Australia’s largest state is the ultimate outdoor playground. Whether camping in its many national parks, swimming with oceanic giants, or traversing one of Australia’s most famous outback tracks, WA will keep even the most discerning adventurer busy.
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!
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.
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.
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.