10 Of Australia’s Safest Cities

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It’s always better to travel to a foreign country when you feel secure, so try to stay near these 10 safe cities. Simply keep an eye out for snakes and spiders.

BY ERICA GARCIA

Australia is the ideal destination for any kind of tourist, with everything from opera houses to beach getaways. This island continent is a great place to visit, with events for the whole family as well as an entertaining, buzzing nightlife that’s ideal for solo travelers.

However, if you are traveling alone or with young children, you will be concerned about the safety of the country. The reality is that the planet is a big place with both safe and dangerous areas, but we’ve got the inside scoop just for you Australian-bound hopefuls. The following are the 10 safest cities in Australia.

10-Sydney

Sydney, Australia, seems to be on nearly every adventurer’s bucket list, and it’s even better because it’s consistently ranked in the top ten “Safest Cities in the World.” You can visit Sydney without fear of being pickpocketed, scammed, or mugged because gun laws are consistently in place and Sydney is ranked as the destination spot where you’re least likely to be pickpocketed, scammed, or mugged.

You’ll always find something fun to do in the city, whether you’re traveling alone or with friends, from live entertainment to a number of outdoor parks, and you won’t have to worry about your safety while doing it.

9-Melbourne

Melbourne, the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, is the country’s second-largest city and is also regarded as one of the best cities to visit. Melbourne locals and natives are said to be generous, polite, and easy to help by many visitors. Unlike major tourist cities such as Paris or New York, you won’t have to think about who you speak to if you’re visiting Australia for the first time in Melbourne.

Melbourne has a lot of interesting things to do, from museums and art galleries to outdoor markets – you just have to be mindful of your surroundings, particularly while using public transportation, but it’s a great place to visit.

8-New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is an Australian state on the east coast that is known for being one of the friendlier parts of the world. Since it is so close to the sea, the most dangerous hazards you can encounter when visiting NSW are most likely beach and swimming safety concerns.

While the weather in NSW is almost always fun and breezy, it’s always a good idea to be prepared for breezy, windy, ocean weather. It’s a good idea to stay on top of weather warnings, as well as rough wave and high-tide alerts, while you’re visiting the region.

7-Port Fairy

Port Fairy is a small coastal town in south-western Victoria that sits right where the Moyne River empties into the Southern Ocean. Port Fary was established in 1835 and has thrived for over a century due to its proximity to the sea. The small town is one of Australia’s more agricultural areas, so expect to see livestock such as sheep or cattle during your visit.

Port Fairy is a perfect place to try more laid-back water sports like paddle boarding or coastal golfing if you want to try water activities while in Australia but aren’t a big fan of swimming in the ocean.

6-Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay, Australia, should be your first stop if you enjoy seafood and outdoor activities. You can satisfy your inner adrenaline junkie by hang-gliding, skydiving, or hiking across Apollo Bay, which is surrounded by peaceful beaches and hills.

Although you may need to keep an eye out for snakes or bushfires due to the abundance of plant life that surrounds the village, Apollo Bay remains a popular vacation spot for both locals and tourists. It’s not only a wonderful place to enjoy the outdoors, but it’s also a safe place to do so!

5-Victoria

Victoria is a stunning Australian safe haven with a lot of tradition. Victoria is a city rich in history, from its seaside position to its colonial architecture, and it is very accessible and friendly to tourists and visitors.

Victoria, in contrast to the fast-paced Sydney, is a much quieter part of Australia, where you can do anything from boat tours to wilderness hikes just outside the capital. Delicious food, a history of indigenous culture, and stunning beaches and lakes to explore await you in Victoria. If you’re planning a trip to Australia with your mates, this is a perfect place to go!

4-Queensland

Queensland, also known as “The Sunshine State,” is Australia’s third-most populous state. If seeing the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, Queensland, located in the country’s north-east, is the place to be.

Queensland’s security is solid, and you won’t have to worry about it because it is another popular tourist destination in Australia. However, if you intend on diving down to see the Great Barrier Reef, bring some sunscreen and double-check water safety protocol before diving in.

3-Beechworth

Beechworth is a small, historical town in Victoria’s north-east corner, and although it’s not as crowded as Sydney or Melbourne, it’s a comfortable, clean, and peaceful place to be if you’re a traveler who enjoys immersing themselves in a country’s culture.

Many of Beechworth’s buildings date back to the 1850s and have been well preserved. Its mountainous environments are ideal for hikers and others who enjoy spending time outdoors. You can get away from city life when exploring this part of Australia and still have an exciting time, from mountain biking to spectacular treescapes.

2-Tasmania

Tasmania (nicknamed Tassie) is an island state off Australia’s southeast coast that is not part of the Australian mainland but is still a fantastic – and safe – place to visit.

Because of all the wild animals you might encounter while exploring Tasmania, many people refer to it as “the wild island state.” Tasmania is a quiet, cultured, but still exciting place to visit with young children, with a population of just 500,000 people. From outback tours to wildlife parks, it has some of Australia’s most famous natural attractions. If you’re an animal lover, you won’t want to miss this stop.

1-Port Douglas

Port Douglas, ranked #3 on the Australian Traveller magazine’s list of the 100 Best Towns in Australia, is a small coastal town in Queensland that is ideal for island lovers.

Port Douglas is a popular tourist destination as well as a getaway destination for many Australian people, thanks to its blue waters and pleasant tropical weather all year. Port Douglas is also close to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree, the world’s oldest rainforest. If you’re looking for a tropical island vibe in Australia, Port Douglas should be at the top of your list.