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Australia is an amazing tropical destination and home to fascinating islands and dazzling beaches. It is no wonder that tens of thousands of travelers from all around the globe fly across oceans just to have a taste of this piece of heaven. Many travelers enjoy the lush jungle, mountains, white beaches, and rich marine life.

If you are thinking about traveling to Australia and looking to explore some of the stunning islands this country has to offer, it is best to have some idea where to head to get the best experience out of your trip. In this piece, we have listed some exquisite yet unique island destinations you should visit that will complete your Australia trip.

1—Fitzroy Island, Tropical Far North Queensland

Nestled in one of the most beautiful locations in the country, Fitzroy Island near Cairns is a tropical paradise island. Lush rainforest vegetation covers 97 percent of the island, making it perfectly suited for a camping getaway.

Fitzroy Island is located 45 minutes from Cairns, easily reached by regular ferry transfers on the air-conditioned Fitzroy Flyer. It is home to the most incredible natural landscapes and spectacular rainforests—the perfect place to explore stunning walking trails, exuberant marine life, and local wildlife.

Fitzroy Island in Australia. Image by kat_brcs from Pixabay

Fitzroy Island in Australia. Image by kat_brcs from Pixabay

This idyllic tropical island paradise offers some of the country’s most breathtaking beaches, such as Nudey Beach that ranked number one in Australia’s Top 101 Beaches Awards for 2018. Nudey Beach is a popular tourist destination because of its picturesque view, pristine white sand, and crystal-blue water. Nudey Beach always has something new and exciting to make your camping trip a remarkable experience.

Enjoy water activities on the beach, such as swimming, paddle boarding, or snorkeling to see the island’s vibrant marine life. Experience Fitzroy Island’s famous clownfish or sea turtles.

This Australian island is also perfect for travelers looking for some adventure. Many travelers love scuba diving while others enjoy the 3-hour Guided Sea Kayaking Tour, cruising the clear waters of the island. Throughout the tour, you’re surrounded by the dense green rainforest and beautifully framed mountains.

The island’s exclusive resort, Fitzroy Island Resort, offers a wide array of accommodation options, from camping by the beach to a Four Bedroom Penthouse. After a good night’s sleep on this paradise island, wake up before dawn to catch the breathtaking sunrise. It might just become your favorite part of the trip.

2—Bruny Island, Tasmania

Another of our favorite Australian island destinations is Bruny Island. Boasting incredible cliff-top views, Bruny Island is one of Tasmania’s most popular islands. Travelers enjoy the abundance of Australian wildlife and its unspoiled bush and coastal environment.

Bruny Island, Tasmania. Image by PixbayBlade via Pixabay

Bruny Island, Tasmania. Image by PixbayBlade via Pixabay

Bruny Island is situated just 35 minutes from Hobart or accessible via 20-minute ferry ride from the small waterside town of Kettering. It is commonly thought to be composed of two islands—the two main sections are North Bruny and South Bruny. The two are joined by “The Neck,” a long stretch of land.

South Bruny National Park is a main attraction on the island. It is approximately 50 km (31 miles) long and home to spine-tingling and breathtaking views of the beaches and coastline. The island is also home to a number of wonderful animals, including several endangered and rare species. If you fancy hiking and adventuring through the island’s rugged landscape, you may be lucky enough to spot white wallabies, echidnas, elephant seals, fur seals, and an array of spectacular birdlife.

Bruny Island is not only famous for its amazing wilderness but is also popular for mouthwatering local produce. There are several accommodation options on the island, ranging from campsites to high-end luxury stays.

3—Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Situated 19 km from the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia, Rottnest Island is another of the must-see Australian island destinations. The island is most popular for its stunning beaches and for the cute quokkas. the only mammal native to the island.

Rottnest Island, Australia. Image by JanLeMann via Pixabay

Rottnest Island, Australia. Image by JanLeMann via Pixabay

Rottnest Island has more than 60 amazing beaches and 20 exquisite bays, making it high on the bucket list for both local and international travelers throughout the year. Enjoy water sports activities such as surfing, swimming, and snorkeling.

Several accommodation options are available on the island which is suited for all types of preference and budget.

We hope you enjoy one of these Australian island destinations on your visit Down Under!


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