Australia is a pretty large mass of land: it is, in fact, considered a continent of its own. Due to its vastness, it is to be expected for Australia to have quite a lot of landmarks and tourist attractions scattered all over the place.
A tourist who is coming to Australia will definitely not have enough time to cover all these areas. Which ones are worth visiting the most then? And which ones shouldn’t be missed at all?
- Uluru – Also known as Ayers Rock, this unmistakable Australian landmark needs to visited to experience one of the best views on Earth during the sunset. Additionally, there are a few other areas nearby worth checking out, including the National Park in which Uluru is located.
- Great Barrier Reef – If underwater exploration and scuba diving are your hobbies, visiting the Great Barrier Reef is a must. You should know that this is the greatest barrier reef formation in the whole world, encompassing a large area including many small islands and cays. Unique species of wildlife dwell beneath the corals, including different varieties of crustaceans and fish.
- Kangaroo Island – Located in the Southern Australian waters, off Cape Jervis, this is a good option for many tourists, including those that have come to Australia with their families and kids. You should be able to go sightseeing a lot on this small island, spotting animals such as penguins, sea lions, kangaroos and a variety of bird species. A perfect place for all nature lovers, Kangaroo Island offers a lot of holiday accommodation options, ranging from budget level hotel rooms to luxurious, top-of-the-line resorts.
- Surfers Paradise – Another good place to visit for those with families, this natural haven isn’t named like that just for show. You will be able to do activities like surfing and whale watching, not to mention attending the multitude of theme parks which kids of all ages will definitely enjoy. Any other popular location on the Gold Coast can be considered as an alternative to Surfers Paradise if it seems like you have trouble finding overnight accommodation Gerroa NSW.
- Sydney – By far the most popular city in Australia, it also happens to be the most populous, with its 5 million residents accounting for nearly 20% of Australia’s total population. The most famous attractions in Sydney are its harbour and the world-renowned Sydney Opera House but expect to find a lot more things to do when you hit the city.
- Canberra – Australia’s capital city isn’t famous like larger cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Adelaide, but it offers a multitude of attractions that people interested in Australian culture will find to be interesting. Ski resorts are also close-by, which means that those visiting Australia during the winter season can consider giving them a visit.