Must-Visit 7 Australia Holiday Destinations

A close up of a kangaroo

Australia is not only about kangaroos; the smallest continent and the world’s 6th largest country has various attractions. One will find adventure, scenic landscapes, great shopping destinations, and historical monuments here. Here is a full list of Australian holiday destinations to explore beyond kangaroos. 

Top 7 Australia Holiday Destinations

Uluru-Kata Tjuta

This natural wonder of the world will amaze you with its red mountains. Actually, these are dome-shaped rocks that are partially above the earth. But the most beautiful part of this national park is that it turns into a colorful sight at night. 

Daintree National Park

A large bridge over a body of water with Sydney Opera House in the background

Australia has an abundance of rainforests, but this national park features a special significance. Its spiritual importance and having the richest ecosystems of the world make it extra special. The trees here are exceptionally beautiful and a sight to see. 

You will find a rare giant blue Ulysses butterfly here beside crocodiles and kangaroo. 


Lying in the West of Australia is another nature’s wonder that will make you wonder how this is possible. At night, you’ll see the staircase to the moon, which is an optical illusion created by the moonlight in water.

The place is also famous for the Historical Museum, Crocodile Park, Horizontal waterfall, and cascades of Mitchell falls. This is also called the pear capital of the world. 

Blue Mountains

The place is famous for the valleys, rock paintings, sandstone rocks, and Katoomba Scenic Railway. The Blue Mountains national park is a place for adventurers where they can try activities like horseback riding, biking, hiking, and rock climbing. 

This is a must-visit Australian holiday destination because of its UNESCO world heritage status. 

Gold Coast

Australia is also famous for beaches beside world heritage sites and national parks. Gold coast is one of those holiday destinations every visitor must-see. The beach vibes, beautiful sunset, surfing sites, and large shopping malls will keep you busy here for a long. 

Summers are the best season to enjoy a trip to Gold Coast. There are several waterparks and amusement parks for kids and adults where you can enjoy the warm weather in cool water. For a great evening, dine at the nearby restaurants while watching the sun setting down. 

Byron Bay

Although known as a beachside town, Byron Bay is famous for its festivals. The art and culture festivals here allure all the artists across the world. One can also visit the art galleries to learn more about the history of Australia and its culture through art. 

The Whitsunday Islands

The warm marine weather of The Whitsunday makes it a perfect destination. Here you will find many national parks and beaches that will give you picture-perfect scenes. Scuba and snorkeling are the must-do things here. However, you have to take the help of tour guides if you are planning to stay as there are few accommodations here. 

Last Words

These were the top 7 Australia Holiday destinations that will make your trip worthy in the land of Kangaroos. Don’t forget to take the souvenirs as the tourist sites have plenty of shops and malls.

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