18 of the best day walks in Australia

By Josie Sargent/Dallas Hewett 2 September 2010
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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