Welcome to Hiking Scenery

“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

List of Walks by Region

New! Clickable map of my Walks

Here are all of the Australian walks I’ve posted on so far. Just click on the marker for basic info and a link to the blog post. Featured walks (generally better scenery) have gold icons.

And now all my New Zealand walks to date (but plenty more to come from March/April 2020)…

Hiking Best-Of Compilations

The Hump Track, Mt Buffalo NP
6 Great Bushwalks in Victoria, Australia

Six of my favourite hikes from three occasions walking in the state of Victoria, Australia. From easy to hard, so something for everybody.

Mt Stilwell Track, Kosciuszko National Park NSW
10 of the Best Day-hikes in Kosciuszko National Park

Ten of my favourite bushwalks in the unique alpine and sub-alpine landscape of Australia’s Kosciuszko National Park.

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.

Featured Walks

If all you want is a bit of ‘mountain porn’…

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.