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 is located northern Victoria and encompasses an area of the magnificent Australian Alps.
Only a two-hour drive from Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park is huge and offers world-class hiking.
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.
The iconic Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is home to possibly the most well-known natural landmark in Tasmania.
Dry red sand, rugged mountain ranges and Australian wildlife is what visitors to Flinders Ranges National Park will encounter.
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.
Home to Wineglass Bay, easily one of the most stunning beaches on earth, Freycinet National Park is located in the Tasmanian east coast.
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’s landscape is made up coastal cliffs, sandy beaches, rocky desert gorges and rivers.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Located entirely within the boundaries of Sydney NSW, Sydney Harbour National Park includes hidden beaches, islands, inlets and bays in Sydney Harbour.
Home to the southernmost point on the Australian mainland, Wilsons Promontory National Park is a stunning place to go hiking.