So you’re planning a trip down under and not sure where to start? When visiting Australia, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the continent and country. There is a lot to do and a lot of ground to cover.
If you have to pick and choose where to spend your days, these top cities will you plenty to decide between. And when it comes to Australian cities, it’s hard to go wrong.
For one of the best cities in the world, look no further than Sydney. You can enjoy some of the most iconic Australian landmarks and also trek out into nature right nearby. You’ll never have a dull moment in this hub of culture and all things Australia.
Melbourne is one of the hippest and coolest cities out there. You can enjoy art, sports, and nature, all in one place. Visit a gallery and then take a balloon ride over Melbourne. And next, you can go to one of the many marvelous coffee shops, or go see some penguins.
Cairnes is a great place to go to enjoy the natural wonders of Australia through the ocean. There’s the reef, ocean walks, and rainforests to explore. And while you’re at it, you could pop over to Townsville, where there are tons of additional things to do including a visit to the great barrier reef.
For a more bohemian feel, visit Adelaide. There are many museums to keep you busy and learning as you take in the art and culture of Australia. You can also find lots of good food and live music as well.
If you need a break from the east side, take a trip out to Perth and see untouched coasts and a beautiful city. You can also enjoy a trip into the desert and see natural structures thousands of years old, just a few hours away.
Built around a winding river, Brisbane has tons of activities for those looking to get splashed. You can walk along the river and find all sorts of things to do from kayaking to hiking. And it’s just a car ride away from Sunshine Coast tours and the party capital, the Gold Coast.
You can do both cities in one trip and enjoy the arts culture and the party culture. The Goldcoast has a reputation for fun, so buckle up and get ready for the ride of your life.
Darwin is a great city to show you more of Australia than just the coast. It is the capital of the Northern Territory, and lots of Southeast Asian influence to enjoy from the food to the shops.
Start Visiting Australia
Visiting Australia is something you should start planning now. When it comes to the best Australian cities, there isn’t just one. You have a lot to choose from, so think of those bucket list items and start from there. You can always plan a big trip to hit a lot of destinations all at once.
And of course, if you can visit them all, there’s always next time. If you found this helpful in beginning your trip, check us out for more good information.