Floating Sauna Lake Derby, Derby, TAS © Floating Sauna Lake Derby/Anjie Blair

Lake Derby, Derby, TAS © Floating Sauna Lake Derby/Anjie Blair

Australian destinations travel editors are dreaming of visiting

Couple stands on Mt William enjoying a view of the Grampians in Victoria ©  Robert Blackburn

Mt William, The Grampians, Victoria © Robert Blackburn

Woman relaxes by the infinity pool with ocean views at Bannisters by the Sea, Mollymook Beach on the South Coast. © Bannisters Hotel

Bannisters by the Sea, Mollymook Beach, New South Wales © Bannisters Hotel

Three people stand in the water at a table tasting oysters at Saffire Freycinet Marine Oyster Farm in Tasmania’s Coles Bay © Saffire Freycinet/Tourism Tasmania

Saffire Freycinet Marine Oyster Farm Experience, Coles Bay, Tasmania © Saffire Freycinet/Tourism Tasmania

Pitch your tent

If your budget doesn’t quite stretch to a suite at Saffire Freycinet, apply for a camping permit for Freycinet National Park. Spots are limited, so book ahead.

A rolling green vineyard with grapevines at Jackalope Hotel on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria ©  Jackalope Hotel

Jackalope Hotel vineyard, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria © Jackalope Hotel

Snorkeller floats above a the colourful Ningaloo Reef at Coral Bay © Tourism Western Australia

Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Swimmers enjoy a dip in Florence Falls in Litchfield National Park in the Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Did you know?

Wangi Falls has free Wi-Fi, so you can upload your favourite pics of its amazing natural outback beach.

The Lake House, Denmark, Western Australia © Krystal Guille, The Lake House Denmark

The Lake House, Denmark, Western Australia © Krystal Guille, The Lake House Denmark

Caffeine hit

Raven Coffee, the café that Mark’s family loves, roasts its own beans on site.

A green valley of the Blue Mountains with the three peaks of the Three Sisters rock formation in view © Destination NSW

The Three Sisters, Echo Point lookout, Blue Mountains, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Aerial view of a 4WD travelling through a shallow river at the Pentecost River Crossing in Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Pentecost River Crossing, Gibb River Road, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia 

Ovolo The Valley, Brisbane, QLD © Ovolo The Valley

Ovolo The Valley, Brisbane, Queensland © Ovolo The Valley

Hot air ballooning, Canberra, ACT ©  Tourism Australia

Hot air ballooning, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © Tourism Australia