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    Looking for the best photography 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 Photography Spots in and near Australia

    • Mount Warning, New South Wales

      Hike to the Mount Warning Summit

      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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    • Byron Bay, New South Wales

      Explore Cape Byron

      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

      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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    • Manly, New South Wales

      Hike North Head Sanctuary

      8.1 mi / 1099.1 ft gain
      Since there are many different walkways, I have put together several different ways to get to North Head, though there are many different places to explore along the way. It's a great way to get outside the Sydney and escape for a few hours without a long commute. If you follow the paths around t...
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    • Beech Forest, Victoria

      Explore Hopetoun Falls on the Great Ocean Road, Australia

      Hopetoun Falls has around 200 stairs descending into the lush rainforest to reach Hopetoun Falls, it may seem like a daunting idea and one that could also be rough on the old’ knees.  It is worth the struggle though just so you can witness this 30 metre fall of ice-cold water into the Aire River....
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    • Repentance Creek, New South Wales

      Hike Minyon Falls Loop

      5.1 mi
      Located within Nightcap National Park, Minyon Falls is approximately 30 minutes South-West of the sleepy, hippie town of Mullumbimby. Mullum has an eclectic market on the third Saturday of the month from 9am-2pm with which you could synch your hike.Minyon Falls itself flows over a 100m cliff befo...
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    • Waterfall, New South Wales

      Hike to Uloola Falls

      8.7 mi / 70 ft gain
      The trail begins at the waterfall station commuter car park. Head down the small flight of stairs at the rear of the parking area to the forest where you will find a sign for the hike. Follow the path for 7 KM staying with the signs for Uloola Falls. The path is well cleared and marked. With a fe...
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    • Port Melbourne, Victoria

      Photograph Princes Pier

      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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    • Bundeena, New South Wales

      Hike the Coast Track from Bundeena to Wattamolla

      14.9 mi / 1246.7 ft gain
      This hike is a part of the 26km Coast Track in Royal National Park. Please note that you must purchase a parking permit from one of the visitors centres. Another option is to make this hike into a point-to-point and leave the second car at the Wattamolla day area.You can also get to Bundeena from...
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    • Coalcliff, New South Wales

      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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    • Royal National Park, New South Wales

      Hike Curra Moors Loop Track

      6.2 mi
      Please note that a lot of the track is exposed, so make sure if it's a nice day to bring a hat and sun protection. If it's rainy, please be careful of the rocks and note that the trail can get boggy.At certain times of the year, you can see whales off the coast as the track follows their migrator...
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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

      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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    • Noosa North Shore Beach Campground, Queensland

      Weekend Getaway to Double Island Point

      Starting in Tewantin, a mere two hour drive north of Brisbane on the outskirts of Noosa, drive north on Moorindil St. onto a barge which takes you across the Noosa River, delivering you a short 2 miles from the beginning of your adventure! After driving off the barge follow Maximillian Road and a...
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    • Yallingup, Western Australia

      Take a Dip in the Injidup Natural Spa

      Just a few minutes drive from the bustling little town of Yallingup, towards Margaret River along Caves Road, you'll find a road heading west (Wyadup Road). Following it right to the end there's a carpark with amazing views of the Indian Ocean. You'll probably bump into a few surfers trying to ca...
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