Great Places and Tourists Spots in Awesome Australia

Australia: The Last Frontier

"The Land Down Under" is also the land of contrasts...
"The Land Down Under" is also the land of contrasts...

The only country that is a continent, Australia is a place where adventure and exploration never ends.

With its jagged mountains, breathtaking seascapes, delicate and exotic wildlife, recreational facilities and world class shopping centers, Australia is one of the top destinations in the world. You’ll experience great pleasure here from the usual food to shopping, natural wonders to man-made fascinations; travelers are in for a lot of things to discover and will surely go home satisfied and wanting to comeback as soon as possible to experience enthralling joy all over again. Australia boasts of truly one of a kind experience in visiting wonderful places or simply marvel at landmarks or natural wonders perhaps like the Lancelin, Tasmania, Queensland, the Sydney Opera House, Franklin River, Ayer's Rock, Alice Springs, Snowy Mountains and the Great Barrier Reef. Australia also has famous animals in the world like kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devil, wallabies and many more.

A land of contrasts, this continent with vast scenic landscape and rich wildlife, Australia dubbed as the “Land from Down Under” will never ran out of spoils and tricks in mesmerizing foreign visitors – fine white sand and truly captivating and subtle beaches that could stretch several miles, outbacks that is laden with red deserts and majestic marsupials, like the kangaroos and wallabies, breathtaking coastal towns to a very busy cities that is filled with many ways to enjoy life, magnificent flora and fauna teeming with immense life force, and history whose testaments are the different historical landmarks scattered very well all over the country.

Surfing in the Aussie Waves...

Australia is considered to be one of the best place to surf.
Australia is considered to be one of the best place to surf.

Lancelin, Australia

Lancelin's sand dunes, Western Australia.
Lancelin's sand dunes, Western Australia.

Queensland, Australia

Home of the Tjapukai Park, boomerang and didgeridoo...
Home of the Tjapukai Park, boomerang and didgeridoo...

The breathtaking Snowy Mountains

Cool mountain climbing treat...
Cool mountain climbing treat...

Melbourne, Australia

The picturesque Sydney Opera House.
The picturesque Sydney Opera House.

The enthralling Ayer's Rock

Truly a nature's splendour
Truly a nature's splendour

The Franklin River

Reputed to be the only wild river in the world...
Reputed to be the only wild river in the world...

Here are some of what amazing Australia can offer:

1. Australia is one of the best places to surf and dive. The waves here are reputed to be one of the best and the dive sites abound in the country is teeming with abundant marine life and corals that are well-preserved and protected.

2. Experiment sandboarding at Desert Storm in Lancelin and expect heart-pumping ride and adrenaline rush wakikik.

3. Do you love mountain climbing; scale the heights of Snowy Mountains which boasts of cooler climate that will surely give you literal chill, and real thrill.

4. Visit the world’s reputed to be the last major wild river in the world the Franklin River.

5. Want some adrenaline rush try taming the Tasmania’s wild rapids that could rival Utah's Moab, but be sure that you do not come closer to a Tasmanian devil, also a marsupial like the kangaroo yet hunts and scavenge for food and creates horrible sound, hehehe, the reason why this animal gets its name. Tasmania is also home of the Cascade Brewery, Australia’s oldest brewery located at Hobart, Tasmania. Barrosca is a worthy of your visit too, since it is popular for its wines and home to more than 80 breweries.

6. Take a peek at one of the famous landmark in the world, the romantic Sydney Opera House and one of Australia's national emblem.

7. Want to see undisturbed yet flourishing aborigines culture; Queensland will give you the opportunity to see them. Hear aboriginal creation stories, attempt throwing the “Boomerang,” or play the didgeridoo, that create a strange yet fascinating sound. The Magic Space Museum houses the Tjapukai murals that gives you comprehensive insights about the stories of Dreamtime and cultural relics that dates back to the stone age, pretty old eh.

8. Looking for mystery and some folklore Cluro / Ayers Rock is the place to visit. Sounds of Silence dinner provides you great sights while you enjoy a dinner with a hearty buffet with champagne in a truly romantic evening while gazing at the starry starry night ala Vincent hehehe.

9. The Alice Springs is also a nice pick to visit for it is the place where there are world-class Aboriginal Art Galleries, that will enable you to travel back and time and be fascinated with the ethnicity of the Aborigines.

10. The Great Barrier Reef is a sanctuary of marine life of all shapes, sizes and colors is the only "living thing" visible from space. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most important part of the Coral Triangle that includes New Guinea, Philippines and Indonesia, and refuge to more than 3,000 types of sharks, rays, turtles and dolphins.

This is a tribute to all Aussies... hehehe...

My 17th hub in the HubChallenge (second batch)... : )

Tasmania

The place where you can enjoy the exhilirating rapids, and booze. Also the bulwark of the Tasmanian Devil wakikik...
The place where you can enjoy the exhilirating rapids, and booze. Also the bulwark of the Tasmanian Devil wakikik...

