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Dive into the Sapphire Coast

The Sapphire Coast – a suitable designation for New South Wales’s far south coast and surrounds – has been the site of so many beach holidays, stunning swims and idyllic walks. Inhabited for thousands of years by the various tribal groupings of the Yuin–Monaro people, the coast stretches from Bermagui to the Victorian border. Bermagui … Continued

Surf through life on Queensland’s coast

You’ve heard of the Gold Coast, its balmy air, aquamarine waters and peaceful vibes, but there’s plenty the region has to offer that you might be surprised to learn about. Wherever you are, though, you can’t be far from a top surfing destination, where you can get your daily dose of exercise and adrenaline! Before … Continued

Walk on the wild side in Katherine

Getting fit was never so easy as exploring the enthralling forests of Katherine and the astounding landscapes of Alice Springs. Strap on your bushwalking gear, and get going! Katherine’s Nitmiluk National Park is made up of 13 stunning gorges that can be explored by foot, canoe or boat. Take the Windolf Walk up to Pat’s … Continued

Trek the marvellous Fitzgerald Coast

Venture down to the south of Western Australia, where warm days stretch on and life slows down to a leisurely rhythm. Enjoy some exercise in a place that simply oozes with sunny vibes. The Fitzgerald River National Park is the perfect backdrop for exploring secluded bays by kayak, snorkel or flipper. Recent upgrades have seen … Continued

Staying safe at your summer barbie

Before you don your hilarious novelty apron and fire up your barbecue, you need to first make sure that you and those you’re travelling with are safe from the heat and gas. Whether you’re a barbecue novice or an expert in all things rotisseries, charcoal grills and smokers, you should always pay attention to safety. … Continued

Food safety and storage on the road

Lasting memories are created on the best holidays – and on the worst ones! To make sure you’re not left with flashbacks of food poisoning, there are many precautions to take for eating safely. In the warm summer months, it’s especially important to store and cook food properly to avoid dangerous bacteria, as well as … Continued

Wine and dine in Tasmania’s east

During summer, the temperate climate of Australia’s island state brings flavours that you just can’t find anywhere else. Tasmania’s local produce is among the freshest and finest in our country – and the foods of Tassie’s east coast are no exception. First on the map is Swansea, a town that fills with holiday-makers over the … Continued

Succulent seafood on the Eyre Peninsula

They don’t call it the seafood frontier for nothing! The Eyre Peninsula is teeming with aquatic life, from the scary to the playful, the delicious to the elusive. Summer is the best time of year to pull up a seat at a local restaurant and enjoy the fruits of the sea and, here, we’ve picked … Continued

Tasmania’s Painted Cliffs

On Maria Island in Tasmania’s south-east, are two of nature’s most memorable destinations. The Painted Cliffs and the Fossil Cliffs offer visitors a rare glimpse into Tasmania’s natural history. A trip between Maria Island and Swansea will bring you right up close to these natural wonders. Right near Orford is Triabunna, from where you can … Continued

Australia’s first railway line

Before the development of rail had connected Australia’s colonies into an easily accessible network, the journey from one side of the country to the other was often long and arduous: people either walked, rode camels, travelled by horse, or caught ships that took them around the coast. When the first trains arrived, approximately 50 years … Continued

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