Australia is surrounded by more than 8,000 islands within its marine borders, ranging from large land masses to small rocky islands. Therefore, the Australian islands provide a great variety, which everyone can enjoy. Read with us about the most beautiful islands in Australia and choose between them for an unforgettable adventure.
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Tasmania is Australia’s most populated and largest island. From Georgian architecture in the capital, Hobart, to green rainforests and white-sand beaches, there are a host of both natural and cultural attractions to explore on this island. Tasmania also features 19 national parks, which have some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.
White Sandy Whitsunday Islands
Composed of volcanic remains that erupted eons ago, the White Sandy Islands boasts some of the stunning landscapes of Australia. Nestled between Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef Reef, the islands – largely uninhabited – are popular stops for snorkeling, diving and sailing.
Lush rainforests and idyllic beaches also attract nature lovers. For sun lovers, Whitehaven Beach is the main attraction on the 74 islands that make up the White Sanday Archipelago.
Located off the coast of Queensland, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. Rich in ancient rainforests, freshwater lakes and vibrant wetlands. There are also gigantic sand dunes to explore and long trails of sandy beaches to enjoy. Animal life is also very abundant, and the island is one of the best places in the world to see sea camel.
Kangaroo Island, the third largest island in Australia, is the perfect place to closely watch the country’s wildlife. More than a third of the island is a national park where thousands of koalas and kangaroos roam. They also have marine creatures, from penguins to fur seals and sea lions.
The island is characterized by a breathtaking landscape thanks to its cliffs and impressive rock formations, where the marked trails of walking through the forests take you to the rugged coast.
Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island, a crescent shaped island, is a remote tropical island between Australia and New Zealand. It remained undiscovered until 1833, so it was largely untouched by modern development. Today, only 400 tourists are allowed on its shores at any given time. Many high-end resorts provide amazing amenities for those lucky enough to visit the island. The pure water makes the island ideal for swimming, snorkeling and diving, while the large numbers of birds nesting on the island transforms every visitor into a bird lover because of its beauty.
Adventurers can take a guided tour to the summit of Mount Gower, to enjoy the full beauty of this protected paradise.
Kangaroos on their island
White Sanday Islands as painting
White Sanday Islands is one of the best diving destinations
Fraser Island is characterized by a large number of rainforests
Fraser Island is famous for its camel sea
Kangaroo Island is not just Kangaroo
Venture and Mount Gowire climbs to the top of Lord Howe Island
Don’t miss the natural beauty of Tasmania
From the amazing Lord Howe Island
Stunning scenery in Tasmania