Top 5 Famous Places to Visit in Australia
Sydney is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with a diverse population, located in Australia. This is a top recognized tourist attraction in the world and most populous city in Australia. The metropolis surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour and Blue Mountains.
The city is promoted as Asia Pacific’s leading financial hub. Famous city’s landmarks include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Bondi Beach, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Some top rated Man-made attractions includes Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
2. Fraser Island
Fraser Island is a well known island in Australia. This is a beautiful heritage-listed island measures about 120 kilo metres (75 mi) and its width is approximately 24 kilo metres. The island is inscribed as a World Heritage site which is said to be the largest sand island in the world at 1840 km.
The place is very rich with rain forests, mangrove forests, eucalyptus woodland, wallum and peat swamps, sand dunes and coastal heaths. The island is fully made up of sand and there is naturally occurring mycorrhizal fungi which supports abundant plant life. There are also small number of mammal species, range of birds, reptiles and amphibians, including the occasional saltwater crocodile.
3. Uluru/Ayers Rock
Uluru rocks also known as Ayers Rock and this is one of the Famous Places to Visit in Australia. This is a beautiful and large sandstone rock formation lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of Alice Springs. Uluru rocks is a main part of Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park. This is said to sacred for the Aboriginal people of the area. You can see plethora of springs, waterholes, rock caves, and ancient paintings in this place. Uluru is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.
4. Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is a well known and highly protected area in Northern Territory of Australia. This is located within the Alligator Rivers Region and covers an area of 7,646 sq mi. One of the most productive uranium mines in the world “Ranger Uranium Mine” is surrounded by the park. You can see four major river systems inside the park, the East Alligator River, the West Alligator River, the Wildman River; and the entire South Alligator River.
There are also six major land forms and a remarkable variety and concentration of wildlife includes over 280 bird species, roughly 60 mammal species, over 50 freshwater species, over 10,000 insect species and over 1,600 plant species.
Tasmania is one of the Famous Places to Visit in Australia. Tasmania’s area is 68,401 square kilometres and this is promoted as a natural state. The land has been occupied by Aboriginals for 40,000 years. This is the most mountainous state in Australia. Mount Ossa is the tallest mountain of Tasmania, which lies in the heart of the world famous Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.