Whitsunday Islands, Queensland

9 Must-See Attractions In Australia For Tourists

October 21, 2019 Off By Sublaid

Australia is a scenic vacation spot that serves both domestic and foreign tourists with the ultimate holiday experience. While you are there, be sure to stay at Hotel Chadstone, one of the newest 5-star Melbourne. Here are the must-see tourist attractions in Australia.

1.The Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

The Royal Botanic Gardens are nestled in the heart of green parkland that extends south of the Yarra River, two kilometres from Melbourne CBD. The garden boundaries span two areas, Melbourne and Cranbourne.

The Melbourne section of the garden covers 38 hectares and has over 8,500 plant species. It is one of the free attractions in Melbourne that offers a chance to experience the rich aboriginal heritage near the city. It also has a designated picnic spot by the lake.


Sydney is one of the world’s most magnificent cities, and you are sure to fly through here. There is so much to see, such as the world-famous Opera House, the Harbor Bridge, the Rocks District, or walk across the coastal walk between Coogee Beach and Bondi Beach.

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3.Whitsunday Islands, Queensland

There are a total of 74 islands making up the Whitsunday in Queensland. It is home to one of the most impressive Australian beaches, Whitehaven Beach. It also boasts of secluded bays and white sandy beaches with turquoise waters.

The silhouette of the island horizons makes for some of the best tropical sunsets in the world. Hamilton Island is one of the most popular islands and offers some of the best hotels and activities. You should also test out Airlie Beach to mingle with other tourists and locals.

4.Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a legendary beachside town in Northern NSW that has remained one of the top holiday destinations for surfers, yogis, spiritualists, backpackers, and spa lovers. It has some of the most popular surfing breaks in Australia, a stunning hinterland, and offers an alternative lifestyle from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The sunrise and sunset are to die with a horde of activities, including the Bluesfest in Easter, a magical lighthouse walk on Wategos Beach, and affordable surfing lessons. It is an excellent place for a couple to get their groove back or for a family to bond over picturesque surroundings.

5.Broome, Western Australia

Broome is located in Western Australia, and it offers some of the best beaches for a vacation. The sand has a striking red hue that contrasts beautifully with the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. You can enjoy a refreshing drink while enjoying the golden sunsets on Cable Beach. Overall, it gives the vibe of a rustic, charming town by the ocean.

6.Uluru, North Territory

Australia’s semi-arid central region has one of the most magical attractions in the world. Uluru is known as the spiritual heart of Australia, and you have to see it to feel it. Unfortunately, most tourists rush through it, only taking pictures for Instagram.

Be sure to stay awhile and take it all in, including the sunrise and sunset, walk or take a camel ride around the base of the rock, or a helicopter ride over the red rock. Be sure to make time to visit the iconic Kata Tjuta, which is not far from Uluru.

7.Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Daintree Rainforest is one of the oldest existing rainforests in the world, and you can experience over 110 million years of diversity. While there, be sure to check out Cape Tribulation located within Daintree National Park.

It is home to two World Heritage Sites; the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef. You will also be mesmerized at the beauty and magic of Cow Bay, Cape Kimberley, Myal and Emmagen Beaches, the swimming hole, and Mason’s Café. For history lovers, you must visit the Daintree Discovery Centre for a lesson in history in Daintree.

8.Great Ocean Road, Victoria

The Great Ocean Road is famous around the world, and it offers one of the best road trip experiences. Most tourists take tour buses on a round trip, but this spoils the fun and awe. Ideally, lease out a car and slowly drive to take in all the views and enjoy the moment.

However, if you only have enough time for one place, be sure to visit Port Campbel National Park. It has the most scenic spots, such as Lord Ard Gorge and Twelve Apostles.

9.Barossa Valley, South Australia

The Barossa Valley is at the heart of Australia’s wine country, and it offers a diverse range of local cuisines. It is a short drive from Adelaide, and it has more than 150 wineries and 80 cellar doors. This includes some of Australia’s boutique and big-name brands such as Grant Burge, Jacob’s Creek, Wolf Blass, and Penfold’s.

While there, be sure to make the 57-kilometer Barossa Scenic Heritage Drive to experience the diversity of the Barossa Valley.


Hotel Chadstone offers the best accommodation in Melbourne, and the tourist attractions above are best experienced by road. However, you will also find camping spots near these places, and you are sure to have the time of your life.