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Top 5 things to do in Australia and New Zealand

Unmissable experiences to check out on your Australian or New Zealand gap year!

There are so many great things to do in Australia and New Zealand, sometimes it's hard to know where to start - so we've picked out 5 of the best:

Visit the Blue Mountains

From 4WD adventures, to hiking and mountain biking, the Blue Mountain range in New South Wales is one of the most stunning destinations on the planet.

Climb Sydney’s harbour bridge

The ultimate view of Sydney - an experience not to be missed.

Swim with the dolphins in Western Australia’s Monkey Mia

Experience the mystical world of wild dolphins - schools of dolphins visit Shark Bay every day so you're guaranteed to see some.

Take a Harbour Cruise in Auckland

Going to Auckland and not taking a trip around the harbour is akin to going to Amsterdam and not going on the canals - if you want to go further you can take a trip to one of the nearby islands.

Go Whale Watching off New Zealand's South Island

Kaikoura is on the east coast of South Island, and is the main place to see whales. It is also one of the most popular spots in the world where you can easily have access to sperm whales.

You can easily combine these amazing activities with a trip down under on a working holiday visa. Check out our Adventure section for great tours and trips, or find out exactly how you can make the most of your trip to Australia and New Zealand in our dedicated pages.