You may have came across our article Top 10 Instagrammed Places in the World. Well now it is time to meet the top 10 Australia Destinations that are killing it on Instagram! The results are in and you will be surprised (and not so surprised) by these Aussie locations that are bringing in the Insta likes. The destinations were selected based on the number of geo-tags logged in that location by Instagram users. So here it is, the 10 most Instagrammed Australia Destinations...
1. Sydney Opera House
Hey - there's no surprises there! Sydney Opera House is an iconic landmark frequently associated with many Australia wide tourism campaigns. Did you know that the building design was based on the shape of an orange?
2. Darling Harbour, Sydney
Sydney reigning in the Instagram love! Darling Harbour sure is a sight for sore eyes with the blue waters, funky cafes, waterfront restaurants, buskers and a year round buzz of events. And you don't have to wait until New Years Eve to see fireworks at Darling Harbour because they find any excuse for a good display!
3. Surfer's Paradise Beach, Gold Coast
The party capital of Australia, think high rises, night clubs, bikinis, long stretches of surf and theme parks!
4. Bondi Beach, Sydney
5. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Melbourne is the events capital of Australia and the MCG plays host to many of the city's major sporting events. Why is it so Instagrammable? We can only imagine that AFL fans, Cricket fans and live music goers may be likely to get a little happy snappy. For as little as $23 you can actually take a tour around the MCG, and for a little extra you can also visit the National Sports Museum. Find out more here!
6. Sydney Harbour
7. Sydney Harbour Bridge
Gee Whiz! Sydney and it's major attractions sure are popular in the world of Instagram.
8. St Kilda Melbourne
YES! Go on Melbourne! The funky beach side suburb of St Kilda is just a 10 minute tram ride from Melbourne - home to beach, penguins, cool bars, cake shops and of course, Luna Park!
9. The Grounds of Alexandria, Sydney
One of Sydney's up and coming suburbs, Alexandria is where the cool kids go for a Saturday morning coffee. The fact that this trendy cafe is on the list before Fraser Island is a true ode to the fact that Aussies sure do love their coffee! The Grounds of Australia Cafe sits within organic gardens, an animal farm and art deco brick walls. Do yourself a favour - check it out!
10. Southbank, Brisbane
YES! Where else in the world will you find a man made beach (with sand and lifeguards) in the heart of a city? Brisbane's Southbank is where it's at with Markets, Museums, Bars, Cafes and of course - the lagoon. TIP: from Southbank jump on the FREE Red City Hopper Ferry to take a scenic ride along Brisbane River.
So you there you have it, Australia's most Instagrammable destinations! Looking to visit these places for yourself? Nomads have a range of affordable Dorm & Private rooms in the heart of each of these locations... book your accommodation now!
- Sydney - Westend Backpackers
- Melbourne - Various Melbourne Hostels
- Brisbane - Nomads Brisbane
- Surfers Paradise - Sleeping Inn