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Season 17

7 Feb. 2008
Episode #17.1
Dermott goes on an African adventure in Swakopmund, Namibia. Catriona shows us how to see Port Douglas on a budget. Jason joins some of the cast of Underbelly (2008) as they put their stunt driving skills to the test in Melbourne. Celebrity travellers Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson share their holiday tips. Giaan experiences a Tongan home-stay.
14 Feb. 2008
Episode #17.2
Dermott discovers a very unexpected indoor tropical paradise in Krausnick, Germany. The team present a number of Easter holiday ideas, including Stoney Park near Port Macquarie, Australia's newest water-sports park. Natalie finds a new way to see the Gold Coast from top to tail. Ben begins a journey through Peru's Amazon basin. Catriona finds a secret way to obtain some great hotel deals. Celebrity traveler Reese Witherspoon shares her holiday tips.
21 Feb. 2008
Episode #17.3
Natalie takes a look around the Queen Victoria on its maiden voyage. Catriona goes on an adventure through Canada's "Brokeback Mountain" country near Kananaskis, Alberta. Celebrity traveler Jake Gyllenhaal shares his travel tips. The team present some more Easter holiday ideas including a drive around Port Phillip Bay, the Something Wild Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania's Derwent Valley and a Flinders Ranges farm-stay.
28 Feb. 2008
Episode #17.4
Jules goes in search of a blue whale off Portland, Victoria. Natalie drives from Verona to Venice, and finds a Middle Eastern oasis in the sultanate of Oman. Jason goes horse-riding through Sydney's green heart. Catriona goes on a fashion tour of Melbourne with some designers in the lead-up to the Melbourne Fashion Festival. Dermott sees some amazing New Zealand scenery on a jet boat ride on the Waikato River.
6 Mar. 2008
Episode #17.5
Natalie works the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and stays in an unusual place in Hobart, Tasmania. The top 5 family resorts in Australia are revealed. Jason experiences everything that Darwin has to offer outdoors. Catriona visits the London hotel known as the "Royals' local".
13 Mar. 2008
Episode #17.6
Catriona discovers a South Pacific island paradise where eating and sleeping are the toughest things you will do all day for just $25 a night. Dermott visits a Swiss hotel that is fit for a star. Giaan stays in Melbourne's smallest boutique hotel. Natalie hits top gear during a speedboat ride in Hobart, Tasmania. Jason finds out why Phu Quoc is Vietnam's newest tourist hot spot. Celebrity traveller Jessica Alba shares her travel tips.
20 Mar. 2008
Great Little Cities of the World
The team set out to prove that small things come in good packages. Catriona uncovers a surprise in The Hague. Dermott gets a local's guide to Venice. Jason gets the good oil on a new lease of life for Newcastle, New South Wales. Jules finds out why Regensberg is one of Germany's little stunners. Celebrity traveller Jim Carrey shares his travel tips.
3 Apr. 2008
Episode #17.8
Catriona checks out life after Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. Jules goes on Sea World's latest underwater adventure on Queensland's Gold Coast. Jason starts his Egyptian adventure with a trip down the Nile River. Celebrity traveller Will Ferrell shares his travel tips. Dermott learns how to drive a train in Rosewell, Queensland. Giaan joins glamour couple Michael Clarke and Lara Bingle as they show us why Cronulla, New South Wales is their favourite place.
10 Apr. 2008
Episode #17.9
Dermott enjoys one of the world's greatest views from above the clouds in Switzerland. Jules meets Dreamworld's newest wildlife addition, the only blue-eyed koala in captivity. Catriona visits an untouched Polynesian paradise. Jason's Egyptian adventure continues with a visit to one of its most magnificent monuments at Abu Simbel. Celebrity traveler Jodie Foster shares her travel tips.
17 Apr. 2008
Getaway's European Holiday
Catriona visits some of the UK's prettiest villages. Natalie checks out a medieval Spanish village. Dermott tours through Tuscany in style. Jules visits one of Germany's most surprising tourist attractions. Jason learns how to slap dance in Austria.
24 Apr. 2008
Episode #17.11
Ben steers his way across Peru's magical Lake Titicaca. Jules tells a very special ANZAC Day story from a small Western Australian town that is part of a legend we didn't know. The Perkins family show us why the Sydney suburb of Pittwater is their favorite place. Natalie proves that it is possible to do Dubai on a budget.
1 May 2008
Episode #17.12
Jules goes on an amazing, up close and personal safari at Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Jason shows off the one million dollar Australian weekend offered by a Sydney hotel. Natalie finds out why Lake Como in northern Italy is the playground for the rich and famous. Dermott gets himself scared at Dracula's Haunted House on Queensland's Gold Coast.
