Uluru under late afternoon sky in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The sandstone rock formation is one of Australias most famous sights.
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25 Best National Parks in Australia

Australia has over 500 national parks on over 28 million hectares of land, that’s about four percent of Australia’s land areas. Picking which ones to visit can seem like a taunting task, but no worries, we have handpicked the best national parks in Australia for you.

1. Kakadu National Park

View to Nourlangie from Anbangbang Billabong, Kakadu National Park, Australia
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2. Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park, Bungle Bungles rock formation in Australia
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3. Freycinet National Park

Aerial view of picturesque beach and mountains on sunny morning. Freycinet Park, Tasmania. Australia
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4. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru under late afternoon sky in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The sandstone rock formation is one of Australias most famous sights.
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5. Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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6. Great Sandy National Park

Fraser Island at Great Sandy National Park in Australia
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7. Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake Tasmania in Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park, Australia
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8. Daintree National Park

Mossman River Lookout, in the Mossman Gorge, in the Daintree National Park, Queensland, Australia.
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9. Nambung National Park

Pinnacles at Namburg National Park, Cervantes, Western Australia
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10. Port Campbell National Park

A picturesque photo of The Twelve Apostles, Australia
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11. Springbrook National Park

Natural Bridge Springbrook National Park in Australia
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12. Flinders Ranges National Park

Wilpena Pound in Flinders Ranges national park of South Australia. Panoramic view from Razorback lookout on a geology trail.
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13. Litchfield National Park

The beautiful Florence Falls in Litchfield National Park, with cool swimming hole at base. Northern Territory, Australia
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14. Royal National Park

Figure 8 pools, Royal National Park in Australia
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15. Grampians National Park

View from the Pinnacle of Halls Gap in the Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia
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16. Moreton Island National Park

Aerial view of Tangalooma Island shipwrecks and national park in Moreton Bay region, Queensland Australia
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17. Kalbarri National Park

Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia
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18. Karijini National Park

Spa Pool, Hamersley Gorge at sunset, Western Australia. Karijini National Park
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19. Whitsunday Islands National Park

Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays Islands National Park in Australia
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20. Blue Mountains National Park

Three Sisters Rocks, Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Australia
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21. Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park in Australia
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22. Carnarvon National Park

Aboriginal rock art at Carnarvon Gorge, Queensland, Australia
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23. Nitmiluk National Park

Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) national park in Australia
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24. Boodjamulla National Park

Couple in canoe at Lawn Hill Gorge, Queensland, Australia
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25. Dorrigo National Park

Looking out from under the waterfall at Dorrigo National Park, N.S.W. Australia.
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The Author


Ben is a professional web designer and the man behind the scenes of Road Affair. He has been traveling around the world with his partner in crime, Jazzy, since 2012.

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