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Satisfy your app-etite this season

LiveTrekker With today’s technology, documenting and sharing your travels has never been easier. Gone are the days of gathering the clan around a slideshow presentation of your latest adventure – now you can keep everyone updated in real time with apps like LiveTrekker. It allows you to build basically an online journal of your travels … Continued

Discover the stars in New South Wales

In 2016, Warrumbungle National Park was the very first park in Australia to be designated as an International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) by the International Dark-Sky Association. The park is a six-hour drive from Sydney, and is perfect for taking in the stars above, whether you’re an amateur astronomer or a long- time stargazer. Adjacent … Continued

Hobart to Bruny Island

The road from Hobart to Bruny Island is an exciting trek, with no shortage of intriguing destinations to interest the whole family – from mysterious underground caves to spectacular ocean sunsets. In Hobart, retreat into holiday mode with a venture up Mount Wellington. The 21-kilometre drive to the summit will take you past some of … Continued

Wining and dining in Bright and surrounds

Bright is a popular destination no matter the season. It’s a delightfully friendly part of the Great Alpine Road that welcomes visitors with open arms, and in the winter months, open fires, too! When you arrive, treat yourself and your companions to lunch at the Ringer Reef Winery in Porepunkah or the Bright Brewery. The … Continued

Take a breath of fresh air in the Tamar Valley

Renowned for its picturesque landscapes and gentle pace of living, the valley is home to some of the most impressive natural features and heritage towns in the world. Whether you find yourself meandering across immaculate sandy beaches or driving past majestic towering gorges, there are plenty of opportunities to relax in the Tamar Valley. Start … Continued

Walgett to Bourke

The name Walgett translates to the ‘meeting of two rivers’ – the Barwon and Namoi, to be specific. This friendly and lovable country town will have you feeling settled in no time, and is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding opal fields. For those looking to catch their dinner, drop a line … Continued

The Overlander’s Way

Beginning on ocean shores and ending in the outback, the Overlander’s Way presents some of Queensland’s many different faces in a matter of days. With fully sealed roads throughout the entire route, you’ll be skipping from beachfront Townsville to outback Queensland in a flash. The Overlander’s Way journey is broken up into seven sections, and … Continued

Hughenden to Richmond

Hughenden to Richmond Hughenden is in dinosaur country; the town and the whole Flinders Shire are situated on the edge of what used to be a vast prehistoric inland sea. Once home to many terrestrial dinosaurs and marine reptiles, Hughenden now houses the Flinders Discovery Centre, where you can meet Hughie, a seven-metre-tall muttaburrasaurus, along … Continued

Explore Western Australia’s goldfields

Menzies – ‘Inside Australia’ exhibit at Lake Ballard A short drive from Menzies in the Goldfields-Esperance region, the ‘Inside Australia’ exhibit by world-renowned artist Antony Gormley features 51 black steel sculptures spread across 10 square kilometres of white salt plain – the largest outdoor art gallery in the world. Created as part of the Perth International … Continued

Charters Towers to Hughenden

Once the second-largest town in Queensland, Charters Towers has an interesting gold rush history, which you can see firsthand in the well-preserved city centre, known as One Square Mile. This grand feature, along with some of the other significant local sites of the gold rush era, can be explored on the Ghosts of Gold Heritage … Continued

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