Aerial over a beach on Rottnest Island © Georges Antoni

Rottnest Island, Western Australia © Georges Antoni

A nature lover’s guide to Australia

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Top tip

The Blue Mountains is home to the steepest passenger railway in the world, Katoomba’s Scenic Railway.

Fun fact

Uluru is 24 metres (78 feet) higher than the Eiffel Tower.

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Australia’s most famous natural landmarks

Wilson Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Wilson Island, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Fun fact

The Great Barrier Reef is bigger than the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the Netherlands combined.

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Visitors walking through the rainforest on a Daintree Tour © Daintree Tours

Daintree Tours, Port Douglas, Queensland © Daintree Tours