Explore the great outdoors!
Planning a bush walk and not too sure what to expect? Why not get trail-side using Google Street View? A couple of years ago, NSW National Parks & Wildlife partnered with Google to use the Trekker, a backpack-mounted 360-degree camera and GPS system that allowed NPWS officers to walk popular as well as more inaccessible national park trails to capture the trail as it really looks!
For example, using the image below you can walk along The Coast Track in the Royal National Park in NSW.
Move your mouse around the image to find the arrows and then click to move along the track.
Similar to the technology Google used to stitch together photos for the International Space Statio tour, you can now take a virtual tour of the trails from the comfort of your device... and it's fantastic! Below is the Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk in Kosciuszko National Park;