Aussie adventures are waiting for you in every corner of every state. But we’ve narrowed the list down for you so you can tick off the top five list.

Just hire a car from your nearest capital city with DriveNow and then let the Aussie adventures begin! Here are our five top experiences.

Dine under the stars in the Red Centre

It’s a dinner unlike no other, which makes this one perfect for the romantics. Visit Ayers Rock Resort on a clear night to admire the stars. The experience begins with sunset drinks on a viewing platform that overlooks Uluru’s landscape. As night falls, you can enjoy a delicious buffet or four-course dinner while admiring constellations and the stories of the night sky.

Hot air ballooning in Melbourne

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride with views of the Yarra Valley. Photo by Kyler Nixon on Unsplash

At any time of year, you can go hot air ballooning for sunrise in Melbourne. It’s an early start but one that’s rewarded with stunning views over Melbourne city or the rolling green hills of the Yarra Valley. Experience the thrill of watching the city wake up, as the clouds float past and the landscape changes.

Drive a supercar through the Hunter Valley

Enjoy a drive and dine experience through Hunter Valley. Photo by Frank J on Tripadvisor

Have you ever wanted to own a Ferrari, drive a McLaren or experience what it’s like to be in the front seat of a mighty Lamborghini? You can get a taste of it with a ‘drive and dine’ experience in the Hunter Valley. There’s a collection of beautiful supercars waiting to be driven to a restaurant of your choice.

Choose a river cruise through the Swan Valley

Take a cruise through the Swan Valley from Perth. Photo by Captain Cook Cruises on Tripadvisor

Take a gourmet food and wine cruise to one of Australia’s best regions for fresh produce and wine! Depart from Perth and cruise to the upper areas of the Swan Valley. While you’re exploring this beautiful part of the world you can take up a behind the scenes tour of a winery, where you learn how some top drops are created. There are live entertainment, great food and even better company!

Outback Floatplane Adventure

Admire the local wildlife on a float plane adventure. Photo by Outback Floatplane Adventures on Tripadvisor

The Ultimate Tour gives you the very best of the Northern Territory and surrounds in an action-packed one-day adventure. You’ll begin with a floatplane flight to the famous Sweets Lagoon, where you can admire the area’s wildlife. Enjoy a relaxing billabong cruise and a BBQ lunch before an airboat fast lap. As an extra add-on, you can purchase a helicopter flight over the beautiful Litchfield National Park.


Brianna Piazza

Brianna Piazza is an Australian television reporter and part-time travel blogger. Originally from Melbourne, she's currently living in Cairns where she works for WIN News and spends her weekends exploring the outdoors Far North Queensland.

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