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    Looking for the best running 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 Running Spots in and near Australia

    • Bondi Beach, New South Wales

      Hike the Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

      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

      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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    • Bells Beach, Victoria

      Hike from Bells Beach to Point Addis

      9.6 mi / 853 ft gain
      Bells Beach is one of the first stops on the Great Ocean Road and an awesome spot to either surf or enjoy the small beach town vibe in the town of Torquay. Bells has some awesome storms and surges that come through so it's a great place to surf or watch the waves break. This trail can be either h...
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    • Lamb Range, Queensland

      Swim at Crystal Cascades Waterfall

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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