Australian icons that beat their international rivals | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Many of the things that Australians will travel thousands of miles for have pretty passable substitutes in Australia. Traveller has compiled a list of Australian substitutes for the most famous overseas icons. These include:


  • Port Stephens as a substitute of The Arabian Desert.
  • Sydney's Opera House as an alternative to the Eiffel Tower.
  • Port Arthur as a similar option to San Francisco's Alcatraz.
  • Quarantine Station as a substitute of Ellis Island.
  • The Gold Coast as an alternative to Florida's theme parks.


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