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Nobody knows the Canberra region like Tim the Yowie Man. Explore every nook and crannie of the ACT, the South Coast and the Snowy Mountains with Canberra’s very own intrepid adventurer, mystery investigator, and cryptonaturalist.
You never know what you might find along the way...
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Best meat pies from Canberra to the Coast

Enjoying the sights of Kangaroo Valley, pie in hand.

Tim the Yowie Man Our adventurer journeys from Canberra to the coast to sauce the best of our bakers' products.

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Frosty reception

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Tim the Yowie Man Old photographs reveal Australia's highest town was also one of the coldest.

Out of the clouds

Out of the Clouds

Tim The Yowie Man The mass of closely spaced contour lines on the map indicates that we're not far from a place called World's End.

The hard kept secret

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Tim the Yowie Man Mr Adventure really digs abandoned mine sites near Majors Creek.

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Magical woods

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Tim The Yowie Man A fairy tree, now on its last legs, has entertained generations of local bush-loving children.

Warming to snow

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Tim the Yowie Man Waking up to the white stuff on the Brindabellas can be a real delight.

Shocking Currents

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Tim the Yowie Man There’s more than one way to catch a fish and this method is all in the name of research.

Canberra - just a big hole?

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Tim the Yowie Man You will need to venture across the border to check out these attractions

Pumpkins Ahoy!

TYM tym pumpkin ahoy2.jpg = Phew... it floats! (Photo: Ben Roberts) 

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Tim the Yowie Man That’s a call that will echo across Lake Burley Griffin if three buddies realise a wacky dream.

Timeless Trees

Corroboree Tree face

Tim the Yowie Man Our inquisitive adventurer uncovers Canberra’s fine botanical specimens steeped in rich history

Rock of Ages

TYM crawlthru1.jpg = Sarah about to enter one of the crawl-thru?s near Birrigai (Photo: Tim the Yowie Man)
 

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Tim the Yowie Man Our intrepid adventurer takes his daughter on a cave crawling experience.

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Acton Solution

Gladys Waight with her daughter Margaret on walkabout in Acton in 1930 (Photo supplied by Jocelyn Ladyzhynsky)

Tim the Yowie Man A history buff has come to the rescue and solved a puzzle.

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Where all is aglow

Fairyland10.jpg = Sarah all ready for her night adventure to Glow Worm Glen (Photo: Tim the Yowie Man)

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Tim the Yowie Man The Southern Highlands holds many secrets, and what shines in the dark is worth finding.

It's only natural

Tim's daughter Sarah in a bird hide at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Tim the Yowie Man Our intrepid adventurer discovers a unique hideaway sitting in plain sight.

Rugged Rooftop

Mountain Pygmy possum

Tim the Yowie Man Don’t race up Mount Kosciuszko. There’s plenty to see on the way, too.

Focus on rich past

Rephotograph duffield graves

Tim the Yowie Man Photographers are working with 7000 early images of Canberra, recreating as many as possible in modern settings.

Break by the lake

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Tim the Yowie Man The Easter holidays are here and rather than spend them with everyone else at the coast, head to one of the region's best-kept secrets for all-round family fun.

A trill in the dark

Tidbinbilla spotlight Ken Thomsen

Tim the Yowie Man There’s a new and magical world to explore when the sun sets over Tidbinbilla.

On ya bike

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Tim the Yowie Man A Paralympic star’s bike tours are an enlightening way to explore.

Peak Footsteps

Bimberi Basford

Tim the Yowie Man It might look like an inconsequential bump from afar but conquering Mount Bimberi is worth the effort.

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Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 16 Apr | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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