If you want to make your experience in Australia unforgettable and to enjoy your stay there to the fullest, these are the things you definitely need to do and see.
Journey to the remote outback town of Birdsville for its annual horse racing weekend.
Drive by the 12 Apostles — a collection of limestone stacks — on a trip along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria.
Witness a sunrise at Uluru, a massive sandstone rock formation in the Northern Territory.
Take a dip in one of the country's numerous "rock pools," built right on the edge of the ocean.
Climb the steps, ladders, and catwalks of Sydney Harbor Bridge.
See incredible sea life along the Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland.
Explore Tasmania's Museum of Old and New Art, which showcases the collection of Tasmanian gambler-turned-art collector David Walsh.
Go wine tasting in the Barossa Valley outside of Adelaide.
Get lost looking at art, shopping, and snacking in the Laneways of Melbourne.
Take the beautiful, four mile coastal cliff walk from Bondi to Coogee in the Sydney suburbs.
Bike around the beaches of Rottnest Island off the coast of Perth.
Head to Melbourne in January for the Australian Open, one of tennis' four Grand Slams.
See the first leg of the Surfing World Tour in the Gold Coast.
Sip on whisky at Lark Distillery in Tasmania.
Spend a day perfecting your lawn bowling game at the Clovelly Bowling Club near Sydney.
Hike through the eucalyptus forests of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales.
Explore the stunning caves of the Margaret River region.
Stuff yourself at Flower Drum, a famous Chinese restaurant in Melbourne.
Tee off at the RACV Royal Pines golf course on Queensland's Gold Coast, the new home of the Australian PGA Championship.
Traverse the continent by rail on The Ghan, a three-day journey from Darwin to Adelaide.
Catch the British and Irish Lions rugby tour in Sydney — though it only comes to Australia once every 12 years.
Tour the forests, beaches, and swamps of Fraser Island in a four-wheel drive vehicle.
Roll the dice at Crown Perth, a massive casino, entertainment, and nightlife complex.
Surf "The Pass" at Byron Bay on a longboard.
Check out the mystical pink hues of Lake Hillier, on Middle Island in Western Australia, which are thought to be caused by a bacteria in the lake's salt.