Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about 

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

From hiking in Tasmania‘s rugged mountains to sun bathing on a tropical island beach in the Northern Territory, these are some of Australia’s hidden gems you need to add to your travel bucket list.

After months in and out of lockdown, many adventure seekers are keen to get back into the great outdoors.

As Covid restrictions ease and international borders open up, many eager travellers are opting to go overseas but there is so much on our own doorstep to discover.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach get away or an action-packed road trip, there will be something on the list for you.   

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

While Covid restrictions are still making international travel difficult, there is still plenty to explore on our very own doorstep from hiking in Tasmania’s rugged mountains to sun bathing on a tropical island beach in the Northern Territory

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Nicknamed the ‘Island of Smiles’ thanks to its cheery residents, the tropical Tiwi Islands are a beach lover’s paradise 

Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Nicknamed the ‘Island of Smiles’ thanks to its cheery residents, the Tiwi Islands are a beach lover’s paradise. 

Located 80km off the coast of Darwin, the Tiwi Islands boast pristine tropical beaches. 

The islands’ residents are renowned for their thriving arts and crafts culture that visitors are encouraged to get involved in with a range of exhibitions and creative activities. 

Aside from lazing on the beach, visitors can also enjoy wildlife tours, swimming, and  fishing. 

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Pender Bay in Western Australia, has incredible white-sand beaches with stunning hidden rock pools, red rock formations, and turquoise waters

Pender Bay Escape, Western Australia 

Pender Bay Escape on Western Australia’s Dampier Peninsula is the ultimate place to unwind and relax.  

You can enjoy your very own private clifftop bathtub while taking in the sweeping ocean views as the sun sets.

Nearby, there are incredible white-sand beaches with stunning hidden rock pools, red rock formations, and turquoise waters perfect for taking a dip.  

The cliff side luxurious camping ground might not remain a secret for long as it is popping up all over social media and booking up quickly.  

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

You can enjoy your very own private clifftop bathtub while taking in the sweeping ocean views as the sun sets

Lake Pedder, Tasmania

Nestled among rugged mountain ranges and lush rainforests, is the stunning Lake Pedder in Tasmania’s south west. 

Sitting in Tassie’s wilderness world heritage area, the pristine Lake Pedder is one of the country’s largest fresh water lakes.

The lake has some of the best fishing in the state and visitors can enjoy a range of  activities including kayaking, swimming, boating and hiking.  

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Sitting in Tassie’s wilderness world heritage area, the pristine Lake Pedder is one of the country’s largest fresh water lakes

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

The lake has some of the best fishing in the state and visitors can enjoy a range of activities including kayaking, swimming, boating and hiking

Secret Springs, Western Australia 

Set in Western Australia’s stunning Kimberley region, tucked in among the gorges is this secluded oasis, aptly named Secret Springs. 

Those keen to take a dip in the spring will have to brave a two-hour drive on gravel roads but the rewards will be worth it. 

Secret Springs is a natural series of infinity pools and waterfalls with crystal clear cool water to relieve you from the Kimberley heat. 

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Secret Springs is a secluded natural series of infinity pools and waterfalls with crystal clear cool water set in Western Australia’s stunning Kimberley region

 Explorer’s Way, South Australia to Northern Territory

Adventurers after an epic road trip passing by some of the country’s favourite natural beauties will love Explorer’s Way – a 3000km driving trail that connects Adelaide to Darwin. 

There are many possible itineraries but the track should take a minimum of 14 days if you want to take in everything the journey has to offer.  

Drivers on Explorer’s Way can stop and explore some of Australia’s iconic outback treasures including Coober Pedy, Uluru, Watarrka, Devils Marbles, and the Macdonnell Ranges. 

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Drivers on Explorer’s Way can stop and explore some of Australia’s iconic outback treasures including Coober Pedy, Uluru, Watarrka, Devils Marbles, and the Macdonnell Ranges

Lost City, New South Wales 

Just a short drive away from Lithgow lies one of the Blue Mountain’s best hidden gems, The Lost City.

Beyond the region’s usual tourist attractions are these striking natural rock formations that together resemble a crumbling city skyline. 

You will need a proper four-well drive to get the to unique stone pagodas but keen hikers can also walk the 3km from Bungleboori. 

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Beyond the Blue Mountain’s usual tourist attractions is the Lost City – a cluster striking natural rock formations that together resemble a crumbling city skyline

Five Beaches loop track, Queensland 

Only 10km from the country’s most northern point is a secluded 4WD track that winds through a series of isolated beaches.  

Located on the eastern side of Cape York Peninsula, the track will lead keen four-wheel-drivers to a string of isolated beaches, stunning lakes, rainforests, and rolling hills with plenty of camping and fishing spots. 

A small detour away from the track is the Sommerset ruins that are definitely worth a visit for history buffs. 

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, Here are seven little-known hidden gems in Australia you need to know about , The Today News USA

Only 10km from the country’s most northern point is the secluded Five Beach loop 4WD track that winds through a series of isolated beaches