8 Places to Visit in Australia Before You Die

There are so many amazing places to visit in Australia before you die, but there are a few things that are synonymous with the country. Most would probably think of Sydney and its admirable Opera House and Bridge, or maybe one would think of the delicate and gorgeous Great Barrier Reef that is host to a plethora of fascinating wildlife.

While these few destinations are a big draw for Australia’s tourism market, there are heaps more reasons why Australia should be on your list of places to go. It terms of safety, the people are known to be pretty friendly, and while there is crime, like there is in most major cities in the world, it hardly affects tourist. Just remember your common sense and usual cautions and there will be no hiccups on your visit here.

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So whether you want to party in the streets, dive or snorkel with some of the animal marine creatures inhabiting Australia’s water, or even drive along one of the most gorgeous highways in the world, it’s all a possibly when visiting this one-of-a-kind country.

It might be on the list for top places for US citizens to travel to, but Australia has a bit of something for everyone. The night owls, the nature lovers, the beach bummers, the avid thrillist’s, the families in search of fun, and the backpackers can all find their solace in here. So what are some of the places to visit in Australia before you die? We’re so glad you asked… Take your pick from these eight, but we are pretty much guaranteeing you’ll add more before your vacation is done.

8. The Great Barrier Reef

A list about Australia without this incredibly vast and unique ecosystem on it is hard to come by for a good reason. Over 2,000 km of spectacular reefs featuring some rare and endangered species and a wealth of coral and marine critters are just below your boat! The Whitsundays is probably the most popular place to experience this fascinating place, but really there are so many places to just dive in, there’s no wrong choice here.