The Great Walks of Australia: The Maria Island Walk

Maria Island is just off the coast of Tasmania near the capital city of Hobart in the southeast corner of the island state. Maria Island is often described as a holiday paradise and one of the best spots to relax and get in tune with nature. There are no cars allowed on the island; and there are also no stores. It is truly an opportunity to disconnect from the stressors or life. The island is filled with Tasmanian wildlife and beautiful landscapes including beaches, sweeping bays, coastal forests, rugged cliffs, mountains, and historic ruins that represent a time long ago in Tasmania’s past. The Maria Island Walk is part of our series on the Great Walks of Australia. This four day adventure lets you explore nature in all its glory […]

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May 13th, 2016

Great Walks of Australia: Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

Bay of Fires is a bay located on the northeastern coast of Tasmania in between Binalong Bay and Eddystone Point. It gets its name from the orange fiery colours of the granite rocks along the beach. Popular things to do while visiting the Bay of Fires region are camping, beach fun, boating, fishing, swimming, surfing, and bird watching. One of the top tourist things to do here is partake in one of the Great Walks of Australia, and that is the Bay of Fires Lodge Walk. This is a small, guided four day walk through the remote landscape of The Bay of Fires. The itinerary takes you on foot through sandy beaches, exploring secluded coves, kayaking in the Ansons River, forests, heath lands, and luxury accommodations at the Forrester Beach […]

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May 5th, 2016

Great Walks of Australia: The Larapinta Trail (Part Two)

The Larapinta Trail is another of the Great Walks of Australia that we are currently running a blog series on.  Bushwalking is one of the adventures that Australia is known for, so we are highlighting some of the best ones. We just featured part one of the Larapinta Trail and today we have part two […]

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April 23rd, 2016

Great Walks of Australia: The Larapinta Trail (Part One)

The Larapinta Trail is another of the Great Walks of Australia that we are currently running a blog series on. Bushwalking is one of the adventures that Australia is known for, so we are highlighting some of the best ones. The Larapinta Trail in in Australia’s Northern Territory near the MacDonnell Ranges and close to Alice Springs. It is a draw for hikers and bushwalkers to come to this remote region of the country. The trail begins in Alice Springs and heads west into the West MacDonnell Ranges through West MacDonnell National Park for 223 km and ends at Mount Sonder, which is one of the highest mountains in the Northern Territory. The mountain trek takes 16 days from end to end, but there are other shorter options that still […]

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April 22nd, 2016

10 Must Do Walking Trails in Canberra (Part Two)

Last week, we started our feature on 10 of the top walking trails in Canberra. We also featured top 10 sights to see in Canberra as well. The first five walks included walks on the Centenary Trail (Murrumbidgee Discovery Track, One Tree Hill, and The National Arboretum Canberra) and two trails on Lake Burley Griffin […]

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April 6th, 2016