In this article, we will list some of the best cities to visit in Australia.
Sydney, New South Wales
Most people would say that Sydney is the oldest and most beautiful of all Australian cities. Many of which mistake this gorgeous city for the capital of Australia. You can visit many of its museums and learn about the thrilling history of the first British colony in the country. You can visit the land where once the Gadigal aboriginal people thrived and learn about their culture. The glorious city is new-age and appeals to many kinds of tourists – ones that come to the country for business and pleasure. Some of its more famous landmarks are the:
- Sydney Opera House
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
- The Royal Botanic Garden
- Queen Victoria Building
- The Sydney Tower Eye
- Taronga Zoo
- Hyde Park
- Mary's Cathedral
You can spend your visit to any of these locations and see the city's past and present along the way. If you are a nature lover, you can visit the Blue Mountains National Park and participate in adrenaline-packed sports like rock climbing, mountain biking, and abseiling.
If you want to get the European style but still experience the vibrant and multicultural Australia, then Melbourne is the place to visit. It's famous for its gourmet variety, which is appealing to food lovers all around the world, but maybe sports are the city's greatest passion. Each year on the first Tuesday in November, the famous Melbourne Cup horse race takes place and brings the town together. Here are the best tourist attractions to visit in Melbourne:
- Federation Square
- Melbourne Cricket Ground and the National Sports Museum
- National Gallery of Victoria
- Arcades and Laneways around Flinders, Collins, and Bourke Streets
- Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building
- Melbourne Zoo
- Captain Cook's Cottage, Fitzroy Gardens
- Queen Victoria Market
If you want to go on a trip out-of-town, you can travel to Yarra Valley famous for its exquisite wineries or go along the Great Ocean Road and discover Australia’s south-eastern coast.
Perth, Western Australia
Perth is known for being the most isolated capital city in the world. You can experience the picturesque panoramic views and also go on an outdoor adventure. The most famous sights to see and experience in the city are:
- Swan River
- The Perth Mint
- Hillarys Boat Harbour
- Art Gallery of Western Australia
- The Bell Tower
- Mary's Cathedral
- Aviation Heritage Museum
- Perth Zoo
The city's beaches are very famous around the world where you can enjoy the clear waters and have a picnic with your family. There are plenty of things to do in Perth from visiting a museum to taking a ferry to Rottnest Island – the island playground full of hidden paths, beaches, marine life, and the famous quokkas. Just outside Perth, you can enter a whole new world in the Swan Valley and Darling Range. There are two ways to get there, but I recommend you take the scenic route on a Swan River cruise.