Australia has been the favorite destination for thousands of people who want to learn English. The country has an excellent level of education. In addition, Australia has a climate very similar to Brazil, as it is also in the Southern Hemisphere. It stands out for its natural beauty, wild animals, unique vegetation, beautiful beaches and the curious native culture of the Aboriginal people. According to the OECD survey, Australia was considered for the second year in a row the country with the highest quality of life. Some of the points analyzed were: safety, per capita income, housing, work, community, education, environment, health and life satisfaction.
Australia is known as the world’s most immigrant-friendly nation. Asian, Arab or Indian are in large numbers here. And it’s not just them that Australia is made of - when it comes to dropping everything and going on an adventure, Australia is the “darling” nation of Europeans. And now it’s going to be from Brazilians too. When it comes to food, the number of immigrants and proximity to Asian countries make it easier when it comes to food. French, Spanish, Brazilian, Mexican, Asian, Thai, etc… all in one place! In Australia you find cuisine from all over the world! Wonderful forests, incredible mountains, paradisiacal beaches, breathtaking scenery and even a desert in the middle of the country. The landscapes lose nothing to any other corner of the world. With continental dimensions, the diversity of places to go and admire is countless. From small deadly animals, such as the much-feared Australian spiders or snakes, to the cutest koalas and kangaroos. If you want to find wildlife, here is the place! The coexistence is so good that finding a kangaroo in the backyard of your home can be routine.
State: New South Wales
Population: 4 million inhabitants
Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and all of Oceania. It is located on the south east coast of the country, along the Tasman Sea and around one of the largest natural harbors in the world. It is considered one of Australia’s hottest cities, with its financial, political and cultural center.
Population: 3,8 million inhabitants
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of Victoria state, and is Australia’s second most populous urban area after Sydney. It is considered the cultural capital of Australia; a city for art and culture fans, sports buffs, fashion lovers and culinary lovers.
State: Western Austrália
Area: 5.385 km²
Population: 1,5 million inhabitants
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth most populous city in the country. Perth is Australia’s only Indian Ocean capital. Famous for trendy bars, sunny beaches, spectacular green parks, sparkling skyscrapers, hip neighborhoods and beautiful colonial architecture. It is a city in constant change that is in love with the past and with open arms for the future.
Area: 1.402 km²
Population: 540 thousand inhabitants
The Gold Coast city has a big city structure, but with the small-town vibe, it offers everything you would expect from a model city. It is a city with wonderful contrasts that grows and develops in many areas, especially in tourism and computing. Famous for countless surf beaches and natural beauty. The Gold Coast region is subtropical and has an average of 300 sunny days a year. The cost of living is relatively cheaper compared to Sydney and Melbourne, making Gold Coast a great place to live. Some of Australia’s top Universities are located on the Gold Coast, combining the perfect environment for study as well as the best Australian lifestyle.
State: capital de Queensland
Area: 5.950 km²
Population: 2.043 million de inhabitants
Capital of Queensland, Brisbane is the 3rd largest Australian city and one of the most sought after destinations for travellers and students heading to Oceania. For those who live there, the place stands out for its quality of life, safety, pleasant weather, urban bustle, port economy and, above all, beautiful leisure parks. Founded by the British in 1825, Brisbane was a former penal colony. Today, at the pace of a growing metropolis, it is popular with tourists and is in a prime location, an hour by bus or train, from the beautiful beaches of the Gold Coast and other coastal cities.
Sydney has many natural attractions such as its gardens, its harbor islands and coastline with over 70 crystal clear beaches. One of its main sights is divided between Harbor Bridge and Opera House.
More tourism options:
Bondi Beach: Discover Bondi Beach, one of Australia’s most famous beaches in Sydney. Learn more about the events, activities and coastal walks at this popular vacation spot.
Sydney Beaches: The beaches of Sydney will be calling for you even before you arrive in Botany. You can see them from the plane - a long golden cord on both sides of the harbor and surrounded by grass and green seas. Or the welcome video on the plane could start recording famous images of Bondi in your head. If you’re a surfer or just love sun and sea, you can’t wait to get in the waves, feel the salty air or snuggle in the sands.
Sydney Harbor National Park: Take a walk or picnic on the harbor islands, swim on secluded beaches, follow the story of the damned and discover the aboriginal tradition at Sydney Harbor National Park.
The Australian Open is a big competition. For two weeks, the city comes alive with international players on Melbourne’s best courts for truly spectacular tennis matches.
We can list some important tourist spots in Melbourne, which are:
Victorian Arts Center: It is a place made for theater performances, music, concerts and etc… It has a very beautiful architecture and is a very interesting place to visit. It has a 115 meter high dome and is one of the most visited tourist spots in Melbourne.
Rialto Towers Observation Deck: It is the tallest building in Melbourne and has a beautiful view, making it possible to see almost the entire city.
Queen Victoria Market: It is a market that attracts many people a day. It is an ancient and curious place because, in the past, it was a cemetery; Over the years, fruit sales have started on the spot becoming a market and also a Melbourne tourist spot.
