Exclusive resort an escape from reality

Orpheus Island is a tropical island dream.

The posh Orpheus Island Resort in Australia only lets in a maximum of 28 guests at a time.

Six months on a deserted island

The lighthouse works automatically but the caretakers have plenty else to do.

Rent free, this is the ultimate couple's getaway - if you can handle isolation and no Facebook.

Don't risk it: Rock pool warning video

Tourists pose for photographs at the Figure Eight Pools in the Royal National Park.

It's an iconic Sydney selfie spot, but tourists are being being actively encouraged not to go.

Sydney beach like none other video

The Beach was created by Snarkitecture, a New York-based art and architecture collaborative practice.

Deep, under 12,000 cubic metres of rock, grass and trees, is a beach made from 1.1 million plastic balls.

Aussie state's slogan 'too rude'

Ayers Rock, one of the Northern Territory's most popular attractions.

It put NT on the radar but the boss says it promotes Down Under in all the wrong ways.

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I signed up for a naked art tour

A naked art tour of James Turrell: a Retrospective at the National Gallery of Australia.

We aren't just observers on a tour; we've become the art.

Quirky, stylish and sexy

QT Sydney's carefully curated cool the welcome antithesis of every other bland hotel.

Canberra's time to shine

Cat cafe coming to Sydney

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New generation of Central Desert artists

Peter Mungkuri, Iwantja Arts, Indulkana, South Australia.

The sun-bleached scene is straight out of an Albert Namatjira painting.

An outback spiritual oasis

New Norcia has to be one of Western Australia's most unlikely tourist destinations.

A bull rider hangs on at the Mount Isa Rodeo in the Queensland Outback.

Going for glory in the Outback

Dirt, dust, bulls and broncos - welcome to rodeo season in remote Australia.

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Australia's most exotic town

A child watches camels taking tourists along Cable Beach, Broome.

There’s plenty of pearlers for kids and adults alike in this West Australian beach paradise.

Wedding Cake Rock at risk video

Hoping to get your photo taken on the edge of this unique rock? You're out of luck.

Olivia Evans talks to a group of visitors on the Bandana Station Sunset tour.

Gorge on Queensland's secret ravines

Take a hike through the creek beds and soaring cliffs of Carnarvon Gorge.

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Queensland's best-kept beach secret

There is plenty of raw beauty to be discovered around the town of 1770.

With its gentle waves and stunning sunsets, Agnes Water likely won't stay a secret for long.

Howe's that for an island escape

The challenge is to find a spot which is attractive enough to tour without being dominated by tourists.

Swimming with the seals off Montague Island in the waters of New South Wales.

Australia's lesser-known islands

Sun, sand and solitude: why these are Australia's six best lesser-known islands.

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