Australia and New Zealand contain some of the world’s best multi-day walks. Whether you’re after an alpine experience or a wild desert escape, these five tracks offer plenty for those dreaming of their next foot-borne adventure.
In the first of a three-part series, Australian Geographic Adventure Editor Justin Walker reveals five of the best adventure films. Showcasing historic Aussie firsts, amazing personal achievements, and exploration of some of the most remote parts of the world, these epic documentaries will amaze and inspire you.
Grab your couch pillows, sheets and snacks and let’s go camping… at home.
Peru’s Machu Picchu is on your bucket list but you’re not keen on the crowds walking the Inca Trail to get there. The solution? Tackle the more remote – and exciting – Inca Rivers Trek. There are no crowds, you will traverse spectacular mountain terrain, and you’ll get the chance to explore one of Peru’s ancient secrets: Choquequirao.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has extended the popular Thredbo Valley Track with a further 18.4 kilometres of new track on offer for visiting riders. This now extends Thredbo Valley Track to a total distance of 35.1km, with the original upper part of the track offering a mix of easy sections, and the new extension ramping up the challenge for more experienced riders.
The working week is never so much fun as when you try and jam in as much adventure as possible in Oregon, the USA state dedicated to getting you into the outdoors. Every. Single. Day.