The Great and Wonderful Oz

So it's a vast, faraway adventure mecca,no worries, mate! Here come ten abso-bloody-lutely awesome Australian odysseys—from Sydney to the bush—plus locals' picks and all the beta you need to get there.

Nov 1, 2005
Outside Magazine
All About Australia

Check out our interactive guide to adventures throughout the Land Down Under, from in-depth instruction on hitting the Outback your way and an Aussie-English glossary


JUMP START: A kangaroo at home in Queensland

Jane Smiley kicks off the snow with a report on horseback-riding through Queensland, setting you up for our top ten do-it-now dream trips:

Go Feral on Kangaroo Island

Become a Scuba-Diving Sea Star on Lizard Island

Go Deep with the Devil in Tasmania's New Look

Get Wet in the Kimberley

Embrace an Outback Station Baa-Nanza

Undergo an Aboriginal Adventure in Kakadu National Park

Embrace Sydney's Endless Summer

Take the Perfect, Cape-to-Cape Path

Take a Spin around Uluru

PLUS: How to get there and get around, luxe base camps, additional adventures, the best events of 2005-06, and the most reliable outfitters and travel resources.

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