Mungo National Park at sunset © Destination NSW

Mungo National Park, New South Wales © Destination NSW

A guide to Australia’s incredible World Heritage sites

Visitors on a guided tour at Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape © Visit Victoria

Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape, Heywood, Victoria © Visit Victoria

A sandstone building at Port Arthur Historic Site © Alastair Bett

Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur, Tasmania © Alastair Bett

Group on a guided tour of Naracoorte Caves © South Australian Tourism Commission

Naracoorte Caves National Park, Naracoorte, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Top tip

The Sea Explorer will take you to parts of K'gari you can’t get to any other way.

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Hikers walking through the rainforest near O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat © O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat

O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park, Queensland © O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat

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Did you know?

The ancient supercontinent, Gondwana, broke up about 180 million years ago, forming Africa, India, South America, Antarctica and Australia in the process.

Aerial shot of Lizard Island and surrounds © Lizard Island

Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Lizard Island

Did you know?

You can sleep beneath the surface in an underwater reefsuite at Hardy Reef, near Airlie Beach in the Whitsunday Islands.

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Visitors with an Aboriginal guide demonstrating spear throwing during a Guluyambi Cultural Cruise © Tourism NT/James Fisher

Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/James Fisher

Helicopter flying above the Bungle Bungles © Ben Knapinski

Heli Spirit Scenic Flight, Bungle Bungles, Western Australia © Ben Knapinski

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Australia’s most famous natural landmarks

Aerial view over Sydney Harbour © Destination New South Wales

Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour, New South Wales © Destination New South Wales

Hikers walking on a trail in the Walls of Jerusalem National Park © O&M St John Photography/Tourism Tasmania

Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania © O&M St John Photography/Tourism Tasmania

A visitor with an Aboriginal guide from SEIT Outback Australia at Uluru-Kata Tjuṯa National Park © Tourism NT/Archie Sartracom

SEIT Uluru Tour, Uluru-Kata Tjuṯa National Park, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Archie Sartracom

Couple walking through the Rainforest Canopy Walkway in the Daintree National Park © Tourism and Events Queensland

Rainforest Canopy Walkway, Daintree National Park, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Visitors walking through Mungo National Park © Melissa Findley

Mungo National Park, New South Wales © Melissa Findley