Gibson Steps, Great Ocean Road, VIC © Visit Victoria

Gibson Steps, Great Ocean Road, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Australia’s top natural attractions

Heart Reef, Whitsundays, QLD © Salty Wings

Heart Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland © Salty Wings

Uluru, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, NT © Olivia Mair

Uluru, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory © Olivia Mair

Fun fact

At its tallest point, Uluru stands 348m (1,142ft) above sea level. That is 24m (78ft) higher than the Eiffel Tower.   

Aerial view of Lake Hillier, Middle Island near Esperance, Western Australia © Tourism Australia

Aerial view of Lake Hillier, Middle Island near Esperance, Western Australia © Tourism Australia

Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, VIC © Tourism Australia

Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Victoria © Tourism Australia

Whale Shark, Ningaloo Reef, WA © Luxury Lodges of Australia

Whale Shark, Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia © Luxury Lodges of Australia

When to visit

March to August is the best time to swim with the whale sharks at Ningaloo. 

Binalong Bay, Bay of Fires, Tasmania© Tourism Tasmania / Stuart Crossett

Binalong Bay, Bay of Fires, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania / Stuart Crossett

Wangi Falls at Sunset, Litchfield National Park, NT © Tourism NT,  Jackson Groves

Wangi Falls at Sunset, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory © Tourism NT,  Jackson Groves

Wilpena Pound, Flinders Ranges National Park, SA © Adam Bruzzone

Wilpena Pound, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia © Adam Bruzzone

Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, NSW © Daniel Tran

Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, New South Wales © Daniel Tran

MacKenzie Falls, Grampians National Park, VIC © Roberto Seba

MacKenzie Falls, Grampians National Park, Victoria © Roberto Seba

Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, TAS © Matt Donovan

Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania © Matt Donovan

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The Pinnacles, Nambung National Park, WA © Tourism Australia

The Pinnacles, Nambung National Park, Western Australia © Tourism Australia

Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, QLD © Paul Smith Images

Noosa National Park, Sunshine Coast, Queensland © Paul Smith Images

The Candlestick, Cape Hauy, Tasman Peninsula, TAS © Jason Charles Hill

The Candlestick, Cape Hauy, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania © Jason Charles Hill

Kings Canyon Rim Walk, Kings Canyon, NT © Tourism Australia

Kings Canyon Rim Walk, Kings Canyon, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Walls of China, Mungo National Park, NSW © BIG4

Walls of China, Mungo National Park, New South Wales © BIG4