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Australia, a unique and heavenly country and a continent on its own, is a huge territory filled with iconic and amazing places. From its bright cities and attractions to beautiful natural landscapes set in Australia’s Outback, Australia is a must-visit for every traveller. Here are the 5 best attractions every traveller should see when visiting Australia.

Sydney

Sydney is one of the most popular tourist cities in the world, and there are many reasons why that is so. The city has no shortage of memorable and incredible attractions, from the most photographed ocean pool in the world in Bondi Beach, Australia’s most famous beach to art galleries, museums, the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and of course, the Sydney Opera House. The Opera House is one of the 20th century’s most recognizable and iconic buildings and is visited by more than 8 million people annually.

Sydney is also home to many popular casinos, offering a very vibrant and entertaining nightlife. In fact, Australia’s casinos are actually among the most popular attractions for many tourists who visit the country, surpassing even some iconic natural attractions the country has to offer. Playing games and sports betting, in general, is a very popular pastime for many Australians, both in its classic and online form. There are many top AU betting apps available to users who like to experience placing bets on their devices.

Uluru / Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock also called Uluru by the indigenous Australians is a large sandstone rock formation set in the far north of Australia’s Outback. Sacred to the Aboriginal people, the area is home to a number of natural springs, caves, waterholes and ancient paintings. Listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, Uluru is visited by over half a million people Uluru each year.

Unlike the previously mentioned modern, concrete attractions tourists can enjoy in Sydney, Uluru is more attractive for nature enthusiasts, climbers and explorers. The location is also fairly difficult to reach, and every trip to Uluru takes quite a bit of planning since this location lies 335 km (208 mi) from the nearest large town.

Wineglass Bay

Similarly to the above-mentioned Uluru site, Wineglass Bay is a must-see for every adventuristic travellers who like to explore all of the beautiful attractions nature has to offer. Set in Tasmania, this beautiful location has everything necessary for a magical vacation. The main attractions of Wineglass Bay are the location’s stunning scenery, exciting local activities and unique accommodation.

Wineglass Bay is located close to the Freycinet National Park and Mention Coles Bay, where visitors can explore spectacular natural scenery, go boating, fishing, bushwalking, kayaking, rock climbing or engage in a number of other activities these locations offer.

Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is probably the most recognizable natural attraction in Australia and a popular global destination. With over 2 million tourists each year, it is one of the most popular Australia destinations for families and kids. Many things make the Great Barrier Reef so interesting and special. It has over 900 islands, stretching for over 2600 kilometres. In size, it is bigger than the UK, the Netherlands and Switzerland combined.

There’s no best season when to visit the Great Barrier Reef, as it is beautiful all year round. Just like the above-mentioned natural locations, the Great Barrier Reef also offers a very diverse range of experiences suitable for all types of tourists. Some of the most popular activities include skydiving, diving the reef, snorkelling, submarine reef tours and glass bottom boat tours.

Melbourne

Melbourne is the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. With its vibrant and multicultural setting, Melbourne is home to many significant Australian institutions and attractions, such as the National Gallery of Victoria, the Melbourne Cricket Park. The city is also the birthplace of Australian Impressionism and the most important city in the Australian film and television industry. It’s also recognized as a global centre for street art, live music and theatre.

With all of this said, Melbourne is best known for its rich sports culture. It is the host city of many global annual events, such as the Australian Open, the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Grand Prix. For every traveller looking for that perfect city buzz, Melbourne is the place to be at.

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