We are pleased to announce that our Gutsy Challenge treks in 2022 will all be on home soil!

Itching for a holiday? Enjoy a well-deserved getaway and escape to the serenity of the great outdoors while enjoying the sights of some of Australia’s most epic landscapes and raising vital funds for GI cancer research.


Twelve Apostles Gutsy Challenge

Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Experience a stunning walk to the Twelve Apostles rock formations along the beautiful Victorian coastline in May 2022. In this Gutsy Challenge led by Clinical Dietitian Belinda Steer and Associate Professor Lara Lipton, you will trek 46km over four amazing days, and will sample the most picturesque stages of the trail by walking past dramatic coastal terrain.

A great way to escape the everyday hustle and bustle of city life, all while raising vital funds for GI cancer research.

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Flinders Ranges Gutsy Challenge

Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Experience the cool Autumnal weather in the Australian outback. Led by Professor Tim Price, from 27 May 2022, you will hike for 4 days along stunning trails, deep gorges and gnarled mountains all while experiencing the sweeping vistas. You will also have the chance to explore the iconic Ikara (Wilpena Pound), a natural amphitheatre of mountains.

An exciting adventure away from the crowds! Ideal for those looking to get away before the cold sets in.

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2021 Mt Kosciuszko Gutsy Challenge

Jindabyne, NSW

In March 2021 Professor Nick Pavlakis led 63 trekkers to the summit of Australia’s highest mountain in the Mt Kosciuszko Gutsy Challenge.

Read more about our Mt Kozi adventure

To find out more about the benefits of joining a Gutsy Challenge trek, watch our interview below with Catherine Trevaskis who took part in the 2017 Larapinta and 2018 Tasmania Overland Gutsy Challenges.