- The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust
The natural wonders
Some are mystical, others strange or utterly beautiful, but one thing is for sure – Australia is home to some rare, fabulous natural wonders. From Queensland’s famous Great Barrier Reef, which embodies the only living piece of Earth noticeable from space, to the spectacular, sacred Uluru, there are countless such amazing sites that worth to be seen and enjoyed at least once in a lifetime.
Other magnificent places in Australia include the Pinnacles; the impressive Fraser Island; Kakadu, with its amazing tropical biodiversity; the MacKenzie Falls; the astonishing Blue Mountains; the sandstone area of the Bungle Bungle Range, and many more.
The fascinating Aussie lifestyle
The vibrant art scene, the charming laid-back atmosphere, the cultural diversity of its inhabitants, their friendly nature, and the high quality of life here, make Australia a wonderful, welcoming country. You simply cannot help falling in love with the Aussies’ relaxed way of life, their liberal thinking, or their passion for outdoor activities.
Australia takes pride in some of the best beaches on the planet. From stunning, pristine stretches of white sand and genuine meccas for surfers to glamorous shores and dynamic, action-packed beaches there’s absolutely nothing you can’t find in this lovely country whose coastline stretches for almost 37,000 km, featuring no less than 11,011 beaches.
Among the most beautiful are the dazzling Cable Beach in Broome; Hyams Beach – renowned for having the whitest sand in the world; the legendary Kirra Beach, with its gorgeous rolling waves; the fashionable Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas; Whitehaven Beach near the Great Barrier Reef, as well as Sydney’s magnificent Shelly Beach, to name but a few.
The amazing adventure opportunities
Australia is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. Whether you choose to explore the country’s outback wilderness, surf along its incredibly diverse coastlines, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, sail in the Whitsundays, or try something in between, you will certainly be spoiled for choices in this adrenaline-pumping destination.
Its shimmering cities
With a land area larger than Europe and a population density lower than many others in the world, it’s no wonder up to 85 percent of Australians live in the city. Vibrant, cosmopolitan, and scattered between mountains, wilds, rivers, and ocean, Australia’s metropolitan areas deliver some pretty extraordinary city breaks. From Sydney’s pulsating ambiance, vibrant culture, and enticing beach lifestyle to Melbourne’s charming European flair, there are a myriad of amazing things you can do, see, discover, and experience in Australia’s shimmering cities. Other hot spots include Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, the picturesque Hobart, Canberra, Cairns, Gold Coast, and Alice Springs.