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Top 6 Most Popular Tourist Destinations in Australia - From city life, beaches to mountains.

Australia is the sixth largest country in the world and exploring it is going to take some time. The land of staggering beauty has something to offer to all kinds of travellers; be it beaches, mountains, aboriginal culture and heritage. To cut it down short, this article will highlight some of the main features of Australia, you really should not miss out on.

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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

One thing that pops into your mind when someone mentions Sydney, is definitely the Opera house which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Plus, one of the places around the world that has so much of architectural value tied to it. The location is just perfect, surrounded by the waters of the harbour and the Sydney bridge on the site, it is quite spectacular!

2

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

This is one of the largest structures in the world that is made by living organisms. What more? It can even be viewed from other space. It is that gigantic and marvellous! Being one of the seven wonders of the natural world, the Great Barrier Reef has more than 3000 coral reefs, 600 continental islands, 300 coral clays, and to top that mangrove islands are also a part of it. Located in Queensland, the park stretches approximately over 2,300 kilometres. For accommodation, check out some of the Australian hotels, offered by Oaks Hotels & Resorts - Corporate or similar entities that have comfortable hotels in many regions of Australia.

3

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Right at the heart of the Red Centre in Australia, is the Uluru. This is the most photographed place in all of Australia. So, go prepared to take some amazing shots of this national park. A world heritage site, the Uluru should be explored by the guide of an Aboriginal guide or ranger, to get the maximum out of this trip.

4

Melbourne

Melbourne

The second largest city in Australia in Melbourne and is a must visit place especially for the ones looking for some cultural exposure. The city of Melbourne is dotted with great galleries, restaurants, theatres, and shops. Mostly, it's a place of greenery, with parks, gardens and great outdoor spaces for you to explore. The featured places of Melbourne are definitely the Federation Square; the National Gallery of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens, and the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the cricket fanatics. Make sure to travel east of Melbourne and make a day trip out of the Dandenong Ranges. And a day trip towards the south to the Mornington Peninsula for great beach vibes.

5

Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Bondi beach is counted as one of the must go beaches in the world. With great surf spots and picnics spots, the beach is frequently visited by tourists and locals. To soak up all Bondi Beach giveaways, walk along the coastline which is dotted with shops, restaurants and cafes!

6

Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road

Many countries offer their visitors a great drive, yes? For Australia, it is the Great Ocean Road, and great it is indeed! The road is about 300 kilometres long and lines the southern coast with some spectacular views of the ocean and cliffs. Don't miss out on the Port Campbell National Park, Twelve Apostles, London Bridge, the Arch, and Loch Ard Gorge on your drive!