Top 10 Places to Visit in Australia

KaKadu National Park

This is the largest national park in Australia and in it are some of the oldest and largest collections of petroglyphs in the world so it is an ideal place for those who want to learn more about Aboriginal culture.Because of its cultural value and unique flora and fauna, KaKadu National Park in 1981 was inscribed on the UNESCO list of world heritage. Due to the preservation of the cultural heritage of the park, park management has been entrusted to Aborigines.

KaKadu National Park
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Uluru

Uluru is the biggest rock monolith in the world, is located 450 km southwest of Alice Springs and it is located in the area of the national park Uluru. This massif is formed by moving the tectonic plates of the Earth and sand accumulation. This massive, ancient red rock has always been a sacred place for Aborigines.

Uluru
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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park is located on the Kimberley plateau and its area is about 24,000 sq km. In this park, on the height of 578 meters are the mountains Bangl Bangl consisting of quartz sedimentary rocks that the natives called Kia Purnululu which means “sandy wall” which is how the Purnululu National Park was named.

Purnululu National Park
Credit: Michael.Theis

Tasmania

Tasmania Island is located in the south of Australia, and because of its natural beauty got the nickname “Island of inspirations”. On this island you can see many natural wonders and one of them is the Organ Pipes on the hill Wellington. Tasmania is a predominantly mountainous area, and in the remaining wooded areas can be found Tasmanian devil.

Tasmania
Credit: Shaun.Versey

Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley is one of the main regions for wine production in Australia so it is characteristic for this area a multitude of vineyards. The main occupation and source of income of the population represents viticulture. Given that this is the most common interest in Barossa, every year, in April, it’s held wine festival that has accompanied many activities.

Barossa Valley
Credit: Stephen.Michael.Barnett

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