Some are mystical, others strange or utterly beautiful, but one thing is for sure – Australia is home to some rare, fabulous natural wonders. From Queensland’s famous Great Barrier Reef, which embodies the only living piece of Earth noticeable from space, to the spectacular, sacred Uluru, there are countless such amazing sites worth seeing and enjoying Down Under at least once in a lifetime. Other magnificent places to visit in Australia include the Pinnacles; the impressive Fraser Island; Kakadu, with its amazing tropical biodiversity; the MacKenzie Falls; the astonishing Blue Mountains; and the sandstone area of the Bungle Bungle
Australia takes pride in some of the best beaches on the planet. From stunning, pristine stretches of white sand to genuine meccas for surfers and lively action-packed shores, there’s absolutely nothing you can’t find in this lovely country, whose coastline stretches for almost 37,000 km, featuring no less than 11,011 beaches.
Australia is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. Whether you choose to explore the country’s outback wilderness, surf along its incredibly diverse coastlines, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, sail in the Whitsundays, or try something in between, you will certainly be spoiled for choices in this adrenaline-pumping destination.
With a land area larger than Europe and an incredibly low population density, it’s no wonder up to 85 percent of Australians live in the city (and along the coast).
Scattered between mountains, wilds, rivers, and ocean, Australia’s metropolitan areas deliver some pretty extraordinary urban experiences. From Sydney’s pulsating ambiance, vibrant culture, and enticing beach lifestyle to Melbourne’s charming European flair and unsurpassed coffee culture, there are a plethora of amazing things you can do, see, and experience in Australia’s shimmering cities.
Adelaide is a charming coastal city with gorgeous beaches, lovely parks, and lots of entertaining opportunities, while quiet, remote Darwin in Australia’s lush north has some excellent local markets. Laid-back and sophisticated, Perth combines beach fun with great food and a booming arts scene.
Cairns’ enviable location between the Daintree rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef makes it an ideal destination for adventure seekers, and Canberra – the nation’s cool little capital – is a feast for design and architecture lovers, with world-class museums, large open parklands, and wide, tree-lined avenues.