Australia

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Lonely Planet, 1996 - Travel - 1002 pages
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Lonely Planet's Australia guide provides all the practical information you'll need to travel this vast continent. Now in its 8th edition, this comprehensive guide includes transport details to Australia's many varied regions, from Uluru to the Great Barrier Reef. Whether your urge is to while away the time in a cafe overlooking Sydney's beautiful harbour or to explore the rugged outback, this book will set you on the right path. Includes; 145 maps; colour sections on Aboriginal art, native fauna and flora, and ecology; Australian language glossary; details on bushwalking, skiing, cycling and many other activities; accommodation options for all budgets, from luxury resorts on the Gold Coast to camp sites in the Tasmanian wilderness; places to eat ranging from Melbourne's cafe scene to country roadhouses.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
Government 30 Religion
43
FACTS FOR THE VISITOR
69
Visas Embassies 69 Time 83 Emergency
96
Health 89 Drinks
110
Motorbike 134 Tours
137
Around Canberra 156 Queanbeyan
158
Kuringgai Chase National Newcastle to Port
235
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
565
Adelaide Hills
584
Kingscote
597
TASMANIA
644
Hobart
653
Cygnet
667
VICTORIA
715
Yarra Valley Beyond 762
769

Getting Around 162 Glenbrook to Katoomba 222 Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay
249
Around Parramatta 217 Sydney to Newcastle 228 Nimbin
262
Mt Warning National Park
264
Cooma
278
NORTHERN TERRITORY
308
The Top End
332
Bathurst Melville Islands
345
QUEENSLAND
394
Moreton Bay
422
Gold Coast Hinterland
437
Bowen
491
Townsville to Mission Beach
505
Islands Off Cairns
523
Corryong
816
Alpine National Park
822
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
837
Perth
844
Around Perth
859
North Coast
866
The Darling Range
872
North of Kalgoorlie
881
Australind 588
888
AUSTRALIAN ECOSYSTEMS
953
FAUNA FLORA
981
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