Tag: trekking

Adventure

A day of adventure

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.

Adventure

Striding the wild isle

Kangaroo Island’s Wilderness Trail is a rugged, 66km walk through the beautiful landscapes of Flinders Chase National Park, past landmarks including Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch.

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Surprise packet

New Zealand’s Heaphy Track packs so much into its 74.8km length it’s surprising more walkers don’t put it at the top of their list

Destinations

Mountains to sea: Hollyford Track, NZ

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.

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Silver lining: Black Peak, NZ

A cold front ruined plan A. But the clouds parted long enough for two friends to put plan B into action – an exhilarating bike and hike up Black Peak, near Queenstown in New Zealand.