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NOWHERE ELSE CAN you go where the abundance of land and plethora of Australia’s beauty is quite so generous than Teewah along the beautiful stretch of Rainbow B…

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…

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

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

GET A TASTE of Arnhem Land's 91,000 square kilometres of unspoiled wilderness by jumping into all Nhulunbuy has to offer. Remote by any standards, the little to…

Wenonah's Prospector 16 is a boat with a story to tell. Are you sitting comfortably? Right, we shall begin. Back in the days when wild North America was first b…

I OFTEN WONDER if I took up cycling at the age of five just to avoid any notion of walking anywhere. Once I'd discovered the joys of covering terrain on two whe…

AUSTRALIANS ARE remarkably lucky. Our island home is a playground of oceanic delights and diverse bushland ripe for the exploring. And nowadays, more so than ev…

Finding a mid-sized backpack that offers both a reasonable weight and compact size - without sacrificing functionality - really isn't that easy. A lot of models…

Destinations

North of Adelaide, the Flinders Ranges boast 4WD, mountain bike trails and bushwalks. There's one big problem with the Flinders Ranges: there's just too much to…

Destinations

Both hikers and mountain bikers will be satisfied along the trails in the Great Otway National Park and Otway Forest Park. Beach walking, overnight treks, mount…

Destinations

THE CROWN JEWEL of the World Heritage-listed Wooroonooran National Park, Mt Bartle Frere, is a must see for enthusiastic trekkers and nature lovers. Climbing th…

Adventure

Australia and New Zealand are chock-full of brilliant day walks for hikers of all skill levels and ages. 1. Ormiston Pound, West MacDonnell Ranges NP, NT Time:…