Rottnest Island, Australia
Despite the unfriendly sounding name, Rottnest Island is a delightful destination for outdoor activities. Located off the west coast of Australia, Rottnest Island is a perfect location to experience the flora and fauna of Australia. Snorkeling, diving, fishing and surfing are all in abundance with 63 beaches to choose from. The island is also very kid friendly, with parks, a movie theatre, and other kid activities. Simply hiking around the island will bring some unique experiences you can only have here. You will find multiple species of plants and animals found only in this area, including quokkas, the most adorable marsupials on the planet.