Tag: adventure

Adventures on a quiet beach
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Adventures on a quiet beach

I’ve always been a little afraid of the sea. Not a cold, paralysing fear – but one imbued with respect. The sea is a cataclysmic giant, influenced by the moon, weather and wind. I still much prefer land. I like dirt, not sand. But there is something alluring about the sea that perpetually draws me back...

Mount Buller to Mount Stirling
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Mount Buller to Mount Stirling

Visiting Mt Buller for some skiing or mountain biking this year? Don’t feel like hitting the slopes? If you’d prefer to head out in your hiking boots, this walk will give you a fantastic view of the Victorian Alps along trails in truly beautiful country...

Wombat Trail
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Wombat Trail

Approximately an hour and a half’s travel north-east of Melbourne CBD, Trentham is a small town on the edge of the Wombat State Forest. There are a number of small reserves and walking trails around town, and the Wombat Trail, a loop of approximately 8km, takes the walker right around the edge of the houses into the surrounding bushland...

Werribee Gorge
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Werribee Gorge

On first arriving, Werribee Gorge doesn’t seem like it will be all that peaceful – just off the Western Freeway, only an hour out of the city – but sound evaporates in the gorge. By the time you’ve parked in the Quarry Picnic Area the traffic noise has been muffled, but the voices of hikers up on the ridge can be heard clearly...