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18 of the best day walks in Australia


Grab your boots, your day pack and a picnic lunch and hit these great Australian trails.

Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a weekend warrior, there are plenty of amazing day walks around Australia. From casual ambling by coastal trails to scaling sea stacks or volcanic domes, there's something for everyone.

So grab your picnic blanket, day pack and walking shoes and get outside to these places for some of the best day walks in Australia:

1. Grand Canyon
    Blue Mountains, New South Wales

2. Coomera Circuit
    Lamington National Park, Qld

3. The Canyon Walk
    Kings Canyon, Northern Territory

4. Wineglass Bay to Hazards Beach

5. Pinnacles Desert
    Western Australia

6. Mt Anne and Eliza Plateau

7. Mt Warning
    New South Wales

8. Barrk Sandstone Bushwalk
    Northern Territory

9. Cape Hillsborough

10. Mt Gower
      Lorde Howe Island, New South Wales

11. Bluff Knoll
      Western Australia

12. Sealers Cove Track
      Wilson's Prom, Vic 

13. Kata Tjuta
      Northern Territory


14. Raoul View to Tunnel Bay

15. Carnarvon Gorge


16. Macushla to Cape Richards


17. Rosewood Creek Circuit
      Dorrigo, New South Wales    

18. Bouddi Coast Walk
      New South Wales