From the Red Centre's remarkable retreats to the Top End's extraordinary lifestyle and nature, the Territory combines the mesmerising and the memorable.
This 26 kilometre coastal walk is a bit of a slog but it's worth it for the sheer magnificence of the views.
It's just not theme parks and beaches; there are art galleries and rainforests, and a bar and dining scene to rival hipster Melbourne.
Noticing the look of dread on my face, Silvia tries to reassure me. "If you don't want to be bothered by the spirits, just tell them," she says. "They're very respectful."
Draw a circle one kilometre around Hobart's CBD and it encloses four craft breweries, with several more - plus their taprooms - sprinkled through the suburbs.
It's been a baptism of fire and COVID-19 for many businesses on the stunning Sapphire Coast. But now, blue skies are ahead.
Recently re-opened, this island is one of the few "overseas" destinations available to Australian holidaymakers.
There are few geographical features that are as reliably sexy as a lagoon and these are the 10 best.
Just three hours from Melbourne, this delightful town is far from the full car parks and bad coffee of Victoria's Great Ocean Road.