One of the drawing cards to backpacking is the way life can be stripped back to important basics. Here are 10 ways to trim down those backpack kilos and take the weight literally + figuratively off your shoulders.Read More
The thought of heading out into the bush or mountains alone is very uncomfortable for many but for me, there isn’t much else that makes me feel as ALIVE, as comfortable in my own skin and as resilient. Of course, I didn’t get here overnight and I have so much further to go. Here are my stepping stones to solo hiking.Read More
“I know it’s a long way to go but it’s easy. We’ll find the rabbit-proof fence and follow that all the way home” In 1931, Molly, Gracie and Daisy just wanted to go home after being forcibly removed from their families and placed in government settlements. They follow the 1500 kilometre fence that runs across Western Australia. In 2016, Sarah Hyde traces their footsteps and shares her experience.Read More
As a high school maths teacher my job generally doesn’t liven up conversations, beyond the ‘it’s so important to have good maths teachers’ comment and conversation usually moves on to more interesting subjects. However, the statement ‘I’m working as a cameleer in the Simpson Desert’ does funny things to people’s faces as they try to work out what that actually means…Read More
We know that it’s important to our community that we don’t just indulge in the holiday season and consume for consumptions’s sake. We know that you vote with your dollars and that even with your gift buying, you want to be contributing to some sort of positive change. And so we have carefully selected the following gift ideas based on a love of adventure and an emphasis on local Australian businesses and on sustainability…Read More
“These walls are more than a piece of thin fabric…your Macpac tent is a reliable shelter on stormy nights that we hope will always feel like home”. It was instant love after reading this inside Macpac’s Sololight Hiking Tent. Read on for why this lightweight 1-person tent should be a solo hiker’s top pick.Read More
This tasty sultana cake is the perfect recipe to provide a sugar boost mid-hike or during a scuba diving surface interval, as tried + tested by our Ambassador and diving enthusiast, Charlie Elliott.Read More
It’s almost like a natural evolution; to go from hiking and backpacking to climbing and mountaineering. But where do you even start? If you don’t have anyone to guide you, an Introductory Mountaineering course is the perfect way to lay a solid foundation, as SWW’s Marketing + Events Coordinator, Thuc Do, found out…Read More
Enter the chance to win over AUD 440 worth of XTM winter gear!Read More
Don't retreat into your hidey hole this winter! The crisp mountain air, magic light, hot chocolate + marshmallows (or whisky + chocolate, depending on how you roll) by the campfire are all calling your name.
I know, I know...but what if you freeze?
Luckily, XTM Performance have just the gear to keep you warm so you can keep on exploring
The SS Yongala is an incredible tale in Australian history. A tragic story that has become one of Australia’s most renowned dives. Immerse yourself in the dive experience with She Went Wild Ambassador Sara Piper as she takes a dive down into the mystery of Yongala with Adrenalin Dive, in Townsville with Adrenaline Dive. Read on!Read More
Jacqui has spent most of her life on the road and cannot remember a time when she was not either packing or unpacking. Her mother Dorothy first introduced her to Europe when she was nine years old – living in a Kombi and visiting a myriad of different countries and cultures.
Over the last 3 years, Jacqui Kennedy and her trusty CT110 called Mo have been traveling over 55,000 kilometres. “Mo is a 110cc ex-Auspost bike, top speed 75km/h on a good day and he steers like a washing machine,“ says Jacqui, “He has been a faithful companion and like most men, as long as you keep the fluids topped up, he is happy.” Read more about Jacqui and Mo's adventures on the blogRead More
The Clipper Race is one of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other. With no previous sailing experience necessary, it’s a record breaking 40,000 nautical mile race around the world on a 70-foot ocean racing yacht.
The sea does not distinguish between Olympians or novices. There is nowhere to hide - if Mother Nature throws down the gauntlet, you must be ready to face the same challenges as the pro racer. It's a fair game and anyone eager for adventure is invited to participate. Hungry for more? Read about Belinda's experience sailing from Cape Town to Fremantle.Read More
Meet Thuc. A Sydney-based photographer with a lifelong affliction that the Germans call fernweh (a yearning for far-flung places) and an enthusiasm to live an active and exciting life. Inspired by big landscapes, heart-filled human feats and soul-shaping experiences. Through her phenomenal photography skills, she is able freeze beautiful and powerful moments to inspire you to dream big and live big, to chase your own versions of adventure and fulfilment.Read More
Most adventures start either with a dream or a disillusion, but for Cristina adventure opened its arms when she stepped away from life as she knew it, said goodbye to her partner at the time and closed the door behind her. Where she run to? Fast forward several months and we find Cristina on the Annapurna circuit, in Nepal. The circuit is rated as one of the most beautiful but strenuous high altitude climbs in the world - reaching 5400m. The mountains were calling me and I had to go.Read More
Learn about this beautiful corner of the world and how it is being threatened by frackingRead More
Ever wondered about what'd it be like to dive with sharks? Always been curious but not you've been riddled with questions and not sure where or how to start? Look no further, She Went Wild ambassador and scuba diving master Charlie Elliott shares all there is to know to get planning on your next diving adventureRead More
Eav is an Environmental academic with a key interest in the elimination of marine debris.
It's no secret, plastic pollution is a big problem, but it’s also a visible one that we can solve. Altering your life to reduce consumption and waste, and persuading others to do the same is an important step to improve the way we care for our oceans and environment. Read more about the affects of plastics and the nooks and crannies they might be hiding in.Read More
Meet Noemie Fox, She Went Wild Ambassador, pro Canoe Slalom Athlete and student. Born in Marseille, France, Noemie moved to Sydney at the age of 2, as her parents were to compete in the 2000 Olympic Games. As a Senior Canoe Slalom athlete, she spends her time between Europe and Australia to race in competitions, train on beautiful natural rivers or man made courses and spend time with great people from all over the world!Read More