Australia is one of the most sought travel destinations world-wide. With so many world-famous natural wonders, unique wildlife, miles and miles of golden beaches, spectacular capital cities and the infamous outback, it’s easy to see why this country is on so many bucket lists.

Australia delivers some of the most unique experiences which are almost impossible to find anywhere else in the world. There is nothing quite to compare with the Aussie adventure so here are 6 of our favourite reasons to entice you to visit us Down Under. Soon.

The Natural Wonders

Australia is home to some of the most amazing natural wonders in the world.

Queensland’s famous Great Barrier Reef, with gorgeous tropical islands, coral cays and picturesque golden beaches, and just a short trip inland will put you amidst the mystical and sacred Uluru and Kata Tjuta in Central Australia.

Australia is full of unique places to visit, many of which are World Heritage listed. Be sure to include a visit to the remote outback lands of Kakadu with its extraordinary landscape, aboriginal culture and pristine wildlife.

You could also visit the ancient Daintree Rainforest. You will be sure to have the experience of a lifetime.

The Aussie Lifestyle

The laid-back atmosphere and cultural diversity of Australians are some of our best features. We really are a friendly mob who love life and are welcoming to all who come to visit. Our lifestyle is relaxed, we love the outdoors, and we’re happy to join in if there’s some fun to be had.

Do you want to see the real Australia? Consider taking a road-trip between Melbourne and Sydney. You’ll enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery, swim in our beautiful beaches, see some Aussie critters in the wild and no doubt, encounter some genuine ‘true-blue’ Aussies along the way.

It’s an experience you won’t forget!

The Beautiful Beaches

We really do have some of the best beaches on the planet. With a coastline that stretches for almost 37,000 kilometres, with no less than 11,011 beaches, it’s no surprise that Aussies love their beaches!

Some of our most famed beaches are the stunning Cable Beach in Broome, the legendary Kirra Beach on the Gold Coast – where you might spot a couple of surfing legends – and Whitehaven Beach on Hamilton Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

If you’re visiting Sydney, be sure to include a visit to Bondi Beach in your itinerary!

The Amazing Adventures

Australia is a paradise for adventure seekers. You can choose to do the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb or explore the Australian outback, you can go white-water rafting in Cairns, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef or go bare-boat sailing in the Whitsundays.

They are all so much fun. Take advantage of every opportunity to step out of your comfort zone!

Exciting City Life

Australia’s cosmopolitan cities deliver some extraordinary city adventures. Popular with foodies, shoppers, art lovers and sightseers, our cities are great places to visit.

From Melbourne’s European influence to the fun of Sydney’s Darling Harbour there are countless things you can see and do. Don’t limit yourself – see it all.

Other great Aussie cities to explore are Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, historical and picturesque Hobart, Canberra, Cairns, Gold Coast and Alice Springs.

Our Unique Wildlife

Australia has many amazing birds and animals, and there is a good chance that you’ll see many of them in the wild during your visit. Koalas, kangaroos and wallabies are our most famous, but did you know we have other unique animals too?

Dingoes, Numbats, Quolls, Wombats, Bilby’s and Tasmanian Devils are some of our least known native animals and found throughout Australia.

Many of our birds are rare too. We have over 800 species of birds in Australia, so be sure to visit our bird and wildlife sanctuaries if you want to see some unique Australian creatures.

Yes, Australia really is a long way from everywhere, but once you’ve made the decision to visit us, we know you’ll have the experience of your lifetime!

Have you visited Australia yet? What do you want to see and do most of all? Is it our unique wildlife? Or perhaps it’s the Outback you want to experience? Don’t choose – stay and see it all! Please share an experience you had in Australia or a place you really want to visit in the land Down Under.

Ann OwenAnn Owen is a fun loving empty-nester travelling with her husband Trevor. They are living life’s adventures and sharing their experiences on Territory Mob, their travel blog. Ann and Trevor are road trip lovers, “5 star campers” and soon to be grey nomads exploring Outback Australia. Ann loves traveling, good food, great wine, cycling, watercolours and her stress-free lifestyle.

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