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Best Places to visit in Australia

1. Great Barrier Reef

One of the world's largest coral reef system. This reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia. This reef is composed over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands. The total area consumed by this reef is 2300 kilometer. CNN has awarded Great Barrier as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It is also listed in UNESCO world heritage site. Yearly about two million people visits the Great Barrier.

2. Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach also known as Bondi Bay. It is one of the popular beach in Sydney, New South wales, Australia. It is also known for tourist's destination. Bondi even holds Guinness World Record for the largest swimsuit photo shoot, 1010 women posing in swimsuit in 2007. It has been also added to Australia National Heritage List in 2008 and is one of the best place to hang out in Australia.

3. Kakadu National Park

Located in the Northern Territory of Australia. One of the site listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. It consists of a river named South Alligator. In fact there are not any alligators in Australia hence the person who named the river did not had any clue to difference crocodile and alligator. Kakadu National Park has a tropical monsoon climate with two different seasons, dry and wet. Over 5000 rock art sites can be found in kakadu. Well known for water buffalo hunting. Jim Jim Falls is the largest water fall in kakadu. Crocodile Hotel is also famous for its design in the national park. 200000 visitors comes to kakadu every year.

4. Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Uluru also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as Uluru / Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs, 450 km (280 mi) by road.

5. Port Jackson

Port Jackson, containing Sydney Harbour, is the natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea (part of the South Pacific Ocean). Widely considered to be one of the world's finest harbours, it is the location of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. The location of the first European settlement in Australia, Port Jackson has continued to play a key role in the history and development of Sydney.

6. Sydney

There is plenty to see and do in Sydney apart from the well know attractions of the Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, and Bondi/Manly beaches. Sydney is host to the great Taronga Zoo, there are festivals on all year long, it is steeped in Australian pioneering history, and much more.

7. Daintree Rainforest

The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest region on the north east coast of Queensland, Australia, north of Mossman and Cairns. At around 12,000 km the Daintree is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. Along the coastline north of the Daintree River, tropical rainforest grows right down to the edge of the sea.

8. Byron Bay

Located in New South Wales, just south of the Queensland border, Byron Bay is popular with not just international tourists, but is also a favorite holiday destination of Australians. The lighthouse is amazing at sunset (and it is the most easterly part of mainland Australia). There are a range of music festivals over the year that attract international and local musicians alike.

9. The Great Ocean Road

An Australian National Heritage listed 243-kilometre stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Victoria. As far as Australia tourism and scenery goes this is some of the most amazing you will ever see.

10. Gold Coast South Eastern Queensland

With its beautiful surfing beaches, amazing canals and waterway systems, perfect weather all year round and exciting nightlife make it a mecca for tourists and an awesome Australia Tourist Attraction.

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