the Chase Range …

Where … The Chase Range, in the north of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges When … Thursday, July 3, 2018, at 3.40pm What … The Chase Range appears under the wing as my Air Adventure tour of the Flinders Ranges draws to a close with a quick two-hour flight back to Melbourne. South Australia’s Flinders RangesContinue reading “the Chase Range …”

Tips from top photographers …

SEVEN Australian photographers who specialise is landscapes and wildlife tell us about their favourite destinations for photography. David Evans David Evans is a photographer and travel writer hosting photo tours inside Scandinavia’s Arctic Circle. Abisko is a premier location for viewing the northern lights because it’s nestled between a mountain range and Lake Tornetrask, withContinue reading “Tips from top photographers …”

Accommodation for Adelaide Airport …

FLYERS travelling through the South Australian capital will soon have somewhere to stay close to their aircraft with building now underway on the new Atura Hotel at Adelaide Airport. The 165-room hotel, which will cost $50 million to complete and is expected to welcome its first guests at the end of 2018, will be connectedContinue reading “Accommodation for Adelaide Airport …”

Australia, after the stars …

SO, you’ve done Australia’s headline acts. Heard Dreamtime stories in the Red Centre, paddled from pontoons above a far north Queensland atoll, soaked in Top End waterfalls, walked in the footsteps of convicts and motored the asphalt winding around a stretch of southern coastline. But don’t rest yet. Some of this Great Southern Land’s mostContinue reading “Australia, after the stars …”

New outback experience …

TRAVELMARVEL is taking bookings for an new seven-day tour that visits Lake Eyre (above) in flood at the innovative Field of Light installation at Uluru. The guided Lake Eyre & the Red Centre itinerary, priced from $3595 per person twin share, journeys between Adelaide and Uluru with the tour company offering five departure in MayContinue reading “New outback experience …”

No need for speed …

WHEN an old pal’s husband discovered bushwalking his first big hike was a trek in a remote corner of the country, a journey that had him out of mobile range and made my friend feel like she was missing out as she waited at home while he navigated some of Australia’s most spectacular territory. SoContinue reading “No need for speed …”

Aussie outback made easy …

THIS country has some of the most remote locations in the world, but it doesn’t mean you have to rough it to see the best the Outback has to offer. Home Valley Station Home Valley Station sits on the eastern edge of the Kimberley, beside the Pentecost River and Cockburn Range, with the West Australian propertyContinue reading “Aussie outback made easy …”

Explore the outback …

MY father, John, loves the Outback. The more sunbaked the landscape, the happier he is. And while most of us dread a dirt track full of potholes and corrugations winding through hundreds of kilometres of dusty land, that’s his idea of a great day out. So he was jealous that I saw the Flinders RangesContinue reading “Explore the outback …”

Lake Eyre …

Where …  Lake Eyre in South Australia When …  Monday, April 5, 2010 What …  Flying over Lake Eyre in a small plane, while on an expedition through the South Australian outback with APT Tours, I snapped this picture of the flooding water creeping across the desert. Visit the Lake Eyre page on the TourismContinue reading “Lake Eyre …”