Back Roads Australia, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465422250
  • ISBN-13: 9781465422255
  • DDC: 919.40463
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 264 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Back Roads Australia driving holiday guide will take you via scenic routes to discover charming villages, local restaurants and intimate places to stay. Unearth the real soul of this magical region with all the practical information you could need, from road conditions and length of drive to parking information and opening hours. Twenty-five themed drives, each lasting one to seven days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for varied activities from walks to days on the beach and children's attractions, to wine and cycling trips. Meanwhile, the most friendly, best-value hotels and guesthouses and charming restaurants specialising in regional produce have been selected by expert authors. The guide is full-colour throughout. Discover the unexpected on your driving holiday with DK Eyewitness Back Roads Australia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About this Book.
1: Introducing Australia.
2: Getting to Australia.
3: Practical Information.
4: Driving in Australia.
5: Where to Stay.
6: Where to Eat.
7: The Drives.
8: Drive 1: Reef and Rainforest: Mission Beach to the Daintree.
9: Drive 2: Volcanic Hills: Caloundra to the Glasshouse Mountains.
10: Drive 3: Gold Coast Back Country: Burleigh Heads to Brisbane.
11: Drive 4: Classic East Coast Drive: Noosa to Manly.
12: Drive 5: New England Tableland: Coffs Harbour to Tweed Heads.
13: Drive 6: Mountains, Valleys and Vines: Sydney to Brooklyn.
14: Drive 7: Glorious Gippsland: Wonthaggi to Harrietville.
15: Drive 8: Peninsula Tour: Mornington to Coolart Wetlands and Homestead.
16: Drive 9: Great Ocean Road: Melbourne to Ballarat.
17: Drive 10: Goldfields and Spa Country: Melbourne to Castlemaine.
18: Drive 11: Coastline and Convicts: Hobart to Port Arthur Historic Site.
19: Drive 12: Wilderness and Wild Rivers: Launceston to Strahan.
20: Drive 13: South Australia’s Coastal Gems: Adelaide to Mount Gambier.
21: Drive 14: Vineyards and Rocky Ranges: Birdwood to Parachilna.
22: Drive 15: The Top End: Darwin to Territory Wildlife Park.
23: Drive 16: Into the Red Centre: Katherine to Aileron.
24: Drive 17: Through the MacDonnell Ranges: Alice Springs to Kata Tjuta.
25: Drive 18: West Coast Wonderland: Perth to Cape Range National Park.
26: Drive 19: Pioneers and Prospectors: Guildford to Boulder.
27: Drive 20: Waves, Whales and Wine: Bunbury to Cape Leeuwin.
28: Drive 21: The Great Southern: Blackwood River Valley to Cape Arid National Park.
29: Drive 22: The Nullarbor Crossing: Norseman to Port Augusta.
General Index.