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Australia Attractions

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Most Popular Attractions in Australia

1. 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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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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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8. 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

9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. 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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16. 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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17. Pinnacles Desert

  • The Pinnacles Desert, often simply referred to as The Pinnacles, are an unusual collection of limestone formations located inside the Nambung National
  • Entry Fee $12/per vehicle, Concession $6/vehicle
  • +61 (0)8 9652 7913
  • The Pinnacles Desert, Cervantes, Western Australia, Australia
  • 9:30am - 4:30pm
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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. 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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21. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

  • The Melbourne SEALIFE Aquarium is a popular family and visitor attraction in Melbourne, located on the Yarra River. The perfect place to come explore and
  • $17.50-$96
  • +61 3 9923 5925
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, King Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 9:30am-6:00pm
  • Website
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22. 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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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. 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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25. Melbourne Museum

    The Melbourne Museum displays thousands of exhibits featuring Australia’s indigenous culture, native animals, the planet’s history and other
  • Adult $10, Children free
  • 1300 130 152
  • Melbourne Museum, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 10am-5pm
  • Website

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26. 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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27. Sydney Opera House

  • The Sydney Opera House is one of Australia’s most famous architectural creations, well-recognised landmarks and indeed an icon for Australia’s
  • Tours $24-165
  • 61 2 9250 7111
  • Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Mon-Sat 9am-5:30pm
  • Website
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28. National Gallery of Victoria

  • Art, history and beauty lovers, the National Gallery of Victoria should be on your to do list next time Melbourne is your destination. This world-class
  • Free
  • +61 3 8620 2222
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 10am-5pm (except Tuesdays)
  • Website
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29. St Mary’s Cathedral

  • St Mary’s Cathedral is the centre of Sydney’s Catholic community, and the seat of Sydney’s Archbishop. Standing on the place where the
  • Free
  • (02) 9220 0400
  • St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Mass times at 7am, 9am,10:30am, 6pm
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30. Sydney Harbour Bridge

  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia’s most famous, and likely most well-photographed landmarks. It might not be the longest steel bridge
  • Free
  • +61 2 9903 2159
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Daily
  • Website
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