Weekend Australian features our 5-day Bibbulmun walk

May 13, 2022

Great to see our 5-day Bibbulmun pack-free guided walk getting featured in the Weekend Australian‘s travel supplement last week. This fantastic 5 day Pack Free walk showcases the highlights of the long-distance Bibbulmun Track in WA’s South West region.   The Bibbulmun track covers 1000kms from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills to Albany. With a […]

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Review: Icebreaker’s latest hoodie

May 13, 2022

Life’s An Adventure tests out Icebreaker’s latest design, the men’s ZoneKnit merino hoodie. You don’t need to carry much on a Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk. There are just a few things you need in your daypack and one of them – depending on the weather – is a warm top like a woollen […]

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Yuraygir is the coast with the most!

May 06, 2022

  The Yuraygir Coastal Walk near Yamba on the mid-north coast of NSW is quite unknown but the highlights are many! This 65km pack-free guided walk takes you from Angourie to Red Rock, the largest coastline of the national park in NSW.     During this 5-day pack-free guided walk, you’ll meander through rocky headlands, […]

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Scientists reckon brisk walking slows down the ageing process

Apr 29, 2022

  Now we’re probably preaching to the converted as you all know the benefits of a brisk walk – especially a pack-free guided walk – but now UK scientists are coming to the same conclusion! Scientists have reported a possible link between brisk walking and biological age, as measured by leucocyte telomere length (LTL) – […]

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Explore the Bungle Bungles & beyond!

Apr 29, 2022

WA’s Kimberley region is known for its massive wilderness areas defined by rugged ranges, dramatic gorges, savanna country and isolated coastline – and you can experience it all on a pack-free walking holiday.     And if you want to explore it on foot you’ve come to the right please! First up we have the […]

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Maria Island pack-free walk makes the headlines!

Apr 29, 2022

Great to see our Maria Island pack-free guided walk getting some publicity! Check out the latest story here.   If you are looking for a walking holiday in Tasmania you can’t go past Maria Island on the east coast. Mountainous in the interior and surrounded by stretches of beautiful white sandy beaches, aqua waters and […]

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The Larapinta Trail is the perfect winter getaway

Apr 14, 2022

One of the Northern Territory’s showcase walks is the Larapinta Trail offering glimpses of the longest continuous cultural history in the world. You can experience this on a pack-free guided walk with Life’s An Adventure a number of ways. The first is their classic 5-dayer, where you spend two nights at their campsite located at […]

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British hiker accidentally joins illegal rave!

Apr 13, 2022

  A man on a solo camping trip on England’s Yorkshire Moors has revealed how he had an “unbelievable weekend” after accidentally joining an illegal rave. Oliver Broome from Leeds ventured out for a quiet camping trip on Oxenhope Stoop Hill in Bradford last Saturday, before encountering unusual noises beyond his tent, reports djmag.com. “The […]

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Apr 08, 2022

  Now if you’re on a Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk and the clouds look like they’re about to spill over with water you need two things – the proper attitude and the proper gear. THE PROPER ATTITUDE Yes you’re a bit wet, yes you’d prefer a sunny day but look on the bright […]

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World’s first left-handeds-only national park opens

Apr 01, 2022

In a world first, National Parks NSW have announced that Wollemi NP, just beyond the Blue Mountains, is to be used exclusively by left-handed people. This came about after sustained lobbying from the Australian Southpaws Society (ASS) who have argued for some time that bushwalks tend to favour the right-handed. “If you go on a […]

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Get set for a Kiwi adventure

Mar 25, 2022

Big news this week with the NZ border reopening for travellers from April 13. This means you’ll be able to fly there and back without having to quarantine. With this in mind it’s a great time to consider booking a Life’s An Adventure pack-free walking holiday to Aotearoa for the walking season later this year. […]

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4WD truck makes quite an impression!

Mar 18, 2022

Meet the latest member of the Life’s an Adventure family. Our brand new 4WD truck and its decorated with inspiring images from some of our best walks!     Mark, Vicki and the rest of the office staff farewelled the truck as it headed to South Australia for the start of the walking season.   […]

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Getting core-strong for your next guided walk

Mar 18, 2022

On any pack-free guided walk you need a basic level of fitness. You’re not hiking up the Himalayas with a hefty pack but you will encounter hills and possibly a bit of rockhopping and this is when you need your core strength. Many of you may think of your core as strong, toned abs, but […]

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Life’s An Adventure gets behind Outdoors People for Climate

Mar 10, 2022

  At Life’s An Adventure we’re always keen to get behind a worthy cause and the most recent organisation we’ve thrown our support behind is Outdoors People for Climate Outdoors People for Climate is a grassroots community of people who love, live, and work in the Australian outdoors. Climate change and other ecological stressors are […]

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WA’s Kimberley region is out of this world!

