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Australians Were Asked, What Are the Didgeri-doos and Don’ts When Visiting Down Under?

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Do You Come From the Kingdom of Koalas?

Is Australia the coolest place on Earth, or do the people, lifestyle, and sense of carefree adventure the country gives off just make it feel that way? Of course, many of us only know the massive continent of a country through TV shows, movies, and stereotypes, but it still remains a dream destination for countless travelers.

Have you been to Australia? Did everything there actually try to kill you? From unique species to terrifying specimens, both flora and fauna are bigger—and more dangerous—down under, so if you do get lucky enough to go there, you’re better off listening to the locals before doing anything too risky, or before passing up an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Australians of Reddit were asked the dos and don’ts of life down under, and their advice is priceless. Even if you don’t see yourself traveling there any time soon, you have to hear what these crazy Aussies have to say!

australia flag map

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Don’t mess with kangaroos and other essential tips!

DO: Have a Gay Time

australia golden gaytime

Source: Streets

If someone offers you a golden gaytime, accept it you won’t be disappointed. (deka01)

“It’s hard to have a Gaytime on your own” is their actual slogan.

Australia just earned a few hundred more weird points in my book. (thecoolrobot)

DON’T: Swim on Your Own

Beware of crocodiles warning sign

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When there are big signs saying ‘CROCODILES. DON’T SWIM’, read the sign and digeridon’t swim. Also we drive on the left side of the road here. (bellskione)

“Crocodiles don’t swim”, ok, got it! (laowaispy)

Better get in the water so they can’t follow us. (chathamhouserules)

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