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Largest Nature Conservation Reserves in Australia

Largest Nature Conservation Reserves in Australia


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RankingRegionArea (km2 or hectares)[1]
1Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Queensland397,219 km2
2Australia Papua New Guinea Protected Zone 42,889 km2
3Simpson Desert Regional Reserve South Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland29,418 km2
4Yellabinna Regional Reserve South Australia24,962 km2
5Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve Western Australia and South Australia24,856 km2
6Nullarbor Regional Reserve Western Australia and South Australia22,748 km2
7Conservation Park South Australia and Western Australia20,976 km2
8Gibson Desert Nature Reserve Western Australia18,348 km2
9Kakadu National Park the Northern Territory16,415 km2
10Gregory National Park the Northern Territory14,174 km2
11Innamincka Regional Reserve South Australia and Queensland13,616 km2
12Lake Eyre National Park South Australia13,384 km2
13Rudall River National Park Western Australia12,798 km2
14Tallaringa Conservation Park South Australia12,625 km2
15Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Central Section Queensland12,552 km2
16Strzelecki Regional Reserve South Australia11,694 km2
17Shark Bay Marine Park Western Australia10,345 km2
18Murray-Sunset National Park Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia10,113 km2
19Simpson Desert National Park the Northern Territory and Queensland10,012 km2
20Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Cairns Section Queensland8,733 km2
21Southwest National Park Tasmania8,543 km2
22Lake Torrens National Park South Australia8,384 km2
23Prince Regent Nature Reserve Western Australia8,050 km2
24Dundas Nature Reserve Western Australia7,815 km2
25Witjira National Park South Australia and the Northern Territory7,654 km2
26Neale Junction Nature Reserve Western Australia7,222 km2
27Diamantina National Park Queensland7,197 km2
28Simpson Desert Conservation Park South Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland6,922 km2
29Kosciuszko National Park Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory6,414 km2
30Karijini National Park Western Australia6,395 km2
31Nuytsland Nature Reserve Western Australia5,983 km2
32Nullarbor National Park Western Australia and South Australia5,786 km2
33Recherche Archipelago Nature Reserve Western Australia5,781 km2
34Sturt National Park New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia5,603 km2
35Lakefield National Park Queensland5,377 km2
36Conservation Park Western Australia4,905 km2
37Great Aust Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters)4,775 km2
38Staaten River National Park Queensland4,687 km2
39D'Entrecasteaux National Park Western Australia4,579 km2
40Drysdale River National Park Western Australia4,455 km2
41Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park Tasmania4,357 km2
42Toolonga Nature Reserve Western Australia4,043 km2
43Lumholtz National Park Queensland4,003 km2
44Great Australian Bight Marine National Park South Australia3,852 km2
45Mungkan Kandju National Park Queensland3,743 km2
46Lawn Hill National Park Queensland and the Northern Territory3,635 km2
47Morton National Park New South Wales3,544 km2
48Alpine National Park Victoria and New South Wales3,455 km2
49Jardine River National Park Queensland3,323 km2
50Coorong National Park South Australia3,248 km2

[1]A hectare is a metric unit measurement of area defined as a square 100 metres by 100 metres. One hectare is equal to about 2.5 acres. There are 100 hectares in a square kilometre (km2)

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