Australia isn’t a place that many people visit for one fairly obvious reason. Depending on where you live, it might well be on the other side of the world. That’s probably why it’s so popular with teenagers heading off on their gap year. Short of taking a rocket ship to the moon, it’s about as far away as you can get from your parents. However, despite the migraine inducing journey there, there are plenty of reasons why you should visit Australia and take a trip down under.


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To See About 100 Different Species That Can Kill You

It’s true, Australia has a reputation for some very nasty animals and insects. Poisonous spiders, man eating snakes, you’ll find them all over in this beautiful country. In fact, did you know that around ten thousand people go missing in Australia every year? We’re pretty sure that most of these people looked the wrong way at a Kangaroo. Fun fact, a full kick from a kangaroo can kill a man in seconds. It will literally stop your heart with its feet. The good news is that if you love wildlife, there are plenty of tours around the outback of Australia. You can get up close and personal with the animals without risking your life. However, you might also want to find out which insects you need to stay away from. When it comes to scorpions, big ones are harmless and the little cretins? They can be deadly.


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To Roam Around Forgotten Landscapes

There are very few places on land in the world where you can travel for hours on end without seeing anyone. New Zealand, certain parts of Africa, America and Australia are really your only options. If you want to get in touch with nature and lose yourself on a new continent, Australia is certainly the place to do it. It’s also perfect if you want to take your kids on holiday without their Iphones, tablets, and games. Head to certain places in the Australian outback and you’ll find it impossible to get any kind of signal. That way, you can enjoy everything this landscape has to offer. From the scorched desert sands to the lush woodland that’s like a jungle.


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The Greatest Shows In The World

Of course, we might have painted the picture that Australia is a dead land ripped straight from the world of Mad Max. But that’s not true and it depends where you visit. Head to Sydney and you’ll find one of the greatest cities in the world. The nightlife is spectacular and you can also catch a show from one of your favorite musicians like Adele. You can get tickets for her Australian tour from a company like The Ticket Merchant, right now.


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See An Opera At A World Heritage Site

Alternatively, you can see a true music show at the world famous Sydney Opera House. If you do have the urge to see an opera, make sure you head here. The acoustics in this astounding creation make witnessing an opera feel like being transported to a whole other world. It is truly incredible.


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