- Member since
- 26th September 2007
Chris Buykx, Australia General Manager for World Expeditions. Chris began his professional guiding in Kakadu and Arnhem Land and now heads Australia's largest trekking and adventure specialist tour operations. Chris has trekked and explored in a huge range of Australian wilderness destinations and stays up to date with a network of guides and land managers around the country. Chris has also a strong trek leading CV in the most of the great African mountains ranges including Morocco's High Atlas, Ethiopia's Simien mountains, Egypt's Sinai, and East Africa's Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya. Chris has also pioneered many new African itineraries and walking safaris including the Maasai Mara Escarpment Trek, Madagascar Adventure and the Botswana's Okavango Delta Walking Safari.
- October 2007
Hinchinbrook Island is Australia's largest island wilderness national park. The Coral Sea island is located offshore of Cardwell in North Queensland and stretches over 50km from north to south. The entire island is a World Heritage Listed wilderness surr…"
Chris Buykx reviewed Cape to Cape Track in Western Australia, Australia
The Cape to Cape Track winds along the coast of Western Australia's Margaret River region, a fantastic exploration of 120km of one of Australia's most spectacular coasts. From Cape Leewin in the south to Cape Naturaliste in the north, the track offers di…"
Chris Buykx rated Kakadu
Chris Buykx reviewed Kakadu in Kakadu, Australia
Having been involved as professional guide in Kakadu for over a decade, I have observed a few key points for travellers to get the best out of their trip to Kakadu.
1. Kakadu is huge and diverse, give yourself as much time as possible, three days shou…"
Chris Buykx reviewed South Coast Track in Tasmania, Australia
The South Coast Track is regarded as one of Australia's great wilderness challenges. As the name suggests, the track itself traverses the far south of the Island of Tasmania, an area that is entirely World Heritage Listed wilderness.
The track is so stu…"
The Franklin River is one of the world greatest wilderness rivers and holds a legendary status among Australians, thanks to the epic environmental battle to save the river from damming during the 1980's. Thankfully the battle was successful and the 120km…"
The Franklin River is one of the world greatest wilderness rivers and holds a legendary status among Australians, thanks to the epic environmental battle to save the river from damming during the 1980's. Thankfully the battle was successful and the 120k…"
Chris Buykx reviewed Bibbulmun Track in Perth, Australia
Western Australia's greatest long distance trek, the Bibbulmun Track winds almost 1000km from just outside Perth to Albany on the far South Coast. The trail is divided in to manageable stages and bush huts offer a basic accommodation option.
- September 2007
Chris Buykx reviewed The Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea
The Kokoda Track holds a legendary place in the history of PNG, Australia & the Pacific. It was here in 1942 that a ragged bunch of Australian soldiers supported by the local tribes halted the advance of the Japanese Imperial Army. The war history i…"
Chris Buykx reviewed The Overland Track in Tasmania, Australia
The Overland Track is Australia's most famous multi-day trek, offering an magnificent traverse of the World Heritage Wilderness. The 70km track winds its way through a sub-alpine landscape of soaring dolerite peaks, glacial lakes, heathlands, tall forest…"
Chris Buykx reviewed Larapinta Trail in Northern Territory, Australia
The Larapinta Trail is fast becoming one of Australia's favorite treks - for good reason! Stretching over 223 kms from just outside Alice Springs to Mount Sonder in West MacDonnell National Park, the Larapinta Trail offers everything from stunning views …"