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Adventure & Literary Travel

If you like Adventure & Literary Travel Audiobooks, then you'll love these top picks.
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    The Sanatorium

    The spine-tingling breakout Sunday Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

    by Sarah Pearse ...
    Narrated by Gemma Whelan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 53 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'At first glance they're magnificent, yet the more she looks, the more she realizes how sinister the mountains appear: raw, jagged spikes. It's not hard to imagine, she thinks, looking out; this place somehow consuming someone, swallowing them whole.'An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is the last place Elin Warner wants to be. But she's taken time off ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Clanlands

    Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    A road trip book with a difference. Stars of Outlander - Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.Narrated by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, with a foreword written and read by Diana Gabaldon.From their faithful camper van to boats, kayaks, bicycles, and motorbikes, join stars of Outlander Sam and Graham on a road trip ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 23 min

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Step By Step

    The perfect gift for the adventurer in your life

    by Simon Reeve ...
    Narrated by Simon Reeve ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    The inspiring memoir from TV traveller Simon Reeve's life of amazing adventures in over 120 countries and the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.TV documentary maker Simon Reeve has dodged bullets on frontlines, hunted with the Bushmen of the Kalahari, dived with manta rays, seals and sharks, survived malaria, walked through minefields, tracked lions on foot, been taught to fish by the ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Walk In The Woods

    The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #8

    Abridged

    5 hours 58 min

    The Appalachian Trail covers 14 states, and over 2,000 miles. It stretches along the East Coast of the United States, from Maine in the north to Georgia in the south. It is famous for being the longest continuous footpath in the world. (Compare this with the Pennine Way, which is a mere 250 miles long.) It snakes through some of the wildest and most spectacular landscapes in America, as well as ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    by Michael Palin ...
    Narrated by Michael Palin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Erebus, written and read by Michael Palin.N**_______________**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERIn the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, HMS Erebus undertook two of the most ambitious naval expeditions of all time.On the first, she ventured further south than any human had ever been. On the second, she va... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Notes From A Small Island

    Journey Through Britain

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #9

    Abridged

    5 hours 39 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home. His aim was to take stock of the nation's public face and private parts (as it were), and to analyse ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Road to Little Dribbling

    More Notes from a Small Island

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Richard Digance, Nathan Osgood ...
    series Bryson #1

    Unabridged

    13 hours 56 min

    Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation’s heart and became the best-selling travel book ever, and was also voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain. Now, to mark the twentieth anniversary of that ... Read more

    $26.51 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alive

    Narrated by Ensemble Cast ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    On October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks, they suffered deprivations beyond imagining, confronting nature head-on at its most furious and inhospitable. And to survive,these men and women not only had to ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Neither Here, Nor There

    Travels in Europe

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #11

    Abridged

    5 hours 38 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither here Nor there he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hamemrfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to istanbul on the cusp of Asia. Fluent ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    East of Croydon

    Travels through India and South East Asia inspired by her BBC 1 series 'The Ganges'

    by Sue Perkins ...
    Narrated by Sue Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of East of Croydon written and read by Sue Perkins.A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the remote and snowy peaks of Tibet.Up until that point, the farthest East I'd been was Torremolinos, in the Costa Del Sol.Here's the thing:I am scared of flying.I have zero ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Survive Family Holidays

    The hilarious Sunday Times bestseller from the stars of Travels with my Father

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    Read by Jack, Michael and Hilary Whitehall, this audiobook includes exclusive material not available in the book, plus a hilarious blooper reel at the end.One part Lonely Planet, one part tell-all family memoir, this is the definitive and hilarious guide on how to survive your family holiday, by Jack Whitehall, with a little bit of help from Michael and Hilary Whitehall.No one family has more ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Old Ways

    A Journey on Foot

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 44 min

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZEThe original bestseller from the beloved author of UNDERLAND, LANDMARKS and THE LOST WORDS - Robert Macfarlane travels Britain's ancient paths and discovers the secrets of our beautiful, underappreciated landscape'The Old Ways confirms Macfarlane's reputation as one of the most eloquent and observant of contemporary writers about ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Landmarks

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 50 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane, read by Roy McMillan**SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZEFrom the bestselling author of UNDERLAND, THE OLD WAYS and THE LOST WORDS'Few books give such a sense of enchantment; it is a book to give to many, and to return to repeatedly' Independent'Enormously ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Tent, the Bucket and Me

    by Emma Kennedy ...
    Narrated by Emma Kennedy ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 3 min

    For the 70s child, summer holidays didn't mean the joy of CentreParcs or the sophistication of a Tuscan villa. They meant being crammed into a car with Grandma and heading to the coast. With just a tent for a home and a bucket for the necessities, we would set off on new adventures each year stoically resolving to enjoy ourselves.For Emma Kennedy, and her mum and dad, disaster always came along ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Neither Here Nor There

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...

