What adventure means to Intrepid travellers

Nearly 70 percent of Australians define “adventure travel” as getting off-the-beaten track, as opposed to adrenaline-junkie pursuits, according to Intrepid‘s inaugural Adventure Travel Index. The Index, which looked at trends in 2017, also revealed that women are leading the way when it comes to…

Sydney Surf Pro kicks off

One of Australia’s iconic surf destinations, Manly Beach, is hosting around 200 of the world’s best surfers from today, for the inaugural Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. Among the Aussie women to be taking to the water are Laura Enever, Macy-Jane Callaghan and Kobie Enright, while…

Perisher invests another $4m

Perisher Ski Resort is spreading early Christmas cheer with the announcement of a $4.2-million investment in new infrastructure and expanded snowmaking. This latest investment at Australia’s largest resort will see Leichhardt T-Bar being replaced with a new quad chairlift, and more snow guns. The work…

Astra Lodge wins at World Ski Awards

Astra Lodge, in the Victorian Alps, has been named Australia’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel 2017 at the World Ski Awards in Austria. It’s the second time the five-star property has taken out the prestigious award, having received the honour in 2016. In their fifth year,…

WILDfest launches in style

The inaugural WILDfest, Australia’s first wilderness festival, has successfully launched in the New South Wales Southern Highlands. The three-day event in Joadja, (held from October 27-29) attracted nature lovers and foodies from around the state, with the highlight being WILD Native Feast. The feast…