The Best Instagram Travel Accounts to Follow If You Love Australia

Lauren Powell

It's funny how as soon as we get some time off, we go to Europe. Or the U.S. Or Bali. But how many people do you know that have travelled around Australia? To refresh your memory on just how spectacular our home country is, these Instagram accounts will not only remind you, but have you swooning over our exquisite coastlines, breath-taking landscapes and our impressive collection of iconic landmarks. Also, enjoy a touch of global adventures from a local’s perspective in the mix. Explore every scenic pocket of our country via your phone—from far north Queensland to Uluru, the Great Ocean Road and Tasmania. Maybe your next getaway will be a local one? 

@jewelszee

PHOTO: @jewelszee

Whimsical, dream-like and vivid. Jewels captures our beautiful country like you’ve never seen it before. Unexpected locations combined with unforeseen perspectives makes for one very desirable account. 

Location: Ayers Rock, Northern Territory

@william_patino

PHOTO: @william_patino

Once tradesman and now professional photographer, Will Patino, showcases artistic and dramatic landscapes, and scenic visuals. Wollongong-based Patino confesses that "photography isn’t just about the images but also the moments that surround them."

Location: Zenith Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales

@markclinton

PHOTO: @markclinton

Mark Clinton, a Sydney-based lifestyle photographer, has created an edgy and cool grid focusing on locations—both locally and globally—that display his love for water, surfing and adventure sports. We’d be happy to jump through the phone into any of these surreal settings.

Location: Coolangatta, Queensland

@mattglastonbury

PHOTO: @mattglastonbury

Matt Glastonbury is a photographer, graphic designer and web developer, who shares his passion for exploring through his dreamy Instagram account. The Tasmanian local has a clear desire for vast outdoor landscapes. 

Location: Cape Hillsborough National Park, Queensland

@dawa_lhamo

PHOTO: @dawa_lhamo

Muted hues and breathtaking travel scenes flood Annette Widitz’s account. Sydney-based Widitz notably captures these dreamy moments on her iPhone. Impressive.

Location: Forbes, New South Wales

@paulyvella

PHOTO: @paulyvella

Each and every one of Pauly Vella’s Instagram pictures could make for the quintessential Australian postcard. The Sydney-based photographer’s posts showcase Australia’s diverse offering perfectly.  

Location: Horizontal Falls, Western Australia

@lovethywalrus

PHOTO: @lovethywalrus

Destination and tourism advocate, Tasmanian Paul Fleming, displays his love for his homeland through vibrant landmark and scenery images sharing a selection of photos that you almost can’t believe were taken in Australia.  He’ll have you wanting to book a seat on the Spirit of Tasmania in a flash.

Location: Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

@laurenepbath

PHOTO: @laurenepbath

This chef turned photographer and social media influencer had us at hello with her brilliant and energetic feed, capturing a stunning combination of wildlife, food, and nature. 

Location: Sydney, New South Wales

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