Feb 25, 2022

If you wanted to visit a part of Australia that’s so other-worldly it would have to be WA’s Kimberley region.   Covering nearly 423,000 sq km, this timeless region has fewer people per square kilometre than almost any other place on Earth!   Hidden in the Kimberley’s heart, remarkable landscapes, spectacular gorges and thundering waterfalls […]

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Enjoy the good life at the Clare Valley

Feb 24, 2022

  Here at Life’s an Adventure we don’t do things in halves. When we want you to enjoy a pack-free guided walk what we mean is we want you to enjoy everything about the experience. From the amazing walking trails, to the top-notch accommodation and the extra experiences such as the boutique vineyards you get […]

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The benefits of walking with friends

Feb 18, 2022

Taking on a Life’s an Adventure pack-free guided walk is so good for you in so many ways and it’s even better to do it with your favourite walking buddy. So here are four reasons why exploring the great outdoors with a friend is so great and we match each point with the perfect walk. […]

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How to ‘Leave No Trace’ in the bush

Jan 14, 2022

You know the saying “Taking only photos, leave only footprints”. It’s the perfect mantra for every time you head into the great outdoors – but there’s a bit more to it than that. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service have written an informative article on the most effective way to Leave No Trace so give […]

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Fleurieu Peninsula walk featured in Great Walks

Nov 25, 2021

  Life’s an Adventure’s 4-day Fleurieu Peninsula walk is being showcased in the Dec-Jan 2022 issue of Great Walks magazine. And now that the border to South Australia has opened quarantine-free to residents of Victoria and NSW you can go ahead and book your dream walking holiday to this wonderful state. South of Adelaide, lies […]

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South Australia opens up to residents of Vic and NSW

Nov 25, 2021

For anyone in Victoria and NSW wanting to try out a walking holiday in South Australia we have good news. Fully vaccinated New South Wales and Victorian residents are now allowed into the state without quarantining. Premier Steven Marshall said residents who have received both COVID-19 vaccine doses and have come from a local government […]

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Ben Boyd NP to be renamed over slave trade link

Nov 16, 2021

  If you ever do Life’s An Adventure’s 3-day pack-free Light to Light walk in southern NSW you’ll pass through Ben Boyd National Park and Boyds Tower. However the national park is due to get a name change after the businessman it was named after was found out to be involved in the slave trade. […]

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83-year-old walks America’s 3,500km Appalachian Trail!

Nov 11, 2021

  If you think you’re too old to go on a walking holiday then think again. An 83-year-old from Alabama has shown that age has no barrier by becoming the oldest person to complete America’s iconic 3,500km Appalachian Trail! M.J. “Sunny” Eberhart, known by the trail name “Nimblewill Nomad”, acknowledged that despite having tens of […]

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How to use base layers

Nov 04, 2021

There’s no such thing as bad weather if you’re wearing the right gear, but without it you could end up have a cold and miserable walk. Now on a Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk you’ll be given all the info you need to pack correctly but it’s always good to how base layers work […]

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Tassie opening up again in December!

Oct 29, 2021

Tasmania will open its borders to the rest of Australia on December 15, the state’s Premier Peter Gutwein has announced. Mr Gutwein said by the time borders open he is confident Tasmania will have reached a 90 percent double-dose COVID-19 vaccination rate for people aged over 16. “Anyone will be able to enter Tasmania from […]

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Three Capes walk features in Great Walks magazine!

Oct 21, 2021

The latest issue of Great Walks magazine is out and it features a story on our Thee Capes pack-free guided walk! Great Walks editor Brent McKean attended the walk a while back and he says he was as absorbed in the natural beauty of the place as wel as the stories about it told to […]

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Glen Helen Lodge reopens for 2022 walking season

Oct 15, 2021

If you ever do one of Life’s An Adventure’s pack-free guided walks in the Red Centre – such as the Larapinta Trail – it’s likely you’ll spend some nights at Glen Helen Lodge. Glen Helen, 130km west of Alice Springs, is the only accommodation located within the Tjoritja – West MacDonnell Ranges National Park. It […]

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Mar 01, 2022

Life’s an Adventure has a new 4WD bus for its Western Australia destinations. This comfy offroader will take clients to the Cape to Cape, Bibbulmun and Sterling ranges walks in the southeast, and to the newest walk, the Karijini NP and Ningaloo Reef encounter, in the north. The bus features the latest in parabolic suspension […]

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Review: Mountain Designs Perisher jacket

Oct 08, 2021

  When planning your hiking gear for your next pack-free guided walk one important item is your jacket. Here’s a review of Mountain Designs’ Perisher soft shell jacket: Soft shells are a great addition to an outdoor closet, especially for day hikes on which rain isn’t forecast, but maybe just a little drizzle and a […]

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US hiker finds $30k gem on the trail!

Oct 08, 2021

  How’s this for lucky? A US woman hiking in Arkansas State Park has pocketed a rare gem worth over $US22,000 ($AUD30k)- and it’s hers to keep! Noreen Wredberg, of California, was exploring the Crater Diamonds State Park last month when something bright and brilliant yellow caught her eye. “I didn’t know it was a […]

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Daintree handed back to traditional owners

Oct 01, 2021

Four Qld national parks including the Daintree rainforest will be handed back to traditional owners the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people in a historic deal with the state government. More than 160,000 hectares of land in north Queensland stretching from the Daintree north of Port Douglas to south of Cooktown will be jointly managed before a […]

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NSW is coming out of lockdown!

