Australia is one of the best travel destinations in the world. Who doesn’t dream of seeing a kangaroo, visiting Sydney Opera House and discovering the coral reefs. Who doesn’t dream of visiting the smallest continent and at the same time the biggest island in the world? This place is literally suitable for everyone. Thanks to it’s stunning nature and exotic flora and fauna Australia can certainly be called a traveler’s paradise. So what are those 5 beautiful places to be in Australia:
Sydney is probably the most famous city in Australia. The place is truly unique. Here you can find beaches together with spectacular buildings and restaurants that offer delicious aussie food. It is said that Sydney’s harbour is the most beautiful harbour in the world. The statement is bold but most likely to be the truth. Harbour cruise is a great way to experience it yourself. Another important sight to see is a spectacular shell-like Sydney Opera House. It was built in 1973 and today graces the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrie Reef is an outstanding example of how beautiful is Australia’s nature. It is one of the largest living structures on our planet. It includes 3000 coral reefs, 600 continental islands, 300 coral cays and inshore mangrove islands. Whitsunday island group is considered as one of the most beautiful ones in the system. The place is suitable for divers and nature lovers. Under the water one can discover around 1600 species of tropical fish, sharks, turtles and other unique nature’s creatures. Just perfect for adventurous souls! Otherwise you can enjoy the view from the underwater viewing stations or take a glass bottom boat tour.
Melbourne is second large city in Australia. It is considered as the most European city in the country. What makes it European are numerous galleries, restaurants, theatres and shopping centres. What makes it Australian is not being overloaded. A third of total city area is being occupied by open spaces. Most popular sights are Royal Botanic Garden, the National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Cricket Ground. What is more to add the city is child and elderly friendly.
Considered as one the most famous beaches in the world, Bondi Beach is certainly Australia’s must see perl.This is a place where all “New Year on the beach” selfies are taken. For suresurfing is the most popular activity here. The beach is a home for the oldest surf live-saving clubs in the world. Besides all that there is a great coastline that can easily be discovered by a walk. In case of tiredness one can enjoy numerous cafes, restaurants and shops that are located nearby.
Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is a large 19,840 sq km area of pure wildlife. It is second largest national park in the world. This is a perfect place to discover Australia’s unique animal spices. Here one can see more than 300 different spies of birds, numerous mammals and reptiles and of course famous salt water crocodiles. Keep in mind that visiting the park during the wet season (Nov-April ) is not possible due to the flooding.