Australia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world attracting over 9 million tourists every year. It’s the largest country in Oceania and the sixth-largest country in the world, some of the most popular tourist destinations here include Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Canberra. Making the decision to visit Australia is a massive one due to the extremely high flight prices and super long flight times. Even when taking this into account so many people decide to take the plunge and visit Australia because it’s described as a paradise by those who visit and most who go, never want to leave. We’ve found the main reasons you should consider making the trip to Australia in 2021.
Australia has over 300 cities, all offering different exciting sights for you to visit. The highest-rated sight in Australia is the Sydney Opera House. The Opera House is one of the most famous buildings, not just in Australia but in the world due to its distinctive features. The building was originally estimated to cost $7 million but ended up costing $102 million, construction was also underestimated at 4 years when it actually took 14 years. The Great Barrier Reef in Queensland is the next highest rated sight to visit in Australia, it’s the largest coral reef system in the world and is a sight like no other. The reef is millions of years old and is so large it can be seen all the way from outer space. It’s home to more than 1000 different species of fish and is so amazing it made the list of the 7 natural wonders of the world. The Uluru is another amazing sight, located in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park which is extremely important to the indigenous Australians. It is one of the most recognized sights in Australia as the sandstone formation is huge standing at 1,142ft high. Other main sights include Bondi Beach, the Great Ocean Road, Sydney Harbor Beach, and the Twelve Apostles.
Australian food is some of the nicest in the world. It’s one of the main reasons people make the trip to the land down under as it’s celebrated worldwide. The Australians are known for loving a barbeque, most households have a BBQ in their house as it’s massively popular. All sorts of food are cooked on a BBQ in Australia including the usual items such as sausages, lamb, prawns, chicken, but there are some more exotic meats that they cook on their BBQ including emu and even kangaroo. There are so many amazing options for food in Australia from the famous chain store Hungry Jack’s to local catering Brisbane, to the usual McDonald’s. Even the McDonald’s menu is vastly different from the American menu as it includes items such as guacamole and salsa French fries, macarons, cheesecake, and gravy loaded fries.