8 May 2008
Natalie and Jason walk along China's most famous attraction, the Great Wall. Natalie looks at the futuristic city of Shanghai. Jules visits some of China's natural and man-made wonders, including the Buddha of Leshan and the breathtaking Nine Village Valley. Catriona looks inside a panda conservation centre near Xi'an.
15 May 2008
Episode #17.14
Catriona has some fun in the sun in Acapulco, Mexico. Jason experiences 21st century ten pin bowling at the Strike Bowling Bar in Sydney. Dermott finds out why the Mitte district is Berlin's headquarters of cool. Jules checks out Fremantle on two wheels when he hires a motor scooter. Natalie and her father take a personal trip into the Simpson Desert.
22 May 2008
Episode #17.15
Natalie looks at Slovenia and finds that it is a European hot spot just waiting to be uncovered. Jules rides a bike in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. Giaan goes on an adventure in Thailand's Golden Triangle. Dermott discovers the ins and outs of the Queenscliff Music Festival in Victoria. Ben joins a very unusual tour in Los Angeles.
29 May 2008
Episode #17.16
Jules finds the smart way to do Universal Studios and avoid the queues. Charlie Delaney shows us why the Snowy Mountains are her favourite place as she talks about life after Hi-5. Giaan checks out the Asian hotspot of Laos. Ben finds a surprise in the waters outside Adelaide. Dermott goes off-roading near Rotorua. The cast of the Sex and the City movie share their travel tips.
5 Jun. 2008
Episode #17.17
Natalie takes a sneak peek at Dubailand, claimed by many to be the world's biggest and best entertainment complex. Giaan visits the ancient temples of Angkor, Cambodia. Vanessa Amorosi shows us why Emerald, Victoria is her favourite place. Catriona finds the fastest way out to the Great Barrier Reef on the Reef Sprinter. Celebrity travellers Susan Sarandon and John Goodman share their travel tips.
12 Jun. 2008
Final Frontiers
Catriona experiences one of nature's most supreme masterpieces, Mount Everest. Giaan journeys to the Maliau Basin, Malaysia's "lost world". Dermott visits Australia's most remote community on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Jules travels to the world's southern most city, Ushuaia. Jason visits the Indonesian island home of the Komodo dragon, Komodo National Park.
19 Jun. 2008
Episode #17.19
Dermott gives us a visitor's guide to Wimbledon with former champion Pat Cash. Catriona stays at Kangaroo Island's new luxury lodge. Jules visits the Chinese Hawaii on Hainan Island. Jason goes rafting underground in Waitomo, New Zealand. Natalie reveals the secrets of Queensland's Sunshine Coast hinterland.
26 Jun. 2008
Episode #17.20
Pete Murray shows Natalie why Bangalow, near Byron Bay, is his favourite place. Catriona stays at Hamilton Island's newest 5 star accommodation option. Jason checks out the ultimate party pad in the ultimate party town, Las Vegas. Giaan takes to the Great Ocean Walk on Victoria's west coast on a girls-only getaway. Ben visits former US president Jimmy Carter in his home town of Plains, Georgia.
10 Jul. 2008
Episode #17.22
Jules experiences one of India's oldest and most colourful Hindu festivals, the Holi Festival. Natalie checks out Sea World's latest adventure - whale watching off the Gold Coast in Queensland. Catriona experiences the sounds and rhythms of Cuba. Jason continues his guide to the best of Bali in 2008. Sorrel Wilby returns to show us the best way to do one of the Northern Territory's Top End's great walks, the Jatbula Trail.
17 Jul. 2008
Holidays in the Sun
Natalie sets sail for the U.S. Virgin Islands, the home of the Pirates of the Carribean, and shows us how to enjoy paradise on the cheap on the Isle of Pines, New Caledonia. Jason visits Beachcomber Island, Fiji's hottest party island, and gets into the thick of it at Vinpearl, Vietnam's hottest beach resort. Catriona shows us a great day out for families on crystal clear Jervis Bay.
24 Jul. 2008
Episode #17.24
The team present the first part of their guide to the islands of the Great Barrier Reef for every person on every budget. Dermott visits the ancient and mysterious Stonehenge. Jason explores an untouched Egyptian oasis in Siwa. Ben sets sail for the Dampier Archipelago, off Western Australia's Pilbara Coast.
31 Jul. 2008
Episode #17.25
The team conclude their guide to the islands of the Great Barrier Reef for every person on every budget. Jules visits the spiritual home of country music, Nashville, Tennessee. Comedian Fiona O'Loughlin shows us why Alice Springs is her favourite place. Catriona checks out Lefkana, the only Greek island that you can drive to. New reporter Kelly Landry goes dog-sledding at Mount Hotham.
28 Aug. 2008
Italy 4 Every 1
Jules, Catriona and Natalie put together three suggested itineraries covering Italy, aimed at people on a budget, families and luxury travellers. Dermott gets the low-down on what Sicily has to offer.
