• Australia's National Landscapes
  • The best destinations to experience Australia's outstanding nature and culture
Ningaloo-Shark BayThe KimberleyWet TropicsAustralia's Red CentreAustralia's Timeless NorthFlinders RangesGreat South West EdgeKangaroo IslandAustralia's Green CauldronGreater Blue MountainsSydney HarbourAustralian AlpsAustralia's Coastal WildernessGreat Ocean RoadTasmania's Island HeritageGreat Barrier Reef
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Welcome to Australia's National Landscapes

Discover Australia’s National Landscapes, a spectacular collection of nature’s finest work.  These are places of great cultural, natural and spiritual significance and many include World Heritage-listed sites. Explore pristine beaches, ancient rainforests, rugged mountain ranges and vast national parks. Walk, climb, camp, ski, canoe, connect to living Aboriginal culture and commune with wildlife.

Snowy Mountains, NSW

Australian Alps

On a mostly dry and flat continent, nothing says challenge like the snow-clad and mountainous Australian Alps. The Alps offer breathtaking vistas and year-round opportunities for outdoor adventure. Learn more

Great South West Edge

Enrich yourself in the extraordinary, bio-diverse Great South West Edge, which stretches along the remote south-west coast of Western Australia. Learn more

Great South West Edge, WA

Australia's Coastal Wilderness

Stretching from the South Coast of New South Wales to East Gippsland in Victoria, Australia's Coastal Wilderness is where tall forests, lakes and beaches meet. Learn more

Bittangabee Bay, NSW

Australia's Timeless North

Australia's Timeless North is a land of amazing contrasts - tropical and lush in some places; red and barren in others. This is a landscape of vast national parks. Learn more

Yellow Water Billabong, NT

Australia's Green Cauldron

Walk around Mount Warning (Wollumbin) in Australia's Green Cauldron – the remnants on an ancient shield volcano now cloaked in Gondwanan rainforest. This vast caldera stretches from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast and west towards the Great Dividing Range. Learn more

Mount Warning, NSW

Kangaroo Island

Meet native animals in pristine natural settings on Kangaroo Island, easily accessible from Adelaide. See seal lions in their natural habitat at Seal Bay and little penguins waddling to shore in Penneshaw and Kingscote. Learn more

Kangaroo Island, SA

Australia's Red Centre

You can lose and find yourself in Australia's Red Centre, a place rich in Aboriginal culture and rugged outback beauty. Find the iconic natural wonders of Uluru, Kata Tjuta, the MacDonnell Ranges and Kings Canyon. Learn more

Uluru, NT

Ningaloo-Shark Bay

Free your spirit in Ningaloo-Shark Bay, on Western Australia's Coral Coast, where World Heritage-listed waters teem with marine life on the edge of a wild, red landscape. Learn more

Ningaloo-Shark Bay, WA

Flinders Ranges

Trace a story as old as the earth in South Australia's largest mountain range. The majestic, timeworn Flinders Ranges sprawl across three national parks and stretch more than 430km from Crystal Brook to Lake Callabonna. Learn more

Flinders Ranges, SA

Sydney Harbour

Sydney is a city shaped by its stunning natural harbour. From the Dreamtime through to the modern wonders of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge; Sydney Harbour has been the heart and soul of this lively landscape. Learn more

Sydney Harbour National Park

Great Barrier Reef

Enliven your senses and inspire your soul with a visit to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef system on the planet and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Learn more

Fringe Reef Island, QLD

Tasmania's Island Heritage

Tasmania's Island Heritage National Landscape is a pristinely beautiful yet accessible wilderness of dramatic coastlines, thick forests and snow-capped mountains. Learn more

Lake Oberon, TAS

Great Ocean Road

Get up close to nature on and off the Great Ocean Road, which winds alongside the spectacular Southern Ocean from Geelong to Portland. Learn more

Great Ocean Road, VIC

The Kimberley

Be awe-struck by the Kimberley, in Australia's remote north-west corner. Take part in this enduring epic, of rugged rock structures, colossal waterways and incandescent ocean. Learn more

The Kimberley, WA

Greater Blue Mountains

You'll love the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area – one million hectares of cliffs, canyons, valleys, waterfalls and bushland. This traditional country of six Aboriginal language groups is just 90 minutes drive from Sydney. Learn more

Hanging Rock, Blackheath, NSW

Wet Tropics

From the Daintree rainforest to the Tablelands, the Wet Tropics National Landscape is an entrancing and intriguing destination that engages everyone who visits. Learn more

Wet Tropics, QLD