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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Australia!

•Updated annually, Fodors Australia 2009 provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors Australia features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Australia.

•Experience Australia like a local! Fodors Australia 2009 features information from local experts.

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Crisp, clean maps with more depth and detail to make it easier than ever to sail in, out, and around town.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Explore the richest underwater kingdom on Earth, sail past the world's most-photographed opera house, or see towering rock formations. Fodor's local writers have traveled the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions to prepare travelers for a journey of stunning variety.

Synopsis:

Explore the richest underwater kingdom on earth, cuddle with a koala, sail past the world's most photographed opera house, gaze over the rain forest from a private balcony, break in your board shorts at a legendary beach, or see towering rock formations carved by the oceanFodor's Australia 2008 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We update our Australia guide every year. You won't find a more accurate, current guidebook anywhere.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory bestso you know you're seeing the real Australia.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

Table of Contents

Be a Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

About This Book ............ 7

Whats Where ............ 8

Quintessential Australia ............ 14

When to Go ............ 17

If You Like ............ 18

Great Itineraries ............ 20

Chapter 1: Sydney ............ 27

Exploring Sydney ............ 28

Beaches ............ 60

Where to Eat ............ 66

Where to Stay ............ 79

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 87

Sports & the Outdoors ............ 93

Shopping ............ 96

Sydney Essentials ............ 102

Chapter 2: New South Wales ............ 113

The Blue Mountains ............ 115

The Hunter Valley ............ 130

The North Coast ............ 136

Lord Howe Island ............ 149

The Snowy Mountains ............ 154

Chapter 3: Canberra & the A.C.T. ............ 163

Exploring Canberra ............ 164

Where to Eat ............ 172

Where to Stay ............ 177

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 179

Sports & the Outdoors ............ 181

Shopping ............ 181

Canberra Essentials ............ 182

Chapter 4: Melbourne ............ 185

Exploring Melbourne ............ 187

Where to Eat ............ 199

Where to Stay ............ 206

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 212

Sports & the Outdoors ............ 216

Shopping ............ 218

Melbourne Essentials ............ 223

Chapter 5: Victoria ............ 229

Around Melbourne ............ 231

West Coast Region ............ 244

The Gold Country & the Grampians ............ 255

Murray River Region ............ 264

Chapter 6: Tasmania ............ 273

Hobart ............ 278

Side Trips from Hobart ............ 287

Port Arthur & the Tasman Peninsula ............ 291

Freycinet National Park & East- Coast Resorts ............ 293

Launceston ............ 296

The Northwest & Cradle Mountain— Lake St. Clair National Park ............ 302

The West Coast ............ 307

Tasmania Essentials ............ 310

Chapter 7: Queensland ............ 315

Brisbane ............ 317

The Gold Coast ............ 342

The Sunshine Coast & Airlie Beach ............ 358

Fraser Island ............ 374

Townsville & Magnetic Island ............ 380

Cairns ............ 391

North from Cairns ............ 407

Chapter 8: The Great Barrier Reef ............ 423

Mackay—Capricorn Islands ............ 427

The Whitsunday Islands ............ 436

North Coast Islands ............ 452

Great Barrier Reef Essentials ............ 460

Chapter 9: Adelaide & South Australia ............ 465

Adelaide ............ 468

The Barossa Region ............ 489

The Clare Valley ............ 498

Fleurieu Peninsula ............ 502

Kangaroo Island ............ 506

The Outback ............ 512

Chapter 10: The Red Centre ............ 517

Alice Springs ............ 520

Side Trips from Alice Springs ............ 530

Uluru & Kata Tjuta ............ 532

The Red Centre Essentials ............ 540

Chapter 11: Darwin, the Top End & the Kimberley ............ 545

Darwin ............ 550

Kakadu National Park ............ 565

The Kimberley ............ 569

Chapter 12: Perth & Western Australia ............ 581

Perth ............ 585

Fremantle & Rottnest Island ............ 607

The South West ............ 617

Monkey Mia & Ningaloo Reef ............ 631

Chapter 13: Adventure Vacations ............ 637

Travel Smart Australia: 654

Transportation ............ 655

On The Ground ............ 662

Index ............ 675

About Our Writers ............ 688

Maps

Australia ............ 12—13

Distances and Flying Times ............ 26

Sydney Harbour ............ 31

Central Sydney ............ 36—37

Greater Sydney ............ 57

Sydney Beaches ............ 63

Where to Stay & Eat in Sydney ............ 70—71

Where to Eat in Greater Sydney ............ 79

New South Wales ............ 116—117

The Blue Mountains ............ 120

The North Coast ............ 137

The Snowy Mountains ............ 156

Canberra ............ 165

Where to Stay & Eat in Canberra ............ 175

Melbourne City Center ............ 189

Melbourne Suburbs ............ 196

Where to Stay & Eat in Melbourne City Center ............ 201

Where to Stay & Eat in the Melbourne Suburbs ............ 204

Victoria ............ 232—233

Around Melbourne ............ 234

West Coast Region ............ 246

Tasmania ............ 276—277

Downtown Hobart ............ 279

Queensland ............ 318—319

Brisbane ............ 322

Where to Stay & Eat in Brisbane ............ 327

The Gold Coast ............ 343

The Sunshine Coast ............ 360

Cairns ............ 392

North From Cairns ............ 409

The Great Barrier Reef ............ 425

South Australia ............ 467

Adelaide ............ 471

Where to Stay & Eat in Adelaide ............ 475

Barossa Valley ............ 491

South Australia Wine Country ............ 499

The Red Centre ............ 519

Alice Springs ............ 523

Ayers Rock Resort ............ 539

The Top End & the Kimberley ............ 548—549

Darwin ............ 552

Western Australia ............ 583

Perth ............ 587

Where to Stay & Eat in Perth ............ 594

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400006984
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
Australia & Oceania - General
Editor:
Butler, Stephanie
Editor:
Kelly, Margaret
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Australia/Oceania - Australia
Subject:
Australia
Subject:
Australia & Oceania
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20081118
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 1.35 in 1.55 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Explore the richest underwater kingdom on Earth, sail past the world's most-photographed opera house, or see towering rock formations. Fodor's local writers have traveled the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions to prepare travelers for a journey of stunning variety.
"Synopsis" by , Explore the richest underwater kingdom on earth, cuddle with a koala, sail past the world's most photographed opera house, gaze over the rain forest from a private balcony, break in your board shorts at a legendary beach, or see towering rock formations carved by the oceanFodor's Australia 2008 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We update our Australia guide every year. You won't find a more accurate, current guidebook anywhere.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory bestso you know you're seeing the real Australia.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

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