TripAdvisor’s top 25 experiences

The world has spoken, well, at least the mob who regularly rate their travel experiences at TripAdvisor have had their say, this time listing the top 25 travel experiences in the 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards.

Australia makes a couple of appearances in the top 25, with Sydney’s famous bridge climb coming in at number four and Victoria’s Great Ocean Road 10 spots down at number 14.

As for the rest of the 25, it looks a little like this:

1. Cooking class and lunch at a Tuscan farmhouse with local market tour from Florence

2. Berlin bike tour

3. New York in one day guided sightseeing tour

4. Sydney Bridge climb

5. Vatican VIP experience: exclusive breakfast at the Vatican with early access to Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

6. New Orleans cooking class

7. Rotorua Maori Hangi dinner and performance

8. Best of Niagara Falls tour from Niagara Falls, Ontario

9. Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens tour by bus

10. Wild Wicklow tour including Glendalough from Dublin

11. Barcelona half-day bike tour

12. Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe day trip from Zurich

13. Super Saver: Auschwitz–Birkenau half-day tour plus Wieliczka Salt Mine half-day tour

14. Great Ocean Road small-group ecotour from Melbourne

15. Sintra and Cascais small-group day trip from Lisbon

16. Tokyo sumo wrestling tournament

17. Inner circle access of Stonehenge, including Bath and Lacock day tour from London

18. Dachau Concentration Camp memorial site tour from Munich by train

19. Viator Exclusive: Game of Thrones walking tour of Dubrovnik

20. Amsterdam evening canal cruise with four-course dinner and drinks

21. Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands small group day trip from Glasgow

22. Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris small-group walking tour

23. Golden Circle Classic day trip from Reykjavik

24. Lantau Island and Giant Buddha day trip from Hong Kong

25. The original Sound of Music tour in Salzburg

Have you been on any of these day trips or experiences? Which was your favourite? Would you recommend them to our members? Which has been your favourite travel experience?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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