Australia is a land of dreams for many people. From iconic architectural marvels like the Sydney Opera House to the unique Outback of Australia, the country has a history dating back centuries which gives travelers this perfect blend of history, modern technology and nature. Australia is the world’s smallest continent and also the biggest island in the world and contains some of the most unique wild life in the world.
Just talking about the city Sydney, reminds people of the Sydney Opera House. One of the most popular icons of the world, it is shaped like the billowing sails of an old boat and is a must see for anyone dropping by to Australia. You can engage in a tour through the building and walk through the theatres, exhibition rooms and such or have a meal and a tea at one of the many restaurants situated there. Talking about tea, high tea in Melbourne is an experience you should not miss out on.
A meal associated with the British, it is a must have for anyone in Melbourne especially when it is had with canapes finger food. There are also many rivers, botanical gardens and plenty of kangaroos to view at in Melbourne. The Sydney harbour bridge is another spectacular sight present in the sprawling metropolis. The world’s largest steel arch bridge it has a total length of five hundred meters. There is even a museum close to the bridge where you can learn about the history surrounding the bridge about the construction of it.
The great barrier reef; clearly visible from space, is one of the largest natural composition in the world. The Great Barrier Reef consists of more than three thousand reefs, six hundred islands and many mangrove filled areas among many other breathtaking sites. Make it a point to go for a dive or go snorkeling as it is guaranteed that you will never see such a bio diverse water ecosystem anywhere else. With over one thousand five hundred types of marine life present, you can spend all day in the water looking at species you have never laid eyes on before. If you do not prefer getting wet, you can opt for viewing stations situated under the water or go on glass boats that give you clear vision of the life under water. If you are someone who is into hiking and nature, the Blue Mountains National Park is a sight that you should not miss out. Only a couple of hours away from the city of Sydney, the park consists of more than six hundred thousand acres of land and contains spectacular waterfalls, paintings by the aborigines and more than one hundred and forty kilometers of hiking trails.