The blue hour at Cradle Mountain, Tasmania. Photo: Shutterstock

Far from the madding crowd: 3 perfect getaways on your next trip to Australia

  • Venture away from the state capital cities and relax on a deserted beach, hike through the bush, enjoy fine dining or explore your ancestry
  • Here are some must-visit destinations just a stone’s throw from the east coast’s major cities which offer some little known, yet very Australian experiences