eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Australia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465426965
  • ISBN-13: 9781465426963
  • DDC: 919.40463
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 588 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Australia is packed with color photographs, illustrations, and detailed maps that will help you discover Australia region-by-region, from the aboriginal sights of the Northern Territory to the wilderness of Tasmania. This fully updated guide includes 3-D illustrated cutaways and floor plans of must-see sights such as the Sydney Opera House and Canberra war memorial, as well as street-by-street maps of major Australian cities and towns. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Australia truly shows you this destination as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Australia.
2: Discovering Australia.
3: Putting Australia on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Australia.
5: Australia’s Landscape.
6: Flora and Fauna.
7: World Heritage Areas of Australia.
8: The Australian Outback.
9: Aboriginal Culture.
10: Aboriginal Art.
11: Australian Artists and Writers.
12: The Wines of Australia.
13: Surfing and Beach Culture.
14: Australia Through the Year.
15: The Climate of Australia.
16: The History of Australia.
17: Sydney.
18: Central Sydney.
19: Sydney’s Best: Museums and Galleries.
20: Sydney’s Best: Architecture.
21: Sydney’s Best: Parks and Reserves.
22: Garden Island to Farm Cove.
23: Sydney Cove to Walsh Bay.
24: The Rocks and Circular Quay.
25: City Centre and Darling Harbour.
26: Botanic Gardens and the Domain.
27: Kings Cross, Darlinghurst and Paddington.
28: Further Afield.
29: Getting Around Sydney.
30: Travelling by Bus.
31: Travelling by Train and Monorail.
32: Travelling by Ferry and Water Taxi.
33: Shopping in Sydney.
34: Specialist Shopping in Sydney.
35: Clothes and Accessories.
36: Entertainment in Sydney.
37: Performing Arts and Cinema.
38: Music Venues and Nightclubs.
39: Sydney’s Beaches.
40: Sporting Sydney.
41: Sydney Street Finder.
42: New South Wales and Act.
43: New South Wales and Act at a Glance.
44: The Snowy Mountains.
45: Wines of New South Wales and Act.
46: The Blue Mountains and Beyond.
47: Exploring the Blue Mountains and Beyond.
48: The South Coast and Snowy Mountains.
49: Exploring the South Coast and Snowy Mountains.
50: Canberra and Australian Capital Territory.
51: Exploring Canberra and Act.
52: Queensland.
53: Queensland at a Glance.
54: The Great Barrier Reef.
55: Life on the Great Barrier Reef.
56: Activities on the Great Barrier Reef.
57: Brisbane.
58: Exploring Central Brisbane.
59: Brisbane Practical Information.
60: South of Townsville.
61: Exploring South of Townsville.
62: Northern and Outback Queensland.
63: Exploring Northern Queensland.
64: The Northern Territory.
65: The Northern Territory at a Glance.
66: Aboriginal Lands.
67: Multicultural Northern Territory.
68: Darwin and the Top End.
69: Exploring Darwin and the Top End.
70: The Red Centre.
71: Exploring the Red Centre.
72: Western Australia.
73: Western Australia at a Glance.
74: Wildflowers of Western Australia.
75: The Kimberley.
76: Perth and the Southwest.
77: Exploring Perth and the Southwest.
78: North of Perth and the Kimberley.
79: Exploring North of Perth.
80: South Australia.
81: South Australia at a Glance.
82: Birds of South Australia.
83: Wines of South Australia.
84: Adelaide and the Southeast.
85: Exploring Adelaide and the Southeast.
86: The Yorke and Eyre Peninsulas and South Australian Outback.
87: Exploring the Yorke and Eyre Peninsulas.
88: Victoria.
89: Victoria at a Glance.
90: Melbourne’s Best: Parks and Gardens.
91: Melbourne’s Best: Architecture.
92: Wines of Victoria.
93: Melbourne.
94: Exploring Melbourne.
95: Shopping in Melbourne.
96: Specialist Shops and Souvenirs.
97: Entertainment in Melbourne.
98: Melbourne Practical Information.
99: Melbourne Street Finder.
100: Western Victoria.
101: Exploring Western Victoria.
102: Eastern Victoria.
103: Exploring Eastern Victoria.
104: Tasmania.
105: Tasmania’s Wildlife and Wilderness.
106: Tasmania.
107: Exploring Tasmania.
108: Travellers’ Needs.
109: Where to Stay.
110: Choosing a Hotel.
111: Where to Eat.
112: The Flavours of Australia.
113: What to Drink in Australia.
114: Choosing a Restaurant.
115: Shopping in Australia.
116: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
117: Survival Guide.
118: Practical Information.
119: Personal Security and Health.
120: Banking and Local Currency.
121: Communication and Media.
122: Travel Information.
123: Domestic Air Travel.
124: Travelling by Train and Coach.
125: Travelling by Car and Four-Wheel Drive.
