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Where to Enjoy an Adventure Off the Beaten Track (But Close to Sydney)?


These days, there is an enormous amount of experiences you can enjoy.

In 2006, when we started Thrill Experiences (then Gifts That Thrill), we had less than 100 experiences and that was the norm.

That figure has now climbed to over 3000, of which we regularly list 1000 on the Thrill Experiences website.

There a lot of decisions to make and noise to sift through when choosing which ones to list.  Which will make the grade?  Continue reading “Where to Enjoy an Adventure Off the Beaten Track (But Close to Sydney)?”

8 Absolutely Thrilling Activities to Try Now That the Kids are Back at School


Of course we love them, but we also love that feeling of relief when the kids are officially back in school.

Take advantage of the warm weather and summer sun before they’re gone and get outside and try one of these absolutely thrilling adventures.  Don’t worry, we won’t tell the kids what you’re up to.

Continue reading “8 Absolutely Thrilling Activities to Try Now That the Kids are Back at School”

The Ultimate Guide to School Holiday Activities for Kids in Victoria

School holidays are either here or just around the corner for the majority of Australia’s school children.

Time to run for the hills?

We hear you.

Two weeks is a long time to keep the kids entertained.

So, what can you do to avoid those dulcet words of ‘I’m bored’ or as our little one once said perched in the back seat of the car, ‘I’m bored…  Bored.  Bored. Bored.’

Fortunately Australia packs enough activities suitable for all budgets and they extend far beyond the cities.

Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to School Holiday Activities for Kids in Victoria”

7 Activities to Welcome in Spring

Spring is here.  The birds are chirping, the trees are coming into leaf, the weather warming.

Spring is a time where we can put the cold winter days behind us.  A time of renewal, to begin afresh.  A time to release yourself from the home that’s kept you warm through winter.

Make Spring a time to embrace the outdoors and indulge the senses with some welcome activities and exciting adventures. 

We’ve searched high and low and drawn up a list of 7 of the most popular activities that will colour your Spring, help shed the Winter coat and immerse you in fun, fun, fun.  Continue reading “7 Activities to Welcome in Spring”

Ghost Tour Haunts of Melbourne and Victoria

Ever felt that tingling feeling down the spine? The cool air and the slightest suggestion of a ghoul in the room.

It’s enough to send most people packing.

But there are those of us that thrive on the search for ghosts and the excitement it creates.

In the spookiest places of Melbourne and Victoria, you can join this select club of ghost hunters.

From Pentridge Prison, Aradale Asylum to Geelong Gaol and the Princess Theatre there are ghouls abound. Continue reading “Ghost Tour Haunts of Melbourne and Victoria”

Adventure Outdoors

Recall the last Nature Rx post?

Well we think you may like the follow up – discover your dose of Nature RX Part 2.

Time to venture out to the great outdoors?  Here are some thought starters



How the Big Stores and Brands Steal your Mind (Part I)

Lured by images of food lately?  Tempted to buy that chocolate bar?

Your subconscious is leading you that way.

You may not realise it but the marketers of the world are playing with your mind. All for the sake of making a profit from you.

It’s the art of consumer psychology and its kinda genius.

Continue reading “How the Big Stores and Brands Steal your Mind (Part I)”

4 Last Minute Gifts that Mum will Love

Working out what to get Mum on Mother’s Day takes a ton of thinking. And it’s so easy with today’s lifestyle to leave the gift buying to the last minute.

There are a huge number of things that Mum could have but it’s never an easy undertaking.

And you’ll always be wondering, “Did I get it right?” Continue reading “4 Last Minute Gifts that Mum will Love”

Holoportation in your Living Room – it’s Here!

Microsoft is making some big gains in the world of 3D spatial visualisation with it’s remarkable Hololens product.

Released to developers in March 2016, Microsoft is aiming to build a large app base before the product is shipped to consumers like you and me.

Hololens is a headset that you wear over your eyes and ears. It enables you to see what is happening in the real world but augments this with computer imaging and sounds in true 3D. Continue reading “Holoportation in your Living Room – it’s Here!”

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