Published on : Monday, March 20, 2017
Travelling the world on your own is one of the single best things you can ever do for yourself. But as a solo woman traveller, it can be a little daunting, especially when you’re not sure which destinations are the safest, and which sightseeing spots. So starting with Australia, here are the best spots for a solo woman travelling alone.
While you’ll be spoilt for with the numerous backpacking destinations spread across the world, it is Australia that takes the top spot among backpacking aficionados. Its vast and diverse terrain and cultures have so much to offer that it can mark off all backpacking goals in your bucket list. What are the best locations to visit? What are some of the famous backpacking routes? These are some of the many questions we’ll touch upon by discussing its exciting wildlife, expansive vineyards, magnificent city tours and scrumptious cuisine.
Though it’s the beaches that have gained fame for Australia among travelers, go beyond the usual path and you’ll discover so much more of Australian wonders. To name one, take its wildlife for example. If you fancy a meet with kangaroos, wallabies and other native Australians animals and birds, the Grampian National Park and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park should certainly be on your travelogue.
If you harbour an interest in aquatic adventures, you can also go on tours to the Great Barrier Reef and dive in to explore the fascinating sights it has to offer underwater. Or you can up the adrenaline quotient by testing your nerves with the in the Cage of Death – a swim with a large saltwater crocodile for company.
But if you are looking for a more relaxed yet exquisite experience, head over to Mornington, a town southeast of Melbourne, which is home to the country’s best wines. The 60 odd boutique winemakers of the town produce some of the finest pinot noirs that you’ll ever sample. If Mornington doesn’t seem to quench your thirst for wines, The Hunter Valley and Clare valleys offer their own renowned specialties.
To describe in few words, Australian cities are an energetic amalgamation of lively cosmopolitan culture, amazing natural landscapes and a lifestyle that would give anyone life goals.
One of the best known Australian cities known is Sydney and when one arrives here they realize why. Home to the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge, the city boasts of an extensive enchanting harbour and numerous beaches where you’ll never fall short of a place to kick back and relax.
For those with interests leaning towards an artistic curve, Melbourne is the city to hit. Renowned for its cafe culture, vibrant and music scene, art lovers are sure to feel at home here.
There are many more cities with equally wondrous experiences to offer scattered across the states in Australia. The best part? Shuttling between these cities is not a hassle considering they are barely few hours apart from each other and thanks to the scenic routes connect it.
A major part of the backpacking experience sadly is the one the usually ignored i.e. food. Don’t just be adventurous in spirit but incorporate the same in your palette. Keep an eye for local delicacies and Australian cuisine won’t disappoint.
Viren Batra, CEO & Co Founder of nirvana excursion said, “While Australia is quite a popular destination for backpackers, it’s an especially safe place for women, and that’s why, it’s in great demand with solo women travelers”.