Sep 24, 2021

With travel restrictions set to ease from late October – especially for the vaccinated – one state offering plenty of places to explore is New South Wales and we have a dozen pack-free guided walks on offer! Starting at the bottom along the Sapphire Coast is the 3-day Light to Light Walk. This scenic 30km walk […]

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Sep 24, 2021

Life’s an Adventure has claimed top spot for Best Adventure, Walking or Women’s Tour – Australia at Travel Play Live magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards. Readers voted for their favourite travel, lifestyle, wellness and adventure operators and destinations across Australia and around the globe. “We’re so proud of this award as it comes from our clients,” […]

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Mar 18, 2022

Life’s An Adventure guide Scott Roberts offers five interesting flora and fauna facts from southern WA. With such a diverse range of habitats across the trail, the Bibbulmun Track offers rich opportunities to discover a new world of flora and fauna, much of which only exists in this region. Pig Face Like aloe vera, the […]

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Sep 08, 2021

One of the best walks to do near Sydney is Life’s An Adventure’s 2-day coastal walk in the Royal National Park. And now there’s another reason to try out this gorgeous pack-free walk, besides the stunning coastal views – platypus! Recently the NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean announced that after being absent for over half […]

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Apr 08, 2022

  Pretty much everybody on the planet takes photos with their iPhones but without a basic understanding of composition, light and technique you’ll be deleting most of those photos instead of sharing them. So… Switch on the HDR (High Definition Range) at the top of the camera app to bring out more details in your […]

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Mar 10, 2022

  Preparing for one of Life’s An Adventure’s pack-free walks shouldn’t be too hard. The walks aren’t designed to wear you out however clocking up some kays in your local park or bushland prior to your trip will make your mind and body better prepared – and this in turn will make you have a […]

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Aug 13, 2021

The editor of Great Walks magazine answers an important question about returning defected outdoor gear. Q: Over the years I’ve had a mixed response from outdoor gear manufacturers if I’ve ever returned a defected product before its warranty date was up. Do you have any advice on this? Shannon Miller Bulla, Vic A: Me too, […]

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Get back to nature in Wilsons Prom 

May 26, 2022

At the southernmost tip of the Australian mainly lies the spectacular peninsula of Wilsons Promontory National Park. Covering over 50,000 hectares this is a landscape of rugged granite mountains, lush rainforests, pristine beaches and stunning coastline. Life’s An Adventure’s 3-day pack-free guided walk lets you really get to know Victoria’s favourite national park. This incredible […]

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Jul 16, 2021

It doesn’t matter if you’re doing a local day walk or taking on a Life’s an Adventure pack-free walking holiday, knee pain will to turn a beautiful day out into a nightmare. And unfortunately, it is an incredibly common issue for bushwalkers. If you ever experienced this, chances are you have done some research on […]

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Karijini & Ningaloo Reef tour 2022 dates released

Jul 02, 2021

2022 dates for the pack-free guided walk of Karijini National Park Walk and Ningaloo Reef are now available. In Karijini you’ll walk through deep, stunning gorges as well as climb some of WA’s highest mountains. At Ningaloo, the world’s largest fringing reef, you have the opportunity to snorkel with Ningaloo’s famous whale sharks as well […]

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Three new tropical walks on offer!

May 26, 2022

Life’s An Adventure has launched no less than three pack-free guided walks in tropical Queensland and the 7-day Whitsundays Sail and Walk is a doozey! Starting the adventure with a walk on a section of the Whitsundays Great Walk where we’ll see expansive views out to the the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays […]

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How to achieve mindfulness on the trail

Jun 11, 2021

Mindfulness involves putting down your devices, putting away your map, sitting in one place and allowing your mind a ‘reset’: to quieten and to put everything in the right folders so you can start the day anew. It’s useful if you find your mind likes to bounce around, finding answers with difficulty because there’s just […]

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Understanding how baselayers work

Jun 03, 2021

There’s no such thing as bad weather if you’re wearing the right gear, so making the right choice will guarantee you’ll love your Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk. The generally accepted way of dressing for the elements is a layering system that lets you control your body’s microclimate through selecting a range of garments […]

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Experience the best of South Australia on foot

May 28, 2021

South Australia is the fourth-largest of our states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population – and it has a whole lot to offer!   Driving through the top of the state, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were navigating the unexplored face of Mars. The place is a sight to behold, and […]

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New Tropics World Heritage walk launched!

May 14, 2021

Life’s An Adventure has launched its newest pack-free guided walk, this one in Far North Queensland. The 7-day Tropics World Heritage walk explores the oldest living rainforest on earth. Discover the renowned Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation in and around the Wet Tropics World Heritage area. See roaring waterfalls, crystal-clear waters, gigantic tropical trees, sprawling mangroves […]

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Wilderness getaways for mums, daughters & girlfriends

May 14, 2021

If you’re looking at getting away with your mum, daughters and/or girlfriends and are tired of heading to the same resort every time why not try a pack-free guided walk?! Not only will get away from it all, it’ll be at walking pace giving you plenty of time to catch up with your friends and […]

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Larapinta Trail offers the best photo ops!

