AUSTRALIA Travel Guide

AUSTRALIA-Travel-Guide

Australia is the largest country in Oceania and the country is surrounded by Indian and Pacific oceans and it is also known as Sydney opera house. It is the world’s highly urbanized country and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth are the most attractive tourist spots with lots of wonders

IMPORTANT PLACES TO BE VISITED:

  • SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE:It is one of the UNESCO World heritage site and it shapes like huge shells with great architectural icons. Three sides of the area is surrounded by water and the south side is bordered by Royal botanical gardens where the construction was completed in 1973 with stunning creations
  • GREAT BARRIER REEF:This living structure was established in 1975 which includes 3000 coral reefs, 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays and it is the seven wonders of natural world which stretches for 2300km on east coast. Diving and snorkelling are the best spectacular of the space
  • SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE:This harbour bridge is also known as the Coat hanger which is the largest steel arch bridge. It was completed in 1932 which rises about 134m above the harbour and the bridge spans 500m.The spectacular view of  harbour and the city can be enjoyed from the top of bridge
  • DAINTREE NATIONAL PARK :The park is divided into two sections as Mossman gorge which covers crystal waters and Cape Tribulation covers the rainforest reef with white sandy beach
  • GREAT OCEAN ROAD : It gives a spectacular road  ride which stretches along 300km along southeast coast and highlights along road includes forest, waterfalls etc

 

FEATURES OF AUSTRALIA:

  • Australia is the third largest territory which is spanning three oceans covering about 12 million sq.kms and vegetation covers nearly 7 million sq.kms.
  • About 80 percent of Australians live within 100kms of coast which makes the country the most urbanised coast dwelling population and waffle was adopted as national floral emblem
  • 200 different and 45 indigenous languages are spoken in Australia and the most non English spoken languages are Italian,Greek,Arabic,Vietnamese and Mandarin
  • Parliamentarianism and constitutional monarchy, American constitutionalist and federalist traditions, Christianity are the different dominant religion in Australia and the culture is a western culture which is primarily derived from Britain
  • Interesting fact about Australia is that it is the biggest island and small continent in the world
  • Australia is a parliamentary democracy based on the British system of government
  • Federal, state, and territorial elections are held every three or four years in Australia
  • There different types long fences like The Dingo Fence, Dog Fence, Wild Dog Fence and each name depends upon on the states and the fences are nearly about 5614 kilometres long continuing to the Australian bight in southern part
  • World’s largest cattle station is in the Australia which is roughly about 6,000,000 acres and it is slightly larger than Israel
  • The name Australia was suggested in 1814 which was derived from unknown southland before European colonization and was popularized in 1817 by British governor
  • Australian chefs are well known for their fusion cuisine cooking traditions

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