Australia is jam-packed with paddling opportunities covering all disciplines from sea kayaking and canoeing to whitewater rafting and kayaking. If you want to dip your paddle in the water and explore our immense coastline, big rivers or some of the world’s best whitewater, here’s how.
New Zealand’s South Island is one of the world’s premier adventure destinations. Whether you are an avid hiker, paddler, mountain biker or climber, the South Island will answer your outdoor dreams. And it’s only a short flight from Oz!
Whether it is one of the myriad day walks through national parks, a ride on a world-rated mountain-bike trail system or a paddle in a river or the ocean, the sheer volume of choice is nearly too much. We’ve made it easier for you by selecting some of the very best experiences.
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.
Bill Robinson has paddled the length of the Murray and completed 22 Murray Marathons. When floods revitalised the river he decided to explore his favourite part – the beautiful, forest-lined stretch from Tocumwal to Barmah.