Welcome to Hiking Scenery

Lindis Peak Track, Central Otago

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”

Jack Kerouac

New Landscapes Section

Hiking Scenery Collage
A selection of landscapes and wildlife shots from mostly day hikes in Australia, New Zealand and beyond. All organised by region, and by portrait and landscape orientation for when you are viewing on your mobile device.

Featured Walks

Best Of Compilations

Barn Bluff ascent, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Bushwalking in Tasmania: 12 of the Best Day-Walks

With mountains galore, a picturesque coastline, and unique plants and animals, Tasmania offers some of Australia’s best hiking options.

Sugarloaf Pass to pt. 1290m, Mt Aspiring National Park NZ
Five of the Best Day-Hikes Near Queenstown NZ: Glenorchy Edition

Experience some of New Zealand’s best scenery on these five classic day-hikes near Glenorchy, just 45 minutes drive from Queenstown.

Queens Drive - Wye Creek Loop, The Remarkables
Best Day-hikes in Queenstown, New Zealand

My pick of the best full day-hikes around Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital, with a few shorter options thrown in.

Burning Palms Circuit, Royal National Park, Sydney
Sydney’s Royal National Park: 6 Of The Best Day-Walks

Cliffs, sandy beaches, rock formations, lagoons, heathland, wildflowers and more, on six of the best day-walks in Sydney’s Royal National Park.

Rodriguez Pass Circuit, Blue Mountains NSW
12 of the Best Hikes in Sydney’s Blue Mountains

Explore some of Sydney’s most dramatic scenery on twelve of my favourite bushwalks in the spectacular Blue Mountains.

List of Walks by Region

The Hiking Scenery Instagram Feed

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