Australia has an abundance of cultural and natural treasures. Its diverse habitats are home to countless strange and amazing creatures, while its extensive coastlines include a wealth of beautiful beaches. With rich photos throughout, Fodor's Australia captures the country's stunning diversity, from the vineyards to Outback adventures, from hikes through Tasmania to fine-dining in Sydney. NEW THIS EDITION: Fodor's Australia features new itineraries to help travelers determine the best way to get around this expansive country. This edition also includes new restaurant and hotel recommendations for trendy Melbourne, posh Sydney, and farther-flung cities and towns. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: This edition includes richly illustrated features for diving in the Great Barrier Reef, understanding aboriginal art, dining on mod-oz cuisine, hiking in the Blue Mountains, driving the Convict Trail in Tasmania, and exploring Australia's renowned wine regions. ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Easy-to-scan recommendations run the gamut from alfresco dining to exploring Sydney's top sights; how to plan outdoor adventures in Victoria, Tasmania, the Daintree National Park, and the Great Barrier Reef; where to find the best beaches and coastal and wilderness walks in Queensland; and how to plan your excursions into the Outback. DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Australia offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights. ABOUT FODOR’S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.
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