Australia is the only country which occupies an entire continent. It attracts tourists from all over the world. by its beautiful nature and numerous attractions and resorts.
The capital of the state is the resort city Canberra. Here are concentrated almost all government agencies. The city began to be erected in the 20th century and became the embodiment of harmony and elegance. Perhaps the brightest object in Canberra is the Botanical Garden, which occupies a huge territory. It stretches on the Black Mountain, and has more than 6 thousand specimens of the flora of this mysterious continent. In the halls of the National Gallery of Australia is widely represented creative works of local aborigines. In the city are located the National Portrait Gallery, the Scientific and Technical Centre - Questacon, Cook Memorial, a zoo and an artificial lake Griffin. In the surroundings of Canberra are located the national parks Kosciusko and Tarva. City is framed with low mountain massifs Snowy and Krakenbek.
Sydney is the business capital and the largest city in Australia, where skyscrapers City harmoniously combined with old buildings of Rocks area. The city center separates from residential areas by Sydney Harbour Bay. Exactly through it is spanned famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. In the center of Sydney are concentrated most of the attractions. In the local botanical garden is collected countless number of unique plants from all continents. In Sydney Aquarium you can watch the sharks and other inhabitants of the ocean. Surroundings of Sydney and boundless marine expanses can be seen from a luxury revolving restaurant, which is located on the TV tower. Opera House is the pride of Sydney and its central architectural structure.
Melbourne - the capital of the state of Victoria, is another major resort city of Australia. This is a peculiar sport and cultural capital of the continent. Namely here are held tennis tournaments, competitions in frames of World Championships in Australian football and cricket, as well as the Grand Prix of Formula 1. On the square "Music Bowl of Meyer" the best musical groups of the world give their concerts. While abiding in Melbourne, you certainly have to visit the Victorian Arts Centre and the National Museum. Wonderful view of the city opens from the Rialto Tower, which height reaches 253 meters. In the surroundings of Melbourne is located city museum of Sovereign Hillwhere, where fully are copied the life of people and the furnishings of the times of "Gold Fever". Not far from Melbourne stretches picturesque natural park of Port Campbell, where you can see the unique natural sculptures from limestone.
At the foot of the Lofty mountain stretches city of Adelaide - the capital of South Australia state. It is a quiet, calm, not built up with high-rise buildings. Here every year are held wine feasts and festivals of arts. In 55 kilometers from the city is situated Barossa Valley - the Wine Centre of Australia. To the south-west of Adelaide is located Kangaroo Island, which is characterized by the incredible beauty of the wild nature. The island abounds with mysterious limestone and stalactite caves. On the island Cape of Du Kuedik rises a beautiful old lighthouse.
Beautiful beach resort area - "Great Barrier Reef" is a collection of more than a thousand islands and islets. It stretches along the eastern Australian coast on 2500 kilometers.
42-kilometer coastline area is occupied by world-famous Gold Coast resort, which spread out in the state of Queensland. It consists of 3 large recreation areas: exquisite Main Beach, hasteless resort of Broad Beach, and entertaining Surfers Paradise. Here you should definitely visit Lamington National Park, Fraser Island, Oceanarium, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Australia's best amusement park and aqua park.