The Walking Blog

Too busy to prepare for a walking tour?

Prepare for a walking tour

So you’ve booked yourself onto a walking tour. You’re probably pretty excited. And a little nervous. There is one thing that EVERYONE has in common before doing a long walk – the doubt. Am I fit enough? Will I make it to…

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Walking poles – should I use them?

Cape to Cape using walking poles

We get lots of people ask should I use walking poles on a walk? My answer is always yes! BUT, only if you learn how to use them. Benefits to using walking poles There are lots of benefits to using…

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The Great Ocean Walk – Tour diary 12/13

Break time Great Ocean Walk

Victoria’s Great Ocean Walk is fabulous. It combines dramatic coastal views, rain forests, pristine beaches as well as good opportunities to see koalas and echidnas in the wild. Each year the Inspiration Outdoors team heads over to southern Victoria to complete…

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New “highlights of the Cape to Cape Tour”

Cape to Cape Track Smiths Point rocks

You asked for it, so we have delivered. A walking tour on the Cape to Cape which is not as strenuous. Our new “highlights of the Cape to Cape tour” is an easy walking tour for those who want to walk…

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Dessert Recipe: Chai spiced rice pudding pie

For our recent Walpole to Denmark walk on the Bibbulmun Track Simon and I did all the catering. We often hire someone to cook the evening meal but our caterer wasn’t available so we got to exercise our cooking muscles…

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Get ready for your first long bushwalk!

Cape to Cape Track finish

So you love being outside in nature, enjoy the company of others and want to stay fit and active?  You have set your mind to doing a long bushwalk.  Well done!  Welcome to the hiking community – you will find…

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The 15 Bushwalking Essentials You Absolutely Must Know

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