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Shannon Barker

The most inspiring campsites in New South Wales

The most inspiring campsites in New South Wales

New South Wales is home to some of Australia's most inspiring landscapes. From lush rainforests and dramatic coastlines, rugged deserts and ancient volcanic mountains, we have compiled a list of the most inspiring places to camp in Australia's ‘Premiere State’, where you can truly appreciate the beauty and history it

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Hidden camping spots near Brisbane

Hidden camping spots near Brisbane

Thought the sunshine state couldn’t get any better? Well we’re here to give you another nine reasons to love Queensland, with the best hidden camping spots in and around the Brisbane area. Come and discover a world away from high rise hotels and resorts, and get more down

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Unique camping experiences around Sydney

Unique camping experiences around Sydney

Camping is one of the great Australian pastimes. Most of us have childhood memories of caravan parks, bushy campgrounds and long lazy days. Nothing compares to immersing yourself in the great outdoors. If you’re ready to step it up a notch try one of these unique camping experiences near

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The 8 Tasmanian Hikes 
You Should Be Booking Right Now

The 8 Tasmanian Hikes You Should Be Booking Right Now

Three Capes Track For those who have never done a multiday hike, the Three Capes Track is ideal for beginners – not to mention it’s one of the most stunning hikes in Australia. Opening in 2015, the four day/three night hike is famous for hugging the cliffline and offering

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The Ultimate Tasmanian Road Trip

The Ultimate Tasmanian Road Trip

Tasmania may be Australia's smallest state, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in stunning landscapes and endless adventures. We spent two weeks road tripping around the wild island state and have compiled a list of what we learnt, what we did and why Tasmania should be

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Best hikes near Brisbane

Best hikes near Brisbane

Now that Summer is coming to a close, the weather has begun to cool enough for us to dust off those walking boots in the back of our cupboards and start planning our next weekend hikes. After long days spent at the beach or relaxing by the pool, it can

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Best hikes near Melbourne

Best hikes near Melbourne

There are obvious reasons hiking is such a popular weekend activity. Not only is it a great form of exercise, hiking and walking have been shown to lower anxiety, stress and depression. Fresh air and endorphins help lift our moods and clear our minds. It’s also worth mentioning that

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Best hikes in and around Sydney

Best hikes in and around Sydney

Beautiful beaches, good weather and a stunning harbour: Sydneysiders are truly blessed in their part of the world. They also happen to be surrounded on all sides by national parks. And not just any national parks – these are some best in Australia. We’ve created a list of some of

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