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…

Australia’s amazing West Coast

  Vast. Empty. Wild. This is Western Australia, home to the most isolated city in the world, Perth, and a swathe of uninhabited land that’s as beautiful as it is untouched. After three months of road-tripping along the coastline of this diverse state, The…

Sydney Surf Pro kicks off

One of Australia’s iconic surf destinations, Manly Beach, is hosting around 200 of the world’s best surfers from today, for the inaugural Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. Among the Aussie women to be taking to the water are Laura Enever, Macy-Jane Callaghan and Kobie Enright, while…

The big lap of Australia

One month of road-tripping. Four weeks of swimming, surfing and beachcombing. Twenty eight days of national-park hiking, camping and 4WDing. Life is good. After five years of dreaming and one year of planning, our family of three is finally off exploring the coastline of…

Perisher invests another $4m

Perisher Ski Resort is spreading early Christmas cheer with the announcement of a $4.2-million investment in new infrastructure and expanded snowmaking. This latest investment at Australia’s largest resort will see Leichhardt T-Bar being replaced with a new quad chairlift, and more snow guns. The work…