Category: Destinations

Adventure

The new mountain bike track in Kosciuszko National Park

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.

Destinations

Triple treat

Africa is renowned for its big wildlife, even bigger rivers and perhaps, surprisingly, its big mountains – Kilimanjaro, Mt Kenya and Mt Stanley.

Destinations

East Antarctica: In the wake of Mawson with Heritage Expeditions

Voyage to one of the least-visited coastlines in the world and discover for yourself why East Antarctica held such a fascination for pioneering Antarctic explorer Sir Douglas Mawson. Enjoy the pleasures of exploration and observation, and experience the panoramic and the intimate; the majestic vista of the world’s largest glacier and a young Adelie Penguin taking its first ocean dip. The natural world beckons and rewards with rare whale sightings and abundant birdlife.

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Lord Howe Island escape

A week without wi-fi and telly might sound like a challenge for some families, but with so much to see and do, Lord Howe Island makes it easy.

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Adventure guide to Canada

It’s the world’s second-biggest country, it is incredibly easy to get to – and get around – and it’s chock-full of adventures for all ages. Whether you’re after huge hikes, exciting paddling, some of the world’s best MTB trails and ski terrain, epic climbing, brilliant family camping, or want to see some of the planet’s most iconic animals in the wild, Canada is where it’s at for Australian Geographic Adventure readers.