Australia, one of the most beautiful country in the world is also one of the most visited country by tourist. Each year millions of people travel to Australia for vacations. The beaches, the big metropolitan cities and the night life makes it one of the top tourist destinations. Due to its location, it’s one of the largest island and is surrounded by oceans from everywhere, namely Pacific and Indian oceans. We’ve prepared a list of top 10 best places to visit in Australia during your vacations that will leave you awestruck.
There’s so much to do in Australia. You can dive in the Great Barrier Reef, hike through rainforests, take a safari ride along the sand islands and much more. Australian Cuisine is also very popular and is one of the most famous one in the world, so do try it! You can explore multicultural cities throughout the country and you can see how people from different culture live together in peace.
Sydney Opera House
One of the most popular place to visit in Australia is the Opera House, situated in Sydney. Most of the people know about it and it’s the only one thing which comes in my mind when you think about Sydney, Australia. It’s also in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and its architecture is considered to be one of the greatest in the world. You can take a tour of Opera House’s theatres, concert hall, and studios, or you can also have a meal at one of the restaurants. Also, do visit the Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, situated in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Opera House.
Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef is situated along the state of Queensland, and is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world. It’s also in the list of World Heritage Sites and has around 3,000 coral reefs, 300 coral cays, and 600 continental Islands. It is so long that it can also be seen from outer space and its natural beauty is something that can’t be described in worlds. It’s one of the best places to visit in Australia and is very popular among tourist. You can do deep-sea diving here and see some of the most exotic sea creatures in the world. It’s a must visit place for those visiting Australia.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
It may seem difficult to sound, but this park is one of the best places to visit in Australia. This national park is visited by thousands of people daily, and its natural beauty is something that will leave you amazed. You can take a tour of this place by tour guides or you can just look at its beauty. This national park rises to a height of 348m, and the view of sunset is something that you’ll definitely want to watch. Add this place in your to-visit list.
Sydney Harbor Bridge
The Harbor Bridge is one of the best places to visit in Sydney, and it is also known as the “Coathanger”. Harbor Bridger is around 500m long and connects the northern district of Sydney to the central Sydney. One thing about this bridge is that it’s the largest steel arch bridge. One thing that you can do on this bridge is that you can take a pedestrian walk from one end to another, while looking at the beauty of the city and the harbor itself. The view up from the bridge is breathtaking and one must check it in person.
Blue Mountains National Park
Another world heritage site, situated at 81km from Sydney and one of the best places to visit in Australia is the Blue Mountains National Park. The most visited tourist point in this park is the towering sandstone called the Three Sisters. You can do abseiling, mountain biking, horseback riding, and hiking at the park. Also, you can have lunch at one of the many restaurants there and look at the beauty of this place.
Melbourne, the name says it all. The second largest city in Australia is one of the top tourist point and it one of the best places to visit in Australia. There’s so much to do there that you can’t even count. Some of the points of interest of this place are the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Royal botanic Garden and the famous national Gallery of Victoria. Shopping is one of the most common activity among the tourist and there are many big shopping complexes in the city.
Bondi Beach is one of the busiest beach of the country and is a must-go place for the visitors. It’s a 15-minute drive from the main city and has much to do. The famous Bondi-to-Bronte coastal walk will thrill you and it’s a 6km coastline. You can eat at any of the restaurants there, take some souvenirs from the shops, sip a coffee at any of the café and much more. Swimming and surfing are very common activity at this place.
Daintree National Park
Daintree National Park is one of the best places to visit in Australia and is one of the world heritage sites. There are many exotic animals that are only seen here and nowhere else in the world such as the Bennett’s Tree Kangaroo. There are more than 18,000 species of plants found in this national park and it’s a beauty to watch.
Fraser Island is located between Brisbane and Bundaberg and is very famous place for visitors. It’s the largest sand island in the world and there are safaris that will give you the tour of this whole island. Some of the main highlights of this island are crystal clear creek, ancient rainforests, and some of the most famous sand dunes. It’s a must-visit place for the visitors.
Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean road is famous for its drive and the coastline that follows it. It’s a 300km long road and stretches from Torquay to Allansford. It’s one of the best places to visit in Australia and visitors love to travel along it.