Native ingredients on a table at Ayers Rock Resort © Voyages

Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory © Voyages

Australia’s native ingredients and where to try them

Kakadu plum yoghurt available from Fleurieu Milk Company © Fleurieu Milk Company

Fleurieu Milk Company, Adelaide, South Australia © Fleurieu Milk Company

Did you know?

Aboriginal-owned company Something Wild also has an online shop where you can pick up native herbs and jams.

Couple enjoying tea and cake at Medowie Macadamias in Port Stephens © Destination Port Stephens

Medowie Macadamias, Port Stephens, New South Wales © Destination Port Stephens

Food stalls at sunset at the Mindil Markets in Darwin © Tourism NT/Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

Mindil Markets, Darwin, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

Top tip

You can swim (safely) with crocodiles at Darwin’s Crocosaurus Cove attraction.

Gin cocktails served at the Observatory Bar at The Langham in Sydney © The Langham, Sydney /@paulpayasalad

Observatory Bar, The Langham, Sydney, New South Wales © The Langham, Sydney /@paulpayasalad

Visitors catching mud crabs on a Walkabout cultural Adventures tour © Walkabout Cultural Adventures

Walkabout Cultural Adventures, Daintree National Park, Queensland © Walkabout Cultural Adventures

Hikers on the Wukalina Walk enjoying a meal together © Tourism Tasmania/Rob Burnett

Wukalina Walk, Bay of Fires, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania/Rob Burnett

Quandongs on a wooden tray in Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park © Tourism Australia

Quandongs, Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Lemon Myrtle plant in Noosa Heads © "Si vous savez être tendre" by uphillblok is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Lemon myrtle, Queensland © iStock/miwa_in_oz

Grilled Marron with Desert Lime dish at Attica restaurant in Melbourne © Colin Page/Attica

Attica, Melbourne, Victoria © Colin Page/Attica

Provenance Restaurant, Beechworth, Victoria © Provenance Restaurant

Provenance Restaurant, Beechworth, Victoria © Provenance Restaurant

Hand holding finger lime pearls at Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah © Ryan Fowler/Destination Tweed

Finger Lime © iStock/Sabinoparente

Top tip

Every August, the Sunshine Coast hosts a food and wine festival known as The Curated Plate.

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Pavlova dish at Ochre Restaurant in Cairns © Ochre Restaurant

Ochre Restaurant, Cairns City, Queensland © Ochre Restaurant