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A weekend away with the girls has never looked so good! If adventure is your style, mixed with some wine & dining, then the Top End of the Northern Territory is where you want to be. The Million Dollar Fish competition kicked off again in October 2018 for its fourth instalment, and with 5 chances […]

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Parks Victoria has completed a significant milestone towards opening the Grampians Peaks Trail a world-class walking experience, one of the largest ever investment for any hiking experience in Australia, showcasing the beauty of the Grampians National Park’s natural and cultural landscapes, completing upgrades to 60 kilometers of track. Upon completion, The Grampians Peaks Trail will […]

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Tasmanian Expeditions has launched a 2nd World Heritage Franklin River Rafting adventure led by conservationist Geoff Law in January 2019, to mark the 40th anniversary of the first commercial rafting expedition down the iconic river. On 22 January 2019, Geoff Law (a key member of the “No Dams’ campaign that saved the river from near […]

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For anyone planning a trip to Latin America to see iconic drawcards like Machu Picchu, Iguacu Falls and Rio but also keen to discover the continent’s hidden gems, Contours Travel has released a ‘Great Eight’ list of off-the-beaten track experiences guaranteed to take you safely beyond the busy tourist trail. The list has been created […]

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A perceived lack of quality places to stay in regional areas has inspired a new style of accommodation designed to bring guests closer to nature without skimping on the creature comforts of a five-star hotel. South Australian company Escapod launched its first building today in a McLaren Vale vineyard south of Adelaide. The pre-fabricated luxury […]

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The newest in eco-luxe accommodation has officially launched, with Discovery Parks – Barossa now home to the region’s own glamping experience. Nestled within a private area of the park, the 12 safari tents are majestically set among native gums with vineyard views as far as the eye can see. With the tents sharing a private […]

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Astronomy enthusiasts of all ages can discover the spectacular Australian outback sky at Ayers Rock Resort’s upcoming Uluru Astronomy Weekend on 14-16 September. Now in its fifth year, the popular event is run in partnership with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions (ASTRO 3D) and will be […]

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With the dry season in full swing, there’s no time like the present to head to the Northern Territory. Warm days in the Top End and nights filled with spectacular starry skies in the Red Centre provide the perfect setting to see, taste, do and explore everything the Territory has to offer. Here’s a sneak […]

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AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand co-founder Henry van Asch has revealed a world-first adventure tourism experience the “Nevis Catapult” in the Nevis Valley near Queenstown, New Zealand. The Catapult sees thrill seekers experience up to 3G of force and speeds of almost 100km per hour in 1.5 seconds, as they are propelled 150m out across […]

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World Expeditions Travel Group (WETG) has acquired a majority shareholding in the Blue Mountains Adventure Company, a long-respected operator of day adventure activities including canyoning, rock climbing, hiking and abseiling based in the Blue Mountains. The acquisition, which takes to 13 the number of brands within the WETG, provides World Expeditions with a new operational […]

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