[ Collections ]
Our photographic collection from 'round our big backyard. Each tile and bunch of photos is often accompanied by trail notes focusing on long distance hiking, showcasing the importance of our national parks, or the simple benefits of spending our time outdoors . Click here to view our entire collection.
[ What we do ]
From the Top End to Tassie, from the Bibbulmun to Mt Barney – and all trails in between.
Making Tracks brings together hikers passionate about our beautiful backyard.
With camera in hand and journal at the ready, we want to share our appreciation for our backyard in three ways.
Australia’s unique landscapes and huge biodiversity should be forever incredible. These special places are under the pump, and for every step of inspiration we receive we need to dedicate one to protection.
The maps. The dust. Your gear and food condensed masterfully into your backpack. Where it all begins, overnight on the trail immersed in our big backyard.
Hiking through unique landscapes grants us with incredible opportunities to photograph its beauty. Our collection of photos covers overnight trails, national parks, and simple benefits of nature.
[ Fresh Tracks ]
Delve into higher detail and find out what Fresh Tracks we have been making recently.
The great south-west of Tasmania. For so many keen hikers, it’s a dream come true to be walking across this particular patch of earth. It draws people from all over. Like the other wild, truely remote places of the continent – the Top End, the Kimberley, the arid centre, the Bight – there’s something ultra special about the place. This is a hiking mecca of Tassie, and in the Tassie Wilderness World Heritage Area a (rather diverse and sizeable) jewel of the crown.
Trail Snapshot: The Lerderderg Trail (LT) is a feeder track to the Great Divide Trail, winding between Daylesford and Bacchus Marsh through a variety of landscapes across the Central Victorian Uplands. In completing this hike, you’ll traverse through dry woodland and wet forests, along often sharp ridge lines and through denser vegetated gullies, with various […]
The Great South West Walk (GSWW) makes its way through a variety of landscapes, travelling along sweeping, powerful beaches, atop some of the tallest coastal cliffs in the state, through forests alive with birdlife and the colour of seasonal wildflowers, and besides/down a winding river carved into the regions limestone.