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Reasons Why You Need to Visit the Outback of Australia – The Pinnacle of Serenity

If you are anything like a lot of people who dream of visiting the Australian outback, then you have subsisted on a lot of stories about how it is possibly the wildest wilderness in all the world. But there's so much to see here and it is a place you should be visiting. Learn more about why here.


Scenic Road Trips

The thing about the wild country is that it makes for the most perfect destination for road trips where you are surrounded by nothing but beautiful scenery. Often when people talk about things to do in Broadbeach and its surroundings, they get captivated while describing the scenes they have witnessed while driving along the straight and long highways that circumvent the Outback. You will need to be a good driver if you are going off-roading or you could always hire a tour guide and ride along in the shotgun.


Jaw-Dropping Landscapes

Connected to the point above, apart from breath-taking scenes when taking road trips, you can also stop by and be held in absolute awe of the landscapes and how jagged and gigantic they can be. The Australian outback is home to some jaw-dropping natural formations that you will constantly be stopping to take in with a sheer sense of wonder. Some of these include the Riversleigh World Heritage Area and Boodjamulla National Park. Camping under the stars in these spectacular national parks is also a great way to commune with the wonders of the outback but be sure that you have planned it together with your local resort the likes of Avani Broadbeach Residences or with a local camping company. The outback for the uninitiated can be quite a dangerous place.


Marvel at the Milky Way

Speaking of spending the night outdoors, the Outback is the perfect location from which to view the stars. There is zero light pollution amid this wild country and the night sky will become available to you in high definition. Visitors often claim that it is as if the sky is close enough to touch when you're in the outback. One of the best places for you night-time enthusiasts is Porcupine Gorge National Park where you can spend the night under the stars and watch the sunrise over the sandstone peaks in the morning. It makes everything shimmer like it is made of gold


Attend Some Remote Events

Just because the outback is remote doesn't mean that there are no more people in the surrounding areas. People flock here for some of the most remote events and gatherings such as the Birdsville Big Red Bash which is a music festival in the middle of nowhere.


Experience Outback Life

Outback life is one devoid of the trappings and rushing around of modern city life and if you can, you should spend a couple of days on a local farm. It is a great way to strip yourself to the basics and really get to know what you are like and how you would react to certain situations. It is yet another way of healing when it is just you and the elements with nothing between you at all.