The Rough Guide to Australia

The Rough Guide to Australia

by Rough Guides

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With jumping crocs in Kakadu, elemental Uluru and Sydney's world-famous surf beaches, Australia is packed full of unforgettable adventures, and The Rough Guide to Australia will ensure you don't miss a thing.

Now in its twelfth edition, The Rough Guide to Australia has been fully updated with more insider tips from Rough Guides' expert authors. Detailed full-colour maps help you negotiate the wilds of the Outback or simply find the best place for a flat white. Hand-picked itineraries and inspiring photography make planning a breeze, whether you want to swim with turtles around the Great Barrier Reef or cruise the surf-battered Great Ocean Road.

Get to know the best budget-friendly bistros in Melbourne, discover Perth's craft beer scene or join a vineyard tour in the Barossa Valley with our comprehensive reviews. Adding depth to your travels, our Contexts section sheds light on Aboriginal culture, indigenous wildlife and over 40,000 years of Australian history.

An indispensable travel companion, The Rough Guide to Australia will help you make the most of your trip of a lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780241270424
Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Series: Rough Guides Series
Edition description: 12th ed.
Pages: 1024
Sales rank: 580,742
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Rough Guides are written by expert authors who are passionate about both writing and travel. They have detailed knowledge of the areas they write about—having either traveled extensively or lived there—and their expertise shines through on every page. It's priceless information, delivered with wit and insight, providing the down-to-earth, honest read that is the hallmark of Rough Guides.

Table of Contents

Where to Go
When to Go
Colour section     1
Introduction     6
Where to go     7
When to go     10
Things not to miss     13
Basics     25
Getting there     27
Entry requirements     33
Getting around     35
Health     44
Accommodation     48
Food and drink     53
The media     58
Festivals and major sporting events     59
Sports and outdoor activities     61
Travelling with children     68
Working in Australia     70
Gay and lesbian Australia     72
Travel essentials     73
Guide     83
Sydney and around     83
Coastal New South Wales and the Act     225
Inland New South Wales     303
Coastal Queensland     357
Outback Queensland     499
Northern Territory     547
Western Australia     625
South Australia     719
Melbourne and around     817
Victoria     889
Tasmania     971
Contexts     1079
History     1081
Australia's indigenous peoples     1095
Flora and fauna     1100
Australian film     1105
Australian music     1114
Books     1122
Australian English     1135
Travel store     1139
Small print & Index     1141

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