16 Off-the-Beaten Path Places to Explore in Australia
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Grampians National Park
Adventurous travelers can visit the sandstone mountain ranges in Grampians National Park, designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty in 1984. The national park is full of amazing stone formations like the Balconies — formerly called the “Jaws of Death,” or The Pinnacle, a lookout that gives stunning views over the Halls Gap area.
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For a tiny island that only covers around 1,700 square miles, Kangaroo Island is chock full of activities for adventurous tourists. One of the most interesting is Little Sahara, an area of sand dunes where visitors can sand board or just enjoy the rippling sand that stretches over a mile.
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Kakadu National Park
Renowned throughout Australia for its dense concentration of Indigenous cultural sites, Kakadu National Park is a stunning piece of land a few hours north of Darwin. Visitors can visit Jim Jim Falls – an 850 foot waterfall — or head to one of the Alligator Rivers for a scenic cruise.