Between the ocean and Mount Mars in the Silver Peak Wilderness is Thorndyke Top, which offers sweeping views of the ocean – on a clear day. Some off-track walking required.
A spectacular bushwalk through the Carnarvon Gorge in Central Queensland, the Main Track passes narrow slot canyons, two incredible Aboriginal art sites and a lookout over the gorge. The Main Track can be done as a long day-walk, an overnight walk or split over a couple of days.
This partly off-track bushwalk in the Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area combines the Valley of the Dinosaurs and Ultimate Slot – two spectacular features – as well as an easy walk up to an old Diamond Mine.
A great walk to avoid the crowds of Yosemite Valley, the Chilnualna Falls Trail climbs steeply up past multiple cascades. Nice swimming holes and views at the top.
The Bald Head via Hat Head bushwalk starts with a gentle ascent of Hat Hill, before following the ridge to the end. Two cliff-top vantage points on Bald Head offer spectacular Grose Valley views.
A short but steep climb to the top of Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park, a 6,725 feet (2,050m) granite dome. The summit offers spectacular, 360-degree views.
A relatively short and easy walk in the Grant Grove area of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, Big Baldy offers some stunning views over the Sierra Mountains and out towards Fresno. Continue along the ridge beyond the summit for the best views.