Suiting up with seals in Tasmania

  The sea is unusually calm; the glassy surface watched over by dolerite sentinels that guard the southern coastline of Australia. White-bellied sea eagles nest atop bare trees nearby, while red-beaked sooty oystercatchers stomp about the entrance to the Devil’s Kitchen, an impressive sea…

A rain jacket for wild women

Whether you’re into hiking mountains or tracing seaside trails, a quality all-weather jacket makes all the difference with how long you’ll last in the outdoors. Penny pinch too much and you’ll end up feeling every gust of biting wind blown your way, or your…

The best one-pot pie for caravanners

Cooking in a cast-iron camp oven has to be one of the simplest but most enjoyable experiences of adventuring in the outdoors. Recently, The Adventure Journal co-founder Jennifer Ennion headed into the countryside in Western Australia for the Mullewa Muster & Rodeo. No open…

Review: Cumberland River Holiday Park

The Labour Day* long weekend would have to be one of the most difficult times to land a campsite along the 240-km Great Ocean Road. Victoria’s equivalent to Queensland’s Gold Coast tourist region, the Great Ocean Road is the go-to place for intrastate holidaymakers….

Five southern Aussie favourites

We’ve hit a mini milestone of 50 days caravanning around Australia. During that time, we’ve discovered free camps in sand dunes, braved chilly water on canyoning adventures, and snorkelled with playful seals. Here are five of our favourite experiences from our first 50 days of…