Find out the best places to snap a selfie or landscape shot that’ll get your Instagram followers envious!

Whether you are a full-time scroller, or your more in touch with what’s in front of you, everyone must admit that Instagram is jam-packed with some great photo content. It has grown over the years becoming one of the main place’s travellers store their greatest photography shots from their trips, with more and more people designing their travel plans based on the photo opportunities. When it comes to Australia, every nook and cranny is filled with picturesque photo opportunities. But we’ve made it a bit easier for you, listed our favourite Insta-worthy locations throughout this extraordinary country.

  • The Whitsundays

    Aquamarine waters, pure white sand, and lush green plants- what more can you ask for in an Instagram shot? the Whitsundays is one of Australia’s loveliest locations, guaranteeing travellers a holiday full of sailing, snorkelling, and sunbaking. You don’t even need to be a pro photographer to get the perfect shot, as the landscape itself is already picture-perfect.

  • Uluru

    It is one of the world’s most recognizable natural landmarks, so of course, it is must-do for your insta feed. Uluru’s iconic red colour contrasts brilliantly into photography, with the desert landscape promising a truly unique shot. After snapping the perfect snap, discover the incredible history, culture and geology behind this epic attraction, which will make your photograph even more impressive.

  • Loch Ard Gorge, Victoria

    Found along Victoria’s coastline, the Loch Ard Gorge holds some great beauty and history. The shoreline of over 800 shipwrecks, the region’s rough seas and sharp rocks have caused many disasters over the years. The Loch Ard Gorge is home to one of the most famous shipwrecks in Australia, where out of the 54 passengers and crewmembers, only two people survived the shipwreck in 1878. Despite its sad past, the region is a stunning place to photograph. Featuring massive sandstone cliffs that border inwards to conceal the pristine beachfront. The colours of the region are stunning, with the orange cliffs, cobalt blue waters, and golden sands contrasting beautifully together in your chosen photo angle.

  • Three Sisters, Blue mountains

    Nestled in the outer region of Sydney, Blue Mountains is a magical place, jam-packed with acres on acres of bushland, as well as incredible rock formations. Within the lush forestland is the beloved Three Sisters, the number one attraction of the Mountain region. Boasting incredible views of the Jamison Valley and beyond, as well as the incredible rock boulders affectionally named the three sisters. If you are after a truly Australian bush photograph, then look no further, as this place is one of the most beautiful regions in the country.

  • Sydney Harbour

    If you look it up, the majority of Australia’s top photos in Instagram are at Sydney’s Harbour. Featuring iconic landmarks as the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge or Sydney Opera House, all with the sapphire harbour water in the backdrop. The entire area is so recognisable, one shot here and your entire Instagram following will know where you are without you even having to pinpoint it.

  • Rottnest Island

    A quick 25-minute ferry ride from Perth can take you to an Australian wonderland. Rottnest Island is blessed with picturesque beaches and bays, astonishing wildlife, and an unlimited amount of walking tracks. One of the most sought after insta shot in this region, however, is not the landscape, but a certain animal unique to this region; the Quokka. Hundreds of travellers come for a chance to grab the perfect picture with the local cuties, as they are fabulous smilers and give you one of the best animal selfies you can ever ask for. Simply approach the friendly creatures and get your camera ready!

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward began with a passion for travel and turned it into a thriving tourism business. He co-founded Sightseeing Tours Australia after starting out as a tour guide in Melbourne. Cameron delights in helping visitors get the most from their trip to Australia. Whether he's leading tours or writing about his favourite places, Cameron loves sharing his local insight with fellow travellers.

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