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Active SA South Australia

River Trail and Lomandra Trail Combined Hike at Sturt Gorge Recreation Park

There are surprising pockets of nature and bushland all over the Adelaide metropolitan area.  As the metro area creeps towards the Adelaide Hills, the flat land gives way to increasingly steep undulations, gorges and land difficult to build on.  It’s in these places that I am learning to find some great, less-trafficked spaces for outdoor […]

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Day Trips from Adelaide Regional SA South Australia

Driving Through the Adelaide Hills

Driving through the Adelaide Hills is both a thrilling and relaxing experience.  The tree-lined roads dip and climb, tracing the rolling hillsides and occasionally cutting into them around tight corners where the slope drops sharply away, exposing remarkable views.  When not closed in by the trees or sharp rise of a hillside, the views stretch […]

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Adelaide

Throwing the Axe at Date Night

Throwing sharp objects certainly makes for an interesting date night, but that is exactly the point at MANIAX Axe Throwing. Located in Thebarton at the old Coca-Cola factory, MANIAX invites guests to hurl a hatchet for a bit of fun, and anyone can do it. It turns out, axe throwing requires more finesse and practice […]

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Regional SA South Australia

Camping Without Power or Running Water: A First-Timer’s Experience at Innes National Park

Camping can mean a lot of things – caravans, powered campground sites, bush camping, backpacking, even glamping – but they all offer a casual simplicity that is different from our day-to-day lives.  Camping is a big calming breath that slows your pace and helps you focus, before diving back into hectic work schedules, city commutes, […]

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Regional SA South Australia

Inneston: The Historic Ghost Town Hiding in a National Park

When considering a visit to a national park, walking through a ghost town is not usually the first thing that comes to mind.  Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park is home to the historic village of Inneston.  Since the early 1900s, Inneston has been many things: a small settlement, a thriving company town supporting nearly 200 people, […]