Australia, a continent as well as a country located between the Indian Ocean and South Pacific. It’s a country with lots of surprises for its travelers. Mountains, tropical rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, coastal cities, deserts, red sand outback and countless more can be seen in Australia. It also hosts some of the unique wildlife in the world which are only present in Australia.
Spectacular natural sceneries, wildlife, and urban centers are the pride of Australia. And yes, you will obviously enjoy the national animal of Australia, the Kangaroos, and the ferocious saltwater crocodiles. Australia has countless things to see and enjoy. Below we have handpicked some of the best vacation spots in Australia which you should never miss.
If you are a nature lover then blue mountains are the must spot for you in Australia. Just one & half hour drive from the bustling city Sydney, Blue Mountains also host some amazing tourist spots. Some spots nearby are stunning Wentworth Falls, three sisters rock formation, etc. To get an epic view of these rock formation, go to Echo Point. You will also find the steepest passenger railway & Lincoln’s rock nearby. Plan your travel to end the trip at nearby secret little cave. From the cave, you will be able to enjoy the great view of the sunset.
Delicious food, lots of fun activities and amazing white sandy beaches are the features of Sydney, the largest city of Australia. Tourist often says that the best way to enjoy Sydney is to start from the beach. You can take a walk along the Sydney Harbour Bridge or from Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach. You will be able to enjoy the gorgeous view of the area from there. To get a birds-eye or panoramic view of this beautiful city, you can take a skywalk at the Sydney Tower or take a helicopter tour. Don’t lose your heartbeat by seeing the view from the height. You need to enjoy the delicious cuisine to finish the trip at Sydney.
Considered as one of the top tourist destinations in Australia, Byron Bay is filled with hidden gems. You will find waterfalls, swimming holes, picturesque mountains & bush walks in this area. Hiking can be done at the bottom of Minyon Falls where you can take a swim. To get an incredible view of the sunset, hike to the top of the Mt Warning. The Natural Arch is also popular among tourist.
It’s the bustling metropolitan city which hosts Victoria’s Natural Springs, wineries, peninsulas, alpine villages & glorious coastline. You can consider Melbourne the epicenter of culture and arts. You will find boutiques, bars, cafes, delicious food serving restaurants and many more. It also hosts an Arts Center, Recite Center, MTC Malthouse, Ian Potter center, Edge Theatre, ACMI and the National Gallery of Victoria.
Just an hour drive from Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula is a popular tourist attraction because it offers so much to its visitors. It hosts white sandy beaches, national parks, natural scenic beauties, spas, vineyards, mazes, camping sites, and golf courses. If you are visiting Melbourne then you should never miss the Mornington Peninsula.
Sunshine Coast is considered one of the most beautiful coastlines of Australia. You will find long white sandy beaches, cafes, boutique shops, mountain hiking, swimming holes and many more. You also head for many waterfalls and take a swim there. Don’t miss the Noosa National Park & fairy pools if you are visiting Sunshine Coast.
Brisbane is the city of almost everything at a fraction of the cost from other capital cities. This amazing city offers Riverlife Adventure Center, Mount Coot-tha gardens, City Botanic Garden, D’Aguilar National Park’s subtropical rainforests & the famous Australia Zoo. Enjoy dinner at one of the riverfront restaurants or quality times at the only inner-city beach. As a tourist, you should also pay a visit to The Judy. It’s a center of dance, music, circus and cabaret entertainment. If you love cruising, Brisbane also offers cruise trip.
Gold Coast is a must tourist attraction in Australia. If you are going to visit Australia in summer then don’t miss some of the best sea beaches & swim in the crystal-clear water. To get the best view we recommend you to visit the Gold Coast Hinterland, just a short drive from the area. The must-see areas at Gold Coast are Burleigh Heads, Surfers Paradise, and Broadbeach. If you are a casino lover then don’t miss the chance to pay a visit to Jupiter Casino.
Noosa is the dream coastal destination of Australia. It’s completely different from other traditional coastal cities of Australia. It still contained its coastal cub tropical vibe. You will be amazed to know that even the local council doesn’t approve buildings above tree lines. Amazing isn’t it? Feeling bored taking sunbathes, take a trip to The Noosa National Park. You can also take a walk to the Tanglewood, a small paradise in the area.
This area is home of waterfalls, green hills, domestic animal firms, cafes & countryside. You can take a drive with just a map and that’s the perfect way to enjoy Atherton Tablelands. Don’t miss the Ellinjaa Falls, Zillie Falls & Millaa Millaa Falls. Last Saturday of every month the Yungaburra market is another tourist attraction.
It’s the most visited place in Australia and a great landmark of this continent country. To local Anangu Aboriginal People, this big chunk of rock is a sacred place. You can also enjoy the Aboriginal rock art at small caves nearby. These arts are drawn thousands of years ago. Uluru is also a UNESCO world heritage site. To get a mind-blowing panoramic view, you can climb up the rock. You can also take a walk around this massive rock.
It’s the capital of Tasmania and a hotspot for tourists. Hobart hosts the biggest museum which is privately funded named MONA. This museum complex is a great architectural site and its ever-growing exhibition area is quite mind-blowing. You can also visit Bruny Island, hip market, Mount Wellington and the Constitution Dock for fresh fish and chips.
Located within a short trip from South Australia, this island is famous for its wide range of wildlife, scenic landscape, nature reserves & fresh local produces. To enjoy the presence of seals, go to the Seal Bay Conservation Park. Fascinating cliff faces can be found at Chase National Park as well as Admiral’s Arch. Bizarre natural rock formation will also blow your mind. The stunning view is also worth to enjoy.
Australia is huge that to enjoy all the natural and man-made sites, you need at least one month in your hand. This article is written to help you plan your trip so that you can enjoy everything you are looking for in Australia. If you are looking for assistance in planning your trip to exotic places in Australia, contact a travel agent! Either way, have a great trip to Australia!