4 Family Kayaking Trip Planning Essentials

Vacation is supposed to be relaxing but the planning and packing for the whole family can make the time leading up stressful. Outdoor adventures such as a family kayaking trip can be the best way to recharge as long as you’re well-prepared. Here are four tips for planning your trip to make sure you get the most out of your time in nature this summer.

Family Kayaking Trip - 4 Family Kayaking Trip Planning Essentials

Packing

Packing can be the most stressful part of any trip. Make a list in advance so that you don’t forget any of the essentials. Ensure that you have a quality dry bag before going on a kayaking trip. This is the only way to fully prevent all of your belongings from getting wet in case of factors such as splashing, boat instability, and precipitation. If anyone is inexperienced or you just want the extra security, there are even dry bags that float in case of the event of a boat flipping. Continue reading “4 Family Kayaking Trip Planning Essentials”

Surviving your Australian holiday

Australia continues to be among the most sought after holiday destinations in the world and there’s a good reason for it. Personal security isn’t an issue thanks to the low crime rate, there are some great sightseeing opportunities such as Ayer’s Rock and the Great Barrier Reef. And then there’s the Outback for those with a penchant for exploration. To make the most of your trip, however, you will need to take care of some of the more practical aspects to avoid any problems whilst you are there. Here are a few tips to ensure a smooth trip in Australia.

Great Barrier Reef
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1. Travel documents

If you intend to enter Australia, you will need to obtain a valid tourist visa. You can usually acquire them at your nearest Australian embassy or over the internet, assuming that your passport is still valid and not about to expire. Typically, the visa is entered into your passport before your arrival and lasts for between three and six months. Continue reading “Surviving your Australian holiday”

The Coasts of Australia from the Board of Your Yacht

Australian coasts are really exiting and beautiful, especially, when you explore them from the ocean. If you have a yacht and like the sailing to various countries, you should visit Australia for sure. It is supposed to be a great adventure independently from which side you will go there, from East or West. Coming from America to Australia, you may come through the Panama Canal or double South America and come from the south. Of course you should have enough experience and be ready for such a long voyage, because it may be very unpredictable.

Australia sailing Yacht
Photo: The Waterboy

On your way to Australia you can visit the shores of New Zealand and Tasmania. And it won’t be wrong, if you do that. Certainly, the best place for you to see is Sydney with its magnificent opera house. Great Barrier Reef is also a great place especially for those, who like diving. This place can show you the most diverse life in the world ocean. But you should be careful sailing the yacht, because you can run aground there. Continue reading “The Coasts of Australia from the Board of Your Yacht”