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Australia's best meteorite craters
Australia's thorny devils (Moloch horridus) are incredible animals. Their spiky armour is, as you might have guessed, used for defence. Their is dotted with tiny grooves that suck up dew on the surface and water from the ground through capillary action, passing it to the devil's mouth without the lizard having to lift a finger. So it's probably not a look judgement this little devil has on its face, rather, it's one of satisfaction.
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This Striated Pardalote is busy overseeing construction on a new nest site
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With its fat little body all puffed up in the cold, and its neck disappearing into its proud, fluffy chest, this Australian swallow sure is an adorable sight.
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Learning to snorkel opens up a whole new world of outdoor adventure.
Dive headfirst into New Caledonia, where a French paradise awaits water-lovers just two hours off Australia's east coast.
You don't need to have a scuba diving certificate to enjoy the best of Australia's reefs. Here are the best snorkel sites.
Whether you wish to observe or dive in, there is a multitude of ways to experience the majesty of this natural living wonder. Are you adventurous and confident in the water? Or do you prefer to stay dry and observe? Discover some of your options in the lists below.
Island adventures in a Fijian archipelago that time and tourism are yet to spoil.
See spring wildflowers and swim with sea lions on a visit to this relaxed town on the Coral Coast.
Myriad mysterious caves and stunning coral reefs abound on Christmas Island.
Even with its long empty beaches, glistening turquoise waters and world-renowned wildlife, WA's Ningaloo Reef remained a closely guarded secret. Now, it faces an uncertain future...
With more than 62 beaches and 20 bays, you're spoilt for choice on Perth's favourite ocean playground.