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Best places to visit in Australia

Australia, a dream country/continent, 14 times bigger than France. Hello distances! It's best therefore to choose your itinerary well before heading there. Where to begin? Don't panic: our well-informed travellers are here to help you. Thanks to their advice, you can prepare your trip to Australia according to your wishes by clicking on the places to discover. It all depends on which Australia tempts you...

The one with the cities? If so, Melbourne, a cultural and sporting city near the Great Ocean Road, will seduce you, just like the chic Sydney, with its opera and its prized beaches. Canberra, the green capital with modern architecture, is worth the detour, not forgetting Perth, a prosperous and relaxed city, isolated in the West.

The Australia of open spaces? Red earth, bush and unusual geological formations? Aim for the central region, with the symbolic and must-see site of Uluru. Kings Canyon, Devils Marbles, Wave Rock, Bungle Bungle or Flinder Ranges will, no doubt, also figure on your list.

The Australia full of adventure and unique encounters? Head to the north, to the heart of the Aboriginal tribes; rock paintings and crocodiles are waiting for you at Kakadu National Park. Cross the Kimberley savannah in a 4x4, stand awestruck in front of the horizontal waterfalls, not forgetting the sunset astride a camel on Cable Beach in Broome. 

The Australia of surfing and nautical activities in idyllic locations? Go kayaking on the Whitsunday Islands, dive in the Great Barrier Reef or Ningaloo Reef, its lesser-known equivalent to the west, with sharks and whales. Greet the dolphins at Monkey Mia. Are you a surfer? East, West, South coasts: the spots are bustling, whether it's the waves of Byron Bay, Margaret River or Bell's Beach...

The Australia off the beaten track? Choose Esperance, the pink lake and the beaches of Cape Le Grand. And Tasmania? This forgotten little part of New Zealand will bowl you over with its exceptional fauna and flora.

Now it's up to you to create your unique trip!

Lisa Gaillard
A must see, emblematic Australian place: a unique experience!
Only around fifty kilometres away from the biggest Australian city Sydney, Broken Bay is a magical place of escape.
Byron Bay is a community of about 5000 inhabitants, on the east coast of Australia. In a ultra-touristy region, Byron Bay is still a haven of coolness, where the keyword is surfing.
Extending on from Byron Bay, Cape Byron is the easternmost point of Australia. Its famous lighthouse perched on the hills is a favourite place for watching dolphins and whales.
A wonderfully scenic, heavenly region at the extreme northwest of Australia offering fine sandy beaches, sheer gorges, and a unique marine fauna.
A small, peaceful town located in Australia's Gascoyne region and lying 1,200 kilometres north of Perth. The town's main attraction is to be found beneath the water: its coral reefs, which have been designated a World Heritage Site.
Cradle Mountain is Tasmania's largest and one of its most beautiful national parks, located in the North West of Tasmania.
I would describe Exmouth as a strategic point, a sort of staging post if you want to explore Ningaloo Marine Park and the Park Range National Park.
The Flinders Ranges is a chain of mountains in southern Australia. Its national park is a must!
An Australian must see for all those who love the sea!
In the Whitsunday archipelago, in Queensland, Hamilton Island is ideal for exploring the Great Barrier Reef while keeping a foot in civilisation.
Hobart (Australia)
Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, is the most southerly town in Australia, the last before the Antarctic! Far from the tourist crowds, Hobart is off the beaten path of most trips to Australia.
This coastal paradise is situated south of the River Shoalhaveb, 2 hours south of Sydney.
Located 240 km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory, the Kakadu National Park is legendary in Australia. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A town of 2,000 inhabitants on the seaside, Kalbarri is located at the mouth of the Murchison River, which runs through the adjacent national park.
The Australian Grand Canyon and a must-see!
Kuranda is located only 25 km from Cairns, in a tropical rainforest which is a world heritage site. Once a mining village, today it is an artistic and tourist attraction that is renowned for its markets.
Between the Indian ocean and Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, Margaret River is an ultra-cool locality in Western Australia. The region attracts gourmets, amateurs of good wines, but also artists and experienced surfers.
Ningaloo Reef is another, 300 km long, Australian coral reef, on the west coast, 1,200 km north of Perth.
A magnificent natural setting that has many walks available for nature lovers.
A fishing port on the southern coast of Australia in the state of Victoria, Port Fairy is one of Australia's most charming coastal towns.
Shark Bay is a marine park registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This sheltered bay is open to sharks, dolphins, dugongs and other endangered species. A paradise on earth for observing unexpected nature.
An idyllic beach? Turquoise Beach. A superb diving spot? Turquoise Beach. Calm? Turquoise Beach. The beach is in the heart of the Cape Range National Park. 
Uluru (Australia)
In the Uluru-Katja Tjuta National park and listed by the UNESCO, Uluru is a giant purple monolith, 3.6 km long and peaking at 863 metres. The emblem of Australia, Uluru is sacred to the aboriginal Anangu tribe.
The West Mac Donnell is a mountain range to the west of Alice Springs. The mountains are punctuated by some magnificent gorges.
Located in the coral sea on Whitsunday Island, which is free of any construction, Whitehaven Beach is only accessible by boat from Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world!
An island archipelago off Airlie Beach, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.
Wilsons Promontory is a peninsula in Victoria, to the south of Australia. It's a national park and favourite with hikers.
Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world (123 km long by 24 km wide). It is part of Grand Sandy National Park and is listed by the UNESCO.
Coober Pedy, called "the white man's hole" in the aboriginal language, is a troglodyte mining village in South Australia. It is the world opal capital and is the place where Mad Max 3 and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert were filmed.