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Top 10 Must Do Day Trips From Sydney

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Are you thinking about going on a day trip away from Sydney? What exactly is out there once you eventually manage to escape from the never-ending suburbs of ...

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17 Fun Things To Do In Brisbane At Night

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So you've been pounding the streets of Brisbane during the day and have taken in all the interesting sights the fantastically cultural Australian city has to of...

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5 Barossa Valley Wineries Perfect for Tasting Tours

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Barossa Valley is only an hour from Adelaide, and home to some of Australia’s best vineyards. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or simply a lover of fine wi...

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Top 10 Must Do Day Trips from Brisbane

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Looking for the best day trips out of Brisbane? No need to look far because Queensland's capital city is in the perfect position for day trips of any kind, w...

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Ten Romantic Things To Do In Melbourne

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Looking for something romantic to do in Melbourne? You're in the right place. Melbourne may not rank as high as Paris on the romantic city scale, but there's...

Most Popular Attractions in Australia

1. XXXX Brewery

  • XXXX Brewery PhotosXXXX has been a part of Australia’s culture since 1877, following a journey from the humblest of beginnings to its current place
  • Adults $32, Children $18
  • +61 7 3361 7597
  • XXXX Brewery Tours, Black Street, Milton, Queensland, Australia
  • 9:30am-9:30pm
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2. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, formerly known as the Sydney Aquarium, is an attraction in the Darling Harbour area of Sydney. Designed by Australian architects
  • Adults $28, Child $19.60
  • 61 1800 199 657
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Wheat Road, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily 9:30am-6pm
  • Website
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3. Rottnest Island

  • Located just 18 kilometres off the coast of Fremantle in Western Australia, Rottnest Island is a popular holiday destination for local Perth residents,
  • Adult $85, Concession $75, Child $48.50, Family $221
  • +61 8 9372 9732
  • Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
  • Never closed
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4. Old Melbourne Gaol

  • For a realistic experience of what prison life was like in the 19th century, Old Melbourne Gaol gives visitors a true taste of what sentenced criminals
  • Adult $25, Concession $20, Child $13.50
  • +61 3 8663 7228
  • Old Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 9:30am-5pm
  • Website
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5. MCG – Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • The Melbourne Cricket Ground, usually referred to as the MCG (or colloquially ‘the G’), is one of Australia’s greatest sporting grounds.
  • Adult $20, Child $10; Sporting events vary
  • +61 3 9657 8888
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground, Brunton Avenue, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • Tours: Daily 10am-3pm (Gate 3); Closed on Good Friday, Melbourne Cup Day, Christmas Day and major MCG event days
  • Website
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6. WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

  • WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo is a unique inner city zoo attraction in the heart of Darling Harbour. Different from most zoo attractions, the WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo
  • Adults $28, Child $19
  • 61 1800 206 158
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily 9:30am-6pm
  • Website
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7. Chinese Garden of Friendship

  • The Chinese Garden of Friendship, located at the south end of Darling Harbour, is a symbol of friendship between Sydney and Guangzhou in China. A walk
  • Adult $6, Child $3
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily 9:30am-5pm
  • Website
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8. Wave Rock

  • Towering about the barren landscape of the Western Australian wheat belt, Wave Rock is a prehistoric rock formation like few that exist anywhere else.
  • $10 Parking Fee
  • Wave Rock, Lovering Road, Hyden, Western Australia, Australia
  • 9am - 5pm
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9. Werribee Open Range Zoo

  • Werribee Open Range Zoo offers visitors a unique opportunity to see wildlife from Africa, North America, Asia and Australia, roaming free on 200 hectares
  • Adult $26.10, Children $12.90
  • 1300 966 784
  • Werribee Open Range Zoo, Werribee South, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 9am-5pm
  • Website
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10. Rundle Mall

  • The major shopping centre of Adelaide, Rundle Mall hosts about 400,000 customers every week and more than 80% of visitors to the city end up here at some
  • Free
  • +61 8 8203 7200
  • Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Daily 9am-7pm; Weekends 9am-5pm
  • Website
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11. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

  • The Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne is globally recognised and is located close to Melbourne’s centre on the south bank of the Yarra River. Consisting
  • Free
  • +61 3 9252 2300
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 7:30am-sunset
  • Website
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12. Phillip Island Chocolate Factory

  • The Phillip Island Chocolate Factory isn’t just the sweetest thing on Phillip Island, it’s also one of the most interesting man-made attractions.
  • Adults $15, Child $10
  • Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, Phillip Island Road, Newhaven, Victoria, Australia
  • 9am-5pm Daily; 9am-6pm Oct-March
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13. Ayers Rock (Uluru)

  • Uluru, sometimes referred to as Ayers Rock, is an enormous sandstone rock formation located in the southernmost part of the Northern Territory. Situated
  • $25 for a 3-day park pass
  • Ayers Rock, Petermann, Northern Territory, Australia
  • 7am - 6pm (Cultural Centre)
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14. Australia Zoo