Apr 23, 2021

If you’re looking for inspiration through the camera lens then look no further then Life’s An Adventure’s pack-free guided walk along Central Australia’s Larapinta Trail. The bluest skies combined with the rich ochre earth will turn you into a fine landscape photographer. Seriously, it’s almost impossible to take a bad photo on this walk! Just […]

A visit to Kakadu NP will make any Aussie proud!

Apr 01, 2021

  Brent McKean writes about his family holiday on Life’s an Adventure’s 5-day Kakadu National Park walk. “On the first day we were collected by our Life’s An Adventure guides in Darwin and after loading our gear and meeting the other guests we headed to Litchfield NP. I was travelling with my partner Holly and […]

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Get core-strong for your next hike!

Mar 26, 2021

Increasing your core strength will help you walk further and enjoy your next Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk. Many of you may think of your core as strong, toned abs, but abdominal muscles are only part of the story. Experts refer to the core as the many different muscles that run the entire length […]

You’ll have a picture perfect experience in Kakadu!

Mar 04, 2021

If you’ve ever wondered what all the fuss is about when people talk about Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory being one of Australia’s most unique environments we reckon these images will do the talking! And you can see these views, and so, so many more, on a Life’s An Adventure 5 or 7-day […]

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How to deal with knee pain

Feb 19, 2021

There’s nothing worse than having a dicky knee whilst on pack-free guided walk with Life’s An Adventure. It can ruin your day – or worse, immobilise you when you’re out on the track. This seven minute video from US physical therapist Dr Jo gives you some great tips for strengthening your knees so take the time […]

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May 05, 2022

One thing Sydney is blessed with is natural beauty – from one of the world’s most famous harbours, to the coastal areas offering magnificent views of the Tasman sea, and lush bushland that spreads throughout the city’s urban fringe. And one the best things is you can immerse yourself in all this natural beauty by […]

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A sneak peek back into time of the Tasman trail construction

Mar 15, 2022

By Daniel Dourneau This story was shared by Daniel Dourneau who was quite stoked to find an article we had written on the volunteers from the Hobart Walking Club that first created bushwalking tracks in the Tasman Peninsula long before there was an official Three Capes Track walk. You can read the original article by […]

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Mar 05, 2021

Whilst contemplating your next walking holiday you might be looking for a bit of inspiration – or in these trying times just a bit of light relief – so get comfy on the couch, pour yourself a nice glass of red and check out of these great films about hiking and the great outdoors.   […]

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Blister Prevention 101

Mar 13, 2020

Anyone who hikes frequently knows foot blisters are an uncomfortable and unfortunate part of being active in the outdoors. But thankfully, a blister doesn’t mean the end of your day on the trail. Now, your Life’s An Adventure professional guide will be able to help you with blister prevention and blister problems on the track […]

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Video: How to lace you hiking boots

Mar 06, 2020

Despite it seeming like a simple task, lacing your boots can be the difference between an enjoyable walk in the mountains and black toenails. In our new series of How-To videos this video gives you the rundown on the right way to lace your boots. Watch and learn!

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Video: best stretchers for hikers

Mar 06, 2020

To help prevent injuries on the track it’s always good to stretch and warm up before you head off. Now, your Life’s An Adventure professional guide will have plenty of tips to warm you up before you begin your pack-free walk but here’s an eight minute video by an experienced hiker offering some great tips […]

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Just for laughs: The Ministry of Silly Walks

Mar 06, 2020

With all the grim news we’ve been hearing lately you’d be forgiven for thinking life’s going to hell in a HiLux, so what you need is a bit of cheering up. And nothing will make you chuckle like a bit of Month Python nonsense and so we present the timeless Ministry of Silly Walks. Enjoy!

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Coronavirus update

Mar 04, 2020

Obviously, the evolving story of the coronavirus spread around the world is of significant global interest. With constant news coverage of sky-rocketing statistics, travel bans and supermarket panic buying, it is natural to feel a sense of unease at the current time. It is important that we respond methodically, acting on best authoritative advice and […]

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Bare bum caption comp cracks us up!

Feb 28, 2020

Last week we posted this photo on our Facebook page and asked our Facebook friends to make up a caption. Of the 350 suggestions here are our favourites… “I don’t reckon it’s this way – I think we’ve been given a bum steer.” Bronwyn Sartori  “A climbing technique is to put your hand in a […]

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Feb 21, 2020

Hiking is all about rhythm. It’s putting one foot in front of the other – and repeating. Again and again and again. Hiking songs are an excellent way of keeping that rhythm, while also taking your mind off whatever steep incline you happen to be ascending. Now, some people will baulk at the idea of […]

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Blister Prevention For The Feet

Feb 17, 2020

Nobody wants blisters, least of all on holiday. But if you’re relying on your feet to get you from A to B, you’re really going to want to avoid them. So today, I’m going to break it down and give you the facts and practical advice you need to prepare your feet for your big […]

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Feb 14, 2020

We’ve all seen the devastation the bushfires have caused over the last few months, nearly 30 deaths, millions of native animals killed, and thousands of acres of lands destroyed. However, thanks to the amazing work by the volunteer firefighters and emergency services personnel – and a big thanks to a massive downpour of rain! – the […]

