Australia is known around the world for its pristine beaches, towering rock formations and breathtaking outback landscapes.
In the country’s largest ever tourist poll the public will vote for the very first time for what they believe are the Seven Wonders of Australia.
Does it harness unusual characteristics to make it one-of-a-kind, and does it contribute to Australia’s tourism War Memorial was chosen for being one of the most significant buildings from both an architectural and historical point of view.
Opened in 1988 as part of Australia’s bicentennial celebrations, it is a symbolic piece of architecture that promotes accessibility to the public, with visitors given an almost uncommonly-wide degree of access, unlike the majority of the world’s political locations.
The Blue Mountains National Park is a breathtaking mixture of both Australian bush and authentic landscapes.
It is one of the most-visited sites in Australia as its famous for the mist of blue oil which comes off the thousands of Eucalyptus trees that surround the park.
Perhaps the most famous part of the park, the Three Sisters, draws 1.2 million visitors per year.
The amazing yet delicate Great Barrier Reef runs along much of the Queensland coast and is arguably Australia’s most internationally well-known natural wonder.
Lake Eyre is Australia’s largest lake and also doubles as the lowest natural point in the country.
The signature highlight of South Australia’s Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, Wilpena Pound is a staggering 800 million years old.
Its peaks span 100km around the region’s heart and despite it being eight times the size of Uluru, it is considered the hidden gem of South Australia.
Australia’s largest and most recognisable remains of colonial and convict heritage, Tasmania’s Port Arthur Historic Site is globally significant.
Reaching up to 45 metres in height, the rock formations are a series of limestone stacks that were formed over thousands of years worth of erosion from the Southern Ocean.
The backdrop in which they stand among has become equally as famous, with it being voted by Australian public as the third ‘Best Sunset in Australia’.
Known as Gariwerd in indigenous tongue, the site is one of Australia’s richest locations for Aboriginal rock art.
Known world-wide as ‘the Heart of Australia’ Uluru (formerly known as Ayers Rock) boasts great spiritual significance to the native Aboriginal culture.
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