Adventure

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 ...

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 Ocean Road Region | Warrnambool

The Great Ocean Road is a 243 km stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Warrnambool. The road was constructed to provide work for returning soldiers and dedicated as a Memorial to those killed in the First World War. It is one of Australia's great scenic coastline drives. The Road traces the coastline through the Surf Coast and Shipw...

Great Ocean Road Walk, Apollo Bay to Glenample | Apollo Bay

The Great Ocean Road, renowned for its coastal rugged beauty, can now be explored by foot with the launch of a new $2.3 billion trail, The Great Ocean Walk. The track starts from Apollo Bay, two hours from Melbourne, and continues the existing trail to the equally impressive, but until now relatively unknown, coastal terrain. The Great Ocean Walk extends 91km from Apollo bay to Glenample Homest...

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...

Heysen Walking Trail | Cape Jervis

The Heysen Trail runs for 1,200 kilometres from Cape Jervis on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges. The Trail has been designed to cater for both the serious backpacker walking the complete trail, and for the day walker who might choose to do short walks along different sections of the trail. Though mainly a walking trail, there are multi-use sectio...

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...

Katherine Gorge National Park, | Nitmiluk National Park

Nitmiluk National Park is located in the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory, 244 km south-east of Darwin. The park has been established around a series of gorges on the Katherine River and Edith Falls. Previously named Katherine Gorge National Park, its northern edge borders Kakadu National Park. This 292,800 hectare National Park is owned by the Jawoyn Aboriginal people and jointly manage...

Kiandra Ghost Town | Kosciuszko

Kiandra is now a ghost town. However, evidence of the gold rush giving rise to the town is still to be seen in the ruins and abandoned mines. Visitors can enjoy the town’s heritage walk. The former town lies fourteen km from Yarrongobilly Caves. The Town was the highest town in Australia (1300 metres.) and is snow-bound and isolated often in winter. Ski-ing and other grand winter sports are to...

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...

MacKenzie Falls, Grampians National Park | Grampians

MacKenzie Falls is the star attraction of the Grampians National Park. It is a rare Australian year-round waterfall and flows well even in the face of a severe drought. The view that awaits you at the end of this steep trail is spectacular. Enormous torrents of water cascade over huge cliffs into a deep pool, sending fine sprays of rainbow mist high into the air above a stunning gorge.

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 Banks | Appin

Mount Banks, Blue Mountains National Park. Accessible from the Northern side of Blue Mountains National Park on the Bells LIne of road is Mount Banks, a former picnic site in the early 1900s. Visitors to Mount Banks today report experiencing a 'ghost-like' feeling among the now deserted and overgrown picnic areas.

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 Kosciuszko, Kosciuszko National Park | Jindabyne

Home to Mount Kosciuszko, Kosciuszko National Park is approximately 250km South West of Canberra. At 700,000 hectares the park is the largest in the state and known primarily for its snow skiing in winter months. The first recorded exploration of the mountain was by Polish explorer Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki who reached the top of Mount Kosciuszko in 1840 (this is disputed by some historians w...

Mount Remarkable National Park | Melrose

Mount Remarkable National Park lies between Spencer Gulf, Wilmington in the north and Melrose in the south. One of the main features is Mount Remarkable renowned for its sheer precipitous drop with the small town of Melrose nestling under the cliffs. The region is home to a variety of vibrant birdlife, wildlife and flora. There are wild wedge-tailed eagles, rare yellow-foot rock wallabies, weste...

Mount Townsend and Blue Lake | Kosciuszko

Mount Townsend lies within Kosciuszko National Park in south New South Wales and id part of the Snowy Mountains Great Dividing Range. At 2185m above sea level, Mount Townsend is the second highest mountain in Australia. Mount Townsend is 4 km north of Australia's highest mainland peak, Mount Kosciuszko. Although, lower than Mount Kosciuszko, Mount Townsend has a craggier peak and is arguably more ...

Mount Warning National Park | Mount Warning National Park

Mount Warning National Park (approximately 2210 hectares) is located in far north-eastern NSW. Mount Warning was named by Lieutenant James Cook in 1770 as a warning to seafarers of the many dangerous reefs along the coast. Mount Warning's Aboriginal name Wollumbin means 'fighting chief of the mountains' and the mountain is a sacred place to the local Bundjalung tribe. The Aboriginals believ...