Australia and tourism

Essay by barbieaixUniversity, Bachelor'sA, August 2006

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Vast size, amazing natural wealth, awesome scenery, exotic plant and animal life if you want to discover all that in a friendly atmosphere where else to go than Australia? Australia is a land of the unexpected. Beautiful wonder in the middle of the desert, little villages lost in the forests, luxurious parks in the middle of one of the biggest city the world. Australia is a land full of powerful experiences just waiting to be discovered. Encounters with our incredible wildlife on land and in the water will truly open your eyes wide in astonishment. And as well as adventures for adrenaline seekers there are plenty that anyone can enjoy Discovering Australia needs years of exploration and a life won't be enough for understanding the multiple culture of the different populations.

We will try to show how fascinating is this country.


Australia is part of Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean.

It is the sixth largest country in the world. It's about the same size as the 48 mainland states of the USA and 50 per cent larger than Europe, but has the lowest population density in the world - only two people per square kilometre. The nation's capital is home to many of Australia's most important public buildings, art works and institutions. It's also a great place to enjoy a well-planned city with its parks, gardens


Terra Australia was the last landmass to be discovered by European explorers. Talk of this mystical land and the riches it held inspired explorers to sail into the unknown. It wasn't until Captain James Cook arrived in Botany Bay in 1770 that the great southern land was officially discovered by Europeans.

For more than 50,000 thousand years, Australia's Aboriginal people have lived and thrived in...