The 517 km (321 mi) Birdsville Track is a rough unsealed road connecting Maree in north-eastern South Australia with Birdsville in south-western Queensland and traversing three deserts in the process - the Strzelecki Desert, Sturt Stony Desert and Tirari Desert.
Australia is recognised worldwide for our venomous and poisonous creatures, we have some of the world's most deadly, but deaths from snake bite are actually quite rare in Australia with only 35 recorded between 2000 and 2016.
The Maroondah Aqueduct Trail is a shared use trail following the old Maroondah Aqueduct corridor through the outer eastern suburbs of Eltham and Research in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Diamond Creek Trail is a shared use path that follows Diamond Creek for 11 kilometres through the north eastern outer suburbs of Melbourne
A visit to Mungo National Park in South-West New South Wales is worth the effort but you will need to come prepared, both for the thrill of discovery but also for this harsh, unforgiving landscape.
Located in the South-Western corner of New South Wales, Mungo National Park is an area of international significance for its cultural, archeological and natural beauty. It is also a great place to ride a bicycle.
With the weather warming up and my thoughts turning once again to getting out on the bike, I have been looking at ways to reduce the amount of water I have to carry when out for an extended period.
The Ruffey Creek Trail is a short, shared use path for cyclists and pedestrians, that follows Ruffey Creek in the inner eastern suburbs of Templestowe and Doncaster in Melbourne.
This is one of Melbourne's major shared use trails with a route through the City of Knox and down past the Westfield Knox Shopping Centre in the cities outer eastern suburbs.
Completed in 2003, the Hallam Bypass Trail is a 1o kilometre shared use path following the Hallam Bypass between Eumemmerring and Berwick in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Starting out as a small path between suburban houses, this short shared use trail winds its way back and forth over Breakfast Creek between the Brisbane suburbs of Ashgrove and Windsor
The Brisbane Riverwalk is a popular extension of the New Farm Ride and with its segregated pedestrian and cycle paths, is perfect for both cyclists and pedestrians. This really is one of Brisbane’s absolute must do’s!
Starting in the historic area of Teneriffe and following the river down to the Brisbane Powerhouse and New Farm Park, the New Farm ride is one of Brisbane's most beautiful rides.
Explore the beauty of Kangaroo Point with a ride along the Kangaroo Point Bikeway as it follows the twists and turns of the Brisbane River.
This smooth, slightly undulating off-road pathway is the perfect route for a casual rider or commuter of average ability as either a weekend ride or combined with one of the connecting paths, as a ride to work.
The Western Freeway Bikeway is a part shared path and part on-road (the Sylvan Road connection to the Bicentennial Bikeway) route that this is a good connector between the city and western suburbs.
With many places where you can start or end your ride and a great way to explore the city by bicycle, the Bicentennial Bikeway connects Toowong and the western suburbs via the edge of the Brisbane CBD.
The Southeast Freeway is a popular cycling route that runs parallell to the Southeast Freeway from South Brisbane to Eight Mile Planes and providing a link between all the suburban streets that have been intersected by the freeway.
A shared use path of just under 24 kilometres, Kedron Brook Bikeway follows the twists and turns of Kedron Brook with its many creekside parks, some with picnic facilities and barbecues.
The Koonung Creek Trail follows part of the Koonung Creek (and the Eastern Freeway) course which forms the boundary of Manningham, Whitehorse and some of Boroondara.