Australians are more likely to take a holiday in their own country than to head overseas, according to a report from Stayz. It’s no wonder with views like these. 

These 42 Australia photos will make you want to travel all around the land Down Under. 

1. Tallebudgera Creek
1. Tallebudgera Creek
Tallebudgera Creek

Tallebudgera Creek, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. 

2. Heart Reef, Whitsundays Queensland
2. Heart Reef, Whitsundays Queensland
Heart Reef

 Heart Reef on the Great Barrier Reef Queensland, Australia

3. Lucky Bay, WA
3. Lucky Bay, WA
Kangaroo on the beach in WA

Lucky Bay in the Cape Le Grand National Park near Esperance, Western Australia

 
4. Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu, NT
4. Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu, NT
Jim Jim falls, Kakadu

After a long 4WD trip, Jim Jim Falls are a welcome sight. 

5. Bondi Beach Sydney Australia
5. Bondi Beach Sydney Australia
Bondi Beach

Bondi isn’t just famous for the beach. The Icebergs club at the Southern End is one of the most photographed spots in Sydney. 

6. Lake Hillier, Western Australia
6. Lake Hillier, Western Australia
Lake

This amazing pink lake is a natural landmark in Western Australia. What causes the pink colour is up for debate, but it is most likely from the microorganisms that live in the salt water. 

 

7. Cradle Mountain Tasmania
7. Cradle Mountain Tasmania
Cradle Mountain & Dove Lake

Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake in Tasmania. 

8. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays Qld
8. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays Qld
Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays has some of the whitest sand in the world. It’s beautiful from the shore. 

9. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays Qld
9. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays Qld
Whitehaven Beach

But it’s even better from above. 

10. Rainbow Cliffs, NT
10. Rainbow Cliffs, NT
Rainbow Cliffs, NT

Rainbow Cliffs – Nhulunbuy, Arnhem Land Australia.  

11. Heron Island, Qld
11. Heron Island, Qld
Heron Island

You can easily snorkel around the wreck on Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. 

12. Mungo National Park
12. Mungo National Park
Mungo National Park

Mungo National Park is like a moonscape. 

13. The Murray River
13. The Murray River
Murray River

Australia isn’t just about beaches. The rivers are spectacular too. The Murray River. FACTS HERE> 

14. Uluru
14. Uluru
Uluru

The beginning of the Mala Walk, Uluru, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. Picture: Shutterstock

15. Burleigh Heads, Qld
15. Burleigh Heads, Qld
Burleigh Heads, Qld

Burleigh Heads is less well-known than Surfers Paradise. You will love the view here. 

16. Tangalooma Qld
16. Tangalooma Qld
Tangalooma, Qld

At Tangalooma in Queensland the dolphins swim up to the beach to say hello. 

17. Blue Mountains
17. Blue Mountains
Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are about an hour west of the Sydney CBD. 

18. Broome, WA
18. Broome, WA
Broome, WA

Off road in Western Australia, Broome, Kimberley.

19. Nitmilik Gorge, NT
19. Nitmilik Gorge, NT
Nitmilik Gorge

Nitmilik Gorge Northern Territory Australia. Picture: Shutterstock

20. Fraser Island, Qld
20. Fraser Island, Qld
Fraser Island, Qld

Fraser Island is the best place to camp in Australia. These lakes are actually filled with freshwater. 

21 Kiama, NSW
21 Kiama, NSW
Kiama NSW

Minnamurra rainforest near Kiama in New South Wales, Australia.

22. Turquoise Bay, WA
22. Turquoise Bay, WA
Turquoise Bay, WA

Turquoise Bay, Cape Range National Park, Western Australia. 

23. Montague Island, NSW
23. Montague Island, NSW
Montague Island, NSW

Montague Island on the NSW South Coast is home to hundreds of seals.

24. Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Tas
24. Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Tas
Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Tasmania, Australia.

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Tasmania, Australia is spectacular when the lavender is in bloom.

25. Beerbarrel Beach, Tas
25. Beerbarrel Beach, Tas
Beerbarrel Beach, Tasmania.

Beerbarrel Beach is one of Tasmania’s hidden gems.

26. Barossa Valley, SA
26. Barossa Valley, SA
Barossa Valley

Love wine? You have to visit South Australia’s Barossa Valley. 

27. Gunlum Falls, Kakadu National Park, NT
27. Gunlum Falls, Kakadu National Park, NT
Gunlum Falls, Kakadu National Park, NT

Gunlum Falls, Kakadu National Park, NT

28. Gold Coast, Qld
28. Gold Coast, Qld
Gold Coast Qld

The Gold Coast is where the highrise meets the ocean. 

29. The Hunter Valley, NSW
29. The Hunter Valley, NSW
Hunter Valley, NSW

The Hunter Valley is another fantastic wine region in New South Wales, Australia. 

30. The Twelve Apostles
30. The Twelve Apostles
The Twelve Apostles

The Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

31. Kosciuszko National Park
31. Kosciuszko National Park
Kosciuszko National Park

Take a walk through Kosciuszko National Park and climb Australia’s highest mountain. 

32. Rottnest Island, WA
32. Rottnest Island, WA
Rottnest Island, WA

Rottnest has beautiful beaches with bright, blue water. It’s also home to quokas. 

33. Ningaloo Reef, WA
33. Ningaloo Reef, WA
Ningaloo Reef WA

Aerial photography of Cape Range National Park and Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth Western Australia

34. Wentworth Falls, NSW
34. Wentworth Falls, NSW
Wentworth Falls, NSW

Wentworth Falls can be found in the Blue Mountains NSW. The hike is easy enough to do with kids. 

35. Horizontal Falls, WA
35. Horizontal Falls, WA
Horizontal Falls, WA

Horizontal Falls, WA is one of the rarest places on earth. 

36. Tangalooma Sand Dunes
36. Tangalooma Sand Dunes
Tangalooma

These beautiful sandblows form when strong winds break through the vegetation cover, driving sand from the eroding dunes into new formations.

37. Fitzroy Island, Qld
37. Fitzroy Island, Qld
Fitzroy Island, Qld

Fitzroy Island is only a 30-minute boat ride from Cairns. Picture: Fitzroy Island Resort

38. King George Falls, WA
38. King George Falls, WA
King George Falls, WA

An aerial view of King George Falls in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

39. Sydney's Northern Beaches, NSW
39. Sydney's Northern Beaches, NSW
Rock pool Northern Beaches, Sydney

If you go to Sydney, you should venture north of the harbour to see some of these incredible beaches. 

40. The Southern Lights, Tas
40. The Southern Lights, Tas
Southern Lights Tasmania

If you’re in Tasmania, you may be able to see the Southern Lights at night. 

41. Bruny Island, Tas
41. Bruny Island, Tas
Bruny Island, Tasmania

Bruny Island Neck View of the isthmus connecting the North and South of Bruny Island, southern Tasmania.

42. Hamersley Gorge, WA
42. Hamersley Gorge, WA
Hamersley Gorge

Hamersley Gorge, Spa Pool, Karijini National Park, North West, Western Australia