There are so many places to visit in Australia than just the beach, wilderness and koala tourist stereotypes. As well as its iconic landmarks – Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Harbour – the Great Southern Land has many hidden delights to discover and new experiences to savour. Modern Australia is much about thriving, exciting cities, teeming with cutting-edge festivals, major sporting events, sophisticated restaurants and a well-developed arts scene, as it is about the bush and outback.
As a visitor to Australia you have an astonishing 7,686,850 square kilometres of land to cover – so plan your trip wisely! The trick with planning any vacation Down Under is to realise that the country is just too big to explore in one holiday. Finding the best places to visit in Australia can be tricky which is where this guide comes in handy. We’ve hand-picked the top twenty places to visit in Australia based on visitors’ ratings. Our list will help you choose some of the best places to visit during your next trip to the Land Down Under.