Australia's top walking and hiking hotspots | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

With the rise of numerous award-winning adventure films over the last 12 months, a leading travel experience provider has reported a 35% increase in walking and hiking tour bookings. With hundreds of hiking trails to choose from, Experience Oz has released a shortlist of Australia's must-experience walking and hiking hotspots for 2015. From coastal scenery dotted with pristine lakes to red deserts scattered with rugged gorges and canyons, it's no surprise that hiking and day walks are increasing in popularity around the country. Experience OZ's Digital Marketing Manager, Matt Hobbs, said hikes and walks are not only for the professionals, but for any outdoor enthusiast who was keen to experience the stunning natural beauty Australia has to offer. Click here for the complete list.