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7 Amazing Attractions To Visit In Australia

Australia, the sixth world’s largest country by surface area. It comprises of the mainland of the continent of Australia and several islands, including the popular Tasmania Island. In this country, visitors are often spoilt for choice. There are more than 30 “must-sees”. Seven of these are discussed in this article.

Sydney

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Sydney is that largest and most populous city in Australia. The city offers fascinating tourist attractions. One of the most important attractions here is Sydney Opera House. It was designed by a Danish architect, John Utzon. Visitors are allowed to see the house’s front and backstage. Other important attractions in Sydney include Jenolan Caves, Hunter Valley Wineries, and Harbor Highlights Cruises among others.(image by Edwin Lee).

Tasmania

Tasmania, shortened as Tas and colloquially referred to as Tassie, is an island state and part of Australia. It is located southern part of the Australian mainland. This is an ideal place for you to take a break from the fast and furious urban life. Here, wilderness and nature are inseparable. There is also a lot to see, learn and do. For instance, visitors can experience the state’s rich culture and history. Also, there are spectacular beaches, mountains, and lagoons for you to explore.

Fraser Island

This is the world’s largest sand island. It is often referred to as a hidden natural treasure. The island has a lot in store for nature lovers. It hosts several endangered animal species, including a fish species found only in Australia, rare wild dog species, and dingos. The island is also popular for its spectacular beaches and attracts tourists from all over the world.

Uluru

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is the largest monolithic rock in the world. The rock has some intriguing statistics. For instance, the rock is believed to have been created 600 million year ago. Initially, it stood at the bottom of the sea. Today, however, it stands 348 meters above the ground. Amazingly, the bulk of the rock, about 2.5 kilometers, is beneath the ground. It is worth adding that Uluru isamong the greatest wonders of the natural world.

Perth

This is an exceptional city that has numerous attractions. It is well known for its wildlife and aquatic life. Culture and history of the aborigines can best be experienced from this city. Some of the “must-sees” in Perth includes the Perth Mint, Perth Zoo, Western Australian Museum, Concert Hall, and His Majestys Theater among others.

Kakadu National Park

This is an important heritage site in Australia. It is home to 500 aborigines. The park has rich native animal and plant life. It is a rare place where you can see animals and plants in their natural habitat.

Kangaroo Island

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Kangaroo Island is small and serene. Here, you can see, and possibly interact with dolphins, sea lions, kangaroos, fur seals, whales, eagles, and penguins.(image by faun070).

While most tourist destinations offer a few tourist packages, Australia offers unrivalled packages. There are spectacular beaches, mountains, lagoons, flora and fauna, and magnificent cities waiting for you to explore. If you have to choose between australia and any other destination, choose australia.

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