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Feb 06, 2020

Over the last 15 years or so Tasmania has become the toast of the country – with its growing art scene, its celebration of locally produced food and wine and – of course – its amazing natural beauty. And Life’s An adventure showcases the length and breadth of this wondrous island with an excellent selection […]

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Feb 02, 2020

With all the news of the devastating wildfires we thought we’d update on one of our most popular NSW walks, the Blue Mountains Traverse 3-day pack-free. On this walk you’ll traverse the great Blue Mountains from Blackheath to Wentworth Falls walking the most spectacular trails. You’ll discover the lush fern gullies of the Grand Canyon, […]

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Jan 15, 2020

From June to August each year Northern Australia provides the perfect place to escape winter with generally wonderful weather of sunny warm days and blue skies. Life’s An Adventure offers several pack-free walking tours up that way where you’ll experience a part of Australia few ever experience. And if you need more persuading here are […]

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Dec 19, 2019

With its pink-orange granite mountains and breathtaking coastline, Freycinet National Park is one of the oldest national parks and most visited places in Tasmania. Life’s An Adventure’s three-day Freycinet guided walk not only lets you experience this iconic piece of wilderness, but you also stay in deluxe accommodation at Freycinet Lodge – and if you […]

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On the Camino let Life’s An Adventure show you the Way

Nov 14, 2019

“It’s your road and yours alone.  Others may walk it with you but no one else can walk it for you.” Anonymous. People have been walking Europe’s iconic Camino pilgrim walks for hundreds of years and doing it in many ways – guided, independent, all in one go or over the course of their lives. […]

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Why Victoria should be your next walking destination

Nov 07, 2019

You think you know Victoria? Think again! Here are some fast facts about the Garden State and why you should make it your next walking destination – if you haven’t already! Victoria accounts for 3% of Australia’s total land mass making it the smallest mainland state. It has a coastline is 1800km. Victoria was officially named in 1851, when the […]

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Sep 26, 2019

Life’s An Adventure has expanded its list of overseas destinations to include Great Britain. Their first pack-free guided walk there is seven days exploring England’s South West Coast Path. The is a stunning region of rugged high cliffs, quaint villages of thatched roofs houses and centuries of history. This walk has been designed specifically for […]

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The Magic of Binna Burra Lodge

Sep 27, 2019

It is with mixed emotions that I sit down to write up this story. On the one hand, I have been looking forward to sharing my experience on my three-day pack free walk with Life’s an Adventure in this very special part of Queensland close to where I live. Lamington National Park is only 90 minutes from […]

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Sep 12, 2019

Rejoice! Winter is on the out and the warm weather is coming our way. This means it’s time to stop hibernating and get outdoors. The next question is where are you going to go. Well, we at Life’s An Adventure might be a bit biased but we reckon a 3-5 day guided pack-free walking holiday […]

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Sep 05, 2019

If you’re looking at walking Tassie’s Three Capes Track, one consideration on how to experience the walk is how much weight you’re willing to carry. You have three main walking options and each one has different requirements for what you have to fit in your pack. The first option – and the one where you’ll […]

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Take better pictures on our new Bay of Fires Photography Course!

Aug 29, 2019

Life’s An Adventure has announced a new addition to their 2020 Tassie walking tours – Bay of Fires Photography Course (dates to be confirmed). Combine your two favourite passions of hiking and photography on our 3-day Bay of Fires photography course. Join our professional photographers on a walk in some of Tassie’s most iconic coastal […]

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Aug 15, 2019

Water reservoirs (or bladders) are popular ways to carry your water in a daypack and when you’re walking any of Life’s An Adventure’s pack-free guided walks your professional guide will encourage you to sip as you walk to keep your fluids up. But after some use your water reservoir will need cleaning as bacteria can […]

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Aug 08, 2019

One of the only times I kept a travel journal was on a big trip I did through South America. In 1991 I spent a year travelling the top half of the continent and I’m so pleased I wrote about it. Years later I still enjoy reading my observations and musings – and yes even […]

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Aug 01, 2019

New Zealand. A country of such natural beauty it’s very successful tourism campaign is based around a simple symbol – 100% PURE. That’s it! It’s genius. And totally accurate. NZ is 100% Pure – pure wilderness, pure natural beauty and pure hiking. So it was a no-brainer that Life’s An Adventure’s first foray into international […]

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Jul 04, 2019

For its size – it terms of what you can see and do – Victoria fights above its weight. From long strips of incredible coastline to areas of pure wilderness this state has it all. And if you want to explore it on foot Life’s An Adventure has you covered. The first of their six […]

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Jun 28, 2019

One of Life’s An Adventure’s new pack-free guided walks is their eight-day Cape to Cape and Bibbulmun Walk. No other walking tour company offers this great combination. On their own the Cape to Cape Track and the Bibbulmun Track showcase some of the Australia’s finest wilderness areas and coastal scenery but combined you not only […]

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Jun 28, 2019

Now that Life’s An Adventure has walking destinations in every Australian state and territory, the walking tour company has set its sights on NZ. There are four pack-free guided walks on offer. The first one, in Fiordland National Park at the bottom of the South Island, allows clients to experience some of the best bits […]

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Put Kangaroo Island on your bucket list!

