I’ve written about all the national parks in Australia that I’ve had the chance to visit. So, I figured that it might be useful to give you guys an overview of all fourteen of them.
Overview of National Parks in Australia
Alpine National Park
Alpine National Park is located northern Victoria and encompasses an area of the magnificent Australian Alps.
Blue Mountains National Park
Only a two-hour drive from Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park is huge and offers world-class hiking.
Coorong National Park
A less-known park in South Australia, Coorong National Park is a fabulous stretch of coastline, made up of estuaries, sand dunes, beaches and shallow lagoons.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
The iconic Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is home to possibly the most well-known natural landmark in Tasmania.
Flinders Ranges National Park
Dry red sand, rugged mountain ranges and Australian wildlife is what visitors to Flinders Ranges National Park will encounter.
Francois Peron National Park
This amazing national park on the coast of Western Australia features shallow seas, lagoons, inland desert and lots of high-profile marine life, such as sharks, dugongs and whales.
Freycinet National Park
Home to Wineglass Bay, easily one of the most stunning beaches on earth, Freycinet National Park is located in the Tasmanian east coast.
Grampians National Park
The Grampians are a mountain range in Victoria that rises up abruptly out of the surrounding plains. This is a superb park for hiking, fishing, camping and wildlife watching.
Kalbarri National Park
Kalbarri National Park’s landscape is made up coastal cliffs, sandy beaches, rocky desert gorges and rivers.
Kosciuszko National Park
Situated adjacent to Alpine National Park in the Australian Alps, Kosciuszko National Park offers hiking, cycling and fishing in summer and skiing and other winter sports in winter.
Mount Field National Park
Mount Field National Park, comprising a wooded area in central Tasmania, is home to some of the world’s tallest trees and the tallest flowering plants in the world.
Nambung National Park
Only a short drive north of Perth, Nambung National Park is home the Australia’s most surreal landscape – a landscape of hundreds of limestone pillars that rise up out of the desert floor.
Nullarbor National Park
The Nullarbor Plain stretches out along the coast of South Australia and eastern Western Australia. It’s the largest single piece of limestone in the world and it’s completely empty.
Sydney Harbour National Park
Located entirely within the boundaries of Sydney NSW, Sydney Harbour National Park includes hidden beaches, islands, inlets and bays in Sydney Harbour.
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Home to the southernmost point on the Australian mainland, Wilsons Promontory National Park is a stunning place to go hiking.