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While diving on Lord Howe is incredible it’s far from the only thing the island has going for adventurers. So pack your hiking boots and your daypack and get re…

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BARELY A RIPPLE SNAGS the shoreline as we push lazily off across Safety Bay, adjusting skirts and rudders and dipping paddles into the clear water that washes o…

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IT'S ABOUT 3AM. I'm barefoot, half asleep, walking across the grassy embankment to the amenities block. I catch a glimpse of something on the path and freeze. T…

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DOLLOPS OF MUD ricochet off my tyre and splatter up my back, my feet slop about in waterlogged shoes and my legs burn. I’m sweating, panting and hollering with…

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I KEPT HEARING people talk about Lord Howe Island – honeymooners, adventure racers, ocean swimmers, photographers and bird-nerds – so when I was invited to host…

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Jagged volcanic mountains stand guard over pristine barrier reef at Lord Howe Island, where divers can blow bubbles on sites no human has ever seen before. As t…

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Cathy Anderson plunges into the blue depths of the Galapagos Islands and discovers a surreal array of wildlife fine-tuned by evolution. The first time I saw a h…

Adventure

Wild conditions and a brutally hard course just add to the pull factor of the Magnetic Island Adventurethon. AS THE SHAVED-LEGS BRIGADE prepare to take on the M…

Adventure

IF THERE'S A GOD of the outdoors, you can bet your life he/she is behind the creation of New Zealand’s South Island. With its wild landscape encompassing everyt…

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Outdoor recently caught up with Luke Hanson from Lord Howe Island's Pinetrees Lodge to find out more about a festival that's set to include yoga, guided adventu…

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Thanks to its unique geography and climate, Lord Howe Island stands out from a sea of passable destinations as a genuine adventure hotspot. Keen adventurers, w…

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Lord Howe regally steps forth from a competitive swarm of destinations, leading you away from the ruckus and into the depths.  The world is a big place, with ar…

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There’s nothing remote about the possibility of a trip to Hinchinbrook. Here’s how to make it happen. There’s a pleasing logic to remote destinations. Because…

ABOUT TO MAKE A beach landing, we fly lazily above Stewart Island, the large landmass sitting away from the rest of the country, its lush vegetation and colossa…

Adventure

A race that tests skill and stamina in the unpredictable island seas of the Whitsundays. THERE ARE FEW THINGS more satisfying than flying into tropical sunny Qu…