Jun 21, 2019

One of Life’s An Adventure’s newest walking destinations is Kangaroo Island. Situated about 110km from Adelaide, the island is a natural marvel and a haven of beautiful, unique Australian flora and fauna. Pretty much every cool Australian animal can be found on Kangaroo Island. While the island is named after our most-famous marsupials, there are […]

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Kill the winter blues with a Top End adventure

Jun 14, 2019

As the southern states begin to cool and we start putting on jumpers and jackets it’s worth casting your thoughts to a mid-year holiday somewhere warm, sunny and local – Australia’s Top End. It’s the perfect time to explore this underrated part of the country – and Life’s an Adventure has a number of amazing […]

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8 Tips for taking great outdoor photos

May 30, 2019

The fresh air, open spaces, and the excitement of the unknown make outdoor photography a great exercise both physically and photographically. And the pace of any Life’s An Adventure pack free walk will allow you plenty of time to be creative with your photography and have a good play around with your camera. If you […]

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Life’s An Adventure’s most frequently asked questions

May 23, 2019

Life’s An Adventure gets dozens of inquiries every week and often the same questions come up. So we thought we’d list the most common questions and the answers for each. What do you mean by pack free?What we mean is you only have to carry a day pack. Your main bag will be transported to […]

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Purnunulu NP – Australia’s best kept secret!

May 16, 2019

Purnululu National Park offers some of the most striking geological landmarks in Western Australia in a remote wilderness experience. And Life’s An Adventure can show you a lot of it on their five-day Kimberley, Bungles and Beyond pack-free guided walk. Highlights include Cathedral Gorge with its amazing natural acoustics and Echidna Chasm – a gorge […]

Larapinta Trail showcases the best of the Red Centre

May 09, 2019

The Larapinta Trail is like no other walk in Australia. Voted by National Geographic as one of the world’s top 20 trekking experiences, it features magnificent gorges, high ridges with breathtaking views and peaceful waterholes. It’s also home to over 600 species of plants, abundant wildlife and glimpses of the longest continuous cultural history in […]

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You’ll have top digs in every Life’s An Adventure walk!

May 02, 2019

“I want my clients to have excellent accommodation, with first-class rooms and extremely comfy beds!” That was the brief given by the Life’s An Adventure boss when he sent people out to research each and every Life’s An Adventure walk. After all, it’s those creature comforts that the walking tour operator prides itself on. Excellent […]

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Lake Pedder & South West Wilderness Tasmania – Super Earlybirds Save $800 Per Couple

Apr 08, 2019

3 day Lake Pedder & South West Wilderness Walk Covering over 600,00 hectares of wilderness, the Southwest National Park is Tasmania’s largest National Park and even forms part of the UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. With ancient rainforests (some over 3000 years old!) majestic peaks and pristine lakes, there is so much to discover […]

Get bang for your buck on the Three Capes walk!

Mar 28, 2019

Guided or independent. Pack-free or carry your rucksack. These are some of the things you’ll think about when considering taking on Tassie’s Three Capes Track. So we thought we’d show you what you get on a Life’s An Adventure Three Capes walk compared to walking the Three Capes Track. The official Three Capes Track is […]

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3 day Tarkine Walk. Come discover the wilderness

Mar 25, 2019

There a few places left that can be truly described as wild and untouched, but the remote Tarkine is one of these places. This vast 447,000-hectare wilderness area is renowned for its remote waterfalls, stunning myrtle rainforests, pristine rivers, dramatic mountain tops and wild coastline. The Tarkine is one of Tasmania’s greatest treasures. On this […]

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How to enjoy your wine on a Life’s An Adventure walk

Mar 21, 2019

On any Life’s An Adventure pack free guided walk you’ll experience first class meals washed down with a fine plonk. And one of the things the walking tour operator prides itself on is sourcing excellent local wines. (Whoever has that job has got it lucky!) A number of the walking tours include exploring vineyards, like […]

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Iconic Walk Raises Over $24,000 for Stroke Foundation

Mar 20, 2019

Fifty hikers took part in Tasmanian Iconic Walks annual fundraising walk on Saturday March 2.  “Despite the high temperatures in Hobart the Tasman region was much cooler so it made for a magnificent hike of Tasmania’s most glorious long day wilderness trail – Tasman Arch to Fortescue Bay” says Jo Cordell-Cooper, event organiser for Tasmanian […]

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You’ll hear ripping yarns on the Three Capes walk!

Mar 13, 2019

The first person to successfully swim the shark infested waters off the Tasman Peninsula was a bushranger named Martin Cash in 1840 to escape the terrors of Port Arthur. Back then the penal colony was surrounded by high walls, armed guards, impenetrable bush, high sea cliffs and those uninviting waters. I was introduced to Martin […]

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Happy feet = happy hiker!

