There are over 200 million people on Instagram posting an average 70 million photos each day. For newcomers to a city, Instagram acts as a barometer of the best and most popular places to visit. From iconic tourist attractions to stunning landscapes and hidden bars, more and more snap-happy travellers are looking to Instagram for a dose of #travel #inspo.

So, which Aussie attractions get the most hashtag love?


Bondi Beach

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Surfers Paradise


Great Ocean Road


Sydney Harbour


St Kilda

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Sydney Opera House

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Great Barrier Reef


Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Fraser Island

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