Nature

Frenchmans Cap, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tasmania, | Queenstown

Frenchmans Cap is a prominent mountain in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Western Tasmania. It lies east of the West Coast Range, and south-west of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The boundary of the park is about 2.5 hours' drive from Hobart along the Lyell Highway (A10). From Strahan, the park can be accessed via a cruise on the Gordon River. Those intending to...

Gammon Ranges National Park | Gammon Ranges National Park

Spectacular mountain country is the main feature of Gammon Ranges National Park located 750km North of Adelaide.

Geikie Gorge, Geikie Gorge National Park, Kimberley Region | Fitzroy Crossing

Geikie Gorge National Park is in Western Australia, 1831 km north-east of Perth and 420 kms west of Broome. The Gorge is situated at the junction of the Oscar and the Geikie Ranges. The mighty Fitzroy River has carved a 30 metre deep gorge into the remains of the ancient limestone barrier reef that was created here in the Devonian period. During the wet season when the Fitzroy is in full flood wa...

Genoa Creek Falls, Croajingolong National Park | Genoa

Genoa Creek falls are located in Croajingolong National Park. This park covers 87,500 hectares and extends for 100 km along the wilderness coast of Victoria's East Gippsland protecting remote beaches, tall forests, heathland, rainforest, estuaries and granite peaks. Croajingolong is one of the state's largest parks, outstanding for its stunning wilderness coastline and a wealth of flora and faun...

Gibson Desert Nature Reserve | Gibson Desert Nature Reserve

Gibson Desert Nature Reserve lies 1,500km North East of Perth. Covering 1.9 million hectares the park covers a vast area of Gibson Desert named by explorer Ernest Giles in 1873 after one of his companions. The principal features of the park are spectacular McPhersons Pillar and Lake Newell.

Girraween National Park | Girraween National Park

250km South West of Brisbane lies Girraween National Park, a magnificent 11,000 hectare wilderness in rugged granite country.

Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef NP | Port Douglas

The Great Barrier Reef of Australia is the most extensive coral reef in existence, and for interest, variety and beauty of marine life, it is possibly unrivalled by any other region of similar extent. Built up over millions of years by the tiny coral polyp, the Reef extends from north of Cape York, [1250 miles] southward, enclosing a waterway of great beauty. It is not a single reef, but a serie...

Great Ocean Road Region | Warrnambool

The Great Ocean Road is a 243 km stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Warrnambool. The road was constructed to provide work for returning soldiers and dedicated as a Memorial to those killed in the First World War. It is one of Australia's great scenic coastline drives. The Road traces the coastline through the Surf Coast and Shipw...

Great Sandy National Park | Great Sandy National Park

Great Sandy National Park otherwise known as Fraser Island is approximately 190km North of Brisbane. The island is the largest sand island in the world and covers an area of 165,280 hectares. Fraser Island is famous for its coloured sands also found in the Southern section of the Great Sandy National Park at Cooloola on the mainland. The coloured sands are particularly evident at "Cathedrals" on t...

Grosse Valley & Govertts Leap, Blackheath | Blackheath

Grosse Valley is located in Blue Mountains National Park. One of the best positions to see Grosse Valley is from its Southern side at Govetts Leap or Bolster Point. This spot takes its name from colonial assistant surveyor, William Govett, who discovered it in 1831. It is thought that Govetts Leap may also have been named after an escaped convict turned bushranger named Govett who, as legend has i...

Haasts Bluff | Haasts Bluff

Haasts Bluff is home to mainly Luritja and Pintupi people of the Central Western Desert. The intensity of desert colours, important sites and stories, and subtle motifs of the bush all find expression in the paintings of the Haasts Bluff artists. The Bluff lies 230 kms west of Alice Springs and is nestled within the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges. To the north is Mt Edward and Mt William, and ...

Hattah-Kulkyne National Park and Murray-Kulkyne Park | Hattah-Kulkyne National Park and Murray-Kulkyne Park

Located 70km South of Mildura the park covers an arid region of North West Victoria. The Hattah Lakes were formed from flood waters from the Murray River. Native Cyprus pine woodlands and Mallee scrubland are principal features of the landscape

Hell Fire Bay | Esperance

Hellfire Bay is located at Cape Le Grand National Park, south Western Australia. Hellfire opens out into the Southern Ocean. Located approximately 50 kms east of Esperance, Cape Le Grand is one of Western Australia’s best known and most spectacular National Parks. The three nearest beaches to Hellfire Bay are Blue Haven, Nine Mile Beach and Shelly Beach. A 15 km coastal trail connects the park...

Innes National Park | Innes National Park

300km West of Adelaide on Yorke Peninsula lies Innes National Park. The small bays and spectacular cliffs are best seen from Cape Spencer Lighthouse as well as Pondalowie Bay.

Jenolan Caves & Cottages | Jenolan Caves

One of the outstanding sights of the State and set amidst magnificent scenery. The caves were discovered by the convict-bushranger McKeown, and were originally known as the Bendo Caves. In 1884 they received the musical name of the neighbouring mountain, Jenolan. The Caves are the exquisite work of nature and are unrivalled for their splendour and beauty. The formations range from delicate rose pi...

Kalbarri National Park | Kalbarri National Park

Kalbarri National Park lies 160km North of Geraldton and covers the West Australian coast from Natural Bridge to Kalbarri and inland to North West coastal highway. Red Bluff, an enormous rocky headland marks the beginning of a section of coastline of cliffs, outcrops and inlets reminiscent of Victoria's Great Ocean Road. Here the ocean has carved out chunks of soft limestone leaving resilient isla...

Kanangra Boyd National Park | Kanangra Boyd National Park

250km West of Sydney via Jenolan Caves lies Kanangra Boyd National Park. The scenery and isolation of this area are the park's prominent attractions including Kanangra Walls which everyone should see once in their lifetime. In 1802 Francis Barralier in attempting to find a route across the Blue Mountains walked as far as Kowmung River.

Karijini National Park | Karijini National Park

Karigini National Park is located approximately 300km from Roebourne and 280km from Port Headland. The park's major attractions include scenic gorges, waterfalls, pools and wild flowers.

Katherine Gorge | Katherine

The close proximity Katherine Gorge to the town of Katherine makes it one of the most accessible of the many spectacular gorges in the territory. Katherine Gorge is located 35 kms north-east of the town of Katherine, about 354 kms south of Darwin. Canyon walls have Aboriginal paintings, trees growing at strange angles, and bird nests tucked away in small caves where migrating swallows return eac...

Katherine Gorge National Park, | Nitmiluk National Park

Nitmiluk National Park is located in the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory, 244 km south-east of Darwin. The park has been established around a series of gorges on the Katherine River and Edith Falls. Previously named Katherine Gorge National Park, its northern edge borders Kakadu National Park. This 292,800 hectare National Park is owned by the Jawoyn Aboriginal people and jointly manage...