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.
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.
Whether you want to spot migratory whales, hike the magnificent coastline, photograph fur seals, snorkel new waters or have some time out for yourself, a lighthouse stay on NSW’s Far South Coast offers a unique experience that will draw you into a bygone time.
If you’re looking for a trek that takes in stunning mountain scenery, as well as lakes, rivers, waterfalls, dense forest and coastline – without the hard slog – then New Zealand’s Hollyford Track should be on your list.