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Hiking blog

Chased by an emu

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Emus may seem like gentle creatures, and for the most part, they are. These birds have a naturally calm disposition and don’t pose any real threat to humans. But like any animal, emus have a defense mechanism, and they will use it if they feel threatened.

Booking your Overland Track permits for the 2023/2024 season

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This popular, iconic Tassie walk sells out fast so it’s critical you book on 4 July at 9am and have multiple dates ready. If your preferred date is fully booked, you can always join the waitlist​. As soon as you have secured your track booking, it’s a smart idea to arrange your transport to and from the trail head with eGUIDE.

Can you fly drones in parks and reserves?


There seems to be much confusion around the legalities of flying drones in public parks and reserves. It is easy to understand why confusion exists as the policies and regulations are not straightforward. I’ve broken down the situation in Victoria in this article. Before flying a drone, it’s best to check the current policy position of land managers in that state.

Geocaching Trails for the Seasoned Hiker

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Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt – the ultimate game of hide-and-seek where you look for hidden boxes, each containing a log book and interesting trackable items. There are over 3 million geocaches hidden all around the world, more than 80,000 of which are in Australia.

Think before you geotag your hikes

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When you’re choosing which images to share with your world, think about what impact you may unintentionally be causing to the environment. I’ve decided what I’ll do to reduce my footprint on the places I love. It’s up to all of us to play our part so please consider what you’ll do.

Things to do in the Riverina


Whatever your interests, there are plenty of things to see and do in the Riverina. From camping and fishing to bushwalking and hiking, the Riverina is bursting with outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.