Nine coastal wilderness adventures you can have Down Under

From swimming with whale sharks to golfing by the sea


Arnhem Land

Australia's glittering coastline is bursting with stunning white-sand beaches sitting happily next to sparkling azure seas. There's plenty of opportunity to sink your toes into soft sands and truly relax. But there's so much more to this paradise island than beautiful beaches.

For the adventurer in you, the coastline offers a host of activities that are at once awe-inspiring, adrenaline-pumping and absolutely unforgettable. Indeed, Australia is home to some of the world's most amazing wildlife experiences as well as a thriving gourmet scene.

Sydney is full of top-class restaurants where you can dine al fresco in a balmy breeze, but why not try something different and catch a seaplane to a wild waterway for real destination dining with a view? Or how about snacking on fire-roasted fish caught freshly by Yours Truly (with the help of a friendly Aboriginal local) in the ancient terrain of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory?

If you're an animal-lover, you've come to the right place. Get face-to-fin with an incredible great white shark while cage-diving in South Australia; go swimming with majestic whale sharks in Western Australia; and meet the locals at Kangaroo Island, where there's also up-close opportunities with koalas and sea lions.

Wherever you go, there's a magical coastal adventure to be had - and it's easier than you think to try each and every one of them.

Browse our gallery of incredible adventures you can have by the sea in Oz.

Nine coastal wilderness adventures you can have Down Under

Nine coastal wilderness adventures you can have Down Under

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