Couple exploring Wye River along the Great Ocean Road © Great Ocean Road Tourism

Wye River, Great Ocean Road, Victoria © Great Ocean Road Tourism

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Woman kayaking in Freycinet National Park © Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy

Freycinet Adventures, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy

Sauce Brewing Co in Marrickville, Sydney © Adrian Cook

Sauce Brewing Co, Marrickville, New South Wales © Adrian Cook

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Young men at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin © Tourism NT/ Shaana McNaught

Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/ Shaana McNaught

Fun fact

Saltwater crocodiles aren’t just the world’s biggest reptile, they’re also among the oldest. Crocodiles first appeared more than 240 million years ago.

Young woman at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra © Tourism Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © Tourism Australia

Travel tip

The Penguin Parade is one of Phillip Island’s most popular attractions, so be sure to book well in advance.

 Friends enjoying the water at Peninsula Hot Springs © Visit Victoria

Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria © Visit Victoria