The Best Chillin in Australia

Looking for the best chillin in Australia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Australia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near Australia

  • East Warburton, Victoria

    Explore Warburton's Sequoia Forest

    4.8
    These particular Californian Redwoods were planted in 1930 after the clearing of a eucalypt forest. The redwoods range from 20 to 55 meters high and is a popular location for photographers due to the leading lines the massive tree provide. Use a tripod and a wide angle lens to show the size of th...
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  • Wentworth Falls, New South Wales

    Hike to Wentworth Falls

    5.0
    While you are on Highway 32 (away from Sydney) you will look for Falls Road on the right (heading south). Follow this until you get to the parking lot. Once to the parking lot follow signs for the National Pass trail.Hike down a cliff edge carved into the stone, and follow it all the way to the...
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  • Wollongong, New South Wales

    Explore Wattamolla Picnic Area

    4.4
    When you’re looking for a quick and rewarding day trip that's not too far away, head to Wattamolla picnic area in Royal National Park. With loads of options to keep everyone happy, this is a popular place to base yourself while you’re exploring the park.Relax in the calm waters of the lagoon, unp...
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  • Bondi Beach, New South Wales

    Hike the Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

    4.3
    4.1 mi / 700 ft gain
    The Basics: Australia's pristine beaches and coastlines are probably its main tourism attraction, and one of the most famous beaches is Bondi Beach in Sydney. It is only 45 minutes by train from Sydney Intl. Airport, or 2-3 train stops from Downtown Sydney. From Central Station, take the T4 line ...
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  • Hassans Walls, New South Wales

    Catch a Sunrise at Hassans Walls Lookout

    5.0
    An incredible lookout over Lithgow valley from 1160m elevation. Perfect for viewing the sunrise or sunset over the mountains. A short drive up an unpaved road takes you right to the lookout with a car park onsite, plus spot for disabled parking. Two picnic sheds with 4 tables each. 
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  • Binna Burra, Queensland

    Hike Lamington National Park's Coomera River Track

    4.5
    Aim to reach the carpark of the national park just after sunrise as this hike will take you a full day well If you're anything like me and stop to take photos every 30 steps it definitely will!The walk starts off on clearly visible paths that are well worn from the many people who do the half day...
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  • Bundeena, New South Wales

    Hike to Wedding Cake Rock

    4.0
    3.1 mi
    The trailhead is located about 30 minutes outside of Sydney, NSW in the Royal National Park.Finding the trailhead was a bit difficult as Google Maps had taken us (as well as others we met along the way) to a different trail head in the park. So make sure you know where the trailhead is before you...
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  • Tintenbar, New South Wales

    Explore Killen Falls

    4.0
    In the rolling green hills 35 minutes southwest of Byron Bay is the sleepy town of Tintenbar, home to Killen Falls. At the end of Killen Falls Drive is a carpark and a walking track that leads past Emigrant Creek Dam to the base of a beautiful waterfall and a partial cave just waiting to be explo...
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  • Glass House Mountains, Queensland

    Summit Mt. Tibrogargan

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 1194.2 ft gain
    Starting from the Glass House Mountains Tourist Drive, follow the signs to the Mt Tibrogargan picnic area. Upon arrival at the carpark, make sure you have all your gear and any food and water you will need as the climb and descent takes a minimum of 2 hours.Caution, this climb is a minimum of a 5...
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  • Glass House Mountains, Queensland

    Hike to the Summit of Mount Ngungun

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 590.6 ft gain
    At 253m tall, Mt Ngungun is one of the smaller Glass House Mountains. This trail is perfect for beginners but still rewards you with great views.The trailhead starts at the Carpark located along Fullertons Rd. This is quite a popular hike so you may have to park down the road a little. The trail ...
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  • Fingal Head, New South Wales

    Photograph Australia's Giant's Causeway

    5.0
    Just an hour and a half drive from brisbane you will find the little town of Fingal Heads. Park at the end of the Lighthouse Parade Rd and follow the Fingal Lighthouse Track out towards the water and explore from there.Some of the most beautiful beaches Australia has to offer are just along here,...
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  • Point Lookout, Queensland

    Camp at Point Lookout

    5.0
    All the camping on the island is through one company, Straddie Camping. There is remote beach camping and also campgrounds. Book ahead. There are also holiday homes and a hotel, if that's your thing. The Point Lookout side of the island is the hotspot of activity. The island can be pretty busy du...
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  • Byron Bay, New South Wales

    Explore Cape Byron

    5.0
    Cape Byron is Australia's most easterly point and next to one of Australia's most vibrant surf towns, Byron Bay.  This adventure is a no brainer if you are are in Byron Bay.  Try to go there during sunset or sunrise for the ultimate views, I'd recommend checking it out during sunrise as it gets r...
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  • Seal Rocks, New South Wales

    Camp and Surf in Seal Rocks

    5.0
    Just a three-hour, 280km drive north of Sydney is the sleepy town of Seal Rocks. Meandering round the tight bends to the end of the headland, you’ll find yourself a 10-minute walk from the picturesque lighthouse, which offers views up and down the deserted coastline.There is a small holiday park ...
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  • Port Melbourne, Victoria

    Photograph Princes Pier

    3.0
    Princes Pier was originally completed in 1915 and served as a major arrival point for new migrants until the late 60's. Despite the pier being closed to the public in the 90's, it caught fire 14 times in the three years between 2001 and 2004. The first 196m of Princes Pier were restored in 2006, ...
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  • Coalcliff, New South Wales

    Explore & Swim at Coalcliff Rock Pools

    Play around in this lovely seawater pool or get your goggles on and do some laps in this scenic pool. Safe and fun for all swimmers, it's also the perfect place to cool off and admire the Sea Cliff Bridge from below. Walk south along the rock platform (make sure the tide isn't too high) to find s...
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