Australia

Nautilus Aviation Helicopter Flight Cairns

Nautilus Aviation: Sky high over the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns to the Reef Helicopters are cool. These bubbles of whirring metal that dip and dive at high speed and bank at thrilling angles to swoop us closer to the world, pack a good rush and unbeatable views into one gripping adventure. But when my family came to town and the idea was floated that we take a chopper ride out over the Great Barrier........Read More

Swimming Babinda Boulders Queensland

Babinda Boulders: Discover North Queensland’s Favourite Waterhole

Rainforest Escape Nestled against the rainforested slopes of Queensland’s highest mountain, enormous granite boulders divert the flow of Babinda Creek into deep, translucent pools and over treacherous granite falls Each year more than four-and-a-half metres of rain falls on the tiny town of Babinda, snagged by Mount Bartle Frere’s towering 1622........Read More

Want new ways to explore South Australia's best beach playgrounds, Here’s our pick of top outdoor adventures. Image Credit - David Bristow

Caves, kayaks & Giant Cuttlefish: Beach Hopping the Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula: Top 5 Ways to Play Want five new ways to explore Southern Australia’s best beach playground in 2018? Here’s our pick of top outdoor adventures on the unmissable Eyre Peninsula. Snorkel with giant cuttlefish Every winter at False Bay, divers and snorkellers take the plunge to witness thousands of giant cuttlefish........Read More

Big Rock Vistas: Top spots to get high in Australia

Looking for the ultimate natural high? Get some altitude atop Australia’s most unlikely summits: inselbergs and island peaks, rock orbs and monadnocks and discover Australia’s most surprising views. Cooks Lookout – Lizard Island This may well be Australia’s most spectacular fly-in lookout, crowning the east coast’s most beautiful........Read More

Little Roper Stock Camp – The Territory’s next Big Thing

It’s the Northern Territory’s newest camping experience and no bull, this stock camp and travellers’ rest on the edge of Mataranka Hot Springs is the real deal. Run by ex-ringer Des Barritt and wife Telka Zotz-Wilson, who partnered up as teachers on a remote Indigenous school east of Mataranka four years ago, the Little Roper Stock Camp opened in........Read More

Boodjamulla – the bucketlist Aussie hotspot every traveller should see

  What’s the big deal about Boodjamulla? For starters, this vivid green waterway that blazes a palm-fringed path through ancient sandstone and across parched spinifex plains towards the Gulf of Carpentaria, is blissfully estuarine crocodile-free. Given that so many NT waterways are currently closed to paddling and swimming (while the booming........Read More

Travel Australia for less $$$

Want to know how to Travel Australia for less? The kilometres may be getting more expensive to cover, but these 5 thrifty tricks are guaranteed to save you money and drive your Aussie road trip further. Travel Australia in the off-season Ever rocked up to a Broome caravan park in winter without a booking or tried to snare a beachfront campsite in........Read More

THE SAVANNAH SERIES Ep1 Burke Developmental Road Adventure

Want to get lonely for a while? Join us as we tackle the back road to Karumba, skirting the southern fringe of Cape York on the little travelled Burke Developmental Road. Here, wild things outnumber travellers, and big river angling and shady waterfront camps are ours alone. After adventuring underground at Chillagoe Caves, we discover Indigenous........Read More

The 6 best places to wake up in Australia

Trephina Gorge Before sunrise in the West MacDonnell Ranges, we abandon our cosy beds to join black-flanked rock wallabies in their rocky playground, spooking lorikeets and finches as we cross the tiny trickle of water flowing through Trephina Gorge. After just 20 minutes on the Panorama Track, one of the best vistas in the Red Centre is all ours........Read More

Fish for dinner….anyone?

North of Cooktown at remote Connies Beach, a strip of silky white sand fringed by pandanus and coconut palms arcs around Cape Flattery’s shimmering blue bay. Attracting only a handful of adventurous 4WD campers at a time, this peaceful spot where big tuna get airborne and sea eagles soar, promises great fishing, whether you’re trolling for........Read More