Australia is a huge country and is filled with delightful attractions. If you are planning a trip to Australia and you are not sure what to see and do, or if you are an Australian and you want to take a trip that you will never forget, take a look at some of the popular attractions listed below.
Australias Most Popular Buildings and Structures
The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are, by far, the most popular Australian sights visited by tourists every year. Climbing the bridge is a fun activity and a night at the opera is an unforgettable experience. You can take a walk around Circular Quay and ride a ferry to get plenty of snapshots of the two Aussie icons from various angles.
Some other popular buildings in Australia are:
Parliament House in Canberra
Australian War Memorial in Canberra
Sydney Centrepoint Tower is Sydneys tallest structure and Australias tallest lookout tower
Homebush Olympic Stadium in Sydney
Visit Some of Australias Gorgeous Beaches
Australia is the largest island in the world and as such, it has an expansive coastline. Australia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and most popular surf spots in the world.
For sun, surf and sand right in Sydney, look no further than Bondi Beach. Many a film and TV programme has been filmed on this gorgeous beach and some of the best holiday moments can be experienced in Bondi.
Other popular beaches, famous for their pristine white sands, crystal clear waters and perfectly formed waves are:
Noosa Main Beach on the Sunshine Coast
Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
Magnetic Island in North Queensland
Fremantle in Western Australia
Byron Bay in northern New South Wales
Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales
Port Macquarie in southern New South Wales
Kiama in southern New South Wales
Take a Tour and Taste some of the Worlds Finest Wine
The Hunter Valley near Sydney, Barossa Valley near Adelaide and the Yarra Valley near Melbourne are home to Australias finest wines.
Take a tour in one of the regions and sample award winning wines in breathtaking scenery. Wine tours make for a relaxing, fun-filled holiday and a bottle of Australian wine is the perfect souvenir to take back home.
Get Up Close and Personal With Aussie Wildlife
Australia is famous for its unique wildlife and some of the most popular attractions in Australia are wildlife zoos.
Steve Irwins Australia Zoo in Queensland is always very popular amongst tourists but if you are planning a holiday to Sydney or Melbourne, both cities have great zoos where you can pat and feed kangaroos and even cuddle koalas!
The sightseeing opportunities in Australia are endless. Whichever attractions you visit, you are sure to be pleased. Now all you have to do is decide where you want to go!