Hiking ‘Best-Of’ Compilations

Here’s my pick of the best walks in some of the most scenic regions of South-Eastern Australia and New Zealand’s South Island.

Now that I’m living in Christchurch New Zealand there’ll be new best-of articles on their way for sure, but let me do some more classic walks first before I start these.


Panorama from The Castle, Morton National Park, NSW
Best Summit Day-Hikes in South-East Australia

Australia may be the flattest continent on Earth, but it still has some great mountains. Here are my favourites from the south-eastern corner that you can climb in a day.

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.

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.