Now that the weather is getting warmer it’s time to start enjoying the outdoors again. Grab your gear, a snack and even your bathers and head to any of these great hikes near you.
Discover the beautiful natural surroundings as well as our most prominent historical military site at Point Nepean. This is a four-hour walk over 10 kilometres of sprawling lawns, shell grit tracks and through magnificent coastal bushland. The trail includes stunning views across the bay to Queenscliff as well as impressive historical army buildings of Fort Nepean. You could even catch the ferry to and from Queenscliff for an added adventure.
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New South Wales
Sydney folks could take a drive to Wollemi National Park. Not only do you get to hike through incredible bushland, you can also experience a short 2km hike through the cave track, which features glow worms. For a more substantial trek check out the most popular Pagoda Lookout Walking Track, which promises excellent views across the ancient pagoda rock formations. For more information, click here.
Chase a waterfall in South Australia. Just 35 minutes out of Adelaide you will find
Morialta Conservation Park where you can check out the extensive maps and choose your own adventure. You’ll be treated by some of natures’ most beautiful waterfalls, rugged ridges, cliffs and an incredible array of Australian wildlife. Visit the Morialta Conservation Park website to plan your trip.
Indigenous for “a home in the forest”, Kalamunda is east of Perth in the Darling Scarp. Take the 5 kilometre hike called “Rocky Pool Walk” and take in the gorgeous countryside in the heart of the parkland descending to the rock pool for a swim and lunch. Head back discovering the trailing creek and granite boulders along the way. Or if you are not keen for a swim, find more walks around Kalamunda here.
Stay cool in the shelter of the beautiful rainforest of D'Aguilar National Park, just 1.5 hours’ drive out of Brisbane. D’Aguilar National Park features a lush sub-tropical rainforest, bushland, views across the Summerset and Wivenhoe lakes and to top it off the opportunity to take a dip in the Rocky Hole rockpool. Plan your adventure here and don't forget your bathing suit.
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