November is the best time to travel across Australia. Around the world, as November rolls out, the temperatures start to drop. But in Australia, the weather starts becoming warm and balmy. Spring time is giving way to a delightfully cosy summer, and the temperature is simply perfect for a vacation, especially if you are coming from a region that is freezing in November, such as Canada.
Australia has unlimited treasures to offer in terms of sightseeing and travelling destinations. It is fast becoming one of the most sought after vacation destinations, with its beaches, and mountains and stunning architecture. It has many famous places that could grace any bucket list.
Here is a list of some of the must see places in Australia at this wonderful time of the year:
- Geelong, VIC: Geelong lies southwest of Melbourne, and is one of the most picturesque seaside cities of Australia. Its botanic gardens are world famous and very riveting. The wool museum the city is famous for is called the Central National Wool Museum and has various exhibitions around this time of the year. The beach is perfect for swimming and surfing, or just a stroll. A short drive to Queenscliff will let you experience swimming with the penguins and dolphins.
- Lady Musgrave Island, QLD: The temperature here around this time would be between 22 to 27 degrees Celsius, which is very pleasant indeed. These beautiful white sand beaches are a must-visit. The adventurous glass bottom boat ride is its main attraction, apart from snorkelling and scuba diving. People come from around the world to experience this natural lagoon and to see the coral.
- Central Coast, NSW: If you are visiting Australia, you cannot leave without visiting the central coast. It is situated an hour to the north of Sydney, and the temperatures would be a crisp 13 to 25 degrees Celsius. There are many family activities to indulge in here like the Treetops Adventure Park, Pelican feeding at the Entrance and water sports. The Norah Head Lighthouse is another attraction not to be missed.
- Umpherston Sinkhole, South Australia: As far as the most unique places to visit are concerned, this one takes the cake. This fantasy-movie like natural sinkhole has lush green plants planted by Umpherston, turning it into one of the most visually appealing sights in Australia.
- Lake Argyle, Northern Territory: The largest artificial lake of Australia, is a must-visit. It is a humongous water body, the size of almost 11 Sydney harbours. Its vast area is simply breathtaking, and the freshwater crocs are an added bonus, albeit a scary one. You will definitely see a few sights you have never seen before.
- The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland: Experience one of the wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef, when you visit Australia. The whole day spent there comprises of diving, snorkelling and swimming in the great reef. It is an experience in itself. You can opt for Reef Sleep experience where you can spend the night there and dive in the setting sun.