Australia is a beautiful country that has the most breathtaking sceneries and landscapes in the whole world, not forgetting fascinating and intriguing history. Australia also boasts of possessing a different and unique perspective than those that are found in America and Europe.
On the other hand, Australia has an estimated 3 million square miles, therefore, this means tourists and visitors from around the globe have to plan their vacation carefully to Australia before embarking on it.
However, below are the top 7 must see places in Australia that you would not want to miss.
1. The Bungle Bungles
The Bungle Bungles are, primarily, natural sandstone formations found in the Purnululu National Park. The natives of this region have always considered these formations as the beehive shaped structures. The Bungle Bungles remained indigenous until they were discovered by the outsiders in the 1980s.
Tourists and other visitors can access the bungle bungles just by driving on an 80 kilometer road that can only be accessed by four wheeled vehicles. Make sure you carry all the necessary equipment to this place because hiking is what it is best known for.
This is yet another must see place in Australia. It is just three hours from the city of Sydney. It is also Australia’s largest inland cities. If you are a visitor and you are really interested in the Australian government, then this is the place to be. You might want to visit the parliament house which is located on Capital Hill.
3. Castle hill
Cool as its name suggests, it is a legendary granite rock that is a marvelous structure. It is a treat for the eyes for anyone who visits this place. On your vacation, take some time out to visit the castle hill. The hill is easily accessible by paved roads. It is also easy to track. Most visitors will surely enjoy the amazing coastal views that can be seen from the summit.
4. Coober Pedy
This is the home for thousands of Australian natives (aborigines) that spend most of their time every year, living underground because of excessive heat. Tourists who love subterranean housing and accommodations will find plenty of options to choose from. Interesting attractions in Coober Pedy are mines, a graveyard and underground churches. Did you know this incredible place is also the Opal capital of the world?
5. Cottesloe beach
It is found in a suburb that is on the western side of Perth. Cottesloe beach provides some of the Australia’s best surfing experiences. Anyone is allowed to ride the waves as long as they wish. Also, new surfers can attend lessons in a very safe environment. The Cottesloe beach also has the most spectacular sunset.
6. The Great Barrier Reef
This is yet another incredible attraction that no tourist would want to miss. The Great Barrier Reef is 2,600 kilometers long and is the world’s largest coral reef system. It is located off the coast of the Queensland in the Coral Sea. It is home to more than 1500 species of fish living on the reef. It offers an amazing view of wildlife which includes thousands of sea creatures like sea turtles, dolphins and whales.
7. Kangaroo Island
It is Australia’s third largest island and one of the most visited tourist destinations worldwide. The Kangaroo Island, as the name suggests is best known for kangaroos and also koalas. This is a must see for any vacationer who wants to add to their list of must see places. Some of the most visited tourist spots are
Seal Bay, where one can walk among the Australian Sea Lions
Flinders Chase National Park, which has lighthouses, Admiral’s Arch, hiking trails and camping sites.
Kelly Hill caves
Little Sahara is known for its sand dunes
Murray Lagoon with its abundant bird life