Sport & Adventure

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Ready … Jet … Go!

Dart River … Ready, Jet, Go!

What do you get when you combine jet boat action in the Glenorchy region with an ancient forest guided hike and a scenic 4-wheel drive back-country tour? One awesome day out! And, if you are looking for all-out jet boat action and excitement, then there’s a second Dart River option worth considering…

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A Guide to African Safaris for Seniors

Africa sees an estimated 30 million people visit its shores from overseas each year, with this number growing each year at…

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Simon Walker has sailed around the world the ‘wrong way’ twice and was skipper of the Toshiba Wave Warrior in…

ON YOUR BIKE – Queenstown

ON YOUR BIKE by Shane Boocock / Images courtesy of Fat Tyre Biking Queenstown Attending a bike festival usually means only…

EAT PRAY HIKE – LIFE ON A HIMALAYAN TRAIL (PART 1)

LIFE ON A HIMALAYAN TRAIL (PART 1)  Images and text by Shane Boocock  We had luckily arrived in Lukla by…

Adrenaline-filled Experiences In Australia

Want an experience to remember? Where better to have life-changing adventures than in Australia? Australia has a lot to offer…

Palm Springs – Golf & Business

From Back Nines To Business: Planning A Corporate Golfing Trip To Palm Springs In the competitive world of modern business,…

Successfully Going ‘Off The Beaten Track’

Travel is such a commodity these days; it can sometimes feel as though we have already seen so much of…

Europe : Lesser Known National Parks

National parks are a boon to the entire population. They are places where we can get back to our roots,…

Plan a ski trip to the French Alps

Which Month is Most Suitable for an Adventurous Ski Trip to The French Alps? The French Alps is a tremendous…

Great Canadian Ski Resorts

When most people think of skiing in Canada, the mind goes straight to the famous Whistler. But there are many…

Outdoor Adventure in New England

Outdoor Adventure Abounds in New England Looking for world-class outdoor adventure? Come to New England! From the mountains to the…

Ski Weekend Getaway, St Anton

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3 Great Camping Trips in North America

Camping is a staple holiday with stunning resorts the world over offering scenic and adventurous getaways for visitors of all…

Africa’s Top 50 Safari Parks

  SafariBookings.com, an online marketplace for African safaris, published a definitive ranking of the 50 best Safari parks of Africa based…

Amazon Creek, France

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10 Best Things – Montana

  1. Glacier National Park, Northwest Montana Glacier National Park itself is one of the largest intact ecosystems in the…

Peru – Undiscovered Surf Scene

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Brazil by Horseback

Uncover Brazil’s Natural Beauty By Horseback With all the hype about Brazil, not only for the World Cup, but also…

The craziest horse race, Italy

Giddy up! If you are after a holiday experience steeped in tradition, surrounded by history and offering one of the…

The incredible story of diving standards

We could give you a million reasons why standards are key for the tourism industry, but sometimes all you need…

AJ Hackett – 25 years of bungy

Adventure tourism leader AJ Hackett Bungy will celebrate 25 years of bungy in spectacular style with a 25-day long calendar…

Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, Botswana

Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort is the one and only Golf Estate Resort in Botswana. With an international standard PGA…

Flying High, Brisbane

Scaling the facade of Traders Hotel, Brisbane and an aircraft perched atop the hotel’s fifth floor balcony, one might mistake…

Kluane National Park, Yukon

One of the Yukon’s great treasures Kluane National Park, is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. It contains the wonders…

Top 10 Activities, South Australia

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CanyoNZ is one of the biggest and most exciting adventures in New Zealand. Located near Thames in the dramatic Kauaeranga…

Innovative Caving Experiences

Waitomo Glowworm Caves and The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company, both part of the Tourism Holdings Limited (thl) portfolio of…

Odzala Wilderness Camps

Odzala-Kokoua National Park in the Republic of Congo is the premier rainforest reserve in west central Africa and harbours Africa’s…

Georgia: 5 Must-Play Public Golf Courses

All eyes will be on Georgia, from 8 April when the world’s golfing legends and thousands of spectators descend on…

Montenegro’s First Ever 18 Hole Golf Course

Plans and visuals have been unveiled for the first ever 18-hole championship golf course in Montenegro, on the breath-taking Bay…

Antarctica – the last frontier

“Icebergs ahead,” yells one of the passengers in the Crows Nest observatory lounge. The passengers had all been scanning the…

Papua New Guinea

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The Queen Charlotte Track

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Hurakia Lodge

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Franz Josef Glacier

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Milford Track

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Dart River

  Ready … Jet … Go! What do you get when you combine jet boat action in the Glenorchy region…

Ride Ruapehu

All great rides lead to Ruapehu Discovering the rugged natural beauty and expansive awe-inspiring landscape of the Ruapehu region on…

On Cook’s Trail

  By Jason Burgess Using Captain Cook’s first points of contact as a reference and a Roadcraft BaseJumper OCV (Overland…

Hillary Trail

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Hiking Lake Waikaremoana

The vast untrodden Hiking Lake Waikaremoana, Te Urewera National Park by Shane Boocock With every upward step the straps on…

Wayward on the Waitemata

  By Pamela Wade The evening was warm and golden, the sea a sparkling blue dotted with the bright spinnakers…

Adventures in Eldorado

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Inside The Magma Chamber

Discover the World (www.discover-the-world.co.uk) the world’s largest Iceland operator, has launched a new ‘Up Close and Personal Volcano’ adventure to…

Adventure Safaris & Aboriginal Culture

  By Shane Boocock “Watch out for Snapping Handbags,” shouted Finley, our tour guide, into the microphone, as I looked…

Kimberley, The last frontier

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The Sporty Coast

  by Gary Dickson It’s about this time of the year, when the weather starts to turn to custard, that…

Fraser Island

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The Australian Outback

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Whitsunday Adventures

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Ski Japan

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Touch the void

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Skiing Canada

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Fire on the Mountain

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AYERS ROCK RESORT

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