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KEEN TO TEST OUT your filmmaking skills? Enter the third annual Cairns Adventure Film Festival. The showcase spreads out over two nights, and promises the best…

Weekend Escapes

On the footstep of the Great Barrier Reef, the Crater Lakes National Park provides a unique weekend escape for those visiting the Cairns region. The main attrac…

Weekend Escapes

GO ON A trip to Far North Queensland and explore the area around the largest town on the Atherton Tablelands. Mareeba experiences more than 300 sunny days a yea…

Weekend Escapes

I WAS GOBSMACKED. A massive Queensland groper lazily swam over to my sea kayak before performing the aquatic equivalent of buzzing the tower, swimming directly…

Weekend Escapes

SWIM WITH SEA LIONS, take in Queensland's rainforests with a canopy-level view, canoe in wine country or mountain bike through alpine bushland. There's heaps to…

Guides

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT the ease and grace of snorkelling that makes it one of the absolute best outdoor activities. A tiny bit of practice, a minimal amount of…

Guides

IT WAS ALL VERY well to spend millions of dollars on Oprah Winfrey spruiking our wide, open spaces, but watch that publicity lose its gloss when actor Sam Worth…

Adventure

Craving a beach to yourself? Tropical North Queensland is the answer. Here's our top 5 paddling spots. In Queensland's far north, a string of sunny tropical isl…

Adventure

Outdoor's MTB correspondent has whizzed up a monstrous seasonal roostertail of a single track update. Basically, stock up on OMO and avoid white riding gear unt…

PACK YOUR BACKPACK, lace up those boots and grab some popcorn, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (BMFFWT) is almost here. With screenings scheduled in…

Adventure

When the bitumen beckons, where should you go? When it comes to road trips, Aussies are spoilt for choice. This list is by no means exhaustive, but should provi…

Adventure

With just a high school level of war history and new boots, a rather underprepared Mark Watson follows in the footsteps of our Diggers. In PNG, he discovers a n…

Adventure

The list of adventures to take on in this country is probably endless - but here's five we reckon you have to experience before kicking the proverbial bucket. 1…

THE GR20 IS KNOWN in Corsica as fra li monti, which means ‘across the mountains’. And that’s what this trail is – the path is made clear only by the cairns and…

1. Trekking: The Thorsborne Trail VIDEO: Footage by Drew Hopper | Editing by Alex Palmer Hinchinbrook Island sits 8km off Queensland’s Cardwell coast (the sm…