Australia is the sixth largest country on earth and is known for its breathtaking scenery, beaches, deserts, and wildlife. There is a list of things for which Australia attracts tourists from all around the world. There are world-famous museums, botanic gardens, and wildlife sanctuaries. Mostly spoken language in Australia is English so tourists will not have any problems communicating. Here are some famous cities you definitely want to visit during your trip to Australia.
Missing out on Sydney on your trip to Australia is something you want to avoid. Sydney is the largest city in Australia and a center for international tourists. Accommodation and restaurants can be found throughout the city with restaurants offering every kind of cuisine.
Here you can visit the world-famous Sydney Opera House which is more than just architecture. It is a working opera house that hosts classical performances, theatrical acts, and astonishing opera productions. Sydney is a fantastic city for kids, you can visit Taronga Zoo which is home to 4,000 animals including Australian wildlife, and exotic and rare endangered animals. Moreover, there are plenty of outdoor activities on beaches where you can learn to surf to look for whales or visit the SEA LIFE Sydney aquarium. It is among the world’s largest aquariums with 13,000 marine animals as well as 700 various species in around six million liters of water.
Overall, Sydney is a city of enjoyment. Some other attractions are the Royal Botanic Gardens which is the oldest scientific institution in the country, the Australian National Museum, Sydney Olympic Park, and the well-known Harbour Bridge. You definitely won’t regret visiting Sydney.
It is the second largest city in Australia after Sydney and is a metropolitan city full of various cultures. It is known for its galleries, museums, music festivals, and nightlife. One of the most famous attractions of Melbourne is Brighton Beach which has colorful bathing booths from the 90s with powdered sand beaches. Tourists make sure to visit this iconic beach and click memorable photos during their trip. If you are interested in art then a visit to The National Gallery of Victoria is a must because it is Australia’s oldest and most visited museum.
The city offers a free public transport system and the architecture of the city gives European vibes. You definitely wanna hop on the City Circle Tram which runs for free. If you are a cricket fan then you might want to visit the Melbourne Cricket Ground. About one hour away from Melbourne you can travel to Yarra Valley Region where you can see the iconic Australian animals such as Koalas, Kangaroos, platypus, emus, wombats, and many others. You can explore the seven-hectare open-air market called the Queen Victoria’s Market. It buzzes with shops for clothing, local food with different cuisines, and daily needed items.
Brisbane is one of the oldest cities in Australia and is built around the Brisbane River. If you are an adventure lover then Brisbane is the perfect city for you. Tourist attractions like the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are a must for those who are fond of art and culture. Cyclists enjoy exploring Brisbane because you can hire a bicycle and tour the city on two wheels. Many tourists climb the Story Bridge for the adrenaline rush and cinematic views.
Book your tickets for the Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park which is a popular recreation spot for climbing and running. Mount Coot-Tha Submit Lookout is another super famous attraction known for its vantage point from where you can see the city skyline. Trying sandboarding on giant dunes on Moreton Island near Brisbane is also common among tourists. Do visit the Archive Beer Boutique which is a trendy bar and bistro. It serves the largest number of beer taps and is known for serving the widest class of ale bottles in the region.
Traveling to Australia with your family and friends will change your life. From wonderful adventures to exploring hidden gems of Australia. The trip to Australia has a lot in store for you. If you haven’t been to beautiful Australia before then now is the time.