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Top 25 Facts and things to see and do in Australia

Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities include Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, which are coastal. Its capital, Canberra, is inland.

Australia has six states: New South Wales (NSW), Queensland (QLD), South Australia (SA), Tasmania (TAS), Victoria(VIC) and Western Australia (WA), and two major mainland territories: the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory (NT). In most respects, these two territories function as states, except that the Commonwealth Parliament has the power to modify or repeal any legislation passed by the territory parliaments.

The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, a vast interior desert wilderness called the Outback, and unique animal species like kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses. In this list, you will find 25 interesting facts and the top must see and do things when you visit Australia. Within the following slideshow, you will see great beaches, valleys, wildlife and fauna as well many things to do and experience whilst visiting this land down-under.