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Experience the simplest of Australia
Sydney, the nice Barrier Reef, Uluru (Ayers Rock) – we’ve chosen the main iconic points of interest and impressive areas so that you can benefit from the actual Australia with the minimal of fuss.
Highlights demonstrate the must-see sights and unbeatable experiences
Itineraries make making plans your journey easier than ever
Local experts suggest what to not miss
Pull-Out Map places the streets of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on your pocket
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2 BRONTE Norfolk Island pines and sandstone headlands hug the bowl-shaped park in the back of Bronte, a small family-oriented seashore that has a playground, rock pool and sandy cafes. capture bus 378 from Railway Sq. three CLOVELLY The concrete terrace skirting alongside thin Clovelly bay makes it extra pool than seashore, however the swell nonetheless surges in. nice snorkelling. trap bus 339 from significant Station. four AVALON stuck in a sandy ’70s time-warp, this Northern shorelines spotlight is the legendary seashore you usually dreamed was once there yet may by no means locate.
50/24. 50 together with front fee). WATER TAXI Water taxis ply committed go back and forth routes; rides to/from different harbour venues might be booked. Aussie Water Taxis ( 02-9211 7730; www. aussiewatertaxis. com; Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour; 9am-10pm) Darling Harbour to round Quay single/return grownup $15/25, baby $10/15; Darling Harbour to Taronga Zoo single/return grownup $25/40, baby $15/25; 45-minute Harbour and Nightlights excursions adult/child $35/25. Yellow Water Taxis ( 1300 138 840; www. yellowwatertaxis.
Biking Bicycle NSW biking (www. bicyclensw. org. au) Publishes biking round Sydney , detailing urban paths; it additionally sells Bicycle Australia’s the place to experience Sydney and the NRMA’s nice biking Rides in NSW from its on-line shop. Centennial Park Cycles biking (www. cyclehire. com. au; consistent with day/week from $50/110; 9am-5pm) Branches in Randwick and Centennial Park. Diving Sydney’s top shore dives are at Gordons Bay, north of Coogee; Shark element, Clovelly; and send Rock, Cronulla. well known boat-dive websites are marriage ceremony Cake Island off Coogee, Sydney Heads, and stale Royal nationwide Park.
40/3. forty, day cross grownup $9; 24hr, each 10-15min 6am-midnight, each 30min midnight-6am) is a tram working among significant Station and Pyrmont through Chinatown and Darling Harbour. The area 2 carrier past Pyrmont to Lilyfield through the Fish Markets, Glebe and Rozelle operates from 6am to 11pm Monday to Thursday and Sunday, until eventually nighttime Friday and Saturday. Water taxi, Sydney Harbour PHOTOGRAPHER: DAVID WALL/LONELY PLANET photographs © Taxi Taxis and cab ranks proliferate in Sydney. Flag fall is $3. 30, then it’s $1.
Carlton & round MELBOURNE MUSEUM Museum Offline map Google map ( thirteen eleven 02; www. museumvictoria. com. au; eleven Nicholson St, Carlton; adult/child $8/free, exhibitions $24/16; 10am-5pm; Parliament, urban Circle, 86, ninety six, 250, 251, 402) This convinced postmodern exhibition area mixes old-style item screens with themed interactive demonstrate components. The museum’s achieve is sort of too extensive to be cohesive, however it presents a grand sweep of Victoria’s normal and cultural histories. stroll during the reconstructed laneway lives of the 1800s or turn into immersed within the legend of champion racehorse Phar Lap.