Murray-Sunset National Park is the heart of the Mallee Country; regional Victoria’s own little slice of the outback.
A longtime favourite getaway spot for overworked Canberrans, the Bendethera Valley is nestled within the Deua National Park and is just a 140km blast southeast of the bustling capital.
Ninghan is a proper outback station, and a first rate spot for city slickers to sneak a first hand taste of life in the Wild West. The property is spread across a yawning 200,000 hectares and is located 380km north of Perth.
D’Entrecasteaux National Park is located 300 clicks south of the West Oz capital and stretches across 130km of Southern Ocean coastline between Black Point and Long Point.
Elsey National Park conjures up romantic images of wide-open planes and real life outback. Surprisingly, it’s located just 115km to the east of Katherine and well within range of a weekend sojourn out of Darwin.
Amamoor State Forest, one of southeast Queensland’s best-kept secrets, is just 20km southwest of Gympie and 120 clicks due north of Brisbane.