Upgrading from a day hike to an overnight hike seems like a big step. What do you take? Will you be able to carry it all? What do you eat? Where do you go?
I ended up on the Tarawera Trail – 20 minutes outside of Rotorua on New Zealand’s North Island – by accident. But it turned out it was one of the best ‘mistakes’ I’ve made travelling.
If meandering coastal paths, rugged cliff lines, and a campsite where you can hear the waves crash sounds like your kinda heaven, then the Coastal Track near Sydney should be on your bucket list.
A country as large and diverse as Australia is just brimming with landscapes to explore, trails to be hiked, and campsites to relax in. But there’s no denying that there is some scary shit in them there bushes.