Adventure

The heart of trekking, climbing, paddling and all things 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.