Showing blog posts tagged: #adventure

Nestled in native Newcastle

November 30, 2014 - Newcastle

Before I gained ‘turncoat’ status, I used to visit Newcastle on a regular basis for Knights games. I use the term ‘visit’ very loosely here, as I would literally drive up for the game, then head home – and boy was I missing out on a good thing! How could I not have known that …

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A Gourmet Tour – Wollumbin Mt Warning Tourist Drive

November 23, 2014 - The Tweed

From Byron through to the Tweed and beyond, whenever you look west Mt Warning is in the distance. Mt Warning was named by Captain Cook as a reference point which warned of the treacherous coast line in the area. Today we’re starting in Murwillumbah and taking the Wollumbin Mt Warning Tourist drive to have a …

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From Coast to Country on the Tweed River

November 22, 2014 - Southern Gold Coast

It’s another beautiful day on the Tweed Coast! We are standing on the NSW Queensland border and watching the surfers on the most Northern beach in NSW. Can you guess where we are? We’re at the Point Danger lookout. The surfers below are riding a famous surf break known as D’bah. (pronounced Dee-bah) I’m sure …

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A river runs through it

October 18, 2014 - Gloucester & Barrington Tops

Gloucester is akin to base camp for the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops. It’s the first stop on My Legendary Pacific Drive through the Gloucester Shire, where the country meets the coast. Just three hours’ drive north of Sydney, we arrive at the Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre where we meet manager Tristan Lever, who will be …

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Dune warriors

October 13, 2014 - Port Stephens

This is most definitely not my normal Saturday morning! Astride a racy-looking 400cc four-wheeled beast painted Ferrari red I’m perched on the lip of a sand mountain about to commit myself to plunging over the edge. Give it just a touch of throttle, I’m told. Speeding down this awesome slope is the last thing on …

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