Aussie travelers flock to a yellow lane in Meadow Flat, NSW

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Travelers flock to this ‘enchanting’ Australian avenue that glows golden all autumn

  • A ‘magical’ course with a yellow haze is hidden in the Blue Mountains
  • It is tucked away on a side street in Meadow Flat, 166 km west of Sydney CBD
  • The street comes alive in the fall when the leaves of the trees turn golden yellow

An ‘enchanting’ avenue with a yellow haze is hidden in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales.

Tucked down a side street in Meadow Flat, a small town 311 miles west of Sydney CBD, the track comes to life in the fall when the leaves of the trees turn golden.

Travel-starved millennials have flocked to the track taking photos to fill their Instagram feeds, while Australia’s international borders remain closed.

These photos have generated rave responses online, with many marveling at the vibrancy of Australia’s landscape.

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An ‘enchanting’ avenue (pictured) with a yellow haze is hidden in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales

Tucked down a side street in Meadow Flat, the track comes alive in the fall when the leaves of the trees turn golden

Tucked down a side street in Meadow Flat, the track comes alive in the fall when the leaves of the trees turn golden

Meadow Flat, a small town of 311 inhabitants 166 km west of Sydney

Meadow Flat, a small town of 311 inhabitants 166 km west of Sydney

“Those colors are incredible,” wrote one woman.

“I can’t believe how beautiful this is,” said a second.

And it is not the only Australian destination to attract record numbers of tourists as the pandemic continues to disrupt travel abroad.

Travel-starved millennials have flocked to the track (pictured) taking photos to fill their Instagram feeds while Australia's international borders remain closed

These photos have generated rave responses online, with many marveling at the vibrancy of Australia's landscape

Travel-starved millennials have flocked to the track (pictured) taking photos to fill their Instagram feeds while Australia’s international borders remain closed

Tourists marvel at the vibrancy of Australia's natural landscape

Tourists marvel at the vibrancy of Australia’s natural landscape

Tourists also travel to a ‘spectacular’ sunken garden that looks like a set of Avatar to take epic Instagram photos.

The lush green landscape is nestled in a sinkhole that was once a limestone cave in Mount Gambier, just under a five-hour drive southeast of Adelaide, SA, or the same distance west of Melbourne, VIC.

It was created when the top of the cave chamber collapsed, with gardens opened there by Scottish expatriate farmer, James Umpherston, in 1886.

The site now features viewing platforms, sculptures, benches and walkways that wind around vibrant flower beds and terraces of native plants with hanging vines hanging overhead.

Australians travel to this 'spectacular' sunken garden that looks like a set of Avatar to take epic Instagram photos

Australians travel to this ‘spectacular’ sunken garden that looks like a set of Avatar to take epic Instagram photos

Open from dawn to dusk, the Umpherston Sinkhole comes alive at dusk every night when possums venture into the floodlit gardens to feed.

Best of all, admission is free.

Many say the beauty of the sinkhole “has to be seen to be believed.”

Photos and videos on social media offer a glimpse of what the gardens have to offer, and some compare them to scenes from Jurassic Park.

The site now features viewing platforms, sculptures, benches and walkways that wind around vibrant flower beds and terraces of native plants with hanging vines hanging overhead

The site now features viewing platforms, sculptures, benches and walkways that wind around vibrant flower beds and terraces of native plants with hanging vines hanging overhead

Many say the beauty of the sinkhole 'has to be seen to be believed'

Many say the beauty of the sinkhole ‘has to be seen to be believed’

Such a great perspective on this great place. The possums waking up at dusk and crawling through the vines is so amazing, ‘wrote one person under drone images of the sinkhole.

“This is so beautiful,” said a second, while a third called it “spectacular.”

Others warned that the steps leading out of the sinkhole are “very steep” and may not be suitable for the elderly, injured, or those with physical disabilities.

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