Adventure

Alligator Gorge | Alligator Gorge

Alligator Gorge is located in Mount Remarkable National Park, within Flinders Range National Park. The Gorge is one of the leading Natural attractions of South Australia. The gorge cuts through ancient quartzite rocks and is flanked by the Alligator Creek. The Mount Remarkable National Park: (15,632 hectares) lies between Spencer Gulf in the north and Melrose in the south. There are wild wedge-t...

Bald rock, Bald Rock National Park | Tenterfield

Bald rock! A massive igneous rock similar to granite but with a different mineral content is the central feature of Bald Rock National Park and the Tenterfield Glen Innes region. The rock rises 200 metres above a tall eucalypt forest well watered from runoff streams. The rock is about 750 metres long and 500 metres wide and is the largest granite monolith in Australia. A three-hour return walking ...

Bell Gorge | Derby

The picturesque Bell Gorge is situated in the rugged ranges of King Leopold Range National Park in Western Australia. The Park is 200 kilometres from Derby and 450 kilometres from Kununurra via the Gibb River Road and covers an area of over 392,000 hectares. The northern regions of Western Australia are a treasure trove of spectacular landscapes, remote wilderness, isolated lakes, rivers and whit...

Burleigh Heads | Burleigh Heads

At Burleigh Heads the beach extends between Big Burleigh and Little Burleigh Headlands. This resort is especially favoured by those who seek (in addition to surfing) boating and fishing which are available in near-by Tallebudgera Creek. There are interesting walks to the summit of Big Burleigh from which can be seen a splendid panorama of ocean, beaches, and headlands. Currumbin, Palm Beach, Tugu...

Cania Gorge | Monto

Cania Gorge is located 25 km from Monto and is one of south-east Queensland's most picturesque gorges. The Cania Gorge National Park boasts 3000 hectares of spectacular landscape, prominent sandstone cliffs, caves, eucalypt forest and dry rain forest with mosses, orchids, figs and vines growing in moist, sheltered areas. This secluded area is home to a variety of Australia's native flora and fau...

Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park, Queensland | Injune

Carnarvon Gorge is located in the Southern Brigalow Belt bio-region in Central Queensland, 593 km north-west of Brisbane. Primarily created by water erosion, Carnarvon Gorge is around 30 kilometres long, and six hundred metres deep at the mouth. It is the most visited feature within Carnarvon National Park due to the diversity of experiences it contains and the ease with which it can be accessed. ...

Daintree National Park | Daintree

Daintree National Park is the oldest living rainforest on earth at approximately 140 Million years with the southern boundary located at Mossman Gorge and the northern boundary at Bloomfield River. It is now home to rare plants that provide key links in the evolution story. It contains lush tropical vegetation, coral reefs, and the northern section of the Great Dividing Range. Cape Tribulation ...

Elephant Rocks | Denmark

Elephant Rocks are located in William Bay National Park in Western Australia, some 30 kilometers west of Denmark, lying on a sheltered beach , a few hundred metres east of Greens Pool. As it name suggests, Elephant Rocks looks exactly like a herd of elephants, paddling in shallow waters.

Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas | Four Mile Beach

One of the many attractions of Port Douglas is Four Mile Beach. The beach is known for the fine hard sand. From the main Port Douglas district, you can walk to the beach in under 5 minutes and then continue to walk along the sandy shore for hours under the tropical sun. After a while the beach unfolds toa gentle curve that continues as far as the eye can see, without a hint of development.

Frenchmans Cap, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tasmania, | Queenstown

Frenchmans Cap is a prominent mountain in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Western Tasmania. It lies east of the West Coast Range, and south-west of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The boundary of the park is about 2.5 hours' drive from Hobart along the Lyell Highway (A10). From Strahan, the park can be accessed via a cruise on the Gordon River. Those intending to...

