What are the best apps for Australian hiking?

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    Geocaching is the official app of the world's largest treasure-hunting community. Millions of geocaches are hidden in almost country of the world. With this app you will be able to find them and message other players for tips.

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Gloria Adams
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "This app turns our Australian hiking trips into a treasure hunt which is always an interesting turn of events because we all get engaged to find the geocaches hidden in the ground."
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    #2Runtastic Running App

    Runtastic Running App

    Runtastic Running App by Runtastic is a health and fitness app that lets you measure the distance, speed, and time as you run. It also tracks the calories burnt after each working. This is ideal for running, jogging, and biking.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Gregory Smith
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "Great for tracking routes in our hiking trips, man, this makes me feel like I accomplished a ton of exercise, way to go!"
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    #3iFungi AU

    iFungi AU

    iFungi AU is an iOS app developed by MAAB Labs that helps users identify Australian mushrooms based on their morphological and color features. The app has over 430 mushroom species to browse through as well as quizzes.




    Philip Chapman
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "I will forever be fascinated by nature, that is why downloading this app makes our nature trips way cooler because I can always browse through Ifungi to find the mushroom and know if it's deadly or edible, Hahaha!"
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    #4Sun Surveyor (Sun & Moon)

    Sun Surveyor (Sun & Moon)
    Sun Surveyor is a useful app for photographers. It helps them create the best shots by providing information about the sunrise, moon paths, and its phases. This app gives users the things they need to know before taking outdoor pictures.

    Android, iOS


    Judith Hart
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "if y'all a lover of the sun during long hiking trips, I highly recommend sun surveyor for finding out where the sun is facing :)"
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    #5MotionX GPS

    MotionX GPS
    MotionX GPS is a multi-sport GPS that will help you to practice your favorite outdoor sports. It includes information about 14 different sources, including road, terrain, satellite and marine map. You can download the maps for free.


    $1.99- with in-app purchases

    Christian Jordan
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "The interface of this gps is kinda complex but it's great for navigating my way when im put into an unfamiliar hiking route."
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    #6Night Sky

    Night Sky
    Night Sky is an augmented reality app that allows you to identify stars, planets, constellations, and satellites. You even are able to view the sky from other planets and moons.


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Betty Pierce
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "When camping out during a hike , i find it nice to look at the stars so i tried this app and it was waaay effective in finding constellations in nearby areas. tooo sad that it'ss so far awaaay. i just wanna touch them stars!!"
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    #7Bird Song Id Automatic Recognition & Reference

    Bird Song Id Automatic Recognition & Reference

    Bird Song Id Automatic Recognition & Reference - Birds of the British Isles is a complete application to identify birds singing using your smartphone. The app is developed by Mullen & Pohland GbR for iOS devices.




    David Douglas
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "Woaaah there, this app can recognize MOST birds but not all. If it could recognize all birds than this will be my favorite australian hiking app haha"
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    #8Plane Finder

    Plane Finder

    Plane Finder is an app developed by Pinkfroot Limited for tracking the current location of a plane. This travel app features an augmented reality technology that is available on iOS and Android devices.


    Web, iOS, Android


    Christine Thompson
    Written on February 11, 2019
    "this isn't common knowledge but when im hiking with friends i always love to look at the sky to check if a plane will pass by, i have always been fascinated by airplanes growing up so i wanted to be on the lookout for them. this app does 80% of finding i wish it was more accurate than it is"


Best What are the best apps for Australian hiking
1GeocachingApps 16 Free
2Runtastic Running AppApps 11 Free
3iFungi AUApps 10 Paid
4Sun Surveyor (Sun & Moon)Apps 4 Paid
5MotionX GPSApps 3 Paid
6Night SkyApps 3 Free
7Bird Song Id Automatic Recognition & ReferenceApps 1 Paid
8Plane FinderApps 1 Free

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