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…

Aurora Expeditions introduces Antarctic skiing

Travellers to Antarctica will now be able to go skiing, with Aurora Expeditions¬†introducing the classic winter sport to its tours.¬†The polar cruise specialist is also adding snowshoeing to its list of activities for the 2017/18 season. The skiing in Antarctica tour option¬†means Aurora passengers…

Ever heard of Farquhar?

When you get an invite to an unknown place not far up the road by a band of Troopcarrier worshippers the simple answer is yes. Having stumbled upon Troopcarriers of Australia (TOA) on Facebook, we knew these were Aussie blokes (and now many lasses)…

The “Reef”, five ways

It’s where rainforest descends toward the sea, divers meet reef, and backpackers get acquainted with countless bars bustling with business. It’s Tropical North Queensland, where travellers play in bath-like water and on the palm-fringed islands. The mai tais and white beaches are great reasons…

Blue Mountains canyoning

Known as one of the best places to go canyoning in Australia, the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, is a playground for weekend adventurers. Spend your days walking deep into the Aussie bush, scrambling over rocks, abseiling off ledges, swimming through dark ravines, sliding…