Wildlife Encounters

Budget Guide to Kalimantan

Budget Guide to Kalimantan

How to explore Kalimantan on the cheap. If you are looking for the road less travelled, you’ll find it Indonesian Kalimantan: the bigger, wilder and much less travelled chunk of Borneo. What you can........Read More

The wild Orangutang of Indonesian Borneo

Borneo’s Wild Orangutans: Kutai National Park

Tracking Orangutans It’s hot and steamy away from the Sangatta River but a distant boom lures us deep into the forest where wild orangutans roam. The air thickens as the canopy closes overhead and we........Read More

Meet Tropical Queensland’s most captivating wildlife

From Lumholtz’s tree kangaroos to cassowaries and crocodiles, far north Queensland’s wildlife is some of the most fascinating on the planet (and it’s not the least bit cuddly!). Read on to........Read More

Jungle Time, Sarawak Malaysian Borneo

Malaysian Borneo might seem like a distant destination, but from Kuching – Sarawak’s Capital of Cats – the wilderness is within easy reach. Watch orangutans feed, laze on limestone........Read More

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Cairns Australia

Motoring across Hartley’s Lagoon on a hot and humid wet season morning, hungry, yet-to-be fed salties surface from the depths into clear view. Sidling alongside our tiny boat for their share of the........Read More

Sri Lankan’s Best Elephant Safari

The sun beats down on our open safari jeep, thumping along a muddy track through Hurulu Eco Park in central Sri Lanka. Sporting big hats and a lather of sunscreen, we spot birds and lizards and take........Read More

The Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Running away to a tropical island is a dream escape for many travellers, but if you stick to the beaten path in Southeast Asia, you might well find that everyone else is running away with you. The........Read More

Penguins of Hall Point, Tasmania

Flanked by long stretches of white sand beach, sites at this unassuming camp are keenly sought after, snapped up by travellers with self-contained motorhomes, caravans and campervans long before........Read More