  • Easily Australia’s most recognisable zoo, Australia Zoo is an attraction deeply embedded in the history and popular culture of the country, and it’s
  • Adult $59; Child $35; Family of 4 $172
  • +61 7 5436 2000
  • Australia Zoo, Sunshine Coast, Beerwah, Queensland, Australia
  • 9am–5pm
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15. Bondi Beach

  • Bondi Beach is a popular, and very well-known, beach located in Sydney. It’s about 7km east of the city centre and is an ideal spot to enjoy on a
  • Free
  • Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily
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16. Taronga Zoo

  • Taronga Zoo is a city zoo located in Sydney. The zoo, which is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales is home to some 2,600 animals from
  • $23 – $46
  • 61 2 9969 2777
  • Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, NSW, 2088, Australia
  • Daily 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • Website
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17. The Olgas (Kata Tjuta)

  • The Olgas, which is now almost unanimously referred to as Kata Tjuta, is a large, domed rock formation located around 360 kilometres from Alice Springs
  • $25/three-day park pass
  • The Olgas Viewing Area, Petermann, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Cultural Centre 7am-6pm
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18. Serpentine Falls

  • Serpentine Falls is located within the Serpentine National Park, some 55 kilometres south east of Perth. The falls are the main feature of the park, and
  • Entrance Fee $12/vehicle, Concession $6/vehicle
  • +61 (0)8 9290 6100
  • Serpentine Falls, Falls Road, Serpentine, Western Australia, Australia
  • 8:30am - 5pm
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19. Featherdale Wildlife Park

  • Featherdale Wildlife Park is one of Australia’s best privately owned wildlife parks, located in the Doonside area of New South Wales. Known as Sydney’s
  • Adults $29,50, Children $16
  • 61 2 9622 1644
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park, Kildare Road, Doonside, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily 9am-5pm
  • Website
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20. Queen Victoria Building (QVB)

  • The Queen Victoria Building, known by locals as QVB, is a famous historical building in Sydney CBD that is home to a variety of boutique stores and cafes.
  • Free
  • 61 2 9265 6800
  • 455 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
  • Mon-Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm
  • Website
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21. Dreamworld

  • Get your fill of Australian thrills at Australia’s biggest theme park: Dreamworld. Home to over 50 rides and attractions, separated into eight ‘worlds’,
  • from $85
  • Dreamworld, Coomera, Queensland, Australia
  • Daily 10am-5pm
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22. John Forrest National Park

    The John Forrest National Park, which was originally declared a conservation reserve in 1898, is Western Australia’s oldest national park. Located
  • Entry Cost $12/vehicle; Concession $6/vehicle
  • +61 8 9295 0202
  • John Forrest National Park, Hovea, Western Australia, Australia
  • Mon - Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm; Weekends 9am - 5pm

23. WACA Ground

  • Since the 1890s the Western Australian Cricket Association Ground, or the WACA Ground, has been the home of cricket in Western Australia. The historical
  • Adult $15, Concession $12.50, Child $5
  • +61 8 9265 7222
  • WACA Ground, East Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • 9am - 4:30pm
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24. Eureka Skydeck 88

  • Those looking to see Melbourne from a new perspective will find everything they’re looking for at the Eureka Skydeck 88. Situated nearly 300 metres
  • Adult $19.60, Child $11
  • +61 3 9693 8888
  • Eureka Skydeck 88
  • 10am - 10pm
  • Website
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25. Kangaroo Island

  • Australia’s third largest island after Tasmania and Melville Island, Kangaroo Island is located 112 kilometres south-west of Adelaide. The island
  • Return Ferry: Adult $98; Child $50
  • +61 8 8553 1185
  • Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
  • Daily
  • Website
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26. Cairns Night Markets and Food Court

  • The Cairns Night Markets and Food Court have been a part of the Cairns tourism scene for more than 20 years. The Night Market began as a temporary idea
  • Free
  • +61740517666
  • Cairns Night Markets, Abbott Street, Cairns City, Queensland, Australia
  • Daily 5pm-11pm
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28. Great Ocean Road Attractions

  • The Great Ocean Road is widely accepted as being one of the best drives in Australia and you will encounter some of the most unique attractions in the
  • From $115 AUD
  • Great Ocean Road, Peterborough, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily
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29. Melbourne Zoo

  • Melbourne Zoo is an amazing animal attraction located just minutes from the centre of Melbourne city. Experience and encounter 320 different animal species
  • Adults $30.80, Child $13.60
  • +61 3 9285 9300
  • Melbourne Zoo, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 9am-5pm
  • Website
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30. Darling Harbour

  • Darling Harbour is one of the main tourist destinations in the city centre of Sydney that is also home to a large entertainment and pedestrian precinct.
  • Free
  • 61 2 9240 8500
  • Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily
  • Website
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