Geikie Gorge, Geikie Gorge National Park, Kimberley Region | Fitzroy Crossing

Geikie Gorge National Park is in Western Australia, 1831 km north-east of Perth and 420 kms west of Broome. The Gorge is situated at the junction of the Oscar and the Geikie Ranges. The mighty Fitzroy River has carved a 30 metre deep gorge into the remains of the ancient limestone barrier reef that was created here in the Devonian period. During the wet season when the Fitzroy is in full flood wa...

Genoa Creek Falls, Croajingolong National Park | Genoa

Genoa Creek falls are located in Croajingolong National Park. This park covers 87,500 hectares and extends for 100 km along the wilderness coast of Victoria's East Gippsland protecting remote beaches, tall forests, heathland, rainforest, estuaries and granite peaks. Croajingolong is one of the state's largest parks, outstanding for its stunning wilderness coastline and a wealth of flora and faun...

Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef NP | Port Douglas

The Great Barrier Reef of Australia is the most extensive coral reef in existence, and for interest, variety and beauty of marine life, it is possibly unrivalled by any other region of similar extent. Built up over millions of years by the tiny coral polyp, the Reef extends from north of Cape York, [1250 miles] southward, enclosing a waterway of great beauty. It is not a single reef, but a serie...

Grosse Valley & Govertts Leap, Blackheath | Blackheath

Grosse Valley is located in Blue Mountains National Park. One of the best positions to see Grosse Valley is from its Southern side at Govetts Leap or Bolster Point. This spot takes its name from colonial assistant surveyor, William Govett, who discovered it in 1831. It is thought that Govetts Leap may also have been named after an escaped convict turned bushranger named Govett who, as legend has i...

Haasts Bluff | Haasts Bluff

Haasts Bluff is home to mainly Luritja and Pintupi people of the Central Western Desert. The intensity of desert colours, important sites and stories, and subtle motifs of the bush all find expression in the paintings of the Haasts Bluff artists. The Bluff lies 230 kms west of Alice Springs and is nestled within the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges. To the north is Mt Edward and Mt William, and ...

Jenolan Caves & Cottages | Jenolan Caves

One of the outstanding sights of the State and set amidst magnificent scenery. The caves were discovered by the convict-bushranger McKeown, and were originally known as the Bendo Caves. In 1884 they received the musical name of the neighbouring mountain, Jenolan. The Caves are the exquisite work of nature and are unrivalled for their splendour and beauty. The formations range from delicate rose pi...

Lamington National Park, SE Queensland | Binna Burra

This wild mountain region of 47,000 acres is the principal national park in southern Queensland and comprises the Roberts, and Lamington Plateaux, offshoots of the Macpherson Range which forms a natural barrier between New South Wales and Queensland. Rare trees and bird life, and rugged mountain scenery are features of the park. The Park lies in South East Queensland approximately 100 kms South o...

Mimosa Rocks, Mimosa Rocks National Park | Mimosa

Covering an area of approximately 5,000 hectares Mimosa Rocks National Park is one of New South Wales' most beautiful coastal parks most noted for its scuba diving and scenery. Surface rocks found in Mimosa Rocks National Park are the weathered remains of an ancient lava flow three hundred and fifty million years ago. A rise in sea level at the end of the last Ice Age isolated the rocks which now...

Mount Coolum, Walk, Mount Coolum National Park | Mount Coolum

The relentless march of the surveyor’s peg to the tune of mind-less town planners and Councillors has finally brought suburbia to the footsteps of Mount Coolum. This beautiful mountain, untouched for millions of years save for a shameful attempt at quarrying, is one of several isolated volcanic domes found on the Sunshine Coast. The mountain is significant as it supports remnant montane heathl...

Mount Coot-Tha | Mount Coot-Tha

Mount Coot-Tha Mount Coot-Tha (225 metres), Brisbane's most popular vantage-point, is perched on a shoulder of the Taylor Range. Soon after Brisbane was settled, the hill was cleared of thick timber by convicts for a military look out. One tree only was left and it stood for many years, giving to the place the name of "One Tree Hill". "Coot-Tha" is an aboriginal word meaning "place of wild honey"...