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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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 nigh 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 […]

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Get the best of both worlds on the Cape to Cape/Bibbulmun walk

Nov 29, 2018

  One of Life’s An Adventure’s new pack-free guided walks for 2019 is their 8-day Cape to Cape and Bibbulmun walk. No other walking tour company offers is great combo. On their own the Cape to Cape and the Bibbulmun Track showcase some of the Australia’s finest wilderness areas and coastal scenery but combined you […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Are you killing your knees?

Oct 25, 2018

  Any form of exercise puts pressure on your knees and bushwalking is no exception. It’s highly likely on a Life’s An Adventure guided walk you’ll be hiking up and down hills, rockhopping, beach walking and even a bit of scrambling so you’re going to want your knees to be in tip-top shape. Now, knee […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 a small pockets of body fluid within the […]

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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 […]

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Helicopters, wineries and Pack Free walks of WA’s best walking trails

Aug 15, 2018

Life’s An Adventure have created 3 new stunning Pack Free walking itineraries taking in the best of Western Australia’s South West walking tracks. Imagine a helicopter picking you up from the end of your walk and delivering you to a Margaret River winery for lunch, this is the kind of ‘Wow factor’ these walks include. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Jun 14, 2018

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 […]

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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 […]

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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Victorian Pack Free Walks – Earlybirds End 31 August 2017

Aug 04, 2017

Time is running out to take advantage of Earlybirds for all our Victorian Pack Free Walk. Book and pay in full by 31 August to save $400 per couple or $200 per person. 3 DAY GREAT OCEAN PACK FREE WALK One of our most popular pack free walks is our 3 day Great Ocean Walking Experience. […]

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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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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

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 in Tasmania, we can combine this experience […]

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