Great Escapes

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season

Combining travel and adventure, Great Escapes showcases the best destination-driven events across Asia Pacific. Entertaining and informative, this series reveals another side of holiday travel. We visit popular locations better known for their sense of adventure - from swimming on the Great Barrier Reef, to sailing through the Whitsunday Islands to an iconic outback Rodeo.

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The Best of Great Escapes
7. The Best of Great Escapes
December 1, 2014
The best of series 1: Mount Isa Rodeo, the world's toughest rodeo. Helicopter visit to a Great Barrier Reef Sand Spit. Hamilton Island Race week, Asia Pacific's most prestigious sailing regatta. Brisbane Festival, Asia Pacific's leading arts festival. Feature story with international extreme adventure athlete, Mark Visser. Quicksilver Pro, one of the world's leading surf festivals
Brisbane
6. Brisbane
December 1, 2014
One of Asia Pacific's most cosmopolitan & vibrant cities, Brisbane offers a little something for everyone. In this episode: Stradbroke Salute, famous multi-sport event. Brisbane Festival, Asia Pacific's leading arts festival drawing performers from all over the word. Brisbane Rivers famous laser & water show. Dragon Boat Racing along the Brisbane River staged in a riverside arena
Gold Coast
5. Gold Coast
December 1, 2014
Attracted by its popular beach culture the Gold Coast holiday strip draws major events from all over the world. In this episode: Coolangatta Gold, endurance multi-sport surf event staged along the spectacular Gold Coast. Gold Coast International Rugby 7's Festival. Wild Dolphin Feeding on Tangalooma Resort. Morten Island a holiday playground. Quicksilver Pro, a leading World Tour Surfing Events
Outback
4. Outback
December 1, 2014
Great Escapes heads west to explore life in the remote outback. In this episode: Mount Isa Rodeo, the world's toughest and remote rodeo. The Big Red Run, is a 250km ultra marathon across the harsh Simpson Desert. Brodies Boxing Troupe is an outback tradition spanning 100 years. The Birdsville Races, the world's most remote & eccentric desert horse race
North Queensland
3. North Queensland
December 1, 2014
Cairns and the tropical North of Queensland is known as the Adventure Capital of the Pacific. In this episode: Helicopter visit to a Great Barrier Reef Sand Spit. Cairns Adventure Festival, mountain biking through rainforest, ocean paddling along the Coral Coast & Ocean swimming off Green Island. Ironman Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, 3000 competitors race on the world's most spectacular race course
Sunshine Coast
2. Sunshine Coast
December 1, 2014
Noosa and the Sunshine Coast is a popular holiday destination renowned for its pristine environment, culture, food & wine. In this episode: Noosa Triathlon, an event that revolutionized the sport internationally. Noosa Festival, cultural festival showcasing food, wine & the arts. Noosa Surfing Festival. Feature story on Sunshine coast local and international extreme adventure athlete, Mark Visser
Whitsundays
1. Whitsundays
December 1, 2014
With its 74 islands & idyllic sailing conditions the Whitsundays are known as a sailing mecca all over the world. In this episode we visit: Airlie Beach Sailing Regatta, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef & one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. Whitehaven Beach, regularly voted the world's most beautiful beach. Hamilton Island Race week, Asia Pacific's most prestigious sailing regatta
Description

Combining travel and adventure, Great Escapes showcases the best destination-driven events across Asia Pacific. Entertaining and informative, this series reveals another side of holiday travel. We visit popular locations better known for their sense of adventure - from swimming on the Great Barrier Reef, to sailing through the Whitsunday Islands to an iconic outback Rodeo.

Great Escapes is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on December 1, 2014.

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  • Premiere Date
    December 1, 2014