Adventure

Highlining above the Tasmanian wilderness

Adventure

Thrill seeker Valentin Rapp has walked between some of Tasmania’s greatest natural monuments by rigging up a highline. Not for the faint of heart, the extreme sport of highlining involves traversing a rope suspended high above the ground. See more of his adventurers here.

1987: One year in the wilderness

Adventure

Apart from radio contact with the RFDS base at Derby, 240km away, Mike Cusack, a ranger, and his wife Susan, a naturopath, were left entirely alone, by Australian Geographic, to survive for a year in 1987 in the remote Kimberley. Last Wednesday they received a special commemorative award on behalf of AG.

Circumnavigating the world in a tiny flying boat

Adventure

Michael Smith discovered the delights and peril of true adventure in a solo circumnavigation of the world in a tiny amphibious flying boat. Independent cinemas across Australia are showing the documentary of his amazing tale at 3:30pm this Sunday.