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If you’re on the hunt for the trip of a life­time, look no fur­ther! Adreno is more than just the World’s largest spearfish­ing, scuba div­ing and surf­ing mega­s­tores. For the past 15 years we’ve been work­ing hard (re­ally hard, we swear!) ex­plor­ing the World’s top scuba div­ing and spearfish­ing lo­ca­tions so we can start tak­ing our ad­ven­tur­ours com­mu­nity on bucket list trips, show­ing them the very best of the un­der­wa­ter world.

Up­com­ing Scuba Div­ing Ad­ven­tures

Fiji – Beqa La­goon Trips July 15-22, 2017 Beqa la­goon of­fers one of the most widely ac­claimed shark dives in the world! Div­ing con­sists of co­ral en­crusted walls, mem­o­rable night dives and the fa­mous Beqa La­goon Shark Dive. 8 dif­fer­ent species of shark call Beqa La­goon home in­clud­ing whitetip, black­tip, nurse, lemon, grey reef, sil­ver­tip, bull and tiger sharks and over 300 species of fish. All-in­clu­sive Cost: $2,735 pp in­clud­ing re­turn flights, dives, tours, ac­com­mo­da­tion and more.

Pa­pua New Guinea – Rabul Trips

May 06-14, 2017 Imag­ine your very own beach hideaway with pris­tine co­ral right at your doorstep and end­less WWII dive sites within arms reach. This is the spec­ta­cle that you can ex­pect when you ar­rive at Kabaira Beach Hideaway, Rabaul! All-in­clu­sive cost: $3,445 pp in­clud­ing re­turn flights, dives, tours, ac­com­mo­da­tion and more .

The Solomon Is­lands - Gizo

Septem­ber 01-08, 2017 Sur­round­ing Gizo Is­land there are end­less blue la­goons, co­ral cays, vol­canic and crys­tal bays. Gizo of­fers fan­tas­tic div­ing with warm, crys­tal clear wa­ters, im­pres­sive co­ral for­ma­tions, steep co­ral en­crusted walls and fan­tas­tic Marine life, from macro crit­ters to cu­ri­ous pelag­ics! All-in­clu­sive cost: $3,310 pp in­clud­ing re­turn flights, dives, tours, ac­com­mo­da­tion and more.

Up­com­ing Spearfish­ing Ad­ven­tures Tonga

July 20-26 2017 Au­gust 24-30 2017 Ex­plore the in­cred­i­ble King­dom of Tonga and en­joy the lux­ury of 2 in wa­ter guides, plus a ded­i­cated skip­per - you’ll never have to go boaty, and the ex­pe­ri­enced guides will work the burly, flash­ers and help you land the fish of your dreams. 6 days of div­ing, 1 rest day. In­cludes meals and ac­com­mo­da­tion. Tar­get species in­clude: Dog­tooth Tuna, Sail­fish, Wa­hoo, Dol­phin Fish, Trout, Man­grove Jack, Trevally, Cod, Red Bass and MUCH more! Cost: $2,995 pp + flights (4 divers per trip + 1 rep)

Co­ral Sea

Fe­bru­ary 25 - March 3 2017 Oc­to­ber 9 - 15 2017 The Pin­na­cle of Aus­tralian div­ing is the Co­ral Sea! 5 days in the wa­ter on a beau­ti­ful, well-equipped live­aboard. 8 spa­ces avail­able. 2 x 5m ten­ders. Full-time boat­ies so all you need to do is shoot fish! Ste­wardesses to cook and clean — all meals pro­vided. Rib­bons Reef div­ing, ven­tur­ing to the Co­ral Sea — weather per­mit­ting. Tar­get species in­clude: Dog­tooth Tuna, Wa­hoo, Span­ish Mack­erel, Dol­phin Fish, Yel­lowfin Tuna, Job Fish, var­i­ous em­peror species, trout, Mu, Maori Sea Perch and other ex­otic reef species - you never know what you’ll en­counter there! Cost: $2,500 per per­son (8 peo­ple per trip + 2 Adreno reps)

Why join Adreno? Adreno is the World’s largest dive store with Bris­bane, Syd­ney, Mel­bourne and on­line mega­s­tores stock­ing the big­gest range of spearfish­ing equip­ment and scuba div­ing gear, as well as wet­suits for ev­ery wa­ter­sport. At Adreno, we are pas­sion­ate about the ex­plo­ration of the un­known. Our ex­pert staff re­ally do “Live it, Breathe it, Dive it” – not only can we gear you up for your next ad­ven­ture, but we can take you there too! For the past 15 years we have ex­plored ev­ery (un­der­wa­ter) cor­ner of the globe, and now we’re ready to share the ex­pe­ri­ence with you!

