UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia

The Sydney Opera House is one of the worlds most iconic buildings.

Australia is home to 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 4 cultural sites, 12 natural sites and 4 mixed sites. Australia shares 0 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Australia are:

  • Great Barrier Reef

    Great Barrier Reef
    The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system.
  • Kakadu National Park

  • Willandra Lakes Region

  • Lord Howe Island Group

  • Tasmanian Wilderness

  • Gondwana Rainforests of Australia

    Morans falls is located on Morans Creek in Gondwana Rainforests.
    Morans falls is located on Morans Creek in Gondwana Rainforests. Photo credit: Nick Fox/Bigstock
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. Photo credit: bennymarty/Bigstock
  • Wet Tropics of Queensland

  • Shark Bay, Western Australia

  • Fraser Island

  • Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte)

  • Heard and McDonald Islands

  • Macquarie Island

  • Greater Blue Mountains Area

  • Purnululu National Park

  • Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens

  • Sydney Opera House

    The Sydney Opera House is one of the worlds most iconic buildings.
    The Sydney Opera House is one of the worlds most iconic buildings. Photo credit: KHellon/Bigstock
  • Australian Convict Sites

  • Ningaloo Coast

  • Budj Bim Cultural Landscape

    Budj Bim National Park, Australia
    Budj Bim National Park, Australia

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