Australian actor and Getaway presenter Lincoln Lewis. Picture / Provided
From 19,000-ft skydives to battling with lightsabers in Disneyland, Australian actor and Getaway presenter Lincoln Lewis shares his most epic adventures and skilled journey ideas.
From the place we’re sitting, you’re residing the dream – do you have got one of the best job on the earth?
Hell yeah. I grew up watching Getaway and I’d speak to my mates the following day at college concerning the episodes and the way cool it will be to be a presenter. So, I’m past stoked.
What are a few of your favorite locations you’ve visited with Getaway?
I’m a Queenslander by and thru, so going as much as North Queensland. We went by the Daintree Rain Forest and caught stay mud crabs out of low tide flats and introduced them into Mossman Gorge and cooked them up. That may be one among my favorite experiences to date.
In saying that, I additionally went to Hawaii. In addition to visiting one of the crucial sought-after vacationer locations on the planet and attending to surf and zip line, we additionally skilled conventional Hawaiian tradition, which was an incredible factor to expertise and study.
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What has been your most excessive journey whereas filming the present?
After we have been in Hawaii, we ziplined over the North Shore. It was a couple of kilometre lengthy, so that you’re driving it for a full minute. The view was unbelievable and the surroundings modified, so it was such as you’re experiencing a few completely different worlds multi functional journey. It’s a kind of moments you’re floating and asking your self ‘is that this actual?’
What’s among the finest issues about being a Getaway presenter?
Having the ability to have these cultural experiences, as a result of that’s one thing solely that vacation spot can actually convey you. And also you pay for that have however no cash or phrases can do justice to what you’re feeling whenever you’re linked like that.
Having the ability to convey that have to the telly so individuals can go, ‘hey, I wish to go test that out as effectively and really feel that’, I feel for me, that’s the privilege of being a part of the staff.
What’s the best journey you’ve ever been on?
So one was in 2019. I went to Disneyland for every week with my brother and we simply geeked out. We visited Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge about 15 instances in 4 days. It was superior. Then, final 12 months, I did a visit with a GoPro across the South Island and Kyle Mulinder (@BareKiwi) was in my group. A seal slapped him with an octopus and the video went viral worldwide.
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We additionally did superb issues like kayaking and driving a helicopter round Franz Joseph Glacier, then doing a 19,000-ft skydive.
The place would you like to journey subsequent?
I’m such a fan of locations just like the Cook dinner Islands, the Maldives, Tahiti; all these picturesque locations. However I’m additionally an enormous historical past buff, so I might like to see the pyramids in Egypt or Machu Picchu or simply someplace the place you assume, ‘how did a tradition construct that?’
What’s the very first thing you do after getting dwelling from a visit?
I all the time unpack as a result of I prefer to get that out of the best way whereas I’ve received the power. As soon as that’s carried out, I am going straight for a swim. As a result of I’m lucky sufficient to stay on the Gold Coast in the mean time, I’ll head straight all the way down to the seaside within the salt water, which is the final word cleanser, mentally and energetically.
Any high journey ideas?
It doesn’t matter what, all the time have a few further spare pairs of underwear, always remember your charger and all the time, all the time get your telephone plan sorted. All the things else, you may work it out.
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