Feb 28, 2019

Having the right footwear for a bushwalk will be one of the biggest factors on how much you enjoy your time in the outdoors. So before you head to your nearest outdoor shop to buy boots or shoes for your next Life’s An Adventure walk there are some things you need to know. First up, boots […]

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The more you walk, the more you save!

Feb 20, 2019

Frequent flyer programmes are sooo ten years ago, what you want in this modern age of digital detoxing and getting back to nature is a frequent walkers programme! Not only would you be clocking up the kilometres exploring an amazing piece of Australia, you’d also be saving money on your next trip. Life’s An Adventure’s […]

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Life’s An Adventure’s best winter escapes

Feb 13, 2019

We know it doesn’t feel like it but the end of summer is near and over the next few months things are going to cool down and soon enough you’ll be putting on jackets and scarves to brave the winter chill. And you’ll also be dreaming of a winter escape. Somewhere warm and dry – […]

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There’s more to SE Qld than meets the eye – Part 2

Feb 07, 2019

As we said said in part one of this story there’s so much more to southeast Queensland than meets the eye. Surfing beaches are one thing but beech forests are another thing altogether! The second of Life’s An Adventure’s walks in the area is the three-day Scenic Rim Walk. The Scenic Rim is a chain […]

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There’s more to SE Qld than meets the eye – Part 1

Feb 07, 2019

If you thought southeast Queensland was just bustling Brisbane and the glamourous Gold Coast then think again. Behind the famous surfing beaches and towering highrises is a world as ancient as the continent we live on. A world made up of Gondwana Rainforest, Antarctic beech trees, rugged mountain scenery and quietly flowing streams. You couldn’t […]

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How to pick the best fabrics for summer

Nov 29, 2018

Bushwalking in summer normally involves hot, sweaty days so the more comfortable you can be the better and this means choosing the right fabric for your hiking tops. So if you want clothing that’s breathable, quick drying and cool for summer walks, consider these factors: Fabric construction and weight: Tighter knits or weaves create less […]

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First aid must-haves

Nov 22, 2018

When bushwalking there’s always the possibility of injury. Be it a simple cut, a sprain or worse, a broken bone or snake bite. Now on a Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk your professional guide is fully trained for all sorts of scenarios and they’ll have wilderness first aid training and a compete first aid […]

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Tips for hiking in the rain

Nov 21, 2018

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet”: Roger Miller, American singer-songwriter   When you think about walking in the rain, images of cold, wet and unhappy hikers may come to mind but really it doesn’t have to be that way. Walking in the rain can be a joyous, invigorating experience – just […]

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Head to the skies with Life’s An Adventure! (part 2)

Nov 15, 2018

Last week we wrote about the safest way to enter and exit a helicopter whenever you’re on a Life’s An Adventure guided walk that includes a scenic chopper flight. This week we thought we’d list all the Life’s An Adventure’s guided walks that includes scenic flights – be it by helicopter or plane. First off […]

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Head to the skies with Life’s An Adventure! (part 1)

Nov 08, 2018

If you didn’t already know, Life’s An Adventure is all about the WOW factor and one of the best WOW’s you’ll get is a scenic helicopter ride. Pack free walks that feature a helicopter flight include: The Three Capes walk, five-day Kimberley, Bungle Bungles and beyond, three-day Great Ocean Walk and the eight-day Cape to Cape […]

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Ten top summer walking destinations!

Nov 01, 2018

With summer almost upon us it’s time to dust off those walking shoes, get the cobwebs out of your day pack and head outdoors! So here are 10 top summer walking destinations guided by Life’s An Adventure. First off the rank is the ever-popular Three Capes walk which explores the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. […]


Oct 17, 2018

So you’re heading over to Tassie to experience one of Life’s An adventure’s great pack-free walking tours. Well before you go there are a few things you should know about the Apple Isle. Like how did it get that nickname? So here are 15 awesome facts about Tasmania you can share with your new walking […]

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Let’s hear it for the volunteers!

Oct 03, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered how the tracks on Life’s An Adventures’ Three Capes Walk are so well maintained you’ve got a whole army of volunteers to thank. Like those from the Hobart Walking Club (established in 1929) who for decades have been spending their weekends and free week days clearing tracks from vegetation, fallen trees […]

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Blissful boots beat back blisters!

Sep 13, 2018

Blisters, the enemy of every bushwalker. Some people get them all the time, some people never, but most of us will occasionally get them – but they don’t have to be the end of the world (or at least the walk). So what are blisters? Blisters are small pockets of body fluid within the upper […]

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Life’s An Adventure makes national milestone

Aug 16, 2018

With the addition of two new walks in South Australia, walking tour operator Life’s An Adventure has now become a truly national walking company. Up until recently South Australia was the only state Life’s An Adventure did not have walking destination, but soon pack-free guided tours in the Flinders Ranges and on Kangaroo Island will […]

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Double savings on offer for select Three Capes walks!

