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Flinders Ranges (Heysen Trail) (7 to 14 October 2021)

The Flinders Ranges are in the far north of South Australia, about 400km north of Adelaide. A convenient stop along the way, and quirky local attraction, is Lake Bumbunga.  The 15 sq km lake is…

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Flinders Island (27 August to 1 September 2021)

Flinders Island is the largest in the Furneaux Group, a cluster of 52 islands at the eastern end of Bass Strait between Tasmania and the mainland of Australia. It measures 62km north-south and 37km east-west and…

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Murray River Houseboat (14 to 21 May 2021)

More than 2,500km in length, the mighty Murray River is the longest in Australia and the 16th longest in the world.  From the 1860s to the early 1900s, paddlesteamers carrying passengers, freight and mail to…

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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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