Bushwalking is one of Australia’s most popular recreational activities. However, many visitor and newly arrived migrants underestimate how vast the Australian national parks are, and how easy it is to get lost. Whether you’re walking along designated trails or through remote wilderness, some planning will help you avoid the hazards and reap the rewards of bushwalking.
- Bushwalking improves physical and mental health
- Bushwalking is a low-risk activity but requires some planning
- Resources are readily available to help you find the right trail and specific advice
- A national grading system helps identify tracks to suit your abilities