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Victor Harbor is protected from the angry Southern Ocean by Granite Island, which is connected to the mainland by a causeway. You can ride out there on a double-decker tram pulled by Clydesdale draught horses.
Fraser is best explored by four-wheel drive or on foot offering spectacular white beaches, coloured sand cliffs, dunes, creeks, lakes, wildflower heathland and rainforest.
This is a rich agricultural region extending north from the borders of the Australian Capital Territory. Set along the tableland of the Great Dividing Range, it is characterised by undulating hills, golden plains and rocky outcrops.
Here are some of the surfing beaches that can be found in different states of Australia.
South Australia’s favourite escapist resort, Kangaroo Island, is so big you could spend a week finding the best places for swimming, fishing and sightseeing, let alone wildlife-watching.
Alpine, a village in New South Wales, stretches from the ACT to the border of Victoria along the spine of the Great Dividing Range. Kosciuszko National Park lies at the centre, protecting the continent’s highest mountain.
The immense spaces of Western Australia include great swathes of unvarying country of little obvious interest, but there are also any number of landscapes well deserving of their national park or special interest designation.
The misty, bush-clad cliffs and valleys of the Blue Mountains are the eroded remains of a giant plateau that rose up out of a river delta 80 million years ago.
As may be expected in a state of its vast size, Queensland’s landscapes are of an extraordinary variety, many of them protected by designation as national or environmental parks.
If you can resist the temptation of the glorious beaches along the way, this full day’s drive will take you over the Daintree River to tropical rainforest and coral reef.