Dave Reynolds

Isolation – what have we been upto?

By now, you’ve all settled into your new quarantine lifestyles and self-isolation has become the ‘new normal’. You’ve reluctantly had to put your adventures on hold and for weeks on end you’ve been finding yourself at home – alone… or perhaps with all family members cramped into the same space, every minute of the day….

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$1 deposits!

$1 deposits special offer At this time of great uncertainty with travel we’d like to make it a little easier to still dream and plan your future trips. Starting from the 8th May to the 1st October 2020 you can book a RAW Travel website walking trip for just $1 instead of the usual $500*…

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Pondering the future of Travel

Pondering the future of Travel Recent months have seen our world turned upside down in so many ways and scenes once unthinkable have become commonplace on our nightly news. Travel and Tourism was an early casualty of the coronavirus and may bear it’s mark much longer than many other industries. So what will travel look…

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Meeting the Climate challenge

Recent months have seen an escalating concern that is translating into action amongst Tourism businesses regarding the very real threats of climate change. (This is only fair considering that the Travel industry plays an ever increasing role in contributing to rising emissions!)  At the recent World Adventure Summit in Sweden, it was estimated that transport,…

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‘Stars of the Camino’ gather in Adelaide

Image: Author John Brierley with RAW Travel’s Sue Chater and Dave Reynolds This weekend saw many of Australia’s most passionate Camino advocates, personalities and well-known authors come together at a conference organised by the Australian Friends of the Camino. A full program of interesting talks on all things Camino was well attended by people from…

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RAW Joins the B Corp community

RAW Travel is proud to announce its certification as a registered B Corporation. This has been the happy culmination of over a couple of years of planning and focused work and we are delighted to be recognized as part of the Australian B – Corp community. B Corporations (or B Corps) are a growing group…

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Flying carbon free & the future of flights

Dave Reynolds | RAW Travel Founder What role does travelling play in global warming and climate change? It’s an uncomfortable question for a travel company and certainly one that most of my industry colleagues would prefer to ignore! But I must firstly acknowledge my own carbon deficit from many years of travelling. While I always…

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Our Story

Founded in 2006, RAW Travel is a boutique travel operator on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula offering off-the-beaten track walking adventures. We started with running active challenge trips for charities and companies around the world and were instrumental in raising over $18m for a host of great causes through the group trips we ran. Nowadays we have…

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Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge: Luxury and Tranquility

When it came to choosing a place for his honeymoon, RAW Travel owner Dave Reynolds found the perfect accommodation for two people who loved the Himalayas… Imagine a place where you can stay in relative luxury while being immersed in local village life and have stunning views of Himalayan giants from your own private villa….

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