Explore World Heritage Sites in Australia

Explore World Heritage Sites in Australia

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Australia is a great place to visit. Those choosing to do so will see things they will not see anywhere else in the world. A great way to explore Australia is to visit the nineteen World Heritage Sites. By viewing these nineteen locations one will get a true taste of Australia. Of course, take time along the way to play pokies and slots.

Australia is a great place to visit. Those choosing to do so will see things they will not see anywhere else in the world. A great way to explore Australia is to visit the nineteen World Heritage Sites. By viewing these nineteen locations one will get a true taste of Australia. Of course, take time along the way to play pokies and slots.

Fremantle Prison

The World Heritage committee has placed eleven penal locations on its list. The most famous of these is the Fremantle Prision. It is the only World Heritage Site in Western Australia. Visitors there can visit the convict-built prision, which was constructed starting in 1850 at a request from the new settlers. Visitors will be delighted by the displays of prisioner produced art that is available for viewing.

Riversleigh Fossils Centre

Visitors will be delighted at the fossils that can be viewed at the Riversleigh Fossil Center at Mount Isa. Traveling in this area can easily be arranged at the center. Visitors will be fascinated by the many fossils that can be seen inside the Boodjamulia National Park in Queensland, Australia. The fossils date mainly to the Oligo-Miocene period making them fifteen to twenty five million years old.

Naracoorte Caves

Another great place to see fossils is at the Naracoorte Caves. Visitors who would like to visit a cave on their own should visit the Wet Cave for a self-guided tour. Other popular caves including the Victoria Fossil Cave with its Pleistocene fossils require a guide. People of all ability levels will enjoy the visit.

Fraser Island

Australia’s Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, and is home to over 100 freshwater lakes. This island is a great place to look for the elusive dingos. Visitors also enjoy fishing for Tailor. Many visitors also enjoy camping on Frasier Island.
Gondwana Rainforests 
The Gondwana Rainforest is the largest in the world. Visitors will be fascinated with the plants that are over 100 million years old. Over half of Australia’s plant species and nearly a third of Australia’s mammals and bird species live in the Gondwana Rainforests. Great places to see the Gondwana

Rainfoests include:

• Lamington National Park 
• Springbrook National Park 
• Main Range National Park 
• Mt Barney National Park 

Great Barrier Reef

No trip to Australia would be complete without a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. A great way to see the reef is from one of the numerous cruises. All people should plan on snorkelling or scuba diving to see the amazing sites of the Great Barrier Reef.

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Visitors looking for an outback experience will want to head to Heard Island or McDonald’s Island. It is some of the most uninhibited areas on the earth. They are an outstanding area to see penguins.

Kakadu National Park

Vsitors head to Kakadu National Park for many reasons. Some come to explore the aboriginal art left on the walls by the original inhabitants, while others come to see the waterfalls and colorful gorges located within the park. 

Conclusion

Seeing the World Heritage Sites of Australia is a great way to explore Australia. They are located all over the continent and beyond. They offer a unique view of the Australian way of life. No trip to Austalia would be complete without playing the pokies and the slots.

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