Ferrython race, Navy Search and Rescue, RAAF Flyover and much more from the outer decks of these magnificent cruises. There are numerous vessels for you to select from including the luxury glass boat boasting 360° views, an authentic paddlewheeler with wrap-around verandas and a multi-million dollar catamaran with large outer decks. Enjoy the harbour events along with a sophisticated dining experience including a freshly cooked lunch and select drinks and beverages. Embrace the festive spirits with your loved ones on the Australia Day cruises 2022 and get a chance to see the iconic Opera House, Harbour Bridge and many other attractions as well. Don’t forget to capture amazing photographs, especially with the picturesque harbour background.
Snorkel at Ningaloo Reef , Western Australia
The World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Coast is located approximately 1,200 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. The Ningaloo Reef in the edge of the coast is Australia’s largest fringing coral reef and is home to some of the most beautiful reefs with over 450 species of marine life including whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, dugongs and turtles and an amazing array of tropical fish. There are numerous water adventures and activities you can take up here that will thrill you in many ways and one of the most popular ones among these is snorkeling with whale sharks. Have you ever dreamt of gliding seamlessly alongside the largest fish on the planet? ‘Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Adventure’ tour can make this dream come true. Whale Sharks, the gentle creatures can be spotted between April and August and this will be your opportunity t