There is more to Australia than the Kangaroos, opera house and crocodile Dundee. Australia is a land of stunning beauty. Ranging from amazing landscapes, natural marvels and breathtaking sites, Australia's beauty will blow away any visitor. There is something for everyone one in this great country. Following are top 6 most beautiful places to visit in Australia;
The Blue Mountains
Considered as one of the most scenic places on earth, the Blue Mountains get their name from the bluish haze which covers the area naturally. It is not as high as other mountains in the country though their conquest took some time due to inaccessibility. Before the conquest the people thought they were mountain planes not the sandstone hills they are the favorite place here is the unique peak commonly known as the three sisters which is a top spot for rock climbers.
The Kangaroo Island
This beautiful island is covered with amazing beaches and lovely coves. The island has diverse nature with the unmistakable population of Kangaroos which is synonymous with Australia. There is a wide variety of charming bird species too. Attractive rocks line the island; they get their shapes from years of sculpting by crashing waves. The beautiful rocks take different colors as the day progresses. Apart from the Kangaroos and the beautiful rocks, you will get an opportunity to swim with dolphins, dive in the shipwrecks or sand surf in the Little Sahara's giant dunes.
The Twelve Apostles
Touted as one of the most beautiful natural landmarks in the country, the "twelve apostles" feature rocks that upsurge from sea waves like sentinels on watch. Your journey to this place will take you through the great ocean road to the gulf of Apollo where your tour of the apostles will begin. The name has its origin from the 12 stones that used to don the coastline but due to erosion and contact with sea water only 8 remain. Flinders Ranges National Park A favorite destination for adventures, this park is full of natural, cultural and geological features. Attractions here include rugged mountain ranges and sheltered creeks lined with river red gums. Its gorges are outstanding not to forget its rich wildlife. A tour here is never complete until a visit to the splendid Wilpena Pound which is termed as a natural amphitheater due to its amazing tear-shaped appearance.
This tiny island is separated from the rest of the continent. The island is very scenic boasting of exotic tropical vegetation and species only common in the island. Its beaches are beautiful, the sea water breathtaking and the coral reefs magnificent. The island is home to many species of fish as well.
Located in northern Queensland, this forest is a natural wonderland and Australia's largest. It boasts over half of the country's native bird species. The management offers crocodile tours; visits to animal sanctuaries, mangrove tours and hikes. This is a top destination for tourists and nature lovers as well.
Get your Australia ETA visa ready and book the next flight to the down under as Australia is commonly known for a tour of your life.