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Best trails in Australia

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Ready to check out the best trails in Australia? AllTrails has 3,551 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park or Neerabup National Park - we've got you covered. If you're looking for great state park trails check out Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park in Tasmania or Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales. Or for some great local park options, check out Werribee Gorge State Park near , Victoria or Lesmurdie Falls Picnic Area near , Western Australia. Ready for some activity? There are 1,566 moderate trails in Australia ranging from 1 to 599.6 km and from 0 to 2,220 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - The Overland Track
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 77.7 km • Est. Multi-day
Permits required from October to May. During these months, the walk must be completed north to south and you will need to reserve in advance. Around 8000 people from all around Australia and the worldShow more
#2 - Spit Bridge to Manly Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 9.5 km • Est. 2 h 50 m
This route can be done in either direction, but most people go from Spit Bridge to Manly. The trail can get a bit dusty in summer, and doesn’t offer much shade so wear plenty of sunscreen! Feeling enShow more
#3 - Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 14.3 km • Est. 4 h 3 m
A must do if you are in Sydney. The trail can certainly be crowded, but this is easily overcome by the jaw dropping vistas at every turn. There is great bus service to both Bondi and Coogee. Apply plShow more
#4 - Grand Canyon Track
Blue Mountains National Park
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Length: 5.8 km • Est. 2 h 8 m
Waterfalls, ferns, and amazing views define the popular Grand Canyon Track. This is a challenging but short hike through lush vegetation that takes you along a series of ledges that make up this WorldShow more
#5 - Werribee Gorge Circuit Walk
Werribee Gorge State Park
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Length: 7.4 km • Est. 2 h 40 m
The Werribee Gorge is a beautiful route along the Werribee River. There are a few technical areas requiring some scrambling and possibly cables, but they’re not that difficult to maneuver. There are eShow more
#6 - Cape to Cape Track
Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park
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Length: 126.7 km • Est. Multi-day
This legendary track spans over 76 miles from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin. The route traverses the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge in southwestern Australia. There is seasonal water and camping spots aShow more
#7 - Larapinta Trail
West MacDonnell National Park
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Length: 223.7 km • Est. Multi-day
This is an excellent long distance route for the experienced backpacker. The route extends from Alice Springs all the way to Mount Sonder. This area gets incredibly hot in the summer so most people chShow more
#8 - Halls Gap to Pinnacle Circular
Grampians National Park
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Length: 9.7 km • Est. 3 h 32 m
There are two ways to reach the beautiful views of the Pinnacle. One route is shown on this page, starting in Halls Gap. The other route is coming from the Wonderland Road Car Park. This route starts Show more
#9 - Lerderderg Gorge, Spur Track, Long Point Track, and Blackwood Ranges Track Circuit
Lerderderg State Park
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Length: 16.1 km • Est. 5 h 46 m
This hike has excellent payoffs. You'll start along Lerderderg Gorge before splitting off on the Spur Track. After going north for a couple miles you'll take a left onto the Long Point Track. The portShow more
#10 - Wineglass Bay, Isthmus and Hazards Beach Track
Freycinet National Park
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Length: 11.3 km • Est. 3 h 33 m
This is a popular route offering incredible views of Wineglass Bay. The walk can be done in either direction, but most people choose to go clockwise. This way you get the stairs up to Wineglass LookouShow more
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