Australia is vast, varied, wild and beautiful, from the red sands of the outback to the iconic reefs of the coast.
The native wildlife is abundant and fascinating, from hundreds of colourful bird species to wallabies and kangaroos, from crocodiles and goannas to Tasmanian devils and bilbies. And, of course, the continental nation’s famous collection of snakes and spiders.
Explore the varied landscapes of the pristine World Heritage wilderness on the Tasmanian Overland Track, discover the country’s heartland as you walk the astonishingly diverse Heysen Trail in South Australia or the Larapinta Trail, in the Northern Territory, which is quickly becoming recognised as one of the world’s great long distance hikes.
The Cape to Cape Track meanders 135km between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, sometimes along the beach, sometimes along cliff tops, but nearly always with a view of the wonderful Margaret River coastline.
The stone country, or Arnhem Land escarpment, is one of the most extraordinary wilderness areas in Australia. The Jatbula Trail in the Nitmiluk National Park features magnificent waterfalls that tumble from high quartzite cliffs, shady monsoon...