Adventure Travel in Tasmania

Adventure Travel in Tasmania

Australia is by and large an adventure destination, but few places are more adventurous than the island of Tasmania. With its wast wilderness areas and scarce population, Tasmania is very close to being a virgin land. Not to mention that the island also offers a great diversity of landscapes: mountains, streams, deep woods and beaches - you can find them all in Tasmania. For these reasons and more, Tasmania is an excellent adventure destination: not only for those practicing extreme sport... [ read more ]

4x4 adventures in Australia

4×4 adventures in Australia

With thousands of square miles of rough terrain, uninhabited areas and deserted land Australia is an ideal destination for 4x4 adventures. Hiking and trekking are very popular ways to explore the Australian outback, however it is only rough terrain vehicles that can take you deep into the heart of the desert. Available all over Australiua, such trips are a popular way to discovers the well-hidden gems of the outback, such as Uluru or Kings Canyon. So let's see some nice destinations for 4x4 ... [ read more ]

Fabulous trails in the Australian outback

Fabulous trails in the Australian outback

First of all, let’s make things clear: the Australian wilderness is unlike any other. And here I don’t refer to all the unique animals and plant species you are likely to encounter, but to the fact that the Australian outback generally refers to vast semi-arid area that covers more than half of the continent’s surface. Thus, you’ll often need a 4x4 vehicle to get to the inland attractions. But again, the great advantage of hiking – or, to put it in local terms, bushwalking – in A... [ read more ]

Hot Air Ballooning in Australia Tips

Hot Air Ballooning in Australia Tips

With a great diversity of landscapes, Australia is a great place for hot air ballooning! Whether you’ll be visiting the Australian outback and its solitary rocks, the picturesque wine regions, the endless rainforests or the thriving cities with their sophisticated urban landscape, a balloon ride can provide you with both the thrill of adventure and the panoramic pictures that would make even professional photographers weep. Check out these hot air ballooning in Australia tips and find out ... [ read more ]

Essential Tips for Travelling in Australia's Outback

Essential Tips for Travelling in Australia’s Outback

Despite tourists’ preference for Australia’s scenic coastline and magnificent beaches, the interior of the continent – a vast area of semi-deserts, also known as the ‘Australian outback’, has a lot to offer to the more daring of tourists. The so called ‘deserts’ are hiding many treasures, from indigenous villages and sacred places to unique animal and plant species and natural monuments such as the famous Rock of Uluru. With a few essential tips for travelling in Australia's ou... [ read more ]

Best Climbing and Rappelling Places in Australia

Best Climbing and Rappelling Places in Australia

With all its famous beaches and surf spots, Australia is just as popular with mountaineers as it is with beach lovers. Actually, hiking and trekking are what Aussies call bushwalking, an widely popular sport in Australia. But Australia and Tasmania’s fabulous mountains are not all about hiking: adrenaline seekers can also find some of the best climbing and rappelling places in Australia. I invite you to take a look at these amazing adventure destinations and, who knows, maybe even try them... [ read more ]

Things to Do in Tasmania

Things to Do in Tasmania

The island of Tasmania is often regarded as the wildest side of Australia. The nature of Tasmania is not only unique, but also under many aspects unspoiled, which makes it a very popular destination with hikers and trekkers. Much of Tasmania’s surface is covered by protected areas: practically, no matter what route you might take, you’ll sooner or later enter the gates of some national park. But hiking and trekking are not the only activities you can practice on this fascinating island: ... [ read more ]

Tips for Diving in the Great Barrier Reef

Tips for Diving in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef of the Australian coast is often regarded as the ultimate diver’s paradise. A living coral reef spread over hundreds of square miles with crystal clear waters and the most amazing sea creatures, the Great Barrier Reef seems like every oceanographer’s dream. But you don’t necessarily to be an expert diver or some scientist in order to approach this natural wonder. Actually, most of the people diving into the Great Barrier Reef are tourists attracted by its exotic... [ read more ]

 Extreme Sports in Australia

Extreme Sports in Australia

Adrenaline seekers would be happy to discover that no extreme sports are forbidden in the country of Oz. With its outdoorsy lifestyle and superb nature, Australia is an ideal extreme sports destination. You can practically try out any activity here, from diving with a shark to bungee jumping. Those interested in extreme sports in Australia will be pleasantly surprised by the variety of sports and activities available to them. And, believe it or not, you might even find some extreme sports you ne... [ read more ]

Adventure Travel in Australia's Outback

Adventure Travel in Australia’s Outback

We so far featured a lot of cool destinations that you can visit in your trip to Australia, but we should also take into account that deserts cover a significant part of Oz territory. Three of the biggest deserts in Australia are the Tanami Desert, the Great Sandy Desert and the Great Victoria Desert; Aussies name the the vast deserted areas in their country the ‘Australian outback’. However, you mustn’t imagine the Australian outback to be as vast or deserted as the Sahara. Even the most... [ read more ]