Category Archives: Adventure

I-Fly Downunder: Indoor Skydiving is ‘Virtually’ insane!

The iFLY Virtual Reality experience is one of the most cutting edge, technology driven adventure experiences on the planet. With zero skydiving experience, you could be wingsuit base jumping “the Crack” – one of the most extreme Base Jumping sites in the world, or skydive over the Swiss Alps or Hawaii in airspeeds of 200kph+ through the use of our virtual reality goggles and the iFLY wind tunnel.

This is the first time in Australia this type of technology has been available! Continue reading I-Fly Downunder: Indoor Skydiving is ‘Virtually’ insane!

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Expedia.com: The trending destinations and accommodation of 2018

Expedia.com® analysed thousands of data points this year to identify the top trends in travel for 2018, and the results show that travelers are increasingly interested in unique and novel experiences.  Highlights from the report include the rise of secondary destinations like Chiang Mai, the Azores and Cartagena, and non-traditional lodging options such as tentalows and houseboats. In the activities and attractions space, observation decks and architectural landmarks saw the biggest growth, with cooking classes and other culinary experiences close behind.

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Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta

Balloon Aloft celebrated the fourth and final day of its annual Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta today with a spectacular launch over the vineyards.

Over thirty hot air balloonists from around the country took to the skies after taking off from Binnorie Dairy, Lovedale at sunrise. The balloons flew for around an hour, travelling 7km in a north westerly direction and landing west of The Vintage at Pokolbin. Continue reading Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta