Australia is a compact entertaining country that offers something for each of its visitors. Located in the southern hemisphere this secluded country lies close the astounding New Zealand as well. Nature, wildlife, adventure, nightlife, fun and shores lines up for excavation are not the only things that Australia offers. Take a look at some of the places that one must visit during their visit to Australia.
The Great Barrier Reef
This is a place we have kept reading about I school textbooks. It is located off Queensland on the coast of the Coral Sea. It happens to be one of the largest coral reefs in the world today. It is a world heritage site and offers a great many aquatic species for viewing like whales, sharks, stingrays, crocodiles etc. The reef is estimated to be around 6000-8000 years old and is a treasure Australia is known for.
If you are going to Australia you sure want to experience the city life, if so the visit Melbourne. Places of tourist interest include the the State Library, the Melbourne Town hall etc. It is famous for its shipping; being the second largest city by population it has something for each shopper. It enjoys a nice warm climate, neither too hot nor too cold. Take a look at the e nightlife and splendour of Melbourne at night to know the Australian urban culture.
The Great Ocean Road
Located on the southern coast of Australia, this 250 Km road is a wonderful road for not only travellers from abroad but a favourite amongst the locals too. It connects Warrnambool to the Bellarine Peninsula. After you visit you will realise that you had seen it in movies and television commercials. The Port Campbell National Park falls on the way and offers some adventurous rock formations and the Twelve Apostles for viewing. It is day’s drive and if you don’t want to drive on your holiday then you can also opt for a helicopter ride.
Kakadu National Park
This is said to be one of the largest national parks in Australia. Located in the north east corner of the northern front of the country, this national park is really old, nearly 40,000 years old and houses some the oldest aboriginal culture and wildlife adventure. It is home to nearly 120 reptiles, 10,000 insects and plant varieties never heard of before. This is a must visit especially with children. Enjoy the greener, the beautiful landscape, the wilds and the tribes, all together less than one roof.
Looking to explore the beaches in Australia? Then you must visit the really long 122 Km long, longest sand beach in the world. It is simple beautiful and to add more to its value it also houses the Lake McKenzie that offer another beauty inside beauty. Lounge on this spectacular white sand beach for long and enjoy the view of the mountains, hills and peaks along with the rainforest in close vicinity just along the beach, a beach and forest together!
These are some of the most visited tourist spot in Australia that one just can’t afford to miss.