    Abridged

    5 hours 38 min

    Bryson brings his unique brand of humour to travel writing as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet and heads for Europe. Travelling with Stephen Katz--also his wonderful sidekick in A Walk in the Woods--he wanders from Hammerfest in the far north, to Istanbul on the cusp of Asia. As he makes his way round this incredibly varied continent, he retraces his travels as a student ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Between Two Kingdoms

    What almost dying taught me about living

    Narrated by Suleika Jaouad ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We all face moments that bring us to our knees: heartbreak, trauma, illness. When things don't go to plan this is the book to reach for - an inspirational memoir about what the struggle to survive teaches us about how to live.At just twenty-two, on the cusp of adult life, Suleika Jaouad was diagnosed with leukemia and given a 35 per cent chance of survival. For the next ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No Shortcuts to the Top

    Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 40 min

    THIS GRIPPING AND TRIUMPHANT MEMOIR FOLLOWS A LIVING LEGEND OF EXTREME MOUNTAINEERING AS HE MAKES HIS ASSAULT ON HISTORY, ONE 8,000-METER SUMMIT AT A TIME.For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing’s holy grail: to stand atop the world’s fourteen 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. But No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Up: My Life’s Journey to the Top of Everest

    Narrated by Ben Fogle, Marina Fogle ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 10 min

    My eyes lifted to the horizon and the unmistakable snowy outline of Everest.Everest, the mountain of my childhood dreams. A mountain that has haunted me my whole life. A mountain I have seen hundreds of times in photographs and films but never in real life.In April 2018, seasoned adventurer Ben Fogle and Olympic cycling gold medallist Victoria Pendleton, along with mountaineer Kenton Cool, took on ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Beyond Possible

    '14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible' Now On Netflix

    by Nimsdai Purja ...
    Narrated by Elliot Fitzpatrick ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 43 min

    An SBS Gurkha soldier's account of how his tough Nepali upbringing and the lessons learned in his army life enabled his record-breaking conquest of all 14 of the world's 8,000m peaks in under 7 months.What happens when ambition meets limitless imagination?Enter Project Possible: a seemingly unreachable goal to climb all fourteen "death zone" mountains in record time. The previous record was seven ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Bedtime Adventure Stories for Grown Ups

    Short Stories for Short Attention Spans

    by Anna McNuff ...
    Narrated by Anna McNuff ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 34 min

    Have you ever wanted to kayak down a gorge in New Zealand? Or run night-time marathons through the Californian desert? How about rollerblading 100 miles around Amsterdam?You have? Then pour yourself a cup of cocoa, get those jim-jams on and prepare to escape into a world of adventure with this collection of life-affirming short stories from award-winning adventurer Anna McNuff.You'll go road ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Sweet Life in Paris

    Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious---and Perplexing---City

    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 12 min

    Like so many others, David Lebovitz dreamed about living in Paris ever since he first visited the city in the 1980s. Finally, after a nearly two-decade career as a pastry chef and cookbook author, he moved to Paris to start a new life. Having crammed all his worldly belongings into three suitcases, he arrived, hopes high, at his new apartment in the lively Bastille neighborhood.But he soon ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Tales of a Female Nomad

    Living at Large in the World

    Narrated by Rita Golden Gelman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 42 min

    Tales of a Female Nomad is the story of Rita Golden Gelman, an ordinary woman who is living an extraordinary existence. At the age of forty-eight, on the verge of a divorce, Rita left an elegant life in Los Angeles to follow her dream of connecting with people in cultures all over the world. In 1986, she sold her possessions and became a nomad, living in a Zapotec village in Mexico, sleeping with ... Read more

    $31.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Worst Journey in the World

    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 7 min

    This gripping story of courage and achievement is an account of Robert Falcon Scott's last fateful expedition to the Antarctic, as told by surviving expedition member Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Cherry-Garrard tells of the journey from England to South Africa and southward to the ice floes, where began the unforgettable polar journey across a forbidding and inhospitable region. On November 12, 1912, in ... Read more

    $47.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial