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John Feeney
cape woolamai walk
If Bushrangers Bay in the Mornington Peninsula is considered one of the most underrated coastal walks in Victoria, then the Cape Woolamai Walk is not far behind it. First of all, and probably the best part about this walk, it’s accessible in so many ways. There are ample car parks; it’s well-signed which means it’s...
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pinnacle circuit
If there’s one thing we like to provide ourselves on here at The Hiking Society, it’s making the outdoors accessible for all in a number of ways including trails. And this blog post is no different as we’re able to highlight a shorter version of the ever-popular walk in the Grampians National Park – The...
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iphone photography
Despite what you might think about smartphones when it comes to outdoor photography, they can, in some instances, do exactly what a DSLR can do. I know. Mind-blowing. Now, obviously there are some instances where a DSLR eclipses a smartphone, but I reckon you don’t need necessarily need a DSLR to get a great picture...
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laura waters bewildered
We’re finally back with a new episode of the Pursuit of the Outdoors podcast and we’ve returned with a fantastic guest – Laura Waters. If you’re not aware of Laura yet, then you will be shortly. She has recently released her first book Bewildered; a story about “leaving everything behind for 3,000km in the wilds...
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bewildered laura waters
Based on the front cover, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Melbourne writer and adventurer Laura Waters’ book Bewildered was one woman’s experience hiking New Zealand’s Te Araroa trail; a 3000km trail starting at the northern most point of the country and finishing at the southern most point. However, it’s about so much more than...
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the tan track dandenong ranges
Just when I thought I knew most of the tracks in the area, up pops one that I’ve driven past a million times – The Tan Track in the Dandenong Ranges. Not to be confused with the track of a similar name located in Melbourne’s Botanical Gardens, the Tan Track is located in Ferny Creek...
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hiking
If there’s one thing that is absolutely evident to me when it comes to the outdoor community here in Victoria, or indeed Australia, is that everyone is keen to learn. Whether that be learning something for the first time or learning a new way of doing something that you’re already doing, there certainly is a...
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organ pipes trail
Located not far from Calder Park in Victoria’s north-west, the Organ Pipes Trail has it all; especially for those with kids or those looking for a leisurely wander in the outdoors. As you arrive at the car park from the Calder Freeway, it’s immediately clear that this area was built for convenience and accessibility. With...
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vereker outlook walk
Yet another walk in Wilsons Prom that probably doesn’t get the awareness that it probably deserves for a number of reasons would have to be the Vereker Outlook Walk. A reasonable old slog up a rocky path, this 6-7km hike (depending which way you do it) is worth the effort as the views at the...
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wilsons prom
Located in the western region of Wilsons Prom, and not far from Tidal River, the Three Bays Walk is a coastal hike complete with incredible scenery along a well-formed path. Roughly 8.5kms, you can start this hike at either the Whiskey Bay or the Tidal River car park. However, for the purpose of this blog,...
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