20 Places In Australia You Need To Visit Before You Die

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The most incredible places to see right in your own backyard.

Located between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, Australia is the world’s largest island and its smallest continent. Whether exploring the traditional lifestyle of the nation’s Aboriginal people, relaxing on a sun-kissed beach or reveling the night away in a city hot spot, Australia has something special to offer every visitor

The Twelve Apostles, Victoria.

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The immense cliffs and rock stacks that make up the Twelve Apostles in Victoria are one of the most well-known highlights on the Great Ocean Road.

Halls Gap, Victoria.

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Located in the heart of the Grampians National Park in Victoria, Halls Gap is located perfectly to explore the wildlife, waterfalls and mountains of the Grampians.

Valley of the Giants, Western Australia.

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Located in Denmark, Western Australia, the Valley of the Giants gives visitors the opportunity to walk amongst the massive treetops and experience the breathtaking view.

Tamar Valley, Tasmania.

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Tasmania’s picturesque wine country is located just outside Launceston, with over 20 vineyards lining its shores.

Coober Pedy, South Australia.

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Sometimes known as “the opal capital of the world”, and famous for its below-ground dugout residences, Coober Pedy is an iconic outback location, and the largest opal mining area in the world.

The Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia.

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Located off the coast of Western Australia, the Abrolhos Islands consist of 122 stunning islands and coral reefs.

Daintree National Park, Queensland.

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Located in Far North Queensland the Daintree National Park, named after the Daintree River, is a lush rainforest with a rich range of flora and fauna.

Gibb River Road, Western Australia.

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Featuring the stunning Bell Gorge, the Gibb River Road in Kimberly WA was a former cattle route that stretches almost 660km

Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales.

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Named after Australia’s highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko, this national park offers skiing, camping, bushwalking and fishing activities all within the majestic surroundings.

Sydney Harbour, New South Wales.

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Iconic for so many reasons; the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and some incredible views of Sydney city.

Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory.

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A gigantic national park in the Northern Territory, Kakadu is a phenomenal collection of over 2,000 species of plant and wildlife, including a croc or two…

Claustral Canyon, Blue Mountains.

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Not for the faint of heart, the Claustral Canyon located within the Blue Mountains, is an incredibly rewarding journey for experienced rock climbers and abseilers.

Sublime Point, Leura, New South Wales.

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An unmissable lookout, Sublime Point lives up to its name providing visitors incredible views of the Blue Mountains.

Cape Range National Park, Western Australia.

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Occupying almost 48,000 hectares of the North West Cape, the Cape Range National Park features over 700 caves, more than 630 species of wildflowers and the immense Yardie Creek.

Shell Beach, Western Australia.

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One of the beaches within Shark Bay, Shell Beach gets its name unsurprisingly from the millions of tiny shells that make up the shoreline.

The Bay of Fires, Tasmania.

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While the Bay of Fires was named after a Captain saw the fires of Indigenous Australians on the beaches in 1773, it’s hard to ignore the blazing orange-hued granite that pepper the beaches in this Tasmanian bay.

The Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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A series of 11 peaks on the Sunshine Coast features Mount Tibrogargan which some believe from certain directions looks like a face staring out to sea.

Lord Howe Island, New South Wales.

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The crystal clear waters of Lord Howe Island are just one reason to visit this island paradise.

Fraser Island, Queensland.

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Stretching over 120km making it the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island is the perfect site for camping enthusiasts and beach bums alike.

Uluru, Northern Territory.

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Located at the heart of the Northern Territory’s Red Centre desert, Uluru is one of Australia’s greatest icons for a reason.

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