Tag: gold

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Golden days

Fringed wattle (Acacia fimbriata) is found natively in eastern New South Wales and eastern Queensland.

Destinations

Red dust, gold heart

Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory is as gritty as it is charming. And with its swag of multicultural locals and zealous community spirit, it’s a town now luring newcomers with more than just its precious metal.

Destinations

GALLERY: The golden heart of Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory has a population of just 3000 people, and is found 1000km south of Darwin and 500km north of Alice Springs. This outback town is as gritty as it’s charming, and with its swag of multicultural locals and a zealous community spirit, it’s a place that’s now luring newcomers with more than just gold dust. Find the full story in the Nov/Dec issue (#129) of Australian Geographic.

Destinations

Central Gold Fields

Fossick, hike, waterski, cave or bike your way through Victoria’s historical heart – this oft-unexplored region remains a goldmine for outdoor adventure

Adventure

Alaska: hiking the Chilkoot Trail

The gold’s gone but you can still get a rush on the spectacular Chilkoot Trail, the arduous route from Alaska to the Yukon that fortune hunters famously trudged in the 1890s.