Australia is the smallest continent between the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Its landscapes range from desert to bush land, especially in central areas, while rainforest in the north region and snowfields in the south. The nearest neighbour to the country is Papua New Guinea, which is 200 kilometres to the north. The most interesting fact about the country is approximately 70 percent of the Australia’s population lives in eight major cities of Australia. Some of the major attractions of Australia are listed below:
1. Bondi, Manly and Coogee, Sydney
If you are the first time tourist, the best place to start with is Sydney. Sydney is the place where you can enjoy a beach lifestyle and the beaches you should definitely try is Bondi, Congee and Manly. Bondi is the famous beach, which is the hub for backpackers, fashionistas and flashpackers. Bondi beach is one of the busiest beaches of Australia as it is only 10 km away from the city. Further, along with coastline, Coogee, a seaside place for the travellers as well as families. It is just a 30 minute ferry ride from circular quay. You can enjoy and calm down to relax and rejuvenate with chilled beers and wines, including burger joints, waterfront pubs and al fresco restaurants.
2. Glebe, Newtown, Kings Cross, Sydney
The other main attraction of Australia is the inner-city villages of Glebe, Newtown or Kings Cross, Sydney. Glebe is the home to a diverse community of academics, students, new-agers and activists. The popular Saturday market, where hand-made clothes and second-hand stuff is easily available and most importantly they also sell vintage. Sydney’s famous nightclubs on the Kings cross street where sleep is not a priority. Rent a Campervan Hire Sydney service which is especially started for the travellers, so that they are not lost in the new country.
3. Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Fortitude Valley is where you will find Brisbane’s nightlife at the peak and counter culture. This area is electrified with the hot fashion shops, pubs, clubs, theatres, restaurants and everything for you to have fun. The area is full of fun, but retains its diverse culture with vibrant bohemian flair.
4. Mitchell Street, Darwin
Hire a shuttle bus from the airport and within 10 minutes, you will be on Mitchell Street. There are cinemas, food courts, burger points, open air pubs and clubs which perfectly fit your budget. Make sure you go for Tiwi Islands or Litchfield National Park or head off to the Kakadu National park adventure.
5. East End, Glenelg Beach, Adelaide
Make sure you visitthe galleries, museums and beautiful colonial buildings along North Terrace and hire a bike and ride through Rymill Park and the Botanic Gardens, where the international music festival WOMADelaide is the traveller’s priority.
6. Esplanade, Cairns
This is the place where you will never have to bother to find some place to eat and drink in Cairns. The esplanade, backpackers tans their body, swim in the huge saltwater lake and discuss their nights out in numerous languages.
7. Salamanca Place, waterfront, North Hobart, Hobart
Make sure you visit Salamanca Place when in Hobart. Visit huge galleries and relax under the sun umbrellas. Salamanca place is all about Tasmanian craft in the markets and dance outdoors for your entertainment.
8. Byron Bay, NSW
With its gorgeous picturesque view, travellers are forced to visit Byron Bay. The epic waves of the pass and the Watergo’s beach have been attracting travellers for over the past years. Visitors from every part of the world converge on the beach on the New Year’s eve, just to make sure that they enjoy to the fullest.
9. Northbridge, Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth
Northbridge is the biggest backpacker destination with hundreds of hotels and pocket friendly pubs and bars. Make sure you visit the art galleries, rocking live music and maritime history, which will not trouble your entertainment.
10. St Kilda, Melbourne
St Kilda has a pleasing, elegance – the result of being a seaside resort for wealthy Melbournians in the 1940s. A major attraction for the traveller is to take a ride in the old wooden roller coaster at Luna Park.
11. Fitzroy, Melbourne
This is the place which is the bohemian heart that is pride is its artistic flair. The place where all day breakfast or vegetarian burgers will not stop, make sure you shop for recycled fashion and watch live music shows with the electrifying crowd.
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Alice is an avid blogger and love to explore his ideas on travel and holidays. She has recently travelled Australia and hire a campervan from Aussie Campervans and has amazing 15 days tour to Northern territories.