Across the Top End (The Savannah Way) | Cairns

The Savannah Way stretches 3501km from Cairns to Broome, knitting together many of the natural wonders of the Top End, including four World Heritage areas and 15 national parks. From Cairns Savannah Way heads towards the heights of Atherton Tableland. From here head west to Normanton. The Way skirts the Gulf of Carpentaria through Bourketown and Hells Gate. Beyond the fishing community of Borrol...

Atherton Tablelands | Atherton

Approached from Cairns by Australia's most wonderful scenic railway, leading through the mighty Barron Gorge in an amphitheatre of purple hills as the scenery greatly increases in magnificence. Barron Falls is an awe-inspiring sight. The tablelands offer many attractions including the Crater Lakes, Lake Eachem Barrine, where swimming and boating may be enjoyed. Chillagoe Caves; Jungle Avenue, Ma...

Denmark Beach | Denmark

As well as the magnificent surfing on the Margaret River big waves Denmark, 420km south east of Perth is also an enjoyable surfing spot. Still largely undiscovered, it is less crowded than the west coast and doesn't receive the notorious "Fremantle Doctor" the stiff sea breeze that kicks in every afternoon on the more exposed west coast. Here the beach is perfect for learning when you can enjoy ...

Eaglehawk Dive Centre | Eaglehawk Neck

'Eaglehawk' offers exciting diving trips to local seal colonies, kelp forests, caves, canyons and wrecks. Experience the beauty of Tasman Peninsula where whales and dolphins are regularly sighted. Equipment hire and diving courses are also available

Echuca to Barmah Forest

From Echuca travel down Murray River and into the red gum forests of Barmah Wetlands.

Fraser Island, Fraser Island National Park | Fraser Island

Fraser Island, the largest on the Queensland coast, with an area of 394,800 acres, of which 393,000 are State forest. The beautiful lakes and interesting bird like make it an ideal spot for the visitor. Access is by launch from Maryborough. Fraser Island contains many rainforest areas with huge kauri trees, rough bark satinay, brushbox and hundreds of airy piccabeen palms.

Gippsland Lakes | Lakes Entrance

Stretching for over 80 km parallel with Ninety Mile Beach and separated from the Pacific Ocean only by a narrow rampart of sand-hummocks, the Gippsland Lakes are the longest chain of lakes in Australia. The largest is Lake Wellington, into which flow the Avon and Latrobe Rivers. Lakes King, Victoria, and Reeve are next in importance. They are interconnected, and all have a common outlet to the se...

Gosse's Bluff | Alice Springs

Gosse's Bluff. Gosse's Bluff in central Australia is formed from resistant sedimentary rock layers tha lay origionally, thousands of metres beneath the ground. These layers were compressed by an explosion from what is thought to be either a comet or a meteorite that collided with the earth 130,000,000 years ago. The collision was so massive that it compressed the earth's surface thousands of metre...

Harts Range | Alice Springs

Harts Range is located on the Plenty Highway approximately 215km north east of Alice Springs and 300km from the Queensland border. The Range is a small community with a population of approximately 250 people. Harts Range is mineral rich. A dedicated fossicking area is available at the abandoned mica mines of Mount Palmer. The major industries are beef, cattle, gold mining and tourism.

Larapinta Trail

A 220 km trail through West MacDonnell Ranges. Start at Alice Springs and head to Simpsons Gap.(4WD)

Majors Creek | Majors Creek

The first gold of the district was discovered here in October 1851 by Mrs Baxter. The indomitable woman was killed 18 months later when a cart in which she was travelling overturned crushing her. Majors Creek is now a small village noted for its spectacular waterfalls and of course Clarks Lookout on Majors Creek Mountain.

Mansfield Cottage | Barrington

A 3 bedroom farmhouse cottage located in Barrington River Valley 3 hours north of Sydney. Traditional style cottage accommodation caters for couples, families or groups of up to 10. Reverse cycle air-conditioning and slow combustion fire ensures comfort during all seasons. Unwind and relax at the cottage and enjoy the many activities around Mansfield including white water canoeing, tours and hike...

Pigeon House Mountain | South Durras

Pigeon House Mountain, Morton National Park. Named by Captain Cook in 1770 Pigeon House Mountain rises to 720m and is the most prominent landmark in Morton National Park. A 5km walk leads to the top, the last few metres on steel ladders erected in 1970.

Pro Dive Jervis Bay | Huskisson

Pro Dive Jervis Bay offers something for every diver including dives to reefs, drop-offs, caves, crevices, archways and gutters around the Bay's 30 dive sites. A variety of courses are also available for all levels.

Telegraph Road

From Cairns travel Telegraph Road to the tip of Cape York. Take a ferry to Thursday Island. Here you can experience Torres Strait Island culture. (4WD)

Titania's Palace | Hastings

Titania's Palace, Hastings Caves State Reserve. Hastings Caves State Reserve lies near Hastings in southern Tasmania. First discovered in 1917 by timber workers, the caves are formed from dolomite and consist of three lofty chambers decorated by weird and wonderful formations of stalactites and stalagmites.

Yallingup and Margaret River Caves | Yallingup

Along the coast from Busselton almost to Cape Leeuwin arc limestone caves which for size, beauty, and grandeur compare favourably with the better-known caves of the eastern States. Many have been only partly explored but several, including the Yallingup Caves and the Lake Cave at Margaret River, have been opened up and illuminated by electricity. Yallingup and Margaret River (where good hotel acc...

Australian Speleological Federation

The official website of the Australian Speleological Federation, an environmental organisation, registered by the Department of Environment and Heritage in Canberra with the primary objective of protecting the cave and karst environment of Australia. A useful site on all things speleological.

Bushwalking in Australia

The official website of the Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs New South Wales Incorporated. Visitors to this site can find a bushwalking club in the Sydney region or throughout the New South Wales country region. There is also information on interstate clubs and national organisations and information on walks throughout New South Wales.