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    19 Stunning Places To Go Swimming In Australia

    Summer's just around the corner, it's time to find your new favourite spot.

    1. Gunlom Infinity Pool, Kakadu National Park, NT

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    Quite possibly the most picturesque part of Kakadu National Park, Gunlom Pool is the perfect place to cool off in the middle of the desert. It takes a little climbing to reach, but the view is well worth it.

    2. Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park, NT

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    This refreshing little pool is at the bottom of a double waterfall amongst leafy trees. You'll almost feel like you're taking a dip in the jungle.

    3. Sweetwater Pool, Edith River, NT

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    This secluded swimming hole is located on a 4km walking track in Katherine Gorge. Its best to visit early morning or late afternoon to see the beautiful reflections that dance across the water.

    4. Berry Springs, Darwin, NT

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    Located close to Darwin, Berry Springs is a popular place to swim and picnic all year round. Think crystal clear spring water and many little waterfalls.

    5. Merewether Baths, Newcastle, NSW

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    Merewether has the perfect combination of surf beach and ocean bath. Its big enough to swim laps and theres some awesome rock pools nearby where you can spot starfish.

    6. Mumbulla Falls, Biamanga National Park, NSW

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    This awesome natural waterslide leads into an amazingly clear pool where you'll just want to swim all day long.

    7. Wylies Baths, Coogee, NSW

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    Another great ocean bath, Coogee is the ideal place to go for a swim as the sun comes up. The bonus of swimming in the baths is no sharks.

    8. Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA

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    Kangaroo island is teeming with picturesque beaches, but Vivonne Bay has to be the best. Judged as one of Australia's best beaches, the white sand and clear water makes it a perfect place to chill in the sun.

    9. North Stradbroke Island, Qld.

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    North Stradbroke Island is pure paradise. The weather is always perfect and the water warm.

    10. Millaa Millaa Falls, Millaa Millaa, Qld.

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    This plunge waterfall's beauty will take your breath away. Herbal Essences filmed a commercial here, its the ideal place to practice your hair flick.

    11. Lake McKenzie, Frazer Island, Qld.

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    As soon as you hear Fraser Island, you know it's going to be beautiful. The water is incredibly pure and the white sand feels more like flour.

    12. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays, Qld.

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    Possibly one of Queensland's most iconic beaches, Whitehaven is blindingly white, especially when set against the clear turquoise of the ocean.

    13. Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park, Qld.

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    Josephine Falls are some of the best in Queensland. Located near Cairns, there is a sandy beach area for lying in the sun, though the water is so nice you wont want to get out.

    14. Cable Beach, Broome, WA

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    22 kilometres of pure white sand and turquoise water is pretty unbeatable. Especially at sunset, while you're riding a camel down the beach. Cable Beach should be on the bucket list of every Aussie.

    15. Fern Pool, Karijini National Park, WA

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    The waterfall that feeds Fern Pool is made from the flow of rainwater, making a very pure and refreshing little swimming hole.

    16. Turquoise Bay, Ningaloo Reef, WA

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    Turquoise Bay is a great place to go snorkelling with a guarantee of seeing brightly coloured fish and coral. Its also a pretty good looking beach.

    17. Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tas.

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    Though the water is colder than you might find up in Queensland, Wineglass Bay is simply stunning.

    18. Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula, Vic.

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    Natural hot springs with amazing views of the Mornington Peninsula is the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll never want to leave.

    19. Port Fairy, Vic.

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    Port Fairy is a quaint little town with many buildings dating back to the early 1800s. Its sandy beaches are a great place for whale-spotting.

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