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Vacation Destinations In Australia That Are Too Good To Miss

Tourists from all over the world have picked Australia as one of the best countries to go to. Regardless of whether you’re taking a vacation or you’re staying for a long time, it will always be perfect. The sub-tropical weather will definitely invite you to a nice and exciting adventure. In this article, we will take a walk across the best vacation spots in Australia.

young man relaxing on a bed enjoying the view of the mountains

I’ve made a list of all the best places to visit in Australia with some travel tips and hacks for first-timers. Here are my top 3 places that are too good to miss in Australia.

Surf Around The Gold Coast

Imagine your self living in a city which offers access to some of the world’s best-surfing spots. The Gold Coast offers the best attractions that you don’t want to miss. Attractions like the Burleigh Heads, Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise. These places offer not only the best waves for surfers but a nice view of the ocean,  top of the line restaurants and shopping centres.

a man surfing on the ocean

Aside from the water activities, the city is also home to some of the country’s National Parks. You can head to Lamington or Springbrook National Park and enjoy the beauty of nature.

If you can’t get enough of the mesmerising ambience of nature, you can book at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat. It’s a historic guesthouse located right in the hear of the Lamington National Park. Add this one up in your list of all the things you should explore while you’re having a vacation in Australia.  

Have A Nice Glass Of Wine In Adelaide

The perfect destination for people who are looking for savoury dishes and good wine. Adelaide is one of the most popular places to visit in Australia, not only because of its natural wonders but also due to the events and festivals held there. Home to famous museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide is known for its commitment to natural history. Events like the annual Adelaide Film Festival is also held in the city. It’s an international arts gathering which holds a wide variety of media contents including fringe and film events.

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Stunning architectures can also be found in Adelaide. Have a walk at the Rundle Mall and have the best shopping experience as you stare at the area’s architecture. Statues and Sculptures can also be seen in the mall which makes the place more interesting. You can also check the city’s famous food hub at the Adelaide Central Market.

You can enjoy tons of different cuisines, drinks, souvenirs, from their wide range of products which makes your vacation in Australia more exciting.

Explore The Wonders Of Brisbane

A combination of nature and the busy life of the city. Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and the third most populous city in the country. It is also the third-largest state in Australia. The city offers a massive combination of both city life and the wonders of nature. With different National Parks and historical tourist destinations in the city.

The best places to visit in Brisbane are the City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane’s convict and World War II History, and the D’Aguilar Natural Park. The city is also a gateway to Australia’s best beaches. Going to the Gold Coast or the Sunshine Coast is just a couple of hours away from Brisbane.

young couple having drinks on the pool
However, if you’re looking for that city vibe but also wants to enjoy a nice relaxation at the beach, you can go the Streets Beach. The Streets Beach is the first man-made beach in the world which resides on the heart of the Brisbane CBD. So, pack your bathing suits and enjoy a nice beach experience here in Brisbane as one of your errands for your vacation in Australia.


Before anything else, it’s required to be prepared before you travel to Australia or anywhere else in the world. Proper planning, packing and research gives a huge difference in your experience. This promotes efficiency and prevents you from stress due to last-minute preparations and mistakes. Planning ahead of time helps a lot.

So there you have it, my 3 best places to visit if you’re planning on having a nice vacation in Australia.

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