Thursday, 5 January 2012

100 things…Activities

South East Asia

  • Rock Climbing
  • SCUBA Diving
  • Rafting and Kayaking
  • Elephant Trekking
  • Sailing
  • Trekking
  • Yoga, Meditation & Holistic Therapy
  • Surfing
  • Zip Wiring
  • Biking
  • Water Sports 
  • Cooking Classes 
  • Tubing 


Abseiling is about descending a rock face quickly. There are lots of places for Australia abseiling.

Bungee Jumping

Bungee jumps began on Pentecost Island where kids jumped off a bamboo tower with vines attached to their feet. Bungee jumping now uses high strength latex rubber. One of the most popular bungee jumps is in Cairns.


Many locations offer a hot air balloon flight. Most hot air balloon flights start early and then finish with breakfast.

Camel riding

Try riding camels on the beach at Noosa or in the outback.


Caving is dark and dirty but fun. In Australia we have around 6500 caves. Some of the well known ones are Naracoorte Caves in South Australia and Jenolan Caves in New South Wales. Caving must be done with an organised group led by professionals.


lots of opportunities to take bike tour. Maybe a mountain bike ride or a historical cycle around Sydney.


Australia has some of the best fishing in the world both inland and on the ocean. Have a look at some of the deep sea fishing charters and be sure to catch something!


Australia is great for flying. Lots of space has advantages. A great place to learn to fly or take a trip in a fighter jet.

Horse riding

Ride on the beach, ride in the desert and explore the outback with one of the many horseback adventures.

Jet boating

Jet boating started in New Zealand and now very popular in many places in Australia.


Kayak or canoe on our rivers or the ocean. There are many kayak tours and many last a few days.


Parasail above the ocean being towed behind a boat. A popular activity on the Gold Coast and at other bigger resorts,

Off road driving

Try some off road adventures.


Rivers are graded from one to five. Most trips are in a shared raft. In Australia there are a number of rivers where rafting is possible.

Ice climbing

Australia has a lot of good rock climbs and graded up to 33.


Sailing is very possible in Australia. A popular place is the Whitsundays where you can charter a yacht or be part of a shared charter.

Scuba diving

Learn to scuba dive in Australia and then explore the many reefs. It is possible to take a trial lesson first. 

South Pacific

LAND BASEDHawaiiFijiTahitiCooksSamoaTonga
Golfthe bestsuperbaveragepoorgoodpoor
Eco-tourismsuperbthe bestsuperbaveragesuperbgood
Sightseeing Tourssuperbthe bestgoodaveragesuperbpoor
Hikingthe bestsuperbsuperbgoodsuperbaverage
Whale Watchingsuperbpoorgoodsuperbpoorthe best
WATER BASEDHawaiiFijiTahitiCook IsSamoaTonga
Scuba Divingsuperbthe bestgoodaverageaveragegood
Surfingsuperbsuperbgoodpoorthe bestaverage
Game Fishingthe bestgoodaveragesuperbaveragesuperb
Sailinggoodsuperbsuperbpooraveragethe best
Kayakingsuperbgoodgoodaveragepoorthe best

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