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    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

    • Mount Cooke, Western Australia

      Hike Sullivan's Rock to Monadnocks

      7.5 mi / 1650 ft gain
      Sullivan Rock to Monadnocks is a tricky one to find initially, but once you've worked out where to start and you've got the start of the trail sorted, it's easy from there. Start by pinning the corner of Albany Highway and Jarrahdale Road in your GPS. It's the easiest point from which to locate t...
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    • Woolamai, Victoria

      Bike the Bass Coast Rail Trail

      28.6 mi / 820.2 ft gain
      Many people complete the trail by beginning and ending in Wonthaggi. We decided to do the opposite and start in Woolamai, just a 90 minutes drive from Melbourne.Park the car on the side of Woolamai Road, unload the bikes and jump straight on the trail heading south-east. You'll begin by passing d...
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    • Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

      Hike Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

      11.2 mi / 5068.9 ft gain
      Cradle Mountain stands at 1545m high, making it the 5th tallest mountain in Tasmania. It is roughly a 2.5 hour drive west from Launceston and situated in the Central Highlands. The hike can be done on the well-known Overland Track (65km, 5-6 days), or as a day trip from Dove Lake. The day trip gi...
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    • Darling Downs, Western Australia

      Hike the Wungong Gorge

      7.5 mi
      This adventure is about 12 km's there and back. You can park your car on south western hwy and walk there and back, observing God's creation in the meantime. When you get at the end you can eat a snack at the picnic tables or even have lunch there. You can also walk up the road to the Yungong Dam...
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    • Waitpinga, South Australia

      Trail Run the Newland Head Conservation Park

      7.1 mi
      Location Utilising a portion of South Australia’s infamous Heysen Trail, the majority of the run lies within the boundaries of the iconic Newland Head Conservation Park, a 90 minute drive south of Adelaide. As the trail section connects the Kings Beach carpark to the Waitpinga Campground, a total...
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    • Kalamunda, Western Australia

      Hike the Bibbulmun Track

      624.5 mi
      The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda, a suburb in the hills on the outskirts of Perth, to the historic town of Albany on the south coast. It passes through the heart of the scenic south west of Western Australia. The Track is ...
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    • Quorn, South Australia

      Hike Devil's Peak, South Astralia

      1.5 mi / 1322.2 ft gain
      While this 2.4km return adventure is a must for anyone visiting the Southern Flinders Ranges, please take note that it cannot be climbed during fire-ban season, which usually occurs between November and April. All this means, though, is that you can enjoy it in the winter months when the area is ...
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    • Finch Hatton, Queensland

      Hike the Finch Hatton Gorge

      2.5 mi / 492.1 ft gain
      Finch Hatton Gorge is located around 80km West of Mackay in North Queensland. It lies within the Eungella National Park and is home to an expanse of waterfalls, gorges and pristine wilderness. From the car park there is a well maintained track which leads to the two main swimming holes. After tre...
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    • Cape Hillsborough, Queensland

      Hike the Andrews Point Trail at Cape Hillsborough

      3.2 mi / 328.1 ft gain
      Located around 50km from the city of Mackay, Cape Hillsborough National Park offers unspoilt wilderness like no other. Dense rainforest meets secluded beaches and there's a 99% chance you'll see a kangaroo bounding along the coastline.The Andrews Point Trail is one of the most scenic hikes I've e...
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    • Glenisla, Victoria

      Backpack to The Fortress and Mt Thackeray

      17.4 mi / 3937 ft gain
      In the summer, this hike can be extremely dry, so make sure to bring lots of water. There are some creeks that offer water, but they can be mere trickles at certain times of year (as we found out!). The first day of the hike is 6km. To start, head to the south section of the car park and follow t...
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    • Tannum Sands, Queensland

      Hike the Wild Cattle Walk

      2.9 mi / 3.3 ft gain
      This hike is super easy, practically no elevation gain.  Drive to the end of Wild Cattle Creek Rd in Tannum Sands. At the end of the road there will be a large turn around and you will also find a boat ramp and the trail head to the right clearly marked. Also, make sure you do not use the boat tr...
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    • Flinders Chase, South Australia

      Hike around Cape du Couedic on Kangaroo Island

      2.5 mi
      These walks allow you to see some of the most spectacular and famous portions of Flinders Chase National Park. The park is well-marked and informative of the different areas, making it very interesting to visit. Make sure to start at the visitors centre, which is on your way into the park, in ord...
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    • Fortescue, Tasmania

      Backpack Cape Pillar

      18 mi
      This hike has recently been newly built with a spectacular wooden boardwalk winding in and out of the forest and along the cliffs. As with other hikes in Australia, please make sure to book your campsite prior to heading out! The Three Capes Track, a newly built four-day hike starting in Port Art...
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    • Port Macquarie, New South Wales

      Hike Port Macquarie's Rugged Coastline

      2.5 mi / 129 ft gain
      Situated 550km from Brisbane and 385km from Sydney, Port Macquarie is a great spot to spend the night or a few days, and explore the New South Wales Mid North Coast. This stunning coastal hike can take you from Port Macquarie's Lighthouse Beach all the way into the centre of town, but for those n...
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    • Kakadu, Northern Territory

      Hike to the Ubirr Rock Art Sites

      1.2 mi
      Kakadu National Park is one of my favourite places in Australia. Located several hundred kilometers east of Darwin in the Northern Territory, the park is 20,000 square kms of beautifully preserved wildlife and history. This part of the park is only open during the dry season, as large portions of...
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    • Wilyabrup, Western Australia

      Hike to Quinninup Falls

      2.5 mi / 100 ft gain
      The Rundown When you think of Australia, you think of red deserts and white sandy beaches, right? Well, you can bet after some heavy rainfall there's a waterfall or two somewhere to be found! In Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, the walk to Quinninup Falls is only 2km out of 125km on the epic Ca...
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