30 Hidden Gems Of Australia

Now here’s a novel approach to finding places to visit that aren’t part of the regular tourist circuit: Count them up by hashtags on Instagram!

The good folks at Assured Removalists Sydney have put together a page doing exactly that for Australia, at:

The Hidden Gems of Australia According to Instagram Hastags

Let’s take a look, shall we?

#1. Moreton Island, Brisbane, Queensland

That’s … a lot of wrecks. How did they get there? Why, they were put there!

One of the most famous wrecks on Moreton Island is the Tangalooma Wrecks. Fifteen vessels that were deliberately sunk to form a breakwall for small boats also creating an amazing wreck dive and snorkel site. Snorkelling and scuba diving at this site is an incredible adventure. The crystal clear waters provide fantastic visibility to view marine life and coral formations such as wobbegongs, trevally, kingfish yellowtail and an array of tropical fish.

#2. Bay of Fires, Binalong, Tasmania

From Wikipedia:

The Bay of Fires (indigenous namelarapuna) is a bay on the northeastern coast of Tasmania in Australia, extending from Binalong Bay to Eddystone Point. The bay was given its name in 1773 by Captain Tobias Furneaux in Adventure,[1] who saw the fires of Aboriginal people on the beaches.

The Bay of Fires is a region of white beaches, blue water and orange-hued granite (the color of which is actually produced by a lichen). The northern section of the bay is part of Mount William National Park; the southern end is a conservation area.

 

#3. Jurien Bay Sea Lions, Jurien Bay, Wheatbelt, WA

Alright, playing with wild sea lions? That one goes straight onto the bucket list, yep.

… and there’s 27 more they have for you to explore, check them out!

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