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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 Eliza Trailhead, Tasmania

      Summit Mount Eliza

      4.0
      The hike to the summit of Mount Eliza is one of the most physically tough but rewarding day hikes in the region. From the summit, an amazing view over the wilderness that surrounds you is unlike any that can be found outside of Southwest National Park.The trail begins by leading you along flat ma...
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    • 35 Echo Point Road, New South Wales

      Photograph the Three Sisters

      4.0
      0.75 mi / 200 ft gain
      No visit to Katoomba and the Blue Mountains would be complete without viewing the Three Sisters. There is a main viewing area at Echo Point, which offers amazing views of the rock formation and the surrounding valley, with the Blue Mountain's signature hazy blue tint. However, this area can get p...
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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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    • Herron, Western Australia

      Explore Lake Clifton and the Thrombolites

      4.0
      0.4 mi
      This is one of the lesser known areas that has the conditions to allow thrombolites to thrive - a biofilm on the rocks that shows you what life looked like at the dawn of time billions of years ago.The walk is quite short (600m), but there is another option to take a 5km loop walk along Lake Clif...
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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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    • Torndirrup, Western Australia

      Hike the Bald Head Walk Trail

      7.8 mi / 2063.6 ft gain
      In Western Australia it’s not unusual to have to travel long distances to experience something out of the ordinary so when you can travel 20 minutes from a city centre and be immersed in a different world, you take advantage.The Bald Hill Walk Trail is a short drive from Albany in the state’s sou...
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    • Mount Cooke, Western Australia

      Hike Sullivan's Rock to Monadnocks

      4.0
      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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    • Violet Street, New South Wales

      Explore Scenic World

      1.5 mi
      The Katoomba area of the Blue Mountains is so packed with epic sights that it's difficult to see them all! Scenic World allows you to see many of these sights, such as Katoomba Falls, the Three Sisters, and walking on the forest floor in just a few hours. You also get the added experience of ridi...
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    • Uluru, Northern Territory

      Hike the Uluru Base Trail (Ayers Rock)

      3.0
      5.8 mi
      In the middle of nowhere within the Northern Territory Red Centre desert sits an amazing and iconic site of Australia - Uluru. Also known as Ayers Rock, this sandstone rock is said to be the largest monolith in the world standing at 1142 ft high.To get to here you’ll fly directly into Uluru airpo...
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    • Mossman Gorge, Queensland

      Hike and Swim at Mossman Gorge

      3.7 mi
      Mossman gorge is a beautiful attraction located in the southern part of Daintree National Park, 80 kilometres north of the regional town of Cairns and about five kilometres from the cane-farming town of Mossman. From the car park at the Mossman Gorge Centre begin the 1.8km walk from the Centre to...
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    • Hamelin Bay, Western Australia

      Swim with Stingrays at Hamelin Bay

      5.0
      Just 35km South of Margaret River lies one of Western Australia's best natural gems, Hamelin Bay.  The best part about this beach is that calm and shallow waters of the bay here are home to many beautiful sting rays.  Although you will not find this beach in most tourist pamphlets, that does not ...
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    • Hamilton, Victoria

      Explore the Hamilton Botanical Gardens

      5.0
      The Hamilton Gardens is a massive property right along the Waikato River which runs through the city. The focus of the gardens is to replicate the historical gardens of specific civilizations around the world.Parking is very easy as there is a massive lawn in front of the entrance and there is no...
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    • Deep Creek, South Australia

      Hike the Deep Creek Circuit

      7.5 mi
      The single-day Deep Creek Circuit hike is a varied trail that meanders through 12km of varied coastal wilderness. While there are options to do various, smaller segments of the trail, the best option is to cover the all-encompassing Circuit Track in a clockwise direction from the Tapanappa Lookou...
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