Looking for some inspiration…? These detailed trip reports provide a practical guide to exploring some interesting (and sometimes off-the-beaten-track) hiking, nature and wildlife destinations around the world.

New Zealand

Best of Milford Sound

An overview of what to do and see in Milford Sound, with a focus on short walks. Includes the drive from Te Anau to Milford Sounds (and the “must see” attractions) as well as the Milford Sound boat cruise.

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Australia

Wombats and Devils on Maria Island

Maria Island offers a unique combination of abundant wildlife, Australian convict and early industrial history and multi-day bushwalking opportunities. A four-day itinerary takes us to the far southern end of Maria Island as well to the summits of Mt Maria (711m) and Bishop and Clerk (620m), and to the Fossil Cliffs by bike.

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USA

One Day and Three Short Hikes in Death Valley

A drive through Death Valley and three short hikes in Death Valley that explore some of the different landscapes, from the almost 6000-foot high viewpoint at Dante’s View to the lowest point in North America.

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USA

Bryce Canyon in 24 hours

The best of Bryce Canyon in 24 hours, from spectacular locations to watch sunrise and sunset to a long hiking loop around the canyon.

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Malaysia

Chasing orangutans in Borneo

Ten days in Malaysia, featuring a few days on the Kinabatangan River in Borneo and five days on Gaya Island near Kota Kinabalu

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USA

The Best of Big Bend National Park

A combination of driving and a variety of hiking trails to explore the best parts of Big Bend National Park.

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Namibia

Two Weeks Around Namibia

A two-week self-driving holiday around Namibia, including Etosha National Park, Sossuvlei, Damaraland and the desolate Skeleton Coast. Namibia combines an abundance of wildlife with beautiful and varied scenery.

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Australia

Flinders Island

Ten days on Flinders Island, exploring the island by car, hiking a few peaks and bays and meeting some of the local wildlife. This remote island offers pristine beaches and some spectacular scenery.

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Norway

Senja and the Lofoten Islands

A ten day driving trip through Senja, Lyngen and the Lofoten Islands in Norway. The area features spectacular alpine scenery, beautiful fjords and photogenic villages.

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Norway

A Week in Svalbard

Svalbard, located in the Arctic circle north of Norway, offers spectacular scenery and wildlife. There’s also a huge range of activities on offer.

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Iceland

A circuit around Iceland

A circuit around Iceland on the Ring Road, exploring a dramatic landscape of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields.

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Botswana

On Safari in Botswana

A six-day / three-camp safari in Botswana staying in the Okavango Delta and Chobe, before a last night at Victoria Falls.

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