Hiking and Walking in Australia

Find out where to go to enjoy hiking and walking in Australia...

In Australia hiking is often referred to as "bushwalking". There are a huge variety of terrains to be explored on foot in Australia including mountains, rainforests, beaches, desert and bush. There are walking trails through National Parks, State Forests and Reserves. The country has many long distance hiking trails giving the keen walker a chance to explore the vast countryside. Some of the major trails include:


Bushwalking Australia is a national organisation representing the interests of walkers throughout Australia. It provides links to organisations and hill walking clubs in each state as well as information and useful maps.