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australia: Found: the perfect place to escape the midweek

Found: the perfect place to escape the midweek blues 💙 If you're a and beach lover like , then we're pretty sure you're going to like This part of combines dramatic clifftop scenery and remote surfing and fishing spots with stunning beaches and a sparkling green sea. Hint: The , in particular, is full of beautiful spots like this in Explore it for yourself and see what you find!

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australia: When you want to make sure you get

When you want to make sure you get that very last bit of leftovers 😋 Seeing a in the wild is a wonderful sight, like did here at 's . Located in 's , the is a four-hour drive from , and you'll often see local roos hanging out on the grass. Kangaroo-watching between swims makes for an extra Aussie experience; make sure you have your camera on hand!

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australia: Wake up to the clean country air in @

Wake up to the clean country air in 🤠🌄 captured this classic scene of his mates admiring a golden over ’s 2, and it makes us want to put our on immediately! Just over a five-hour drive from , is popular with skiers and snowboarders in winter, but is also a nature-lover’s paradise in warmer months. Wear your hiking boots and pack a picnic to take on the stunning walking trails, and plan the time of your accordingly if you want to catch a sight like this at sundown.

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australia: We’re pleased to report that it’s

We’re pleased to report that it’s yet another beautiful day on 👌 Perfectly captured here by , this in the Pacific Ocean is around a 2.5-hour flight from or , and you can see its green rolling hills and stunning shoreline as you fly in. Fun fact: It's the only place in the world where the telephone book lists people under their nicknames like “Diddles” and “Spud”. BRB, gotta call Diddles for tips to plan our trip right now 😉

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australia: Eat and smile at the same time? Too

Eat and smile at the same time? Too easy! Quokkas are excellent multitaskers, y’know 😉 Go for a stroll on ’s like did, and you’ll likely see a (or ten!) wearing a big grin on its face whilst munching on leaves. These cute critters are so used to visitors that they often come right up to them, so expect lots of close-up photo opportunities. The local Rottnest Voluntary Guides Association runs a free ‘quokka walk’ tour daily, join in if you’re keen to learn more about these unique creatures and their habitat.

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australia: Good morning from @nambuccavalleytourism☀️ @ianhollisphotography captured the beauty

Good morning from ☀️ captured the beauty of on this fine day, where the ever-changing sandbars make for a simply stunning sight. Located at the mouth of ’s , the glassy waters here are home to pods of bottlenose dolphins, which can often be seen while on tour with Do the five-hour drive up from , or fly into , which is only 30 minutes away. We’ll race you there!

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australia: Excuse us for a moment while we pretend

Excuse us for a moment while we pretend to be mermaids at ’s 🧜🏻‍♀️ Looks like had the same idea when she visited this gorgeous spot in with Located in the region, this natural ocean spa, also known as , has been perfectly created by Mother Nature, and the waves create a natural massage experience when they come crashing over the rocks. TIP: If you’re still in need of some pampering, there’s also nearby which offers a luxurious (manmade) spa experience with ocean views. 😉

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australia: How does the self-timer work again, honey? 📸  #

How does the self-timer work again, honey? 📸 duo Eddie and Edwina at 's tried their best working the camera, and we think it worked out quite well! 😂 This sanctuary at 's allows visitors to get up close to echidnas and platypus, two unique Aussie animals that cannot be found anywhere else in the world, and are usually rather hard to spot in the wild. The location is great for an afternoon pick-me-up too, enjoy a great coffee from the onsite café overlooking the between spending time with these cute creatures.

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australia: This is how we do our morning laps

This is how we do our morning laps in , care to join us? 💦🏊🏻 captured this stunning scene at , which is arguably one of the most photogenic and enticing along the coast. Do a few laps whilst waves crash over into the pool, then stroll over to or for a cuppa. TIP: the pool closes several times a month for cleaning, so make sure you check ahead to avoid showing up to an empty pool. Worst case scenario, you can always take a dip in the ocean right next to it instead 😉

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australia: A red dirt road with epic ocean views?

A red dirt road with epic ocean views? Well, this has gotta be ! 🚌 went on an incredible to , which is an epic driving experience that no one can forget. Start from and give yourself two weeks or so to drive the 2,500 kilometres through and up to Stop along the way to check out , see ’s , swim with whale sharks in , and end up in the amazing for a remote wilderness adventure.

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australia: Oh @sydney, you really know how to send

Oh , you really know how to send out romantic vibes 💜 captured this gorgeous lilac sky over the HarbourBridge on a balmy summer’s evening. This iconic arch clearly looks great with the as its backdrop, but it’s also an incredible vantage point for sunset viewing when you’re actually on it. Book a ‘twilight tour’ which takes you 134 metres above sea level, or simply walk across the bridge on the pedestrian pathway as the sun goes down; both are a classic experience!

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australia: It’s another “sun, sand, and sea” kind

It’s another “sun, sand, and sea” kind of day in 🏄🏻 says ’s is “not a bad spot to wake up for an early surf” and judging by the looks of it, we certainly agree! You’ll find this spot an hour’s drive from , and the is part of ; a favourite area for swimmers, surfers and nature-lovers alike. TIP: pack a tent and stay a few nights at the area onsite for an awesome beachside bush camping experience.

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