Want to get into div­ing or spearfish­ing? We now of­fer scuba div­ing and free­d­iv­ing cour­ses at all of our stores! If you’d like to join a trip one day but need to learn all the ba­sics, we’re here to help any time!

Get in touch! If you’re in­ter­ested in join­ing a trip email james@ adreno.com.au for more info!

Take a deep breath of fresh air, and pre­pare your­self as you’re im­mersed into an un­der­ground world like no other. Aus­tralia’s mining back­ground is in­trigu­ing and ex­plor­ing a gold mine is one way in which you can truly ex­pe­ri­ence this amaz­ing part of our his­tory.

The Long Tun­nel Ex­tended Mine in Wal­halla, Vic­to­ria, was op­er­a­tional from 1865 un­til 1911 and leads into the side of a hill for 300 me­tres. There were 8.5 kilo­me­tres of tun­nel, reach­ing al­most 1 kilo­me­tre the un­der­ground. Fol­low the tun­nel along be­fore you reach a cav­ern-like chamber which was orig­i­nally built to house the ma­chin­ery that worked the mine.

Over time, it be­came the fifth rich­est mine in Vic­to­ria – it pro­duced around 14 tonne of gold! If you are keen to ex­pe­ri­ence a tour, the Wal­halla Board of Man­age­ment runs tours ev­ery day (ex­cept Christ­mas). The tour will take you the 300 me­tres to the chamber, and your ex­pe­ri­enced and knowl­edge­able guides will in­tro­duce you to the mine’s his­tory and fea­tures. Gen­eral tours last around 50 min­utes, or you might choose to take a 2 hour tech­ni­cal tour (held the first Sun­day of the month by ap­point­ment) if you want to learn more about mining and haulage meth­ods used in deep quartz reef mines.

What­ever tour you choose, you’ll find it is in­for­ma­tive, in­ter­ac­tive and a lot of fun. Tours are suited to all ages, and if you suf­fer from a lit­tle claus­tro­pho­bia or you’re a lit­tle afraid of the dark, you don’t need to worry. The mine is well lit and well ven­ti­lated, so you can ex­plore with­out any worry. Wal­halla it­self is lo­ca­tion just near Baw Baw Na­tional Park and was founded as a gold-mining com­mu­nity in 1862.

If you’re trav­el­ling to the Wal­halla re­gion of Vic­to­ria, this is one at­trac­tion you don’t want to miss.

The Great Ocean Walk takes you where the Great Ocean Road can’t!

From Apollo Bay to the 12 Apos­tles the Great Ocean Road trav­els far in­land leav­ing an epic 100 kilo­me­tre trail next to the ocean just for hik­ers - the Great Ocean Walk. Hike 2 Camp is a small lo­cal busi­ness pro­vid­ing a unique ex­pe­ri­ence along the Great Ocean Walk. Stay in the ocean view “hike-in hike-out” camp­sites ex­clu­sively for Great Ocean Walk­ers. It has be­come a “must do” ex­pe­ri­ence in re­cent years, tak­ing you through tall forests, coastal heath­lands, wild rocky shores, river estuaries, re­mote beaches and windswept cliff-tops. You’ll have the op­por­tu­nity to get to know the lo­cal wildlife and rel­ish the beauty that is Aus­tralia.

Hike 2 Camp pro­vides a stress free way to ex­pe­ri­ence this walk in 5 or 6 days, or part of it, with 2 and 4 day op­tions. Tours in­clude camp­ing fees, trans­fers, tent (which is set up for you), self-in­flat­ing mat, sleep­ing bag, pil­low and head­lamp; all food and drink dur­ing the tour, in­clud­ing snacks; and ev­ery­thing else you might need, such as a pon­cho, First Aid Kit, Per­sonal Lo­ca­tor Bea­con (PLB) and in­for­ma­tion brochures.

