The top 10 things to do and see in Australia are in different parts of the country and will please people with a variety of interests who might be booking a holiday to Australia online. Visitors to Queensland on the country’s northeast coast can go scuba diving in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, explore natural wonders on the Gold Coast or visit the seaside town of Hervey Bay. Animal lovers can explore the Taronga Zoo in Sydney or visit the Australia Wildlife Walkabout Park. Australian visitors who want to admire the scenery can drive along the Great Ocean Road or visit the Blue Mountains. They can climb mountains in Kakadu National Park or explore the desert near Alice Springs. Visiting Hunter Valley will give travellers the opportunity to see vineyards and admire the flowers in the Hunter Valley Gardens.
1 – Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s biggest coral reef. Divers can explore canyons of coral near Lady Musgrave Island. They can visit underwater shipwrecks near the towns of Townsville and Mackay. Molluscs and crabs are visible in the water at Bunker Reef near Gladstone.
2 – Rainforest
The rainforest in the Tamborine Mountain area is one of the natural wonders on Australia’s Gold Coast. Visitors can walk above the rainforest on the Tamborine Mountain Rainforest Skywalk. This walk begins in the Rainforest Eco Gallery. Displays in the gallery focus on the animals and plants in the rainforest. Sights on the walk include a butterfly lookout and a creek.
3 – Travellers
Travellers who like the water will enjoy Hervey Bay. Visitors to this town can spend time on the beach, charter a fishing boat or take a whale-watching tour.
4 – Animal lovers
Animal lovers will enjoy participating in the Roar & Snore at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney in New South Wales. People who participate in Roar & Snore stay overnight in tents on the zoo grounds. Beds, dinner and snacks are provided. Visitors have opportunities to see the animals early in the evening, during the night and in the morning before the zoo opens.
5 – Australia Wildlife Walkabout Park
The Australia Wildlife Walkabout Park is in Calga in New South Wales. Animals at this 170-acre park are in their natural habitats. Visitors can see koalas, wallabies, bandicoots and cockatoos.
6 – Great Ocean Road
A drive along the Great Ocean Road will take visitors along the southwestern coast of Victoria. Travellers will pass through towns with museums, speciality shops and restaurants.
7 – Blue Mountains
The Blue Mountains are approximately 45 miles northwest of Sydney. Visitors can explore the mountains on foot, on horseback or by taking a bus tour.
8 – Kakadu National Park
Australian travellers can see mountains, gorges, waterfalls, a river and wetlands at Kakadu National Park in northern Australia.
9 – Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Desert Park is in Australia’s Northern Territory. Park visitors can walk through the desert and woodlands here.
10 – Hunter Valley
Hunter Valley is in New South Wales. Wineries here offer tours and wine tastings. The Hunter Valley Gardens cover more than 25 acres. Walking paths will take visitors through the Rose Garden, the Oriental Garden, the Italian Grotto and several other gardens. Visitors can enjoy a lake in the Lakes Walk section of the gardens.