An Australian adventure in August? Sounds a-okay
Whether you’re a local looking to brighten up your winter or a traveller from far across the ocean, Australia has a continent’s worth of sights to see this August. Without the intense summer sun, this month is one of the best times to explore the desert centre. See the drop-dropping sights of Uluru and Kata Tjuta then head west for even more stunning natural formations including The Pinnacles at Nambung National Park. If you'd like a warmer climate, head north for treks on rainforest routes, sojourns on sandy shores and exhilarating encounters with endangered animals. Or, turn your attention south for the wine regions of South Australia, the postcard landmarks of Sydney or the Aboriginal heritage sites of Tassie.
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From 1 January 2023, Intrepid will no longer require travellers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (excluding all Polar trips and select adventure cruises).
However, we continue to strongly recommend that all Intrepid travellers and leaders get vaccinated to protect themselves and others.
Specific proof of testing or vaccination may still be required by your destination or airline. Please ensure you check travel and entry requirements carefully.
If you live in Australia, you’ll be well aware that you need more than a pair of thongs, bathers and sunscreen when you go on an adventure. Australia is a huge country and the landscapes are extremely diverse, ranging from tropical beaches and arid deserts to humid rainforests. No matter what type of trip you’re going on, there are a few essential items you should bring including:
- Reusable water bottle
- Sunglasses (with UV protection)
- Warm layers
- Insect repellent
- Portable power bank
- Comfortable, sturdy footwear
- Lightweight towel
Both states have an abundance of natural beauty including jaw-dropping national parks and endless sandy beaches so settling the debate of the Northern Territory vs Western Australia is a hard one. Both bursting with Aboriginal culture, vibrant and multicultural cities, and more wildlife than you'll be able to spot, each region is breathtaking in its own way.
Intrepid is committed to making travel widely accessible, regardless of ability or disability. That’s why we do our best to help as many people see the world as possible, regardless of any physical or mental limitations they might have. However, we’re always happy to talk to travellers with disabilities and see if we can help guide them towards the most suitable itinerary for their needs and where possible, make reasonable adjustments to our itineraries.
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