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Active in Northern Territory

Distance scenery ... the Marathon des Sables.

Global

They're a race apart

Susan Greenwood meets a new breed of runner exploring the world through ultra-distance challenges and extreme events.

Northern Territory

Tracks in the heart

West Macs.

When you're in Alice Springs or staying near Uluru, there are great day trips to be taken, writes Lee Atkinson.

Hiking

Least-known, most exhilarating hikes

Via ferrata, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.

Flip Byrnes advises walking this way to experience some of the least-known yet most exhilarating hikes from the Northern Territory to Nepal.

Outback

Sleepless on the Savanna

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Steve Dow The early-morning honk of magpie geese and a sighting of brumbies help Steve Dow endure a bout of insomnia.

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Photo galleries

World's most exhilarating hikes

Via ferrata, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.

Walk this way to experience some of the least-known yet most exhilarating hikes from the Northern Territory to Nepal.

Travellers Tips

Insider

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.

Map of Northern Territory

Travel News

No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

Germans will still happily get naked while holidaying in France and Spain, but nudist clubs in their home country are in decline.

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

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