Southwest Tasmania Traverse

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Tassie. Australia’s southern most state. The 26th largest island in the world. Home to the the country’s oldest brewery (Cascade – established 1832), Tasmanian Devils and Princess Mary of Denmark……….pretty much in that order of importance 😉 . Some 45% of Tasmania’s total area … Continue reading

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Larapinta Trail

Larapinta Trail

Situated in the heart of Northern Territory’s Outback, the Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s premier long distance hikes. Winding its way some 231 km along the incredible West MacDonnell ranges, it traverses ridges and plains, and passes through some of … Continue reading

Arthur Range Traverse | Tasmania, Australia, 2015


Distance: 42 miles (68 km) Time: 5 days Note: The time needed to do this hike can vary dramatically depending on the conditions, as well as the fitness and experience of the hiker. As a general reference, John Chapman, in … Continue reading

Springbrook – O’Reilly’s | QLD, Australia, 2009

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Distance : 36 miles (58 km) approx. Avg.Time :  2 or 3 days. Start / Finish : Settlement Campground, Springbrook National Park – O’Reilly’s, Lamington National Park. As of 2013, there are no public transport options to either trailhead. If … Continue reading

South Coast Track | TAS, Australia, 2002


Distance :  80 km approx. Avg.Time :  5 days Start / Finish : Cockle Creek – Melaleuca Click here for public transport options to Cockle Creek. Melaleuca is accessible by light aeroplane with Par-Avion. Season : November – April February … Continue reading