1. Tennis lessons
Let off steam and find your inner Federer with a week of intensive classes. Check out the website of Tennis Australia, www.tennis.com.au, for details.
2. Learn to surf
Feel the sun on your face and the thrill of catching waves along our beautiful coastlines. Lessons start at the very basic level. See www.surfinfo.com.au; www.learntosurf.com.au; www.mojosurf.com.au.
3. Indoor rock climbing
Climb walls other than those at work and boost your fitness without the hazards of sheer cliff faces. For more info, see www.climbing.com.au.
4. Walk underground
Many cities have fascinating tunnels to explore (legally). Ask at visitor information bureaus.
5. Learn fire twirling
Try fun and active work-outs manoeuvring balls of flame – and impress your friends with your daring (www.fireworks dance.com.au; www.threeworlds .com.au).