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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

    • 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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    • Shoal Bay, New South Wales

      Climb Tomaree Head Summit

      0.6 mi / 528.2 ft gain
      Driving through Shoal Bay along the water you will come to a car park at the end of the road. There is beach access to Zenith Beach and this is also where Mount Tomaree Head Summit walk begins. The walk starts off fairly easy and is paved or has metal stairways for the duration of the summit. Aft...
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    • South Bruny, Tasmania

      Visit the Bruny Island Lighthouse

      Cape Bruny, at the south end of Bruny Island, is accessible by car. To enter the island you must take a ferry from Kettering (view website for times and prices: brunyislandferry.com.au). Once you park near the lighthouse, walk up the short path to the top of the hill and the lighthouse. From here...
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    • Petermann, Northern Territory

      Hike the Kings Canyon Rim Walk in Watarrka NP

      3.7 mi / 900 ft gain
      Kings Canyon is not a place to be missed in Australia's Northern Territory. Located at the western end of the George Gill Range in Watarrka National Park, you'll find an easily accessible but less well-known area of the Red Centre. Both for beautiful light and for staying cool in the heat of the ...
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    • Paddys Green, Queensland

      Explore Granite Gorge Nature Park

      Truly experience Australia's Northern Savannah wilderness at this nature park. Granite Gorge offers options for staying overnight, such as camping or renting a cabin (visit their website at granite gorge.com.au), but you can experience the park extensively during a day trip.Follow markers to walk...
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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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    • Rye, Victoria

      Photograph Lizard Head Point at Sunrise

      0.3 mi / 820.2 ft gain
      Victoria's Mornington Peninsula is a stunning example of one of Australia's many rugged coastlines, dotted with rock formations, pristine sand beaches & epic waves.  Lizard Head Rock is a unique formation rising out of the ocean which is especially beautiful at sunrise. The "hike" is really j...
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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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    • Cairns North, Queensland

      Relax at Cairns Esplanade

      Nestled between the city and the ocean is the Cairns Esplanade, a large public space including a grass park, many picnic benches and barbecues, the Lagoon (free outdoor swimming pool), walking paths, and restrooms. Cairns Esplanade offers a scenic view of the ocean and surrounding mountains. Brin...
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    • Wooroonooran, Queensland

      Visit the Mamu Tropical Skywalk

      The Mamu Tropical Skywalk offers a chance to walk high above the forest floor on a cantilever walkway that leads through the canopy. To see all the features of the skywalk requires a 2.5 km (round-trip) walk and takes at least an hour.The Forest walk starts out by winding through the forest floor...
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    • Fortescue, Tasmania

      Photograph the Tasman Peninsula by Boat

      Viewing the Tasman Peninsula by boat offers easy access and an amazing perspective of the towering dolerite sea cliffs that you can't get from land. Put your boat in at Fortescue Bay campground and travel out around the peninsula to the south. You can travel for hours with unending scenery and wi...
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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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    • Whitsundays, Queensland

      Hike Passage Peak

      3.1 mi / 787.4 ft gain
      If you're looking to catch the sunrise make sure to get up nice and early, as the walk from the trailhead to the summit could take up to an hour and a half (depending on how strong your coffee was). I aim to be at the peak about half an hour before dawn. When the insects of the night have stopped...
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    • Uluru, Northern Territory

      Camel Trek Sunrise at Ayers Rock

      While many people see and experience Ayers Rock, few do it in such a manner as camelback. Sunrise at Ayers Rock is particularly fascinating due to the unique colors of the landscape and its subsequent effect on the rock itself. Changing from Red to Orange to even Purple, the changing appearance o...
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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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    • The Gardens, Tasmania

      Camp at Bay of Fires, Tasmania

      The entire East Coast of Tasmania is amazing. I recommend doing the entire Eastern Drive. Sitting at the northeast corner of Tasmania is the Bay of Fires. There is over 50 kilometers of beautiful coastline with orange rock and white sand beaches, so you'll want to stay a day or 2 to explore the w...
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