Pumphouse Point, Lake St Clair, TAS © Stu Gibson, Tourism Tasmania

9 of the most relaxing holiday destinations in Australia

Sunrise Yoga, Elements of Byron Bay, Byron Bay, NSW

Sunrise Yoga at Elements of Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales

Pumphouse Point, Lake St Clair, TAS © Jesse Desjardins, Tourism Tasmania

Pumphouse Point, Lake St Clair, Tasmania

Satellite Island, TAS © Adam Gibson

Satellite Island off Bruny Island, Tasmania

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Fun fact

Tasmania might be Australia's 'Island State,' but it's far from being the country's only island. In fact, Australia has over 8,000 islands within its maritime borders.

Daylesford Lake, Daylesford, VIC © Tourism Victoria

Daylesford Lake, Daylesford, Victoria

Jervis Bay National Park, Jervis Bay, NSW © Nick Rains, Destination New South Wales

Jervis Bay National Park, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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The Basin, Rottnest Island, WA © Tourism Western Australia

The Basin, Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Arnhem, NT © Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Arnhem, Northern Territory

Vivonne Bay Jetty, Kangaroo Island, SA © Isaac Forman, Serio

Vivonne Bay Jetty, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

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Travel tip

Although it's possible to visit Kangaroo Island in a day, it's best to stay the night since the island's wildlife is most active at dawn and dusk.

Palm Cove, QLD © Tourism and Events Queensland

Palm Cove, Queensland