5 Australian Viewpoints to Visit on your Road Trip

February 15, 2018 , In: Travel , With: No Comments
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Renowned for stunning coastlines, clear blue waters, and bizarre wildlife, Australia is every photographers dream! Whether you want a city getaway in Sydney, or a rural experience in the outback, you’ll not be left short of things to do, or sights to see. With the help of travel comparison website, Compare and Choose, we have put together the top 5 viewpoints that cannot be missed!

 

75 Mile Beach Road

Situated on the world heritage-listed Fraser Island, this impressive stretch of pure white sand is renowned for more than just its 75mile length. The East Coast of the island is home to the Maheno shipwreck. The rusting, barnacle coated vessel lies just off the coastline and has become a real land mark attraction. For some ‘you time’, be sure to visit the Champagne Pools, a collection of saltwater pools formed by volcanic rock – the only place safe for saltwater swimming on the island! A short walk North, will bring you to the Indian Head, a striking rock formation, overlooking the ocean. The photo opportunities are endless!

Red Centre Way

Travelling through Central Australia? Be sure to drive through Red Centre Way, with a horizon of vibrant desert sand and dotted with canyons and gorges that dwarf the nature, it’s the perfect stop off for a camping trip. Lay back in the darkness and watch the night sky twinkle above you – the jet-black sky is breath taking.

Katherine Gorge

The spectacular Katherine Gorge is nestled in Nitmiluk National, and offers panoramic views from all angles. Home to a mix of wildlife including the native crocodile and colourful birds, like the Red-collared Lorikeet, makes this national park the place for some truly unique photo opportunities. If you’re comfortable in the wilderness, the park has two camping grounds for caravans, for those who want to be truly immersed by the surroundings.

Head of the Bight

One of the most spectacular whale watching sites in the world, Head of the Bight is a must, especially if you’re visiting in the winter months! The surrounding area is equally as impressive, with towering sand dunes and limestone cliffs. You’re guaranteed to be impressed with the Bunda Cliffs and coastline alone, whales present or not!

Great Barrier Reef

Officially classed as one of the seven wonders of the world, the reef can be seen from the Queensland coast, and is one of the most famous areas of Australia. As a major tourist spot, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything lacking in the surrounding area. The variety of birds, fish and coral in the reef make it a hotspot for any nature lover, with plenty of opportunities for unique photo and one-of-a-kind memories!

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