National Parks in Australia

Find out about Australia's National Parks...

Australia has many spectacular national parks in which to enjoy the outdoors. Some of the major parks are listed below:

  • Uluru National Park is of great cultural and spiritual importance to aboriginal people. It is a registered World Heritage Site and has stunning landscapes to explore
  • Kakadu National Park is one of the most ecologically diverse landscapes in Australia. It is home to thousands of sites of rock art, spanning the 50,000 years of human habitation in the area
  • Christmas Island National Park has a distinctive tropical rainforest ecosystem that supports a number of endemic species. It is renowned for its land crabs
  • Norfolk Island National Park and Botanic Garden is the last remaining refuge for many native Australian plants and animals
  • Booderee National Park was traditionally owned by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community and is home to more than 100 prehistoric Aboriginal sites
  • The Australian Alps are home to 11 National Parks across the states of Victoria, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory. Collectively they are known as the Australian Alps National Parks

Most national parks are managed by state governments. Each state government has a website giving detailed information on the parks they govern. They provide information on hiking and other available activities, camping, accommodation and how to get to the parks. More information on the parks in any state can be found below:

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