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15 Things You Can Do In Australia That You Can't Do Anywhere Else

Australia: the land of sun, sea, and oversized roadside attractions. It may seem worlds away, but it's worth the trip. And with a Working Holiday Visa, the trip will almost be long enough.

1. Celebrate Christmas in summer (with 5 lb of fresh prawns and an afternoon foray to the beach)!

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2. Follow this daily routine:

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3. Hang out with wallabies in their natural habitat.

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4. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.

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5. Kick back with a few mates.

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6. Watch the sun set over Uluru.

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7. Head down to Bondi Beach with your inflatable flip-flop.

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8. Watch a game of AFL.

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9. Drive the Great Ocean Road and visit the Twelve Apostles.

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10. Take didgeridoo lessons from a member of one of the oldest cultures on earth.

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11. Dine at a bonafide sausage sizzle.

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12. Visit the opal capital of the world (which also happens to be an underground town).

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It's so hot in Coober Pedy, South Australia, that the residents had to go underground.

13. Catch a wave on one of Australia's 10,000 beaches!

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14. Enjoy an open-air cinema... in January.

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15. And, of course, take a selfie with a koala.

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