Australia is one of the most unique countries in the world. It’s known for its beautiful beaches, wildlife, and culture—but it can also be dangerous if you’re not careful. So, before you hit the road with your family and explore this amazing place, let me share some tips to keep everyone safe:
What to Expect from the Animals
If you’re traveling to Australia, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll encounter some of the country’s most iconic wildlife. Kangaroos are common on roadsides and in parks, while koalas make their homes in eucalyptus trees. You can even find kookaburras perched on fences or wires, croaking their distinctive call.
Despite these creatures’ appearance of being completely harmless and adorable, they are still wild animals—and just because they don’t have teeth doesn’t mean they can’t hurt you. Although we’ve all heard this phrase before, it bears repeating: Do not approach wild animals; instead, keep your distance from them at all times by following basic safety precautions when around any animal (whether native or domestic). For example:
- If a koala approaches you for food or attention, do not feed him anything—this may cause him to become aggressive toward humans in general.
- Never pet a kangaroo unless he approaches you first; if he does so anyway while your hands are full with other items such as bags of groceries or lighters full of fuel gas…well…you know what happens next.
Find the Best Breakfast Place
With so many options, you’ll want to find a place that is close to your accommodation, offers good value for money, has a wide range of options, and has good reviews. If you are planning to travel in Queensland, There are also plenty of great places out there that are perfect breakfast catering in Brisbane. they might be small or large and they might be expensive or cheap—but they all have one thing in common: great food.
Try a Drop Off Catering
Catering is the best way to save money when traveling. Another great option to consider when it comes to breakfast, lunch and dinner in Queensland is a drop off catering in Sunshine Coast. You can get a lot of food for a small price and take advantage of the local cuisine. It’s also an excellent way to experience new flavors and dishes without breaking the bank or feeling like you are being ripped off. Plus, it’s very convenient—you don’t have to worry about what time your meal will be served or if there will be enough food for everyone at your party; everything’s taken care of. One thing that many people forget about though (or are too polite to mention) is tipping their server/driver: if they aren’t paid by their employer then they rely on tips from customers like yourself. Remember this when you’re eating out.
Kangaroos, koalas, and kookaburras
The kangaroo is the most common animal in Australia. They are large and marsupial, meaning that they carry their young in a pouch. Kangaroos can be seen in the wilds of Australia as well as at zoos around the world.
The koala is best known for being cute and cuddly, but they can also be dangerous if they feel threatened or provoked by humans. These animals are native to Australia, so you’ll find them all over this beautiful country.
The kookaburra is a noisy bird that eats insects and lives throughout Australia—you might even hear their laughter echoing through your travels there.
Be careful of the sun
While you should be careful of the sun at all times in Australia, it’s especially important if you’re spending a lot of time outdoors. Make sure to pack sunscreen, hats, and long sleeves. As well as sunglasses, because those are a must.
You may also want to keep an eye out for shady areas while you’re exploring the country. If there isn’t any nearby or it’s too hot to stay under trees for an extended period, consider bringing along some large umbrellas or sunscreen sprays that can be applied quickly and easily when needed.
Don’t forget about your drinks and food. Australians are known for their love of beer so grab plenty before heading out on excursions (especially if camping). Also, make sure not only yourself but any other members with allergies know what foods might trigger reactions—some people can get sick from eating certain types of seafood without knowing beforehand.
Be careful of the snakes
It’s summer in Australia, and that means more snakes. They are out of hibernation and looking for food. So don’t go walking through long grass without shoes on—you can easily step on a snake hidden underneath. Also don’t put your hands where you can’t see, such as under rocks or into holes in trees or logs (this includes when taking photos). And don’t pick up snakes either. If you do find one, just move away carefully and let it go its a way (the venom is not deadly to humans).
Also remember: Don’t leave food out for stray animals like koalas or kangaroos because this can attract wild dogs as well as other predators. After all, it’s best not to mess with nature.
Do your homework
It’s important to know what you’re getting into, especially if you’re going to be traveling through Australia with an infant. There are a lot of dangerous animals out there, like snakes and spiders, and jellyfish. You need to find out how to protect yourself from them before you leave for your trip—or at least before it starts getting too hot or too cold for comfort.
Be prepared for the heat
We’re talking about temperatures over 104°F (40°C) during the summertime here; if you aren’t used to this kind of intense heat, then it’ll probably feel like hell on earth when it hits 95°F outside (35°C). Bring lots of sunscreens and bottled water so that hydration doesn’t become an issue down the road—you want all systems to go when it comes time for action-packed adventures.
Be prepared for cold weather as well as extreme heat during winter months (May through August)
You might think Australia’s climate couldn’t get any worse than its sizzling summers but they do: When leaves start falling off trees everywhere across the country during autumn months (September through November), temperatures drop significantly leaving little tolerance between cold nights versus sweltering days where even shorts make sense only if paired with long sleeve shirts
Get travel insurance
The best way to secure travel insurance is to get it before you go. In general, travel insurance is a good idea for any trip abroad—or even within your own country if you’re worried about accidents like car accidents or medical emergencies.
Travel insurance can cover several types of expenses, including medical expenses and lost luggage. You may also be covered for lost or delayed connecting flights (depending on the policy) and cancellation fees if you have to cancel your trip plans due to illness or other circumstances beyond your control.
Teach your kids about things to avoid
It’s always better to be safe than sorry, and the same applies to teaching children about Australian wildlife. Teaching your kids about snakes is a good place to start. Snakes are not native to Australia, but they have been introduced over time by humans and can now be found all over the country. They’re generally shy creatures that want nothing more than for you not to notice them at all (and will bite only if provoked), so don’t worry too much about this one—but it never hurts to give your little ones some tips on how they should behave when they encounter one in the wild:
- Stand still and calm down
- Stay away from tall grasses where snakes might hide from predators or prey
- Stay away from rocky areas where snakes can bask in warm sunlight
Teach your kids about sharks next. These large fish tend not to attack humans unless provoked (for example, if you accidentally step on one) or if there’s blood present (the scent of which attracts sharks). To avoid any unfortunate shark-related incidents while on holiday in Australia, make sure your child knows these important safety tips:
- Don’t swim near seal colonies or their favorite beaches—these are known spots where sharks like hanging out at dusk/night because they feed off dead seal left behind by local fishermen.
Australia is home to many wonderful sites, but it’s important to remember that it can be dangerous. The sun is intense and the snakes are venomous, so protect yourself and your family with sunscreen and stay away from snakes. It’s also important to do your homework before traveling, especially if you’re going on a long trip or visiting remote areas of Australia. Finally, get travel insurance and teach your kids about safety precautions as well before heading out into the wild.