It has something for everyone-its wild outback for the adventurer to explore and its coastal cities for the trendy party seeker. In this travel guide, we tell you exactly what you should visit/do when you visit this stunning corner of the world.
An Opera in Sydney:
No visit to Australia would be complete without visiting one of its most iconic structures. The Sydney Opera House is a stunning example of modern architecture. Enjoy a drink at the Opera Bar before seeing a performance in the famed Opera. Sydney itself is one of Australia’s best cities, and besides its Opera House has many other impressive attractions like the Sydney Harbor Bridge,Australian National Maritime Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens and Bondi Beach (among others).
An Ocean Road:
The Great Ocean Road is a 243 km long road that stretches between Torquay and Allansford – a couple of Victorian cities. For those who like driving and a bit of adventure, traversing this tranquil road is one of the best things to do on their vacation. It passes by spectacular ocean views, rainforests and natural limestone and sandstone formations including The Twelve Apostles.
A Valley outside of Adelaide:
Located 60 km northeast of the Adelaide City Center, Barossa Valley is a beautiful lush green landscape renowned for its vineyard and wine production. Sip tasteful wines as you gaze at a dying sun sinking behind gently rolling hills. The best time to visit this valley is during Vintage Festival which is held once every two years.
A mountain range in New South Wales, this is a must visit for those who love the tranquility and peace of nature, and also for those who love adventure. The Blue Mountains offer a myriad of activities to engage in and sights to see. Popular attractions/activities include The Three Sisters, a huge choice of bushwalks and discovery walks, camping in the wilderness, Open Gardens and the Six Foot Track. The place also offers sumptuous food and art galleries which you can visit.
A town in the South West of Western Australia, Margaret River is a popular tourist destination famous for its wine region, beaches, surfing breaks and its caves. The adventurous would definitely like to see the caves, which number in their hundreds and are located within the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. The Mammoth Cave located 21 kilometers outside the town is the most famous and contains fossils which date back to 35,000 years.
Australia’s second most populated city is also one of the world’s finest and is known for its shopping, restaurants and culture. The Yarra Valley, Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, Queen Victoria Market and Scienceworks are just some of the places you can visit in this famed city.