Australia & New Zealand adventure travel
Take a travel adventure across the awe-inspiring beauty of Australia's finest natural landscapes or explore the magnificent beauty of your own backyard, New Zealand being the perfect destination for those seeking adventure-travel.
In Australia, travel to the summit of Mount Remarkable for panoramic views over this ancient land, hike through the deciduous trees of the Wirrabara and Bundaleer forests, discover charming historical towns by scenic railway or cycle the awesome Mawson Trail from the outskirts of Adelaide to Blinman in the Southern Flinders Ranges.
In New Zealand, travel around the stunning Marlborough Sounds and through the Nelson Lakes National Park; swim with dolphins and watch sperm whales in Kaikoura; pedal past stunning West Coast glaciers, over the Haast Pass and down to scenic Wanaka. And that's just the South Island.
Your Australia or New Zealand travel adventure awaits!
Explore the Australian Outback
Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of the Australian outback. Travel from the vertiginous walls of Western Australia's Windjana Gorge and the diverse landscapes of the Kimberley mountain ranges, to the lush landscape of Kununurra and striped sandstone domes of Bungle Bungle. » More on Australian outback adventure travel holiday ideas
Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Discover one of Australia's finest natural landscapes with a travel adventure across rugged peaks and through spectacular gorges that are more than 600 million years old. » More on Flinders Ranges adventure travel holiday ideas
Crowded with rugged granite mountains, pristine beaches, alpine meadows, ancient forests, glacial lakes, waterfalls and abundant wildlife, the island of Tasmania provides everything you need for an adventure travel getaway. » More on Tasmania adventure travel holiday ideas
South Island, New Zealand
Enjoy a travel adventure in one of the least crowded and most spectacularly scenic countries in the world - your own country! The South Island offers a range of exciting adventures that are just waiting to tempt your adventure travel tendencies: hike, cycle or kayak around the stunning Marlborough Sound's coastline and through the Nelson Lakes National Park; swim with dolphins and watch sperm whales in Kaikoura; pedal past stunning West Coast glaciers, over the Haast Pass and down to scenic Wanaka; skydive over Queenstown and try white water rafting, jet-boating or bungy jumping; or rock climb in the Matukituki Valley on the edge of Mount Aspiring National Park. Tramp the Routeburn or Milford tracks through forested valleys rich with bird life and spectacular mountain scenery; kayak the majestic Milford Sound and see some of our country's most diverse bird life, including the kiwi, on Stewart Island. » More on South Island, New Zealand adventure travel holiday ideas
North Island, New Zealand
The North Island presents the perfect backdrop for a travel adventure getaway, no matter where you live the rest of the time. The North Island offers a truly amazing range of exciting travel adventures: go big-game fishing or scuba diving in the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve at Tutukaka; abseil down a 100m cliff into a subterranean canyon system at Waitomo Caves; saddle up a horse or cycle through the picturesque valleys and rugged forests of the Coromandel Peninsula; or head to Cathedral Cove for a beach walk, then dig your own thermal spa in the sand at Hot Water Beach. But that's not all: walk to the edge of an active volcano on White island and discover a vast geothermal expanse of multi-hued rocks, plopping mud pools and a geyser that erupts on cue each morning at Rotorua; paddle the historic Whanganui River; and in Tongariro National Park, home to Mount Ruapehu (2797m), cycle or hike through snow-capped volcanoes, craters and alpine lakes. Who knew there was so much New Zealand travel adventure to be enjoyed! » More on North Island, New Zealand adventure travel holiday ideas