Aug 02, 2018

Life’s An Adventure is offering a free night’s pre-tour accommodation in Hobart on select departures for their Three Capes pack-free walk. Take advantage of this offer by booking by 31st August for any of the select dates below. Pre-tour accommodation is at the RACV Hobart Apartment Hotel, offering modern, comfortable rooms with king or twin […]

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Exploring the Top End… in 15 swims

Jul 26, 2018

My family and I recently returned from Life’s An Adventures’ five-day Kakadu and Beyond walking tour. It was the winter school holidays which made it the ideal time to get out of chilly Sydney and head to the Top End to thaw out. This pack-free guided walk explores the spectacular stone escarpment and dramatic scenery […]

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Keeping your energy levels up on the trail

Jun 28, 2018

Walking can be incredibly pleasurable and at the same time energy-sapping. On any Life’s An Adventure pack free guided walk you could be dealing with steep hills, rock-hopping, long unbroken trails, endless steps and sand walking – all of these things require effort and energy. So what do you do when you begin to tire? […]

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Jun 21, 2018

If you’ve never used walking poles before you may wonder what all the fuss is about. After all you’ve done without them so far haven’t you? Well maybe you have but walking poles are definitely worth considering for any Life’s An Adventure pack free walking experience. People who use bushwalking poles swear by them – […]

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Things to do in Hobart & surrounds

May 14, 2022

Many of Life’s An Adventure’s Tasmania walks start and end in Hobart. And no doubt you’ll want to get there a day or two before your walk so you can experience the old and new splendour of this gorgeous city. So, here’s our list of things to do in Hobart and surrounds. MUSEUMS If you […]

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Who’s up for the Tassie Multi Walks Challenge!

Jun 07, 2018

One of the things about Tasmania is its incredible contrast in walking experiences. The Apple Isle has it all – but how do you experience it all? One way would be by doing a couple of Life’s An Adventure walks back-to-back or as we like to call it: The Tassie Multi Walks Challenge – because, […]

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How to stay warm and dry by LAYERING

May 30, 2018

It doesn’t matter if you’re on Life’s An Adventure’s Three Capes walk in Tassie or the brand new five-day Bibbulmum walk in WA, when the weather turns bad you need to keep warm and dry. One way to do this is by LAYERING.  Basically you should have three layers of clothing: The inner layer is the […]

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Happy feet on the trail: blister prevention

May 24, 2018

They say there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes. But I reckon there’s a third – blisters. You see, every single one of us will experience blisters sometime in our lives, so what are they and what should we do about them? A blister occurs when a layer of fluid forms […]

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Top tips for better iPhone photos

May 17, 2018

When on a Life’s An Adventure Pack Free walking holiday you’re going to see some awe-inspiring scenery. From the Kimberley’s timeless gorges to the mind blowing rock stacks on the Three Capes walk – and everything in between. And we know you’re going to want to get the best photos. Now, pretty much everybody on […]

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May 10, 2018

Life’s An Adventure’s range of guided walks covers the country and this means you could be walking on a variety of terrain from soft sand to hard quartzite and from rocky tracks to open firetrails, so the big question is what’s the right footwear for each walk? The main reasons why you need shoes on […]

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Training for the Larapinta Trail

May 03, 2018

A Life’s An Adventure walk is all about the pack free experience where you only have to carry a bottle of water, your camera and a jacket. But to make the experience even better it’s worth training for the walk and that simply means getting outdoors with your daypack on and clocking up the kays […]

Walking Back to Wilderness

May 25, 2017

Article written by Marie Barbieri for Gourmet Traveller who joined Life’s An Adventure’s 3 day Bay of Fires walk. With its dreamy landscapes and dramatic seascapes, Tasmania shines with resplendent beaches, bays and coves. Marie Barbieri heads to Australia’s most southerly island to hike its iconic Bay of Fires. Flying towards Launceston across the Bass […]

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How to Prevent Foot Blisters

May 19, 2017

Extract from WikiHow Hiking can put extra strain on the feet, because it may involve traveling long distances on foot in less-than comfortable footwear. You can help prevent foot blisters when hiking for a more enjoyable walk. Typical causes of blisters on the feet include friction and pressure from wearing the wrong kind or size of […]

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Super Earlybirds on NEW Victorian Walking holidays. Save $600 per couple – offer ends 30 June 2017.

May 16, 2017

Book any Life’s An Adventure NEW Victorian Pack-Free Walking tours before 30 June 2017 and Save $600 per couple on their Great Ocean Walk, Grampians or Wilsons Promontory 3 day walking experiences. These fabulous walks are ‘Pack Free Experiences’ ensuring you are not burdened with carrying a heavy pack. This allows you the comfort of […]

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How to use Hiking Poles

May 10, 2017

Article courtesy of Mountain Warehouse. Hiking poles are of great appeal to trekkers, day walkers and backpackers, though many do not know how to use them to their best advantage. Read on to learn how to use walking poles correctly. For the best poles available check out the Leki Brand What are the benefits of […]

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Barnbougle Golfing & Bay of Fires Walk

Apr 13, 2017

View this post on Instagram Little somethin' somethin' from Lost Farm this morning. Thanks to the legends @airswing_media for their ever fabulous drone pics #barnbougle A post shared by Barnbougle (@barnbougle) on May 17, 2017 at 6:30pm PDT If you have ever wanted to play at the world’s 12th best links course Barnbougle lost world […]

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