The Great Barrier Reef Photo Gallery

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Photo Gallery of the Sights and Sounds of the Captivating Australia

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Alice SpringsThe BoomerangThe didgeridoo being played by an aborigine.The high leaping kangaroo.The Tasmanian Devil getting its much-neede rest.
Alice Springs
Alice Springs
The Boomerang
The Boomerang
The didgeridoo being played by an aborigine.
The didgeridoo being played by an aborigine.
The high leaping kangaroo.
The high leaping kangaroo.
The Tasmanian Devil getting its much-neede rest.
The Tasmanian Devil getting its much-neede rest.

Rich Aussie Animal Wildlife

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The cuddly mother koala with her koala toddler hehehe...The Kookaburra perching in a twig...A mother wallaby carrrying her joeys...the Tasmanian showing off fearsome form wakikik...The kangaroo making his leap of faith hehehe... amid beautesque sunset.
The cuddly mother koala with her koala toddler hehehe...
The cuddly mother koala with her koala toddler hehehe...
The Kookaburra perching in a twig...
The Kookaburra perching in a twig...
A mother wallaby carrrying her joeys...
A mother wallaby carrrying her joeys...
the Tasmanian showing off fearsome form wakikik...
the Tasmanian showing off fearsome form wakikik...
The kangaroo making his leap of faith hehehe... amid beautesque sunset.
The kangaroo making his leap of faith hehehe... amid beautesque sunset.

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Rachel Richmond 4 years ago from California

Love the list and photographs ~~ I can't wait to see it one day! Yay!! Thanks


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jimmyred 6 years ago from Brisbane

Nice list, and AWESOME pics :D


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Hehehe thank you very much for the generous comments I really appreciate it so much...


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shazwellyn 7 years ago from Great Britain

You have written this hub beautifully. I really mean it! How can anyone pull off a travel summary worded so beautifully? It got the imaginative juices oozing. Thank you. No wonder you are a 98 featured hubber! Well done. x


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Thanks for dropping by and commenting...


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agusfanani 7 years ago from Indonesia

Yes I agree, it's a land with exotic views.


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Thanks for the candid comments, but still I appreciate it very much...


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wordsword 7 years ago

That's truly magnificent, Australia is the place where you will find the nature in its true form. Even though these days its in bad news for being racist, nevertheless a nation cannot be blamed responsible for the fault of few individuals.


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Thank you very James for finding time to visit this hub... I really appreciate it...


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James A Watkins 7 years ago from Chicago

Lovely photos. Excellent information. I enjoyed the journey. Thanks!


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Thanks too for finding time to read this hub...


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Thanks too for finding time to read this hub...


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shamelabboush 7 years ago

Australia is the place of fun my kind of palce... Charming country with distinctive full four seasons.. Thanks Kuya..


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

@ dohn121 - I am drawing some of my creative juices from the hubs you've made, hehehe and it's working well I guess, you were some of the people I'm looking up to dohn, amiable yet full of energy, dynamism, personality, humility and heart... Thanks for the generous comments dohn, I have a lot of favorites in your hubs as well hehehehe, but I can't tell which since I haven't read 'em all...

@ Charia --- my oh my better get your pen then write something else I 'am awaiting your new hub hayz... Wow that's good hehehe, once you'll get there tell me some of your experiences especially the cool ones for I love Australia and its outbacks well hehehe, tc there charia...


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Charia Samher 7 years ago

Oh my my, you are one prolific hubber. I just can't catch up on you; (I mean the reading) ..nwayz I was eagerly reading and looking for some tourist spot in WA since my husband is there right now and what you have here is the Desert Storm in Lancelin. Nyaha I don't think I'll enjoy that; I am not into extreme sports you know. LOL!


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dohn121 7 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

I absolutely love this hub, General! You certainly put your heart and soul into this one! Your intro is outstanding in its narration. The pictures too were nothing short of spectacular...I can't say enough about this one. It's my favorite by you so far. Great job and good luck with the challenge!


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Yeah it is thanks for the your generous comments and time reading my hub...


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harrisdy 7 years ago from New York

i heard it's nice in the world down under... :) great hub!


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

@marcofratelli- I love Australia but for now I think I'm not financially well off to do that yet... Australia is one of the best country I want to visit... thanks for dropping by marco and for commenting...

@emievil - I have 10 more hubs to be uploaded today but unfortunately I didnt save it properly in my USB whew, I'm running out of time for the second batch of the hubchallenge, it is still stucked in my gf's cpu hayz...


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emievil 7 years ago from Philippines

Hmmm you are serious with the 6 to 10 hubs. hehehe Have you been to Australia?


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marcofratelli 7 years ago from Australia

Come to Perth! :)


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GeneralHowitzer 7 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Thanks for dropping by and commenting... Hehehe I wish you could go there as soon as possible... tc there buddy...


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I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s 7 years ago

Awesome hub..I would love to go to Australia sometime!

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