Top 5 Tropical Destinations For Australians

April 1, 2016 - 2 min read

It’s no secret Australians love to travel. If you’re looking for a new destination to discover, let us help. Thriving with history and culture, these locations are perfect for all walks of life, from young backpackers and couples, to families and grey nomads. Read on to find the perfect destination for you!

#1 Bali

Top spots to visit:

  • Uluwatu – Perfect for surfers & ocean lovers
  • Ubud – Rich in Balinese culture & history
  • Canggu – Great for shopping, eating & relaxing

Home to turquoise oceans, rolling waves, luscious green mountains and glistening temples, it’s safe to say Bali has something for everyone. This popular Indonesian island is the perfect place to visit for either a short 4-day stay or an extended holiday.

#2 Thailand

Top spots to visit:

  • Bangkok – Great for sightseeing, shopping & cuisine
  • Bophut – Ideal for diving, sunbathing & timeout
  • Krabi – Rich in Buddhist culture & history

If you are seeking a tropical adventure, Thailand is the place to visit. Here you will get to explore ancient ruins, glittering temples and stunning beaches complete with crystal-clear water. Be sure to take advantage of the local markets and delicious cuisine this country has to offer.

#3 Hawaii

Top spots to visit:

  • Pearl Harbour – Steeped in history & ideal for sightseeing
  • North Shore of Oahu – Popular with experienced surfers
  • Na Pali Coastline – Home to stunning views & waterfalls

With 6 unique islands to offer, Hawaii has something for everyone. Whether you enjoy relaxing on the beach, hiking up mountains or charging big waves, you’re bound to find what you are looking for. While you’re there, be sure to explore the Indigenous culture.

#4 Cambodia

Top spots to visit:

  • Phnom Penh – Cambodia’s capital is a must-see location
  • Temples of Angkor – Thriving in historic heritage
  • Sihanoukville Beaches – The ultimate spot for beach lovers

If you are looking for a culture-rich experience, put Cambodia on your map. This admirable location offers a fabulous array of sights—from magical coastlines and national parks, to rich culture and history.

#5 Fiji

Top spots to visit:

  • Mamanuca Islands – Perfect for romantic escapes
  • Navala – Home to lush mountains & picturesque scenery
  • Tavarua – The go-to island for experienced surfers

Located in the tropical waters of the South Pacific, Fiji is built up from more than 300 islands. It brags a stunning landscape and is well known for an array of eco-activities including surfing, diving, climbing and hiking.

Sound amazing?

Travelling is fun, and even better when you can enjoy every second! Before jet setting, be sure to ward off potential illness with travel vaccinations. Spend time researching whether you’re visiting areas at risk of harmful diseases including cholera, hepatitis and malaria, among others. Book an appointment with your local travel doctor or medical practice to find out more about the recommended vaccinations for your destination