Officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, it is one of the most urbanized countries in the world. The dreamland of Australia is home to some of the oldest cultures, wide-open spaces, blue waters, and an endless coastline. As a matter of fact, Australia is the world’s smallest continent but also the largest island. More than 90% of its inhabitants live on the coastline and enjoy the spectacular beauty that this place embraces within itself. Australia is the also land of ancient rainforests which makes it even more attractive. This place is truly a must-visit for all those people who crave for a blend of culture and diversity. It actually justifies itself as an ultimate adventure destination. One of the most awe-inspiring wonders of the world- The Great Barrier Reef chose Australia as its home and as managed to attract major tourism from around the world.
If you ever happen to visit this wonderful country, you must visit these spellbound attractions which make Australia one of the most liveable places in the world-
The Great Barrier Reef
This is one of the largest living structures on the planet with more than 3000 coral reefs and 600 continental islands. Visible from outer space, the proximity of this place stretches over 3,44,400 square kilometers. A part of the seven natural wonders of the world, this place has our heart. It is very popular among the local residents as well as tourists. A lot of activities like diving and snorkeling take place at this place which makes the visit even more worthwhile. If you’re not game for getting into the crystal water, then you can see the reef from underwater stations and glass-bottom boats. They take you for a stroll underwater which is like an ultimate experience.
Sydney Opera House
If you happen to visit Sydney, the inhabitants there would first take you to the popular Opera House. And why? Well, first thing- it has a rank on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites and secondly- it is a great architectural piece of artwork. You’re sure to be speechless gazing at the beauty of this heritage site. Looking at it from a distance, you will see how spectacular the view is. With water all around the structure and Royal Botanic Gardens to the south, this is one of the most famous buildings in Australia. It is shaped like a huge white shell with multiple layers. It features various performances, fine dining and a tour of the concert hall, studios, and theatres that cannot be missed.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Uluru is one of the most magnificent and photogenic natural wonders residing in this place. Uluru stands for the Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta stands for rock domes. If you have a look at it from a distance, you will spot a huge red piece staring right back at you. It is a dome-like structure with ancient rocks. This enormous monolith resides in the center of the National Park and rises to a height of 348 meters. The Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park is a part of the Red center of Australia. If you’re a travel wanderer and love to unleash the beauty of nature, this is your place to be.
Gold Coast- Surfer’s Paradise
The famous Gold Coast is the most popular place for surfers as it offers an endless beach with amazing surf experience. Surfers are dying to visit this place already and tourists are almost spellbound by its beauty. It also features some of the best dining places with skyline buildings in view. It resides to the south of Brisbane and is famed for the sandy longline beaches and surfing spots. Being a coastal metropolitan city, it is also one of the premier holiday destinations. You can do a lot of things in this place- go for a wild nightlife, surf at the beach, visit theme parks or simply grab a brew and enjoy the beauty of the coast.
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One of the most famous beaches in the world, this one is a must-visit. It is a great site for surfers as well as for those who want to sit around and chill with a brew, Visitors are spotted here a lot along with residents as it is a famous picnic spot too. You can go in for a dip in the cool blue water or stroll along the scenic coastline. It features some of the best eateries, shopping places and a lot of other exciting things. A reality show- Bondi Rescue was pictured here and now you know why! Bondi beach is a great lively place to be and so, it had to be a part of our bucket list.