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Active in Tasmania

The Pelion Plain, site of the old copper mine and 'Fossil Beach'.

Tasmania

Nature's little secrets

Andrew Bain veers off the beaten Overland Track to discover places and features regularly missed by walkers.

Tasmania

Hairpins and hubs

Alpine air ... the trail winds below Jacob's Ladder, south-east of Launceston.

Louise Southerden takes a long, fast and winding bike ride down Ben Lomond.

Australia

Boots and comfort

Range rovers... a view of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia.

Andrew Bain takes a luxury guided walk in the Flinders Ranges, where the stops are as important as the steps.

Driving holiday

Jack's Point golf course near Queenstown, New Zealand.

Craig Tansley looks at the best golf courses you can play this summer in Australia and New Zealand.

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World's 10 greatest cycling routes

Upturned bike on beach, Cuba

The best places to explore by bicycle: Lonely Planet names the world's 10 best cycling routes.

Travellers Tips

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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.

Map of Tasmania

Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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