Located at the bottom of Australia lies the rugged pristine wilderness filled island often overlooked by tourists heading down under. It may not have the glitz and glam of Sydney or Melbourne, but what it lacks in skyscrapers it makes up for with its towering 300+year old trees and its nightlife consists not of bars and restaurants but rather witnessing penguins return to burrows and devils fighting over a meal.
Tree house hotels of the modern era bring all the fun and excitement you remember having as a kid and many add all the creature comforts you could ask for and more.
Uluru, or Ayers Rock as Europeans renamed it, is a stunning rock jutting out from the outback of Australia. Currently Uluru is still legal to climb but that may not be the case for much longer.
Endemic to New Guinea, this black and orange bird has been found to contain batrachotoxins on its skin and feathers. These are the same toxins found in Colombia’s poison dart frogs and are one of the most toxic natural substances known to science.
Closely related to the kangaroo family this marsupial acts like a miniature kangaroo but with a rat like tail and the nose of a bandicoot.