126: Travelling by Ferry and Cruise Boat.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: How to Use this Guide.
2: Introducing Australia.
3: Discovering Australia.
4: Putting Australia on the Map.
5: A Portrait of Australia.
6: Australia’s Landscape.
7: Flora and Fauna.
8: World Heritage Areas of Australia.
9: The Australian Outback.
10: Aboriginal Culture.
11: Aboriginal Art.
12: Australian Artists and Writers.
13: The Wines of Australia.
14: Surfing and Beach Culture.
15: Australia Through the Year.
16: The Climate of Australia.
17: The History of Australia.
18: The Colonization of Australia.
19: The 1850s Gold Rush.
20: Sydney.
21: Introducing Sydney.
22: Central Sydney.
23: Sydney’s Best: Museums and Galleries.
24: Sydney’s Best: Architecture.
25: Sydney’s Best: Parks and Reserves.
26: Garden Island to Farm Cove.
27: Sydney Cove to Walsh Bay.
28: The Rocks and Circular Quay.
29: City Centre and Darling Harbour.
30: Botanic Gardens and the Domain.
31: Kings Cross, Darlinghurst and Paddington.
32: Further Afield.
33: Practical Information.
34: Getting Around Sydney.
35: Travelling by Bus.
36: Travelling by Train.
37: Travelling by Ferry and Water Taxi.
38: Shopping in Sydney.
39: Specialist Shopping in Sydney.
40: Clothes and Accessories.
41: Entertainment in Sydney.
42: Performing Arts and Cinema.
43: Music Venues and Nightclubs.
44: Sydney’s Beaches.
45: Sporting Sydney.
46: Sydney Street Finder.
47: New South Wales and ACT.
48: Introducing New South Wales and ACT.
49: New South Wales and ACT at a Glance.
50: The Snowy Mountains.
51: Wines of New South Wales and ACT.
52: The Blue Mountains and Beyond.
53: Exploring the Blue Mountains and Beyond.
54: The South Coast and Snowy Mountains.
55: Exploring the South Coast and Snowy Mountains.
56: Canberra and Australian Capital Territory.
57: Exploring Canberra and ACT.
58: Queensland.
59: Introducing Queensland.
60: Queensland at a Glance.
61: The Great Barrier Reef.
62: Life on the Great Barrier Reef.
63: Activities on the Great Barrier Reef.
64: Brisbane.
65: Exploring Central Brisbane.
66: Brisbane Practical Information.
67: South of Townsville.
68: Exploring South of Townsville.
69: Northern and Outback Queensland.
70: Exploring Northern Queensland.
71: The Northern Territory.
72: Introducing the Northern Territory.
73: The Northern Territory at a Glance.
74: Aboriginal Lands.
75: Multicultural Northern Territory.
76: Darwin and the Top End.
77: Exploring Darwin and the Top End.
78: The Red Centre.
79: Exploring the Red Centre.
80: Western Australia.
81: Introducing Western Australia.
82: Western Australia at a Glance.
83: Wildflowers of Western Australia.
84: The Kimberley.
85: Perth and the Southwest.
86: Exploring Perth and the Southwest.
87: North of Perth and the Kimberley.
88: Exploring North of Perth.
89: South Australia.
90: Introducing South Australia.
91: South Australia at a Glance.
92: Birds of South Australia.
93: Wines of South Australia.
94: Adelaide and the Southeast.
95: Exploring Adelaide and the Southeast.
96: The Yorke and Eyre Peninsulas and South Australian Outback.
97: Exploring the Yorke and Eyre Peninsulas.
98: Victoria.
99: Introducing Victoria.
100: Victoria at a Glance.
101: Melbourne’s Best: Parks and Gardens.
102: Melbourne’s Best: Architecture.
103: Wines of Victoria.
104: Melbourne.
105: Exploring Melbourne.
106: Swanston Street Precinct.
107: Shopping in Melbourne.
108: Specialist Shops and Souvenirs.
109: Entertainment in Melbourne.
110: Melbourne Practical Information.
111: Melbourne Street Finder.
112: Western Victoria.
113: Exploring Western Victoria.
114: Eastern Victoria.
115: Exploring Eastern Victoria.
116: Tasmania.
117: Introducing Tasmania.
118: Tasmania’s Wildlife and Wilderness.
119: Tasmania.
120: Exploring Tasmania.
121: Travellers’ Needs.
122: Where to Stay.
123: Places to Stay.
124: Where to Eat and Drink.
125: The Flavours of Australia.
126: What to Drink in Australia.
127: Where to Eat and Drink.
128: Shopping in Australia.
129: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
130: Survival Guide.
131: Practical Information.
132: Personal Security and Health.
133: Banking and Local Currency.
134: Communication and Media.
135: Travel Information.
136: Domestic Air Travel.
137: Travelling by Train and Coach.
138: Travelling by Car and Four-Wheel Drive.
139: Travelling by Ferry and Cruise Boat.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.