The Best Fitness in Australia

Looking for the best fitness 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 fitness spots in and near Australia

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mount Warning, New South Wales

    Hike to the Mount Warning Summit

    4.7
    5.5 mi / 2300 ft gain
    Standing at 3,793 feet tall, Mount Warning in New South Wales, Australia is the first peak to see the sunrise in all of Australia every morning. Though you can hike the mountain at any time of the day, most people arrive in the middle of the night in order to hike it in time for the sunrise.The m...
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  • Portsea, Victoria

    Hike to Fort Nepean

    4.3
    4.3 mi / 98.4 ft gain
    Starting at the car park, you can choose to either head to the visitors centre (north east of the car park) to look at the information boards or you can head straight to the walk. At the visitors centre, you can arrange for a shuttle back from the fort if you wish or there are also washrooms avai...
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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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  • Kanangra Walls Lookout, New South Wales

    Catch the Sunrise at Kanangra Walls

    0.6 mi / 65.6 ft gain
    The Drive Kanangra Walls is a 220km drive from Sydney. Expect to take 3 1/2 hours + add some time for a pit stop. The easiest way to navigate here is to use your GPS and head for Boyd River Campground. This will take you along the Great Western Highway through the Blue Mountains til you reach the...
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  • Maroon, Queensland

    Hike to the Summit of Mt. Maroon

    3.7 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
    The trail begins at the car park at the end of Cotswold Road, easily found on Google Maps. This is an unsealed road but is suitable for most vehicles. You will see a Pathogen Control Station (shoe scrubber), this is where the actual trail starts.Follow the trail through open grazing land for a fe...
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  • Harrietville, Victoria

    Summit Mt. Feathertop

    5.0
    13.7 mi / 4921.3 ft gain
    Mt Feathertop is an iconic peak within the Victorian Alps. At the summit, spectacular 360 degree mountain views await as you stand over 1500m above the valleys below. There are two main access routes to the summit of Mt. Feathertop, Razorback Ridge from Mt. Hotham or the Bungalow Spur Track from ...
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  • Forrestfield, Western Australia

    Hike to Lesmurdie Falls

    3.5
    1.2 mi
    This walk is particularly recommended in winter and spring when the rains swell Lesmurdie Brook which tumbles over the Darling Range Escarpment. Walking down the hill, the trail follows the brook until it reaches a bridge at the top of the falls. A lookout allows you to view the falls and, on a c...
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  • Patonga, New South Wales

    Warrah Lookout

    Drink your morning coffee with incredible panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Hawkesbury River. Drive to Patonga and from the end of the beach follow the trailhead signs to Pearl Beach. A steep incline for the first 10-15 minutes of the walk will get the legs burning. Once it starts to plate...
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  • Rottnest Island, Western Australia

    Explore Rottnest Island

    5.0
    Rottnest Island is probably most famous for its adorable Quokka population, but the island also has lots more to explore outside the main settlement.  With well-marked walking and biking trails both on the beach, track and road, there of tons of places to see. With trails as long as 40km, you can...
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  • Mount Field, Tasmania

    Hike in the Tasmanian Wilderness at Russell Falls

    5.0
    0.7 mi
    Within the Russell Falls area, there are a number of hikes of varying difficulty to choose from, all starting at the main car park of the pristine Mt Field National Park. Please note that there is a fee associated with entry, with a vehicle of up to 8 people costing $24. This is money well spent,...
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  • Lamb Range, Queensland

    Swim at Crystal Cascades Waterfall

    5.0
    0.7 mi / 60 ft gain
    Starting from the Crystal Cascades parking lot at the end of the Redlynch Intake Road follow the paved and well signed path up 1.2 KM to see the beautiful Crystal Cascades Waterfall. Along the path are plenty of spots for lunch and gorgeous opportunities for pictures. If its warm out (which it al...
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  • Iguana Creek, Victoria

    Backpack Mitchell River

    5.0
    23.6 mi / 4986.9 ft gain
    The thing I loved the most about this hike is how isolated it was. It may have been the time of year, but in the spring I saw no one else on the trail for two days, though I did see snakes, monitors, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, and many birds. Given it was springtime, the forest was full of wi...
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