28 things you mustn’t miss when visiting Australia!

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Today we bring you 28 things you mustn’t miss when you visit Australia.

If you are planning to travel to Australia you’ve got to plan what you’d like to see.  A+CAPEC has made you a list, city by city of all the things you just can’t miss in Australia.

Did you know that Australia is the largest island in the world?

With an extension of more than 7,600 million km ² it occupies the sixth position in the list of the biggest countries on the planet so to get to know the country requires a lot of time!

But don’t despair, we’ve have chosen the best places in the most important cities of Australia and here are our recommendations!


Sydney is the largest, most populous and oldest city on the Australian continent. With a population of 4,3 million inhabitants and situated in the Jackson Bay , Sydney has an exceptional geographic location.

If you travel to Sydney you can’t miss out on going to all the following places:

– Visit the Sydney Opera House,  one of Australia’s most iconic buildings.
–  Go shopping on Oxford Street in Paddington or King Street in Newtown.
– Go to one of the many  street markets that the city offers (The Rocks Markets, Paddy’s Markets, Rozelle Markets…)
– Discover the beauty of its natural parks and botanical gardens.
– Take a ferry to Cockatoo island.
– Enjoy the great cultural offerings by visiting the theaters and museums.
–  Walk along the spectacular Harbour Bridge, Australia’s best -known bridge.
–  Enjoy incredible views of Sydney from the Sydney Tower.
–  See one of the many shows at the Sydney Festival


After Sydney, Melbourne is the second city with the largest population in Australia. It is extremely cosmopolitan and sophisticated and is considered the most “European” city because of its architecture and enormous cultural life.

Here’s our list of impossible to miss places:

– Visit Federation Square
– Participate in the sporting culture of  Australia attending a cricket match at the MCG or Australian football game (Aussie Rules )
– Have a coffee, lunch or dinner on the famous Lygon Street.
– Visit the Melbourne museum.
– Eat at one of the many fabulous restaurants in the Southbank area.
– Visit  Queen Victoria Market, the oldest market in Melbourne
–  Go shopping in the Docklands


Brisbane is the third largest city in  Australia and the capital of the state of  Queensland.  It’s located in the northeast of Australia and is crossed by the Brisbane River, navigable to the open sea.    Brisbane has so much to offer that you will never get bored in Brisbane!

From A+CAPEC we suggest…

– Walk to South Bank, just ten minutes from the city center and enjoy its spacious parks and  recreation areas.
– Go to one of the many shows or cultural and sports events like  Rugby League  All Stars.
–  Enjoy a relaxing  cruise on the River Brisbane.
–  Taste some of Australia’s best dishes at the many bars y restaurants.
– Get lost in the 28 hectares of the Australia Zoo, surrounded by camels, kangaroos, crocodiles and other species
– Visit the Queensland Museum or the amazing exhibitions of the  Museum of  Brisbane.
– Go shopping in one of the best boutiques areas such as Adelaide St. or Albert Street.
– Experience the River Festival, one of the most extensive festivals in Brisbane.


Perth is cosmopolitan city, safe and clean with a population of around 1.9 million inhabitants, which makes it the fourth most populous city inAustralia.

It’s divided into several districts: Central Business District, West Perth, Northbridge, East Perth and Crawley.

If you travel to Perth, do not miss the chance to:

–   Enjoy an excellent wine in the  Swan Valley
–   Spend a day shopping at the boutiques and shopping centers in Murray and High Street
–   Visit the  Perth International Arts Festival
–   Go for a walk and breath in fresh air at without a doubt one of Australia’s most beautiful parks, Kings Park
–   Visit some of its best entertainment venues and  restaurants.
–   Enjoy a cultural day visiting some exhibitions
–    Practise sports like cycling, surfing or roller blading while exploring its amazing natural landscapes

Photo: Tourism Australia