Australia has experienced a boost in its tourism sector in last few years. Owing to the availability of everything for everyone. This country has everything to suit everyone’s taste. From natural beauty, wildlife, amazing beaches and wildlife sanctuaries to great lively cities. From so much on plate, it gets difficult to choose what to pick and what not to. We have shortlisted 10 best holiday destinations in Australia which might help you make a better choice for travelling.
This second largest city of Australia is very popular amongst the travellers and is very commonly found on many itineraries. This city has everything from Theatres, Restaurants, Galleries, Shops. The greenery of this city with parks, gardens and open spaces will woo you. The main highlights of this city are National Gallery of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Cricket Ground for all the sports lovers, it also have a lot of shopping places for shoppers.
- Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Uluru-kata Tjuta National Park is located in the centre of Australia is renowned for its changing colours throughout the day particularly at sunset. In close-up, as you walk around the rock, the ochre-coloured, eroded shapes at the base present an intriguing and mesmerising sight which some people find more captivating than the overall. Other walks include trails between the majestic domes of Kata Tjuta or the Kuniya walk to Mutitjulu waterhole which is home to Wanampi an ancestral water snake. You can visit the Cultural Centre to gain a deeper understanding of the Central Desert people and their arts.
- Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the few nature’s wonders which are visible from the outer space. Being one of the largest living structures on planet, it includes 3000 coral reefs, 600 continental islands which also includes the beautiful whitsunday beach.
- Blue Mountains National Park
This beautiful Blue Mountains National Park situated in Sydney is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the favourite day trip spot of people and it also guides more than 664,000 of bush land and encompasses dramatic gorges, aboriginal rock paintings, waterfalls and hiking trails. Three Sisters and Katoomba Scenic Railway are favourite spots in the national park.
- Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House is one of the most famous spot of tourists. Being listed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites this huge shell shaped building is the best example of architecture. Whenever mentioned about Sydney, Sydney Opera House is first to strike everyone’s mind owing to its location of being surrounded on three sides.
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Harbour Bridge also known as The Coathanger is also one of the famous spots in Australia. You can take a tour to the top of the bridge from where you can enjoy the amazing views over the city and the harbour.
- Bondi Beach
Bondi has a palmy atmosphere and is pretty busy, attracting a number of population. The Bondi beach is home to the first Surf Life Saving Club in the world which was founded more than 100 years ago. Throughout the year Bondi hosts a lot of local and international events from the annual City to Surf fun run to the festival of the Winds Kite Flying Festival. Bondi is a popular beach as its shores are clean and it is close to the centre of Sydney, it attracts a number of swimmers, surfers and sunbathers due to its easy accessibility.
- Daintree National Park
Daintree national park is valued for its exceptional biodiversity. It contains significant habitat for rare species and prolific birdlife. One of the main reasons why you should go here is it is the only place in the world where two World Heritage-listed sites exist side by side-Daintree National Park and The Great Barrier Reef. Ancient tropical rainforests of Daintree National Park, the magnificent Daintree River, awesome coastal ranges overlook the calm clear waters of The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s most extensive coral reef system. Whether you want your trip to be adventurous or slow and peaceful, this place has it all. It is easy to reach as it is just a couple of hours north of Cairns, across the Daintree River.
- Fraser Island
Largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is also a world heritage listed site. You can enjoy 4WD at the seventy five mile beach. This place has crystal clear freshwater lakes and creeks and ancient rainforests filled with a huge variety of plants and animals where dolphins, whales and sharks are a regular visitors along many other animals.
- Kakadu National Park
Kakadu national park is home to a range of rare and endemic plants and animals, including more than one-third of Australia’s bird species and one-quarter of its freshwater and estuarine fish species. This place has a lot of exotic experiences to offer like croc spotting, scenic flights, fishing and boating through the extensive wetlands which is one of the favourite pastimes of the locals, waterfalls, bird watching and even multi-day bushwalks for the fit and well-prepared.