Australia's 16 Natural Treasures
Explore some of Australia's iconic landscapes. From the Alps to the beaches, find out what makes each wonder unique.
Courtesy of Tourism Australia
Original Content | November 10, 2010
Connect to the memory of the earth in South Australia's rugged, majestic Flinders Ranges and outback. Soar over Wilpena Pound on a scenic flight. Fossick for opals and sleep underground in Coober Pedy. Hike the Heysen trail, mountain bike the Mawson track or four-wheel drive steep, razor-edged tracks. Follow the Oodnadatta Track to remote and often arid Lake Eyre. Taste native plants and learn about Aboriginal art with traditional custodians of the land.
Discover a lost world inside a stone basin, moonscapes and barren lakes, opals and fossils, national parks and Aboriginal rock art.