St. James Old Cathedral: It is a cathedral that attracts many religious tourists, but also tourists interested in the architecture of the cathedral. This cathedral has a museum that offers tourists several options. Worth knowing!
From Perth, you can head south to the Margaret River's wineries, waves, forests and caves. Scuba dive wrecks and whale watching along the way.
Other indispensable points are:
Pink Lake: In Western Australia, Pink Lake is home to a host of extraordinary 'pink lakes'. Lake Hillier is a pink lake on Middle Island, the largest of the islands that make up the Recherche Archipelago off the Esperance coast. Rottnest Island: Rottnest Island, just a short ferry ride from Perth, seems to be miles away from urban life. Rottnest Island separated from Western Australia about 7,000 years ago when sea level rose. The earliest records of human occupation on Rottnest Island date back another 6,500 years, when the Nyungah Aboriginal people came to inhabit that area. Known by local Aboriginal people as Wadjemup, this island has great spiritual importance for Aboriginal communities.
Swan Valley: Just north of Perth, on the banks of the tranquil Swan River, is Swan Valley, Western Australia's oldest wine country. Choose one or two bottles from Swan Valley's fantastic boutique wineries. Follow Swan Valley's food and wine route and indulge your appetite in fine restaurants, relaxing cafes, breweries, distilleries and stalls along the road selling fresh local produce. Dine alfresco at winery restaurants or prepare a picnic and head to a national park. Have fun cycling on the Swan Valley Historic Trail or explore the region on a romantic carriage ride, chauffeur-driven limo or gourmet Swan River cruise.
A water park with some attractions such as whale and dolphin show. A park to visit with family. It’s already one more place to visit when you go to Gold Coast.
Currumbin Sanctuary: Do you like animals? If so, then Currumbin Sanctuary is the perfect attraction for you on the Gold Coast. The park has several species of animals such as birds, koalas and also many Cornelinhos (Kangaroo). It is an attraction more geared to a contact of man with animals.
Surfers Paradise: The most famous beach on the Gold Coast, which also has a beautiful view of the city’s buildings and many attractions such as restaurants and hotels. The beach is not the most advisable for surfing because it does not have very favorable waves, but pleases bathers and tourists.
Dreamworld: There are several attractions within this large Gold Coast park (Roller Coaster, Ferris Wheel, etc ..) and also has attractions involving animals like koalas.
MovieWorld: It’s a theme park that features attractions with famous movie characters like Tweety, Taz and more. It is a park aimed at children, but it also offers attractions such as Roller Coaster and you can also see how movies made in Hollywood are made.
This is a historic site as it is the first house in town, used in WWII as a shelter by the Americans. It is an ideal place for those who like history and ancient architecture.
City Hall: A tower where you can enjoy the history of the building with its museum and interior. The story is told on the three floors of the 92 meter tall building that was once the tallest in Brisbane.
Queensland Art Gallery: One of Australia’s most important art galleries, the Queensland Art Gallery building, is very beautiful modern architecture. The place is an added attraction for those who appreciate art.
Roma Street Parkland: It is a natural park or garden with plants of various colors that give the place a unique look.
The beautiful climate of the Sunshine Coast, just over an hour from Brisbane, is perfect for action-packed vacations or a peaceful getaway any time of year. The Sunshine Coast has four subregions, each with its own unique attractions. Virgin beaches stretch for miles, with both safe beaches for swimming and spectacular surfing spots.
Get to know the main sights of this region.
Queensland: Relax in the sunshine on the golden sands of Surfers Paradise, snorkel through the brilliantly colored treasures of the Great Barrier Reef, and take a tour of Fraser Island in a four-wheel drive vehicle.
Coral Barrier: Explore the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef along 2,000 km of Queensland coastline. Dive or take a scenic flight over the reef. Sail the palm-lined Whitsundays, hike the Daintree Rainforest or relax on lush tropical islands such as Hayman and Lizard. Stay at a coastal getaway such as Cairns, Hervey Bay, Missions Beach or Port Douglas.
Noosa: Enjoy nature while enjoying the elegance of the jet set. With a laid-back atmosphere and no building taller than local trees, Noosa’s subtropical paradise is a place for real relaxation. But that doesn’t mean there is nothing to do there. Noosa combines the glamor of international resorts with its wild beaches, national park and lush forest.
Great Sunshine Way: Drive from the Gold Coast’s surfing beaches, theme parks and lush forests to Brisbane’s vibrant capital. Go down the Brisbane River, climb the Story Bridge and satisfy your desire for culture at South Bank. Relax in the sun on Noosa’s sophisticated Hasting Street or watch koalas up close in Noosa National Park’s coastal rainforest. Watch whales on Hervey Bay and explore Fraser Island’s sands attractions in a four-wheel drive vehicle. Finish your journey in Bundaberg, a historic sugar cane and rum town where you can walk endless beaches and dive into the southernmost coral islands of the Great.