Freycinet National Park / Wineglass Bay

Wineglass Bay, on Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula, is considered one of the top ten beaches in the world. This flawless crescent of dazzling white sand and sapphire-coloured sea set against pink and grey granite peaks is one of Australia’s most beautiful natural environments. It’s the perfect location for fishing, sailing, bushwalking, sea kayaking, rock-climbing, or simply…

Uluru / Ayers Rock

Uluru also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as Uluru / Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs, 450 km (280 mi) by road. Kata Tjuta and…

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park is located within the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory of Australia. It covers an area of 19,804 km2 (7,646 sq mi), extending nearly 200 kilometres from north to south and over 100 kilometres from east to west. It is the size of Slovenia, about one-third the size of Tasmania, or…

Daintree Rainforest (Queensland)

The Wet Tropics World Heritage Area stretches from about 200 kilometres north of Cairns to some 300 kilometres south. About 3,000 plant species from 210 families are found in the Wet Tropics. Twelve out of the world’s 19 families of primitive flowering plants grow here and within these families, there are at least 50 species…

Fraser Island (Queensland)

Fraser Island is a unique part of the Fraser Coast region, and its unusual formation of sand and rainforest make it a special source of adventure for visitors to explore. Although well known among fisherman and 4WD enthusiasts, it is the history and Aboriginal heritage that gives Fraser Island its individual character, expressed through wonderful…

Byron Bay, New South Wales

Byron Bay is a beachside town located in the far-northeastern corner of the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 772 kilometres (480 mi) north of Sydney and 165 kilometres (103 mi) south of Brisbane. Cape Byron, a headland adjacent to the town, is the easternmost point of mainland Australia. At the 2006…

Sydney (New South Wales)

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south , South Australia to the west, the Tasman Sea to the east and surrounds the whole of the Australian Capital Territory. New South Wales’s capital city is Sydney, which is…

The Grampians National Park (Victoria)

We’re on top of Hollow Mountain surrounded by the grandeur of the Grampians National Park in Victoria. We’re no strangers to the Grampians having camped in the heart of Halls Gap numerous times, pitching a tent lakeside and trudging along the park’s most popular walks. However, this trip we thought we’d venture northwards into the…

Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed 243 kilometres (151 mi) stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford. Built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932 and dedicated to soldiers killed during World War I, the road is the world’s largest war…