This Lonely Planet guide covers the whole of the Australian Outback, from the central deserts to tropical Cape York. Paul Harding offers traditional travel information, and looks at the culture of the Aboriginal people. Includes details of how to balloon over the Blue Mountains, surf in Sydney, glam it up on the Gold Coast or get outdoors in the Outback With accommodation options from busy backpackers to exclusive five stars and special sections on Aboriginal Australia, wildlife watching and water sports and activities.
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