Tag: Adventure

Australian Geographic Adventure

Northern Territory adventures: Four of the best

Wanna get wild? Head to the NT, one of the world’s great adventure playgrounds. From hiking and camping in the desert sands of the Red Centre, to exploring the ‘Lost World’ that is the tropical Top End, the NT is jam-packed with excitement. It’s a long way for most of us, so now is the perfect time to start planning that big Territory escape!


Adventure on the high seas

The world’s oceans have been the backdrop for some of history’s greatest adventures. And we reckon there’s still plenty of maritime excitement to be had, too. Here’s a selection of our favourite forms of oceanic excitement in Australia’s states and territories.


Best new adventures

Check out these six fantastic new adventures, then spend your downtime planning how you’re going to tick off each one!

History & Culture

Your guide to the best adventure documentaries: Part 2

In Part 2 of this series, Aus Geo ADVENTURE Editor Justin Walker presents five more brilliant documentaries. From a solo foot-borne traverse of Australia and an epic canoe journey, through to one of history’s most famous survival stories and the birth of one of the wildest sports on two wheels, there’s something here for all adventure junkies.


Your guide to the best adventure documentaries: Part 1

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.

How to survive climbing the world’s highest mountains: Andrew Lock (Rebroadcast)

Andrew Lock is Australia´s most accomplished mountaineer who has climbed all of the world´s fourteen 8000+ metre summits without supplemental oxygen. From Shishapangma in China to Everest, the mother of all mountains, Andrew has managed to survive these risky adventures. In this episode he shares his route to becoming one of our greatest mountaineers and what else he is up to these days. Here you can find out more about Andrew´s endeavours: www.andrew-lock.com This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Liz Ginis and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com). You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic.

Why paddling the Murray River is an adventure for everyone: Sarah Davis

After fulfilling her dream of paddling the River Nile, Sarah Davis set her sights on paddling Australia’s longest river – the Murray. The adventurer paddled solo from its source in the Australian Alps to its end in South Australia.    On this episode Sarah talks about why the Murray River is an accessible adventure we all could tackle.     This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Liz Ginis (Managing Editor Digital at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com)   You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic


Ice amongst the rainforest

Three female alpine-addicts pull together a motley crew of adventurers to tackle a bespoke version of New Zealand’s historic Symphony on Skis ski-mountaineering route traversing the South Island.