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The Australian Alpine Walking Track

Feature · On 14 Mar 2020 by Emma Timmis

The Australian Alpine Walking Track is almost unheard of, even in Australia. At 650km, it provided a mentally and physically demanding test for Emma Timmis.
Trouser Point

Flinders Island: a hiking jewel in the Bass Strait

Feature · On 22 Feb 2020 by Sean Benz

If you’re looking for somewhere different, rarely visited, incredibly beautiful and with diverse walking opportunities, then Flinders Island should be ranked high on your list of places to go, says...
Pelion Gap

Tough Girl does Tasmania's Overland Track

Article · On 12 Feb 2020 by Sarah Williams

Cicerone quizzes Tough Girl Sarah Williams as she prepares to walk Tasmania’s Overland Track
Young Basin TH

A beginner’s guide to tramping the Kiwi way

Article · On 1 Feb 2020 by Giorgia Wollner

Cicerone reader Giorgia Wollner gives a personal account of her first experience of multi-day hikes on New Zealand’s South Island, providing a glimpse of the countless wonders that can be...
22 Camping platform near Kia Ora Hut

An intro to… Tasmania’s Overland Track

Article · On 5 Jan 2020 by Warwick Sprawson

Combine a dramatic landscape with a vast wilderness and intriguing history and you get one of the world’s great walks – the Overland Track. Warwick Sprawson introduces Australia’s most famous...
The spectacular view from the Moonlight Crag lookout near O’Reilly’s guesthouse into the  Albert River valley and the Lost World

Into the Gondwana Rainforest: Walks in Lamington National Park on Australia’s Gold Coast

Feature · On 8 Sep 2019 by Mike Dunn

Mike Dunn explores Lamington National Park on Australia’s Gold Coast, an astonishingly biodiverse area of mountains and deeply dissected valleys and a key element of the Gondwana rainforests World Heritage...
Mt Ossa's summit plateau

Hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania

Feature · On 17 Mar 2019 by Rob Houghton

Living in Melbourne has given Rob Houghton ample opportunity to visit his favourite state: Tasmania. At the start of the year he and his wife, Jess, set off on one...
The end in sight, Mount Sonder looms in the distance

Hiking the Larapinta Trail

Feature · On 4 Nov 2018 by Simon Whitmarsh and Andrew Mok

Marsupials and mountains, desert walking, true wilderness and tough hiking. Simon Whitmarsh and Andrew Mok introduce the Larapinta Trail, 234km across the red centre of Australia.
Looking Back At The Spectaular Cape Pillar And Tasman Island

The Three Capes Track in Southern Tasmania

Feature · On 1 Jul 2017 by Rob Houghton

The Three Capes Track in southern Tasmania is a 46km hike that explores the beautiful coastline of the island, with overnights in clean, modern huts. Cicerone author Rob Houghton went...