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Weekends Away Active Holidays

Ocean Beach holiday park.

Weekend away

Intent on an outdoors stay

Angie Schiavone sleeps under canvas but behind glass doors at Umina Beach.

Kiama

Braving the river mild

Agony and ecstasy ... breathtaking Bombo Beach views.

Mags King finds the great outdoors is sometimes better experienced from a room with a view.

Blue Mountains

Dressed to thrill

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Anthony Dennis Anthony Dennis sheds more than his skin at a five-star resort.

Rail trail

Going green on bike tour

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David Scott aims to leave a light carbon footprint as he cycles the rail trail between Wangaratta and Beechworth.

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The modern holiday: go now, go hard, go home

Short Breaks illustration by Michael Mucci. SHD TRAVEL MAY 9.

Jane E. Fraser If you think big experiences must come with big vacations, think again. A growing range of getaways shows that short breaks can be long on adventure.

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