Australian Wildlife Experiences Top 10 List

Here's our Top 10 list of Landmarks that offer amazing and unforgettable experiences with Australia's Wildlife in its natural habitat.

1. Lady Elliot Island

Lagoon Lady Elliot Island - Australian Landmarks - SWith fantastic water clarity from being far offshore, a sparkling lagoon and postcard reefs right off the beach, Lady Elliot Island is an absolutely perfect place to snorkel and scuba dive. If your a nature lover it would be hard to beat this island anywhere in the world for diversity and accessibility.

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2. Kakadu

Kakadu - Australian Landmarks - SThe World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park is a whopping 19,804 km2 (7,646 sq mi), which is about half the size of Switzerland. The park contains a multitude of diverse and vibrant habitats, from estuaries, rivers, woodlands and wetlands to rugged gorges and rocky escarpments.

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3. Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest - Australian Landmarks - SSet in Far North Queensland the Daintree Rainforest is Australia's largest continuous tropical rainforest.  Covering an area of around 2600km square which is approximately 762 times bigger than New York's Central Park. This is one Australian landmark you do not want to get lost in. 

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4. Shark Bay

Shark Bay - Australian Landmarks - SSpectacular Shark Bay is one of Australia's most famous wildlife areas. From several thousand year old Stromatolites to famous friendly dolphins, whales, turtles and Dugongs and much more, this is one famous landmark not to miss if your heading Down Under with a love of nature.

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5. Adelaide River

Adelaide River Jumping Croc - Australian Landmarks - SCheck out the WW II War Cemetary and Adelaide River Heritage Railway Museum while your using the township as a gateway to Litchfield National Park, though most the visit the town to enjoy a cruise on the river and see the main attraction of this famous landmark, awesome jumping crocodiles.

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6. Phillip Island

Phillip Island - Australian Landmarks - SPhillip Island is a famous Australian landmark for two great and diverse reasons, its adorable wildlife and its motorsports. 40% of the island is devoted to Nature Parks and Tourism. Penguins, Seals, MotoGP, World Superbike Championship and V8 Supercar series are all crowd favourites.

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7. Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln Great White - Australian Landmarks - SKnown as the "Seafood Capital of Australia",  it is home to the largest commercial fishing fleet in the country. Lots of land based farming combines to make Port Lincoln possibly the largest primary production centre in Australia. This famous landmark is most renowned though as the world's best place to go cage diving with Great White Sharks.

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8. Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island - Australian Landmarks - SMost of the 4,600 residents of Kangaroo Island are primary producers offering some of the best local gourmet cuisine to be found in Australia. With one third of the island declared a conservation area or National Park, a thriving culinary culture, a unique artistic scene, all steeped in a rich history, there is something for everyone at Kangaroo Island.

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9. Wine Glass Bay

Wine Glass Bay - Australian Landmarks - SConsidered among the world’s best beaches, the idyllic and secluded Wine Glass Bay in the Freycinet National Park is one famous landmark you do not want to miss when you’re touring Tasmania. Renowned not only for it's beauty the area is home to some amazing animals and birds.

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10. Fraser Island

Fraser Island - Australian Landmarks - SFraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and home to spectacular beaches, wondrous dune lakes, majestic rainforests (the only tall rainforests that grow in sand) and some unique nature. A highlight of the island's wildlife are the last genetically pure Dingos anywhere.

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