12 Apostles, Gibson Steps beach, Great Ocean Road, VIC © Mark Watson

Australia's south in 14 days

Australia's South in 14 days

Collins St, Melbourne, VIC © Tourism Australia

Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria © Tourism Australia

Great Ocean Road, VIC © Tourism Australia

Great Ocean Road, Victoria © Tourism Australia

Local tip

Local chef Dan Hunter recommends dining at La Bimba in Apollo Bay. The restaurant champions sustainable practices and local produce in an oceanside setting.

Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, VIC © Tourism Australia

Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Victoria © Tourism Australia

Mt William, Grampians National Park, VIC © Visit Victoria

Mt William, Grampians National Park, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Fun fact

The Grampians National Park is home to 80 per cent of southern Australia's rock art. There are five main rock art sites, each found within historic Aboriginal rockshelters, which are easily accessible by road or hiking trails.

Launceston Seaport Boardwalk, Launceston, TAS © Rob Burnett Images

Launceston Seaport Boardwalk, Launceston, Tasmania © Rob Burnett Images

Cradle Mountain, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, TAS © Tourism Tasmania

Cradle Mountain, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania 

Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain, TAS © Tourism Australia

Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania © Tourism Australia

Gordon River Cruises, Strahan, TAS © Gordon River Cruises

Gordon River Cruises, Strahan, Tasmania © Gordon River Cruises

Hobart waterfront, Hobart, TAS © Tourism Tasmania, Scott Sporleder, Matador

Hobart waterfront, Hobart, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania, Scott Sporleder, Matador

Get Shucked, Great Bay, TAS © Tourism Australia

Get Shucked, Great Bay, Tasmania © Tourism Australia

Bill Lark, Lark Distillery

"After visiting Lark Distillery, I would definitely suggest sitting on the balcony of a hut at Cradle Mountain with a freshly poured Lark Single Malt soaking up the magical and inspiring wilderness environment."

Penfolds Wines, Barossa Valley, SA © Tourism Australia

Penfolds Wines, Barossa Valley, South Australia © Tourism Australia

Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA © Tourism Australia

Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia © Tourism Australia

Travel tip

A tour is a great way to see Kangaroo Island, but if you'd rather explore on your own, trek along one of the 23 hiking trails in the area.

Dudley Wines, Kangaroo Island, SA © Tourism Australia

Dudley Wines, Kangaroo Island, South Australia © Tourism Australia

The d'Arenberg Cube, McLaren Vale, SA © d'Arenberg Pty Ltd

The d'Arenberg Cube, McLaren Vale, South Australia © d'Arenberg Pty Ltd