4 Sep. 2008
Getaway's Wonderful World: Amazing Journeys
Catriona launches the first 100% Australian owned and operated cruise ship to take on the Europeans when she cruises the Danube River. The rest of the team remind us why the world is so wonderful with a beautiful drive around Ireland's Ring of Kerry, a visit to Brunei's rainforests, a jetski tour of Fiji, a jet boat ride on the Great Barrier Reef, camel and kayak treks in the Northern Territory and the Eurostar train trip from London to Paris.
11 Sep. 2008
Episode #17.28
Jason stays and plays with elephants at a Balinese resort. Ben joins a storm chasing tour in the United States. Guest reporter Aaron Jeffrey shows us around the Gold Coast, the location of his new drama, The Strip (2008). Giaan swims in Australia's longest pool at Port Stephens, New South Wales.
18 Sep. 2008
Episode #17.29
Catriona finds out why the Mexico butterfly migration is one of nature's most magnificent events, and goes on the lookout for koalas on Kangaroo Island. Jules finds out what gems lie beyond the Great Ocean Road on Victoria's Discovery Coast. Guest reporter Delta Goodrem tells us why Thredbo is her favourite Australian escape. Kelly spins out when she goes kart drifting in Melbourne.
25 Sep. 2008
Getaway Country of the Year 2008
The team visit New Zealand and find out why its scenery, accommodation, cities, food and wine and friendly locals mean that it deserves the title of Country of the Year for 2008.
2 Oct. 2008
Episode #17.31
In a first for Getaway, Sorrel travels to Venezuela to experience one of the world's great natural wonders at the highest waterfall on earth, Angel Falls. Jason has some family fun in Vanuatu. Giaan gets carried away at the Australian Wife Carrying Championship in Singleton, New South Wales. Dermott goes on his first African safari at the Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa. Natalie takes a behind the scenes tour of the Melbourne Aquarium.
9 Oct. 2008
Episode #17.32
Natalie checks out what Paris has to offer for first-time visitors like her. Jules blasts off on NASA's Space Shuttle simulator and goes sand dune bashing at the end of the Great Ocean Road. Miss World Australa Michelle Pemberton shows us why East Timor is her favourite place.
16 Oct. 2008
Episode #17.33
Ben has an amazing adventure in Lima, Peru when he becomes a taxi driver for a day. Dermott goes on a tour to discover the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Catriona finds paradise in the South Pacific at Samoa. Natalie stays overnight near the Great Wall of China in Shuiguan.
23 Oct. 2008
Episode #17.34
Kelly stays in Fiji's first over-water bungalows. Jules begins a musical road trip through the southern United States when he travels from Nashville via Memphis to Jackson, Mississippi. Jason hits the ground running for a new way to see Sydney. Dermott takes a journey along the infamous River Kwai at Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
30 Oct. 2008
Episode #17.35
Kelly finds out how to stay on Bora Bora without breaking the bank. Jason visits Hinchinbrook Island, Australia's largest island national park. Julies meets some Louisiana locals as he concludes his musical road trip through the southern United States to New Orleans. Three different rooms with views are presented when Catriona stays in a budget boutique hotel near the Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne, Dermott goes camping on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour and Giaan stays on a red rattler at Bredbo in southern New South Wales.
6 Nov. 2008
Episode #17.36
Jason experiences the lifestyles of the rich and famous on the French Riviera. Natalie has fun in a winter wonderland at the Olympic Park in Park City, Utah. Catriona visits Stewart Island, New Zealand's third island. Dermott finds that there's a good time for everything at a retreat in New South Wales' Blue Mountains. Jules brushes up on his survival skills near Grandchester, Queensland.
13 Nov. 2008
Getaway's Asian Holiday
Natalie offers a shopper's guide to Kuala Lumpur. Jason gives us the complete lowdown on Ho Chi Minh City and experiences the Rolls-Royce of hotel treatments in Bali. Dermott spends 24 hours in Bangkok. Giaan finds an underwater paradise off the island of Sabah.
20 Nov. 2008
Episode #17.38
Dermott and Jason give us a guide to the locations where Baz Luhrmann filmed his new epic movie Australia (2008). Catriona goes around the bend when she visits some of Hungary's prettiest villages on a cruise of the Danube. Jules drives on another of Australia's great ocean roads along South Australia's Limestone Coast. Jason goes on Australia's first coffee tour around Sydney.
27 Nov. 2008
Episode #17.39
Natalie checks out the newest attractions at Dreamworld on Queensland' Gold Coast. Catriona gets among the wildlife at Sydney Wildlife World. Jules goes cruising in the Whitsundays in style and visits a fairytale Italian village at Alberobello. Dermott sees some of Tasmania's best assets on a wilderness walk in the Blue Tier.

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