Tag Archives | adventure

5 THINGS TO DO IN BAGUIO CITY, PHILIPPINES

153 miles from Manila lies the Philippines’ summer-holiday capital – Baguio City. Great food, eccentric art, and of course the cooler weather are some of the things that attract people to this awesome place. Tourists flock mainly during the famous Panagbenga Festival (Flower Festival), which runs from February to March each year. For most people, […]

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TREETOPS – CENTRAL COAST, NSW

Exhilarating zip and zap through the tree canopy Whooshing through the tree canopy at up to 40 kilometres an hour, spinning 540 degrees and feeling a G-force of two pretty much sums up the TreeTops Crazy Rider zip line adventures on the NSW Central Coast. We’re talking about the world’s longest rollercoaster zip line at […]

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OLD ERROWANBANG WOOLSHED – CARCOAR, NSW

Family accommodation in the Central Tablelands on the site of a historic woolshed Long before the Orange region founded its blossoming reputation as a cool climate wine destination, the New South Wales Central Tablelands was sheep country, home to some of Australia’s most legendary shearers. 35km south of Orange, just outside the tiny township of […]

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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK IN WA

Head on over to Western Australia for a true Aussie adventure Hop on a flight to Perth to experience WA’s largest city for a night before you kick off the adventure experience of a lifetime. There are beaches, gorges, waterfalls, swimming holes, hikes, world-class snorkelling spots and so much more just waiting to be explored. Although […]

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THUNDERBIRD PARK – QLD

Mountain adventure meets romantic escape at Thunderbird Park Tucked away in the Gold Coast hinterland is a natural wonderland and home to Thunderbird Park – a popular destination for Queenslanders and holidayers from further south who want to take advantage of the area’s mild winters and stunning nature. Driving up Tamborine Mountain feels surreal – like […]

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THE ULTIMATE LIVE ESCAPE GAME – AUSTRALIA-WIDE

A live escape adventure Fancy sleuthing your way out of a locked room in an hour? Throw in secret doors and props harking back to the Sydney Rocks’ crime era heyday for an Escape Hunt Experience Sydney adventure. Challenge yourself through puzzles aplenty, team up with buddies or workmates – up to seven can play in […]

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FIND YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE AT THIS SYDNEY EXPO

Want to do something out of the ordinary? Plan your next adventure at the Adventure Travel Expo next weekend The Adventure Travel Expo is going to be held this year between Saturday, Nov 7 and Sunday, Nov 8 at the Sydney Town Hall. This well-established event features affordable, exciting holidays for all budgets. There are local Aussie holidays on […]

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INTRODUCTORY SCUBA DIVING – QLD

Don a tank and fins for a day; resurface a diving addict When exploring the world beneath the waves, anatomical evidence doesn’t exactly side with humans (i.e. fins, gills, a palate for plankton). Like all the best adventure sports though, it’s that very strangeness – the logic-defying, superhuman quality – that makes scuba diving so […]

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HEART RACING HELICOPTER EXPERIENCE – QLD

Learn how to fly a helicopter on this trial flight   “Take the handle gently and remember: small delicate movements. Treat her like a fine woman.” This is the advice from your instructor as you level out the helicopter thousands of feet above the ground. Your instructor will then demonstrate some exhilarating low-level manoeuvres to round off the […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES: MEERKAT ENCOUNTER – NSW

Play with a meerkat or three – this is not your average walk in the park It’s hard to keep a straight face while a meerkat is perched on your head, keeping watch with his beady little eyes and his tail tucked behind your ears. But luckily the aim of a meerkat encounter at Symbio Wildlife Park, […]

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