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10 Best Places to Visit in Australia - Travel Video

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located between the Pacific and Indian

Oceans Australia is the world's largest

island and its smallest continent

there's room to move in the land down

under and with so many sights to

discover in a joy there's a great

incentive to go on a walkabout adventure

whether exploring the traditional

lifestyle of the nations Aboriginal

people relaxing on a sunkissed beach or

reveling the night away in a city

hotspot Australia has something special

to offer every visitor here's a look at

the best places to visit in Australia

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number ten Cairns for its tropical

climate easygoing ambience in close

proximity to the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns is one of Australia's most

popular vacation destinations located on

the northwest corner of Australia Cairns

is a provincial but stylish city with a

population of around 150,000 people few

coastal destinations feature more

wildlife diversity and more

opportunities for travel and adventures

than pretty Cairns

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number nine

Adelaide a laid-back city with a

peaceful atmosphere Adelaide's quiet

streets are lined with bars which make

it a surprisingly fun place to go out in

nicknamed the city of churches the lofty

spires dotted around here and there add

to the picturesque nature of Adelaide

and there are lots of nice parks and

green spaces for visitors to enjoy

surrounded by variant land which is

perfect for cultivating vineyards make

sure to try some of the refreshing wines

before you head off on your travels

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number eight Tasmania the island state

of Tasmania may be isolated from the

rest of the country but it still remains

one of the best places to visit in

Australia almost half of its area is

protected as the government looks to

preserve the natural riches with

desolate wilderness and Alpine plateaus

interspersed with stunning white beaches

waterfalls and forests exploring its

terrain is simply mesmerizing ticking a

boat trip along its craggy coast is

equally rewarding and you can even see

dolphins penguins and seals along the

way

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number seven purse located on

Australia's southwestern coastline Perth

is the country's fourth-largest City and

is capital of Western Australia isolated

from other major cities in Australia

Perth has developed its own unique

character a youthful place Perth is

nearly always bathed in sunshine and

it's stunning beaches are perfect for

kicking back and relaxing on away from

the beach there are lots of outdoor

activities for you to enjoy with a huge

variety of bars cafes and restaurants

isolated Perth is the perfect getaway to

the rest of the West

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number six Brisbane a popular tourist

destination Brisbane is a lively dynamic

place that is bathed in beautiful

sunshine year-round located in the

Sunshine State many visitors stop by on

their way to the fantastic resorts and

beaches that lie to its north and south

set alongside the Brisbane River the

city's fantastic climate means that

outdoor activities are very popular here

a fun and friendly City

Brisbane's vibrant music scene has made

it one of the music capitals of the

world and there are lots of venues in

town where you can enjoy a great show

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number five kakadu national park

occupied by aboriginal people for over

40,000 years kakadu national park has

over 5,000 ancient rock art sites which

are fascinating to visit it is a place

of immense cultural and natural

significance the park is huge and

contains some stunning natural sights

which make it well worth a visit with

diverse ecosystems contained within the

parks boundaries you can be hiking

through deserted sandstone escarpment

one minute and bathing in waterfalls and

pools the next before later on learning

about some of the ancient rock paintings

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number four Melbourne

second only to Sydney Melbourne is a

cool cosmopolitan city that is

considered by many to be Australia's

Capital of Culture with lots of great

art galleries some fantastic museums and

a lively music scene there is always

something to see or do in the country's

second-largest city due to its high

quality of life citizens from around the

world have flocked to the streets its

multicultural population is reflected in

the delicious cuisine on offer and the

unique neighborhoods that make it such a

fascinating place to explore

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number three rape Barrier Reef the

largest coral reef system on the face of

the earth the Great Barrier Reef is

simply colossal stretching for over

1,400 miles it is remarkably visible

from space with 900 islands dotting this

enormous ecosystem snorkeling and scuba

diving are the best ways to experience

the joys of the rich underwater world

while boat trips kayaking and even

helicopter rides offer another view of

the reefs gargantuan proportions gently

sailing through the perfect turquoise

waters dolphins sea turtles and the reef

itself visible below the waves is an

unforgettable experience

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- Gulen kata tjuta national park

world-famous spectacular uluru is

instantly recognizable due to its ruddy

red hue the immense rock is one of

Australia's most prominent landmarks and

the main reason the National Park is

such a popular destination the equally

mesmerizing rock formations of kata

tjuta are fantastic to wander around and

there are lots of activities to enjoy

owned by the Anangu Aboriginal people

the site is of great spiritual

significance to them you can learn more

about their way of life at the cultural

center

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number one Sydney almost picture-perfect

Sydney is a fantastic city with a lot

going for it a modern city with a long

history Sydney is defined by its scenic

Harbor the region's first inhabitants

lived along the harbors bank for

thousands of years

today ferries take visitors for cruises

under the famed Sydney Harbour Bridge

and past the iconic Sydney Opera House

beautiful Bondi Beach is a must-see also

when visiting Sydney as well surrounding

the city there are a number of brilliant

national parks for visitors and locals

alike to enjoy as well as some

interesting and educational historical

sites

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