Nature Discovery

Barrington Tops National Park, Hunter, NSW. © Destination NSW & Jeffrey Drewitz

Nature Discovery

You’ll be close to nature wherever you travel in Australia, which is home to 550 national parks and 15 World Heritage- listed wonders. Discover the wetlands and wildlife of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and of Litchfield National Park driving the Natures Way from Darwin. Follow the Great Alpine Way through the Australian Alps and Gippsland’s lakes, beaches and national parks. Circle Tasmania, taking in tranquil beaches, pink mountains and blue-green sea in the east and dense World Heritage forest and wild rivers in the west. To truly immerse yourself in Australia’s natural beauty, step out one of our many walking trails.

Nature's Way, Northern Territory

Travel from Darwin through the Adelaide and Mary River wetlands to World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and the tarzan landscapes of Litchfield National Park.

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Circle Tasmania

From the tranquil beaches of Tasmania’s east to the rugged mountains flanking the west, this circle will leave you spellbound.

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South Australian Loop

Take in fine food and wine in the Barossa and Clare Valleys, explore the rugged Flinders Ranges and meet wildlife galore on Kangaroo Island.

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Australian Alps Walking Track

Cross three states, four national parks and some of Australia’s highest peaks on this tough long-distance walk.

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The Heysen Trail, South Australia

Hike all the way from Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu Peninsula to the mountain town of Parachilna on the 1,200 kilometre Heysen Trail.

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Six Foot Track, New South Wales

Take in breathtaking Blue Mountains scenery and 200 years of history on this original 1884 horse track from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. 

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Poacher’s Way, Australian Capital Territory

Take a leisurely drive to some of the 140 vineyards and 33 wineries dotting the countryside just outside Canberra.

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Great Alpine Way, Victoria

Travel from Melbourne through the Australian Alps, the historic village of Beechworth, the Rutherglen wine region and the lakes, beaches, national parks and gourmet trails of Gippsland.

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East Coast Escape, Tasmania

Maria Island, Wineglass Bay and the Bay of Fires are just some of the spectacular attractions on this scenic drive.

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The Overland Track, Tasmania

Travel through the heart of Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed wilderness on this famous 65-kilometre trek from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair.

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Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

Walk through lush Gondwanan rainforest and along the rim of an ancient, eroded volcano on this spectacular series of day walks.

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Wilsons Promontory, Victoria

Explore the natural sanctuary of Wilsons Promontory on any of the many well-marked walking trails.

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Capital and Country, Australian Capital Territory

Step back in time in quaint colonial villages such as Berrima and Braidwood and explore the gracious gardens, art galleries and antique stores of Bowral and Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands.

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The Rainforest Way, Queensland

Explore World Heritage-listed rainforests, national parks, mountains and relaxed towns on short, scenic drives around the hinterland of the Gold Coast and Byron Bay.

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