Mar 15, 2013
Are you searching for the best tourist destinations in Australia? Australia is an interesting continent that has very many attractions. It is difficult to make a list of the top tourist destinations but here is a list of 7 great attractions in Australia that have survived the test of time.
The great ocean road, Victoria
This is arguably the most scenic drive in the world. It has a length of about 243 km along a narrow and windy lane on the coastal lane. The great ocean road provides scenic views of deep coastal cliffs and advanced ocean water. The road winds through cool rain forests with rugged terrains. You can stop on one of the beaches along the coast and swim or enjoy several water activities.(image by Helen).
The Grampians National park, Victoria
This park is located 175 km to the north of Warrnambool, close to the town of Halls Gap. It is a 1672 sq.km land that hosts several amazing hikes and indigenous rocks. The park also contains a series of sandstone ridges and is one of the most popular rock art sites in Australia. The beauty of Grampians Park stuns both locals and visitors.
Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney is one of the most popular places in Australia which is a must-visit destination for every tourist. It is an iconic feature in Australia, just as London is in England. Places to visit include the opera house, Harbour Bridge, and manly beaches. It is also the host to the Talonga zoo as well as several festivals around the year.
Bryon Bay, New South Wales
To the south of the Queensland border is the Bryon bay which is a hot spot for both local and international visitors. It has an amazing lighthouse as well as several music festivals and delicious local cuisines. The Pristine beach stretches for kilometers and hosts several activities including scuba diving, surfing and other water sports.
Fraser Island, Queensland
This island is located near Harvey Bay and is the largest sand island in the world. It has more than 120 km of pristine beaches. Mot visitors hire four-wheel drives t move around the island as they explore its wonders. Fraser Island has several fresh water lakes within, as well as rainforests full of beautiful flora and fauna. Visitors can also participate in several beach activities including scuba diving and water sports.
The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
This is one of the most popular attractions in Australia. It is a barrier reef stretching for about 2300 km which is the home to several endangered animal and plant species. One of the most visited areas of the reed is Whitsunday Island.(image by K Duda).
Uluru, North Territory
The famous Uluru rock is more than just a rock. It is an enormous mountain made of a solid red rock which looks like a giant monster from a distance. Visitors tell stories of how it gets bigger and bigger as you get closer creating a highly thrilling experience.
There is no limit to the number of places people can visit I Australia. These seven spots attract millions of visitors each year and have become timeless must-visit spots for everyone.
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Feature image by David Berkowitz