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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…

Destinations

If you go to Cape Tribulation and don't snorkel and zip line, have you really been to Cape Tribulation? With this philosophical question pressing, we grabbed ou…

Destinations

Folkloric tales of cassowary attacks loomed large ahead of Outdoor’s Daintree National Park adventure. Part of a wider fortnight-long Cape York trip, our time a…

Adventure

Around 40 million years ago the entire Australian continent was covered in rainforest. As our climate became drier, the rainforest receded and is now only found…

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…

Weekend Escapes

THE PERCEPTION OF driving the Gibb River Road (GRR) – all 660km of it, from Kununurra in the east to Broome in the west – is of a rugged, torturous drive throug…

Guides

Lace up your hiking boots and shoulder your pack for these guided walks through our breathtaking southern State. Ask any Tassie local and they'll eagerly tell y…

Guides

In today’s high-tech, modern, everything-at-our-fingertips world, it’s easy to overlook the lack of nutritious dietary options whenever we’re out in the middle…

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…

MYRTLE BEECH TREES swathed in lichen, towering above myriad ferns and mosses on the cool, damp rainforest floor; the piercing shriek of black cockatoos in the c…

SOMETIMES, SHIT HAPPENS. It mightn’t seem fair and it mightn’t seem right, but life does not make promises about fairness or justice. Neither does adventure. An…

Day one: Take one IT WAS ABOUT four o’clock in the afternoon when we reached Wombat Creek Campground, 10km from where we’d parked the car and set off just befor…

Destinations

Although it's just seven kilometres, only a fool would embark on the rainforest hike of Mt Sorrow and expect an easy run - this is a one way ticket straight up…

THE NSW SAPPHIRE Coast is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets when it comes to a superb adventure destination. There are myriad adventure activities on offer:…