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Under the Sea in South Australia

When planning a trip to South Australia, scuba diving isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.  The water is cold.  Mid-year, it’s really cold.  But the frigid water is home to some really interesting…

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Kangaroo Island (9 to 13 May 2021)

Kangaroo is Australia’s third largest island after Tasmania and Melville Island.  145 kms long and 54km across at its widest point, it sports 540km of rugged coastline. It was separated from the mainland by rising…

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Larapinta Trail (30 April to 6 May 2021)

From it’s starting point outside Alice Springs, the Larapinta Trail runs 223km west through the West MacDonnell Ranges to end at Mount Sonder, the Northern Territory’s fourth highest peak. The trail was first opened in…

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Tarkine Region (16 to 20 March 2021)

The Tarkine isn’t a specific site but is generally considered to refer to the area bounded by the Arthur River in the north, the Pieman River in the south, the coast to the east and…

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Bruny Island (11 to 15 March 2021)

Bruny Island promotes itself as ‘an island off an island off an island’.  Cute. Bruny is very accessible, being just 35 minutes from Hobart to Kettering, then about 20 minutes on the ferry.  But it…

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