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We invite you to read the latest stories from our guides and staff. Even when they're regularly walking the same ground, they always find something new to discover.

News   :   March 2019

The Best Things to do on Bruny Island!

Bruny Island, it’s a place of bountiful produce, rare wildlife, rainforest and windswept beaches. Here's our insight on the best ways to experience the magic of this incredible island.

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News   :   May 2018

World's 4 Best Eco-Lodges

We are very proud of the work we do to ensure all accommodation on our walks is as eco-friendly as possible. We are therefore very proud that our Bay of Fires Lodge Walk made it into the top 4 Eco-Lodges of the world. Find out more

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News   :   April 2018

Tasmania's Overland Track

After just over 100kms on Tasmania's Overland Track and in the Tarkine Wilderness on the island's west coast. Of course it rained, 'cos that's what Tasmania does. An awful lot of the time. However, with Sean and Steph the SUPER guides and ten walkers aged from 38 to 69, we ...

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News   :   January 2018

Connecting via nature

Back in my day (2016 to be precise), there was a quiet, curly-haired new fella who sat beside me in Outdoor Leadership class. At lunch, we mostly moved in different social circles, but through sharing the same desk space we got to know the basics about each other. Details such ...

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News   :   August 2017

Coast of Many Colours

“Divorce boats”, the guides call them. On a weir on the Anson River in Tasmania’s north-eastern corner, a small flotilla of double kayaks lie in wait for a group of travel writers. They can be tricky to steer – and so can the kayaks. To avoid the clashing of paddles ...

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News   :   July 2017

Sea Life

Thanks to her majestic mountains, pristine beaches, and her vast and little touched bushlands, Tasmania is earning her ranks as a world-renowned holiday destination. She is a glorious island, and for many the joys of visiting her are awe-inspiring – but limited to what can be seen from land. Beyond ...

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News   :   April 2017

The beauty of buttongrass

When we’re walking the Overland Track, the amount of different ecosystems we pass through is stunning. It’s one of the main reasons that the Track makes every list of the best multi-day walks in the world. Everyone has their own favourite type of landscape – the exposed mountaintops, the eucalypt ...

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News   :   December 2016

Fluid journeys on the Lady Eugenie

We weigh anchor in a cosy bay we didn’t intend on visiting; we are on another revised plan thanks to Tasmania’s notoriously dynamic weather systems, plan B-3.1. Nobody minds. We had a comfortable and restful sleep in our little unpopulated bay as the low pressure system swept over us during ...

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News   :   November 2016

Going for a walk in World Heritage Area

We have headed west, aiming for the range of Jurassic mountains that rise out of the centre of the island. During these couple of hours on the road, we’ve noticed the vegetation change; at some point, it became apparent that we were entering explorers’ country, the remote regions of Tasmania. ...

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