Landmarks in Australia

Australia Zoo

Beerwah, Queensland, QLD 4519, Australia
Australia Zoo
Australia Zoo is a 100-acre (40 ha) zoo located in the Australian state of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast near Beerwah/Glass House Mountains. It was opened by Bob and Lyn Irwin on 3 June 1970 under the name Beerwah Reptile and Fauna Park.top

Daintree Forest

Cape Tribulation, QLD 4873, Australia
Daintree Forest
The Daintree Rainforest is a region located on the north east coast of Queensland, Australia, north of Mossman and Cairns. At around 1,200 square kilometres (460 sq mi), the Daintree is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. top

Great Barrier Reef

Queensland, Australia
Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system. This reef structure is composed of and built by billions of tiny organisms, known as coral polyps. It can be seen from outer space.top

Kuranda Scenic Railway

Cairns City, Queensland, QLD 4870, Australia
Kuranda Scenic Railway
The Kuranda Scenic Railway snakes its way up the Macalister Range and is no longer used for regular commuter services, but instead operates as a travel and tourist service, operating every day of the year, except Christmas Day.top

Royal Botanic Garden

Sydney, New South Wales, NSW 2000, Australia
Royal Botanic Garden
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1816, the garden is the oldest scientific institution in Australia.top

Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium contains a large variety of Australian aquatic life, displaying more than 700 species comprising more than 13,000 individual fish and other sea creatures from most of Australia's water habitats.top

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Smithfield, Queensland, QLD 4878, Australia
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a 7.5 kilometre scenic cableway running above the Barron Gorge National Park in the Wet Tropics of Queensland’s World Heritage Area north of Cairns.top

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The bridge is a steel arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore. Because of its arch-based design, it was often called "The Coathanger."top

Sydney Opera House

Sydney, New South Wales, NSW 2001, Australia
Sydney Opera House
This building is one of the best known icons of Australia. The Opera House covers 1.8 hectares (4.5 acres) of land. It is 183 metres (605 feet) long and about 120 metres (388 feet) wide at its widest point.top

Taronga Zoo

Mosman, New South Wales, NSW 2088, Australia
Taronga Zoo
Taronga Zoo is the city zoo of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and is located on the shores of Sydney Harbour in the suburb of Mosman. It was officially opened on 7 October 1916. Divided into eight zoogeographic regions, the 28-hectare (69-acre) Taronga Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals of 350 species.top

The Pinnacles

Western Australia, Australia
The Pinnacles
Scientists debate how these limestone dunes were formed, but the area receives over 250,000 visitors a year. When the sun is low in the sky, the light brings out the colors and the extended shadows create a contrast that brings out their features.top

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Northern Territory, Australia
Uluru (Ayers Rock)
This world-renowned sandstone formation stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high (863 m/2,831 ft above sea level) with most of its bulk below the ground, and measures 9.4 km (5.8 mi) in circumference.top

Warner Bros. Movie World

Oxenford, Queensland, Australia
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World (more commonly referred to as Movie World) is a popular movie related theme park. The park contains various movie-themed rides and attractions ranging from motion simulators to roller coasters and slow river rides.top


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