Revisited as a regional guide rather than a route guide - reflects how people really travel in this part of Australia, the most popular part of Australia for travellers by far more comprehensive than the one competitor guide, which only covers Sydney to the top end beefy Itineraries chapter, GIS mapping & expert history chapter Australia boasts over 7,000 beaches.
More than any other nation Australia draws around 4 million visitors a year Melbourne was recently voted best city in the world to live in.
This Australian Icon - the Opera House with a roof evocative of a ship at full sail - was designed by renowned Danish architect - Jorn Utzon.
The Bogong Moth Festival is held in late November at Albury in New South Wales.
The current Festival's finale is the big ""Kup-Murrie"", a traditional feast where Bogongs are cooked and served.
Sunscreen: check! Surf gear: check! Lonely Planet: check! Make the great Aussie pilgrimage up the eastern seaboard - sun-kissed realm of beaches and buzzing cities, wilderness and wildlife, country retreats and wineries. Our definitive guidebook gives you detailed regional coverage for the perfect coastal odyssey.
CRUISE THE COAST - coverage of the best beaches from St Kilda Esplanade to the Great Barrier Reef, and beyond.
EMBRACE THE OUTDOORS - whether it's boating or bungee jumping, cycling or surfing, we'll help you to an adrenaline high.
SUSS OUT THE CITIES - inside information on how to make the most of magical Melbourne, sassy Sydney and breezy Brisbane.
TASTE THE TUCKER - freshly shucked rock oysters, snags sizzling on the barbie or fresh mangoes, whatever you fancy, we'll have you salivating.
GO YOUR OWN WAY - 95 maps to help you navigate from sports event to market to beach, and detours to escape the crowds.