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North of Nebo, by 50 kilometres, is Homevale National Park. Views of a wide, barren terrain sculpted millions of years ago are punctuated by dramatic cliffs, peaks, and spires. The park safeguards important fossil sites, brigalow, and open woods. Here, cliffs, peaks, and spires are common. Older basalt rocks were
There are so many natural wonders and settings for adventure around Cairns, Port Douglas, Mossman, Daintree and the surrounding area and something for all levels, ages, and abilities. As such, our goals with Wanderstories are threefold: 1) to provide information, 2) to foster inspiration, and 3) to encourage inclusion. These
There are so many natural wonders and settings for adventure around Townsville and the surrounding area and something for all levels, ages, and abilities. As such, our goals with Wanderstories are threefold: 1) to provide information, 2) to foster inspiration, and 3) to encourage inclusion. These three words – information, inspiration,
Mo'orea has many iconic peaks and despite the relatively low altitude, the mountains are among the most vegetated and rugged in the world. Due to the loose soil, vegetated natures, and decomposing volcanic rocks, most of the peaks are considered impossible to climb and many are still awaiting first ascents.
Many of the hikes on Mo'orea start in the lush Opunohu Valley where you are surrounded by unique mahogany trees, giant bamboo, and tropical flowers. In the north, Mount Rotui overlooks picturesque Ōpūnohu Bay and the settlements around Cook's Bay. Inland, hiking trails wind through the rainforest on the slopes
Mo'orea, also spelled Moorea, is a South Pacific island that is part of French Polynesia and is often visited by sailboats. It's known for its jagged, volcanic mountains, white sandy beaches, and crystal-clear blue lagoons. In the north, Mount Rotui overlooks the picturesque Ōpūnohu Bay and Cook's Bay. Inland, in
Undara Volcanic National Park is the traditional country of the Ewamian Aboriginal people. This park contains the remains of one of the earth’s longest flows of lava originating from a single volcano. Caves within this lava tube are fertile pockets in which rainforest plants and animal species thrive. Interactive
Paluma Range National Park is located just north of Townsville and spans from Bluewater all the way north to Ingham. This Wet Tropics World Heritage Area [https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C5CHFA_enAU852AU852&q=paluma+range+national+park+area&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgE-LQz9U3KDS2iNeSyk620s_JT04syczPgzOsEotSExexyhck5pTmJioUJealpyrkgaUScxQKEouyFUAqAMGl1wxKAAAA&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjAlqrhtfXiAhXUF3IKHbCVDswQ6BMoADAWegQIEBBC] was established in
Townsville is the perfect place for climbing close to the city and offers something for everyone, with most areas within half an hour drive and many different styles of climbing. From the large as life boulders of "Harvey's Marbles" and "Magnetic Island [https://wanderstories.space/what-to-see-on-magnetic-island/]", to the high quality
Enjoying a refreshing waterfall on Magnetic Island is the perfect daytime adventure during the wet season. In the heavy rains, new waterfalls spring up everywhere around the island. Magnetic Island has many creeks and gullies... There are several other waterfalls are on the island but some are on private property,
There's are many places to adventure to around Townsville, so many that it would take you several years to explore all the different places within one hour of Townsville. Just south of Townsville is Bowling Green Bay National Park [https://wanderstories.space/tag/bowling-green-bay-national-park/] which provide adventurers like you and
This track is on the south side of Paluma village and is an easy day walk that takes you on a loop down into Star Valley. It takes only one hour from the 'H-Track' to get to what is locally known as Triple Falls. Enjoy the waterfalls and maybe even a refreshing swim before continuing on the circuit.
This track takes you from Paluma Dam all the way down to Paradise Waterhole, Crystal Creek. It is named after Thomas Edward Andrews who was born in 1848 in Wicklow, Ireland. He made his home at the junction of big and little crystal creeks and provided supplies to the tin miners near Paluma Village.
UPDATE 2020: Valley of the Lagoons is closed to camping [https://facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2998287173567927&id=604107946319207]. The reserve is accessible as public land to undertake short term low impact activities. Reedybrook Station is located in North Queensland, Australia and is often referred to as the Valley
The Kyll Cycle Route starts from Losheimergraben near Eifel and finishes Trier, the oldest city in Germany. You can easily return to Eifel via the Cologne-Trier railway line or continue on the Moselle Cycle Route [https://wanderstories.space/moselle-cycle-route/] to Koblenz. The long-distance cycle path winds its way along the
The Moselle Cycle Route, also known as "Le Chemin de la Moselle" or "Velo Tour Moselle", is a long-distance cycle path in France and Germany along the Moselle. The route goes through a blooming and rich landscape in the Moselle Valley. The landscape is characterised by sunny vineyards, steep hillsides,