Royal Exhibition Building - built for the International Exhibition in 1880, and winning Unesco World Heritage status in 2004, this beautiful Victorian edifice symbolises the glory days of the Industrial Revolution, the British Empire and 19th-century Melbourne’s economic supremacy. It was the first building to fly the Australian flag, and Australia’s first parliament was held here in 1901.
Melbourne Museum provides a grand sweep of Victoria’s natural and cultural histories, with exhibitions covering everything from dinosaur fossils and giant squid specimens to the taxidermy hall, a 3D volcano and an open-air forest atrium of Victorian flora.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden (400-hectare)is one of the biggest inner-city parks in the world. Larger than New York's Central Park. At the park's heart is 17-hectare Botanic Garden containing over 2000 plant species. Lotterywest Federation Walkway, a 620m path through the gardens that includes a beautifully designed, 222m-long, glass-and-steel bridge that passes through the canopy of a stand of eucalypts.
Alice Springs sits in Australia's Red Centre sits in Australia's Red Centre, framed by the MacDonnell Range and the desert landscape. Alice Spring is unofficially known as the capital of Aboriginal art and culture.
Explore the World Hertiage -listed Great Barrier Reef, which stretches for more than 2,000 kilometers along the Queensland coastline. It is the largest coaral reef system in the world. Support 10,000 species including 1500 types of fishes, 200 kinds birds, and whales, dolphins and sea turles.
Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, NSW - opened in 1932. It is the largest still arch bridge in the world measuring 1,149 meters in lengh and 134 meters from sea level to the top of the arch. The local nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge is the 'Coat Hanger'. You can take a guided tour on top of the Harbour Bridge throught the day and night.
Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Yulara, NT rise 348 metres from the desert in the deep centre of Australia. It is the world's second largest free standing monolith. You can walk around Uluru's base with an Anangu guide, and learn how it was created.