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The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Destination Afloat - SU­SAN KUROSAWA

Grand Canyon Sky­walk: Set a ter­ri­fy­ing 1220m above the Colorado River and over the world’s grand­est val­ley, this glass-floored, can­tilevered ob­ser­va­tion deck def­i­nitely is not for those who fear heights, rogue winds or are con­cerned how much all those Amer­i­can tourists re­ally weigh. To­day, 8.30pm, NatGeo. The Last Tri­mate: The habi­tat of In­done­sia’s last for­est orang­utans is un­der threat due to ram­pant de­for­esta­tion; this award-win­ning doco, with bril­liant cin­e­matog­ra­phy, is nar­rated by Mel Gib­son, who’s also been known to live on the wild side. Sun­day, 6.30pm, An­i­mal Planet.

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