De­pend­ing on the tour you choose, high­lights in­clude ocean view camp­ing, koala spot­ting, Aire River sanc­tu­ary, Cape Ot­way Light­sta­tion in­clud­ing lunch at the cafe, kan­ga­roo spot­ting at dusk and dawn, Cas­tle Cove, Ryans Den, lunch at Prince­town Café, ship­wrecked an­chors at Wreck Beach, Devils Kitchen and the renowned 12 Apos­tles.

Hike 2 Camp strike the per­fect bal­ance be­tween de­pen­dent and in­de­pen­dent hik­ing. They take your bags for you, give you a brief­ing and away you go. You’ll meet them again at the next camp­site along with other fel­low campers with your tent al­ready set up for you and din­ner not too far off. In the morn­ing, sim­ply wake up, pack your bag en­joy a hearty break­fast and off you go again.

Hike 2 Camp turn a big trek into an easy and en­joy­able ex­pe­ri­ence. If you want to know more, visit their web­site or give them a call to­day!

Chas­ing the ul­ti­mate out­door ad­ven­ture in north­ern Vic­to­ria? Ad­ven­ture Guides Aus­tralia op­er­ates in and around the Mount Buf­falo re­gion of Vic­to­ria and the busi­ness has been of­fer­ing amaz­ing ad­ven­ture ex­pe­ri­ences for more than 30 years. They have reg­u­lar ad­ver­tised half day cav­ing and ab­seil­ing ex­pe­ri­ences or you can book a pri­vate full day ad­ven­ture.

The Mount Buf­falo Na­tional Park stretches across 31,000 hectares, with cliffs, gran­ite tors, wa­ter­falls and amaz­ing flora and fauna pro­vid­ing an ideal back­drop for a range of ad­ven­ture ac­tiv­i­ties. Ad­ven­ture Guides Aus­tralia of­fers ac­tiv­i­ties all year round, in­clud­ing ab­seil­ing, cav­ing, climb­ing, skiing, kayak­ing, snow shoe and cross coun­try ski lessons and tours, crevass­ing and bush­walk­ing. Take a tour with Ad­ven­ture Guides to the edge of the Mount Buf­falo gorge, where you have the op­por­tu­nity to ab­seil be­tween 10 me­tres and 300 me­tres (de­pend­ing on your age, ex­pe­ri­ence and pref­er­ences). They also pro­vide ab­seil­ing ad­ven­tures, ideal for be­gin­ners, gold pan­ning and abo­rig­i­nal art site tours in nearby Beech­worth. If you pre­fer get­ting an in­sider’s view of the scenery, cav­ing is an ex­pe­ri­ence you won’t want to miss. Choose from a cav­ing ex­pe­ri­ence in the un­der­ground world of Mount Buf­falo in a gran­ite boul­der in­fill cave; or a fam­ily ad­ven­turer in Burston’s Crevasse.

Ad­ven­ture Guides also pro­vide ab­seil­ing ad­ven­tur­ers for young chil­dren from 4 to 6 years with a fam­ily friendly 4 and 6 me­tre ab­seil site. When you want to take to the wa­ters, white wa­ter kayak­ing down the Ovens River is a great ex­pe­ri­ence; while Lake Catani on the plateau of Mount Buf­falo is nice and re­laxed kayak and stand up pad­dle board des­ti­na­tion.

With the colder weather upon us, you might be think­ing a snow tour is on the cards. Ad­ven­ture Guides have cross coun­try ski lessons and tours, plus snow shoe hikes tak­ing you through the snow­fields, to­bog­gan and snow shoe hire through their Mount Buf­falo Ski School. The ski school is based out of the warm and friendly Dingo Dell Cafe. With tours to suit all ages and groups, when you’re look­ing for ad­ven­ture, Ad­ven­ture Guides Aus­tralia are wait­ing to take your call: 0419 280 615 www.ad­ven­tureguidesaus­tralia.com www.mount­buf­faloskischool.com.au

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