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Top 5 Cities to Visit in Australia

Each city in the country of Australia is special, exciting, and provides an experience you are sure to hold close for a lifetime. These are just 5 of the top Australian cities that you must visit during your time here.

Sydney

Sydney Harbour

What else would be first on the list? It should go without mentioning, but this Harbour City has a lot to offer. Sydney is a wondrous city full of excitement, beauty, culture, history, cuisine, fashion, and some of the most iconic structures on Earth, just to name a few things. Sydney is a spectacular city that is not doubt on your list. Located on prime coastal property the Sydney Harbour is a bustling and stunning site to see. The Sydney Opera House and The Sydney Harbour Bridge are two world famous landmarks that must be seen.

Darling Harbour provides plenty of activities, history and culture and there are tons of famous beaches to walk and relax on such as Manly, Bondi, and Coogee beaches just to name the popular ones. There are multiple nature activities like beach walking, water sports like surfing, kayaking and canoeing, cycling, and more.

Sydney is a very worldly city and has a wealth of history, and beauty to share with it’s visitors. The list of things to do and see is almost endless.

Melbourne

Good Morning Melbourne!

Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and provides a world of activities and sites to see. It’s considered the cultural capital of the country with it’s abundance of art galleries, film festivals, and musical productions along with it’s Victorian era architecture for starters. The historical district of Carlton provides the largest museum in the Southern hemisphere, Melbourne Museum, and Lygon and Rathdowne Streets which exudes an intense Italian atmosphere with coffee shops and excellent Italian restaurants.

St. Kilda is the place to be seen on the beaches during the day and at night. There are places to have fun, grab a bite to eat and have a few drinks without leaving the beautiful beaches behind. The Esplanade holds a Sunday market and is the spot for a nice walk along the beach.

There is an exceptional live music scene, the shopping hub of Prahran, the vineyards of Yarra Vally less than 100 miles away, the beautiful Yarra River, museums galore, Federation Square to just hang out and enjoy the magnificent architecture, cafes and so much more.

Gold Coastlines

Gold Coast Views

Boasting over 30 beaches this well known tourist spot is a surfers paradise. The beaches stretch over 40 kilometres, however not all the waters are swimmable. Make sure to pay attention to the flags set out. Cafes, restaurants, and bars stud the coast and most of the activities involve water and a board. If you are in need of a break of the water then head to Hinterland where you can find three national parks with heaps of nature exploring opportunities. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy the pure raw nature all around you.

Brisbane

Brisbane Skyline

The third largest city in the country is a new-world city that has an abundance of excellent sites and entertainment. Fortitude Valley is the country’s hub for up coming music and world-class DJ’s rolling through the clubs. Charming boutiques and cafes can be found around Paddington and Rosalie, and Sunnbank provides a break from the regular and takes you to Asia. Mount Coot-tha is a mountain in the area with a suburb around it. There are bush walks and scenic summits as well.

Perth

Perth
Perth

This is the largest city in the Western part of the country. Visitors frequent the close by Rottnest Island to lay on the secluded beaches and wine and dine themselves in the vineyards of Swan Valley. The beaches are beautiful and are ideal for swimming, some of these beaches are the best in the country, so enjoy safely so you get to see all of them. Put sunscreen on as the sun here is fiery hot!

Photo by MickiTakesPictures, Steve Davidson, llee_wu, bertknot and Daniel Lee

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Chris had a passion to contribute to society especially to fellow travelers like himself. He also had a passion for Southeast Asia and frequently visited. While brainstorming ideas, he decided that a travel blog dedicated to his favorite countries, Thailand and Singapore, could be more beneficial than any guidebook. Only one year later did the blog’s success bring in more writers, more countries, and more readers.

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