List of Oceania World Heritage Sites

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Heritage is something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth. It is also an attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors.

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World Heritage sites belong to all the people of the world, irrespective of the territory on which they are located. Hence, UNESCO came forward to encourage the protection of past legacy of natural and cultural heritage. The list of Oceania World Heritage Site is given below:

Country

World Heritage Site

 

Australia

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Willandra Lakes Region
  • Lord Howe Island Group
  • Tasmanian Wilderness
  • Gondwana Rainforests of Australia 1
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park 2
  • 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
  • Australian Convict Sites
  • Ningaloo Coast

Fiji

  • Levuka Historical Port Town

Kiribati

  • Phoenix Islands Protected Area

Marshall Islands

  • Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site

New Zealand

  • Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand
  • Tongariro National Park
  • New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands

Palau

  • Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

Papua New Guinea

  • Kuk Early Agricultural Site

Solomon Islands

  • East Rennell

Vanuatu

  • Chief Roi Mata’s Domain

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