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Travel Escapades: Top Things To Do and Visit in Australia 

Australia is considered the sixth-largest nation with a land area of 7,692,024 square kilometers. It is also known as the land of dreams. There are numerous things you could do, see, and learn in this country! You can enjoy panoramic views from different cities, crystal clear beaches, museums, national parks, and more!

With the number of things you can do in Australia, it doesn’t come as a shock that Australia is one of the top places tourists want to visit! Take this as a sign and visit every city in Australia by visiting the places mentioned below!

Perth

Perth is located in the northern part of the Swan River. It has clean sandy beaches, impeccable restaurants, and bars. It is filled with green and modern coastlines that locals and tourists love about Perth.

All Around Accommodation – The Vines Resort & Accommodation in the Swan Valley is perfect for families, couples, and anyone who wants to stay near Perth. It’s a 35-minute drive from the great Perth, and they have wedding venues, golfing fields, wellness hair salon and spa treatments, and of course, accommodation!

The Vines Resort is a 4-star hotel with great amenities and panoramic views where you can relax.

Visit the beaches! Perth is known to have some beautiful beaches with impressive sunsets and sunrise. There’s not just one body of water in Perch; there are plenty! You can spend and end your day in Swan River, Kings Park, Waterman’s Bay Beach, Hillarys Boat Harbour, or Crawley Edge Boatshed.

See the animals! You can see and pet koalas, penguins, kangaroos, wallabies, quokkas, and many more in Caversham Wildlife Park! You can also visit Penguin Island by taking a 45-minute ferry ride and observing animals like dolphins, sea lions, and of course, penguins!

Sydney

Sydney is a place that introduces locals’ culture to tourists. Sydney is where you can enter and leave Australia, but it’s more than that. It is one of the perfect places for a tourist to visit. You can see almost anything in this city.

Sydney Opera House – When you mention Sydney, people immediately think of the Opera House. You have to visit the place at least once and enjoy the tour, architecture, performances, music, and even food! Visit Sydney from mid-May to June.

You may get to experience the two weeks visual festival experience that covers the whole city (including the Opera House).

Enjoy the Gardens – Visiting the gardens in Sydney is a great way to take a break from the busy environment in the city. The 74-acre Botanic Garden is filled with greenery, colorful flowers, and incredible scenery.

The park is divided into several parts, including the Palm Grove and Australian Rainforest Garden.

You can count that there will be several things you’ll see in different areas. If you want to see some tall trees, visit Palm Grove. On the other hand, visit the Palace Rose Garden that houses over 1,800 roses that’s lovely to view.

Brisbane

Brisbane used to be the home of indigenous people a thousand years ago. It is one of the oldest cities in Australia, yet there is so much to do in the city! If you enjoy cycling, music, and the outdoors, you will enjoy the city of Brisbane!

Mount Coot-tha – Do you like watching the sunrise? Mount Coot-tha is a great place to drive before dawn and wait to watch the sunrise. Be sure to bring a rug to sit down or lay down while waiting for the golden hour to arrive. Overall, Mount Coot-tha has excellent scenic views you will never forget.

Story Bridge Adventure Climb – If you like adventure, consider climbing the story bridge! You can enjoy the thrill and tension of going up a bridge that’s 80 meters above sea level. During this experience, you can see different and popular places, e.g., Moreton Bay, Glasshouse Mountains, etc.

Canberra

Canberra is also another great city to visit to experience the culture of Australia. It’s a clean and modern city with incredible monuments and museums! Outdoor lovers can also enjoy the place since it has a vast central lake right in the city.

Galleries and Museums – The National Gallery of Canberra displays some of the top artists in the world. It also displays works from Europe, America, and Asia. You can also enjoy skeletons of the giants in prehistoric times by visiting the National Dinosaur Museum.

Melbourne

Melbourne is known for its street art that’s filled with graffiti. Melbourne has plenty to offer: you can enjoy sipping wine, beer, or both while enjoying Melbourne’s cuisine! You can also enjoy their theme parks and many more!

The National Gallery of Victoria – The National Gallery of Victoria is known as Australia’s oldest art gallery with a vast collection of artworks. Before entering the gallery, be sure to appreciate the building itself.

Wine and Beer Tours – You can enjoy several wine tastings and brewery tours in Melbourne! Just pick how you would want to do it and where. You can also go by yourself and visit craft breweries while enjoying Melbourne’s cuisine.

Takeaway

Consider picking Australia for your next destination holiday since there is always something to do in the country. Pick a city and do the things mentioned above. It will surely be a vacation you’ll never forget.