Australia is the world’s largest Island famous for its sandy beaches, fossil sites, and amazing museums. Australia is a dream travel destination for many tourists. Whether you consider one week to explore the unique iconic destination, here are few most visited tourist attractions in Australia that will kick-start your adventure in the land of spectacular beauty.
Sydney: this is the biggest city in Australia, the city is full of life and there is a lot to appreciate and do in this glorious city. With so much to do, you can start by taking a tour at Sydney Opera House, this is Australia most famous man-made icon. This building consists theaters, studios, a concert hall, a cinema, and exhibition center. Surrounded on its three sides by water and the Royal Botanic Garden in the south, this remains the best place to see. You should also go see the Sydney Botanic Gardens and capture a view of nature in Australia most congested city from there you head to Sydney Harbour Bridge. So other places you can go see in Sydney includes Sydney Botanic Garden, the blue mountains, Bondi Beach, The Queen Victoria building and lastly Jenolan Caves.
Great Barrier Reef: Located in the coral sea of the coast of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is an ideal destination for scuba divers and underwater explorers. This is the world’s largest barrier reef system, The Great Barrier Reef stands out as one of the must-see places in Australia. Things to do include, Diving, snorkeling, air tours, sailing cairns and visit the Whitehaven Beach.
Melbourne: the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria is Australian second largest city. Famous for its captivating museums, zoo, and long history visit The Shrine of Remembrance. The Shrine was built in 1924, for the Remembrance of 19,000 Victorians killed during the World War 1. Take a short distance walk from the shrine of remembrance down to Royal Botanic Garden of Melbourne, a charming place to appreciate the beauty of nature in one of the best of its kind. Some other places that will be of interest to you include National Gallery of Melbourne, Eureka Tower, Queen Victoria Market, and Docklands. Get to experience the Australian Open in January, one of tennis’ four grand slams.
South Australia: Experience wildlife in Adelaide, start by exploring southwest of Adelaide in Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island is well known for a wide range of Nature Reserves and classic Australian landscapes. Things to do includes Flinders Chase National Park in the west, Seal Bay Conservation Park, and Kelly Hill Conservers ion Park. Travel Northwest of Adelaide, have a taste of superb wine and food in Barossa Valley, well known as one of the best-producing wine regions in Australia. Go enjoy the best of wine in Rockford winery, Langmeil Winery, Kalleske Wines and have a good taste of fresh food and drink in Murray Street Vineyards. You also get to experience Barossa Vintage Festival and Barossa Marathon.
Tasmania: known for its indigenous beauty, go for walk through the Lavender Fields at Bridestowe Estate, Bay of Fires, Cradle Mountain National Park, Wineglass Bay and Tulip Farm. Visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) located at Hobart, this is Australian largest private Museum. The Museum boasts of a stunning collection of Egyptian Mummies and controversial collection of modern art and antiquities in the world. The museum boast of a collection of more than 300 artworks. When you are done, require a 20-minute drive down to Hobart’s waterfront and get lost in the street covered with ramshackle warehouses, restaurants and floating fish shops.