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Moline Rockhole (Ikoymarrwa) (c) @katrina_ashleighh. We all have our hiking and travel wish lists that we’re constantly adding to, and you can trust that ours is probably just as long as yours!  We’re still determined to explore as much of our beautiful home Australia 🇦🇺 as possible in the time we have. However, there’s one Australia destination we believe should be at the top of everyone’s list and that’s the Iconic Kakadu National Park @kakadutourism.  Kakadu National Park is one of the largest NP’s in Australia covering almost 20,000 sq kms and is a place of enormous ecological and biological diversity....

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ArmaSkin Anti-Blister Liner Socks provide robust protection against foot blisters. A Liner Sock is a thin sock that is worn under your normal sock. Blisters are one of the most common foot injuries. They are painful, affect the way you naturally walk causing other injuries / strains throughout your body and if not treated properly straight away can get infected. Blisters are bubbles of skin filled with clear fluid that can appear anywhere on your foot. Blisters can be extremely painful -- enough to cause you to stop your hiking or running activity. Foot blisters can form when a number...

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Hey guys, @mark_hikeau here. I hope you enjoy this review about a natural water purifying product we have been using for months from Purinize Australia. Staying hydrated and having access to clean, fresh water is obviously the most important resource for a hike, especially on hot days or extended multi-day hikes, which makes sense seeing our bodies are approximately 60% water. We can live for weeks without food but only a few days without water. If you’re like me, you’ve been using smelly chemical water purifying tablets for years! I started using these at 13 years of age as a...

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Fresh Hydration of @freshhydrationofficial and https://freshhydration.com.au/ are changing the way we access clean drinking water with their PureIQ bottle – and it’s for the better!      Did you know, according to the World Health Organisation over 2 billion people in the world do not have access to clean & safe drinking water? That’s an astronomical amount. And it’s not just unique to underdeveloped countries. It happens right here in Australia too. Something that our Fresh Hydration founder and Director, Lachlan Tosh, experienced at his local sporting complex. “During the first lot of COVID related lockdowns in Melbourne during 2020, I used...

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Midge season is in full swing and you may have noticed that every spring and autumn the biting midge or ‘Sandfly’ as it is sometimes referred to is the enemy of outdoor activities and camping holidays and often result in barrage of nasty bites. As the female insects seek blood meals to lay eggs, and if you are unfortunate enough to be close by, you’ll most likely feel her wrath. Luckily, there are no midge borne diseases associated with humans in Australia, but the best way to avoid scratching for weeks is to arm yourself with knowledge. Our Australian biting...

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