And here no one would talk of beach surfing at Sydney Opera or magnificent museums in Brisbane or about the harbors, seafood, garden & parks in the city of Sydney, or Adelaide’s art festivals and 1869 food hall or Perth’s well-known beaches and ports. Not every time, city lights are enough to please our minds or chill our mood. Sometimes, all you need is pull your boots on and get stuck in through rainforest, across open plains, over the mountains ridges and beside lakes and oceans. Something that would play Tame Impala’s “solitude is bliss” in your mind and cause a stir to unravel the places worth your holidays.A plan or a place first? To avoid you from getting into a chicken and egg situation, we will help you with the list of some amazing hiking places in Australia that you will want to jump into right then.
#1 Heysen Trail, SA
This 1,200-kilometre hiking trail in South Australia offers you breathtaking landscapes while you pass through the hike, which is open for seven months a year. This trail takes you to Barossa Valley and Wilpena pond while exposing you to the most beautiful historic towns wrapped with pine forests, vine yards, coastal areas, native bushlands and farmlands in your list. If you are a beginner, you can explore the south section from Cape Jervis to Spalding which is a real eye-candy. For the ones who want to challenge their hiking boots and step in more, north section from Spalding to Parachilna Gorge is recommended for the rewarding experience.
#2 Wilsons Promontory, VIC
It would be unbelievable if you had been to Australia’s mainland but not to Victoria’s most loved places, Wilson Promontory. Best known for the most amazing array of bushwalks taking you anywhere just in an hour to three days on clock, this trail offers you spectacular coastlines and beaches, surrounding its forests and rainforest are the magnificent granite mountains that set the tone of hiking apart. The most comforting news is that this place offers you multitude of accommodation, ranging from camping to caravans, huts, retreats and cabins.
#3 Thorsborne Trail, QLD
Like no other hiking experience in Australia, Hinchinbrook Island has everything to offer from stunning beaches to craggy mountains and huge flourishes of healthy and delicate vegetation, and famed-up varied terrain.
It is highly recommended to get a permit booked to this island, since the island poses public prohibition, and only 40 people are permitted at once where they commute through water transport at both the ends of this trail. Patches of eucalypt and rainforest makes this island a must-visit near to Great Barrier Reef of the world heritage area.
#4 Larapinta Trail, NT
If you were to find the best place to get a spiritual escape through and a journey that could change your rough perspective to hiking, this hiking trail of 223 kilometers is everything you would need. This hiking experience offers you brutal terrain for a one-way walk trail that starts from Alice springs and brims to the top of Mount Sonder. Unexpected oases and some mind-splitting earth forms would come in your sight as you drain through the indigenous heritage of the land. If colorful sunrise and sunsets are something you wish for, be here and witness through the landscapes of larapinta along with myriad birdlife.
#5 Six Foot Track, NSW
One of the most unique hiking experiences that a national park could offer you, the Blue Mountains national park in New south wales, is setting off all the bars. Six Foot Track is one of the most complex hiking trails in Australia that stands as UNESCO world heritage site. The eucalyptus forests encompass the beautiful heritage horse track here. The walks by waterfalls and a walk down to the gorges win the hike. And to add to this beauty, the trip takes you to the distinct rock tower formation, well-known as “The three sisters” at Katoomba, truly justifying one of the most unparalleled views in the world.
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